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Robertson College Winnipeg is currently seeking an instructor for our evening Community Support Worker program.  Instructors at Robertson College are professionals in the field who are committed to enhancing the student learning experience by sharing their real-world experiences. Become a valued member of our faculty community at Robertson College and discover a rewarding way to leverage your professional expertise!


General Description

  • Instruct and evaluate students in their area of specialty with approved materials
  • Develop an instructional plan (lesson plan) for the course(s) you teach and ensure that it meets college and department standards
  • Plan lessons, assignments, and tests where applicable
  • Keep up-to-date with, and effectively use, relevant technology and media in classes
  • Assess students’ progress by grading papers, tests, and other work
  • Track student attendance
  • Attend faculty/staff meetings and Professional Development Workshops
  • Implement and adhere to all college policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties/participate in special projects as assigned
  • Act as a mentor for students by developing action plans to assist students in achieving their goals
  • Stay informed about changes and innovations in their field 
  • Create dynamic and engaging classrooms to facilitate adult learners in achieving their learning objectives
  • Be available to problem solve all students and staff for questions and concerns daily
  • Support and guide students in a positive learning environment on duties and responsibilities of a CSW
  • Complete weekly report on students and their progress
  • Document in computer-based program on students’ performance


Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of full-time experience in the Human/Social Services field and/or Community Support Work
  • Experience  working  with clients living with mental health disorders
  • Experience working with clients with learning disabilities, developmental delays, brain injury, dementia, and age-related disorders
  • Sound knowledge in computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Teaching experience/and or possession of an Instructor’s certificate is an asset


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of counseling/support worker theories and approaches
  • Knowledge of housing issues and community resources
  • Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation practices
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups
  • Some knowledge of the criminal justice system
  • Crisis Management experience is an asset
  • Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including presentation and group facilitation skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students, and the ability to develop rapport with a diverse population
  • Confident and self- managing
  • Efficient with strong organizational skills
  • Dependable & punctual
  • Approachable
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Multicultural sensitivity/awareness
  • Ability to work in a team environment


To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Amanda Young at ayoung@robertsoncollege.com.  Robertson College would like to thank all applicants. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Contact:ayoung@robertsoncollege.com