Contract Faculty – Professor, General Education Electives – Talent Pool

Fleming College

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What Are We About?

Fleming is located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Region in Central Ontario… a beautiful place to live and work, surrounded by natural beauty and a mere 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. The College’s 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, including hundreds of international students from countries around the world, attend at campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg. Fleming offers more than 100 full-time programs in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Fine Arts, General Arts and Science, Technology, Skilled Trades, Community Development, Health, Business, and Justice as well as other Continuing Education courses.

We are also extremely proud of our more than 73,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.


What This Position is About:

At this time we would like to invite you to submit an application to join our contract faculty talent pool. In addition to submitting your resume you will be prompted to complete a short online questionnaire.

Do you have a passion for teaching and learning? Have you designed and facilitated integrated learning opportunities that inspire students to develop and expand the passion for and access to General Education electives? Do you excel in creating a positive learning environment that is adaptive, flexible, and focused on learning success? Do you have post-secondary teaching experience?

As a professor in the School of General Arts and Science you would be teaching and guiding learning to learners from the other Schools at Fleming (Health and Wellness, Environmental Natural Resource Science, Trades and Technology, Business and Information Technology, Law and Justice and Community Development) as they explore their General Education options. As a professor you will be expected to contribute to support student success and lead experiences within our General Education electives. Your passion for and experience in helping learners develop foundational skills will work to ensure that our graduates are ready for the changing workforce.

Faculty in our General Education team service programs across the College and play a pivotal role by:

  • providing academic leadership within teaching teams to ensure the consistent delivery of assigned courses;
  • designing, updating and teaching curriculum;
  • demonstrating teaching excellence through proven adaptability with diverse learners;
  • creating a learning environment that motivates and engages learners, using a variety of teaching methodologies and types of delivery, including lectures, labs, eLearning, and applied learning; and
  • contributing to cross-College discussions about curriculum, to support our community integration initiatives.

Your previous working experiences will provide a broad range of practical knowledge to enhance the student learning experience.

Experience success at Fleming, where we provide a unique and innovative learning environment for our students.

In January 2022 the General Education courses are expected to be delivered remotely, with a few of the courses (as required by the curriculum) will transition to on-site work.

This position may be working fully or partially remotely. All employees are periodically required on campus.


For More Information

Please see the Professor Definition and the Guidelines for Professional Practice – Faculty.

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What We Are Looking For:

A relevant Undergraduate degree (depending on the course) is required. You will have at least 3 years of experience teaching at the College post-secondary level within the last 5 years.

Any of the follow are strong assets:

  • Master’s degree
  • Bachelor of Education / Ontario College of Teachers Qualification
  • Masters of Arts in Adult Education / Masters of Education

Previous Teaching Experience:

Do you have experience in applying theories of adult learning in teaching or training at the post-secondary level including curriculum development and using a variety of techniques? In this role, you will work in a team environment and develop/deliver curriculum using a variety of teaching methodologies which may include lectures, seminars, labs, computer simulation, online learning or other innovative delivery methods.

You will have demonstrated cultural awareness and experience using a variety of teaching methodologies including traditional, online and/or blended delivery of General Education courses, as well as demonstrated proficiency with a variety of current teaching technologies (including Learning Management Systems).

Your curriculum design and development experience, and commitment to lifelong learning demonstrates your ability to incorporate best practice, innovative trends and emerging issues in the field, as well as your experience successfully designing in both individual and collaborative team environments. You will bring to the table a well-defined understanding and application of a quality assurance process as it relates to post-secondary education.

You have the ability to enhance the student experience, proven by creation of a rich learning environment and creative teaching and evaluation methods. You foster student success through the use of effective, consistent and timely feedback underpinned with a competency and outcomes based approach to achievement.

You have demonstrated teaching excellence with ensuring inclusion of diverse learners and have demonstrated your ability to create a learning environment which motivates and engages all learners. In this role, previous experience in teaching/supporting English as a Second Language students is considered an asset.

This role requires the incumbent to demonstrate accountability and responsiveness to students, colleagues and the community. Additionally, your experience illustrates your self-motivation, superior communication and

interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving, as well as proficiency in a variety of current computer applications.

Salary Range

As per the part-time, partial load or sessional salary grid.


How To Apply

Internal Candidates can apply by going here: My Self Service > Recruiting > Careers or My Campus > Career Opportunities
External candidate can apply by visiting our website: http://www.FlemingCollege.ca/Careers.


Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities and commit to ensuring accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail [email protected]

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