Professor, Early Childhood Education

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Priority Comment: In accordance with the College’s Employment Equity Program and pursuant to Section 14 of the Ontario Human Rights Code, this selection will be limited to Indigenous persons. Candidates from Indigenous communities are encouraged to self-identify, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis, and Inuit. First Nations, Métis, and Inuit internal candidates who are active members of the Academic bargaining unit (OPSEU Local 562) will be provided with consideration in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement.

If you are an educational leader looking for an opportunity to be part of a transformative experience and contribute as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offers a combination of theoretical learning and hands on experience and meets its vision of transforming postsecondary education through global and polytechnic leadership.

Humber’s Centres of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will integrate applied research into program curricula and provide students with access to interdisciplinary and industry projects. We are seeking faculty who will provide students with an exceptional learning experience as we immerse our students in experiential learning and programs that empower them to think critically, make bold choices and become leaders of change.

Humber offers a variety of credentials including: bachelor’s degree, diplomas, certificates, post-graduate certificates and apprentice programs. Faculty and students excel in business, applied technology, media studies, liberal arts and sciences, social community services, health sciences, hospitality, recreation and lifestyle promotion and creative and performing arts. Learn more about Humber College at

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Job Details

Position Title: Professor, Early Childhood Education

Status: Full-Time

Faculty/Department: Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellness

Campus/Location: North Campus

Salary: Academic starting salaries are determined based on qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the collective agreement for academic employees.

What you will do:

The successful candidates will teach courses in the Early Childhood Education diploma and/or certificate programs. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include curriculum development, design/revise courses, lesson planning, assessing student progress and achievement, and classroom management. The successful candidates will be expected to establish an effective and innovative learning environment and work as collaborative team members. In addition, the successful applicants will be expected to play an active role in developing curriculum, strategic planning, and advising students in their field practicum courses, and support student advising, student recruitment, graduate placement.

The candidates will be expected to further develop community partnerships, participate on a variety of committees, and advance college initiatives. These individuals will also contribute to the overall direction of the program, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program, and developing and maintaining strong industry ties. Teaching will be assigned at both the North and Orangeville campus.

What you bring to the role:

The successful candidates will have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Studies, or a related program. They will have a minimum of five years of experience in the field of early childhood education and will be registered members (or demonstrate eligibility to become registered members) of the College of Early Childhood Educators. They will also have a minimum of three years of experience teaching at the postsecondary level, with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and classroom innovation. Humber’s Early Childhood Education department prides itself on educating students in the values of global citizenship; therefore, research and/or teaching experience in the areas of special needs, social justice, anti-bias education, Indigenous knowledge, and/or nature education is essential.

In addition, the successful candidates will have engaging and effective teaching skills, demonstrated ability to coach and support students, demonstrated experience managing classroom dynamics, strong knowledge and application of current pedagogical principles, a student-focused approach and a demonstrated commitment to fostering innovation and positive change. The successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion, be a collaborative team player, and be committed to a positive team culture. The successful candidates will possess well developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills and have demonstrated ability to contribute positively to curriculum development and delivery. All applicants must clearly identify their eligibility to apply. Indigenous, Inuit and Métis individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to have an impact with a post-secondary institution, poised to do great things.
  • Diverse, hard-working, committed team of people who care about each other.
  • Tools and technology that will allow you to succeed at your job.
  • Amazing perks
  • Highly supportive work culture

At Humber College we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it! Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and a progressive mindset goes a long way at Humber. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, consider applying and tell us why you are a great candidate for this job. Find your Spot at Humber!

We thank you for your interest in working with Humber College. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Consideration for Support Staff and Academic positions will be given to internal employees in accordance with the respective Collective Agreements.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek Indigenous Peoples and individuals from equity-deserving groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a post-secondary environment.


Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our HR Generalists will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request.

Anti-Discrimination Statement

At Humber College, all forms of discrimination and harassment are prohibited. Students and employees have the right to study, live and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. If you need assistance on concerns related to discrimination and harassment, please contact the Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion or the Office of Student Conduct at [email protected]

Position Type
FT Academic

Work Locations
North Campus 205 Humber College Blvd. Etobicoke M9W 5L7

Job Family
Health Sciences

Deadline to Apply

Job Posting

Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellness

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