Nov 15, 2022

Construction Worker Prep Instructor

  • SIIT Employment
  • Meadow Lake, SK, Canada
Term Education

Job Description

Established in 1976, the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a First Nation governed post-secondary institution. Recognized under provincial legislation, the Institute has been conferred authority to grant certificates and diplomas. SIIT welcomes over 2400 students into our urban and community programs annually as well as serving over 6000 clients through our eight Career Centres across the province. The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies is playing a significant role in Saskatchewan's economic future. You can contribute to that success while building your career.

SIIT is recruiting Instructors to deliver multiple CWP programs, with each program being between 10 weeks in length, across the province. As the educational leader in the classroom, the Construction Worker Prep (CWP) Instructor will be responsible for delivering the SIIT program; this program is designed to provide the basic skills needed for entry-level work in residential or commercial construction. The incumbent will be required to organize and implement the curriculum to create a learning environment that guides and ensures each student is successful. The incumbent must keep current with developments in their subject area, instructional resources and methods, and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities to suit the individual needs of their students. These include the following broad areas of accountabilities:

  • Deliver courses relating to: construction academics, portable & stationary tools, construction & renovation basics, and basic hands-on skill development in the shop
  • Complete all course-required materials including evaluations, attendance records and course evaluations
  • Use appropriate methods of evaluating and recording student progress within set time frames
  • Ensure a positive, diverse and inclusive work and learning environment
  • Adhere to and promote academic regulations and SIIT policies and procedures
  • Maintain classroom and shop discipline and, if necessary, recommend action to applicable supervisor regarding student behavior, including formal student disciplinary action
  • Make recommendations to modify course objectives, course outlines, curriculum and evaluation procedures.

Required Competencies: Flexible & Adaptable; Effective Communication; Relationship Building; Results Oriented; Student Focus; Communication (Instructional); Knowledge & Expertise; Teamwork

Required Qualifications and Experience: Related work experience in the construction industry; Journeyperson certification in Carpentry is required. Knowledge of First Nations cultures and organizations would be considered an asset. An understanding of adult learning theories and principles is considered an asset. Experience teaching Aboriginal Adults and knowledge of the trades and carpentry industry in the area would also be considered assets. A valid license and access to a reliable vehicle is necessary. First Aid and CPR certification considered an asset.

As this position is considered safety sensitive, the incumbent will be subject to testing as per SIIT's Alcohol and Substances policy.

Term: January 9, 2023 - March 17, 2023