Professor, Personal Support Worker

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Professor, Personal Support Worker

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Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements. 

What You’ll Be Doing 
The successful candidate will teach students in the Personal Support Worker program within the School of Applied Health in FAHCS.  In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to promoting the program, curriculum development and continuous improvement, program reviews, Virtual Reality integration, representing the PSW program across different strategic initiatives within Sheridan, and other strategic initiatives that maintains the delivery of a high-quality program. The position offers flexibility and independence while providing opportunities for stimulating exchanges with team members and students.   

Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to a learning-centred environment, where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to Sheridan, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies. Faculty ensure students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques, through providing individual tutoring, academic counselling and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses.

Specific Responsibilities include: 
    Ensuring that program and course curricula are current, relevant, and reflective of best practices within the relevant professional/program disciplines
      Defining, evaluating, and validating learning outcomes for courses and programs
        Creating an effective environment for applied learning which accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and learning styles
          Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning
            Developing appropriate strategies and tools to assess student performance that are consistent with the learning outcomes of the course and address multiple learning styles
              Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the applied learning process
                Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; providing individual tutoring and academic counselling; and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses
                  Working with students from diverse educational, religious, and cultural backgrounds

                  About You 

                  You are committed to excellence in teaching and learning within a collaborative team environment.

                  You have a demonstrated ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students. 

                  You value participating in and creating safe, brave, and inclusive environments at work and in the community, and thrive to be part of a culture that takes action to ensure no one is left behind.

                  You enjoy balancing many different tasks, staying organized and planning, integrating multiple information streams, prioritizing and tracking various projects to meet a demanding workload, and keep things running smoothly.

                  You bring a solid network of contacts with other academics, professionals, organizations and employers.

                  The successful candidate will also meet the following qualifications: 
                    Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, or healthcare-related field (Masters preferred)
                      3 years of relevant practical and professional experience working in a healthcare or higher education environment
                        Member in good standing with applicable regulatory bodies such as CNO
                          Teaching and curriculum development experience at the post-secondary level 
                            Formal studies in adult or higher education will be considered an asset

                            Who We Are 

                            Every member of the Sheridan community is passionate about the transformational role we play in people’s lives. Our strategic plan, Sheridan 2024: Galvanizing Education for a Complex World (, charts a path towards a new ground-breaking model of higher education that reshapes post-secondary education and better prepares students for the future. We are committed to demonstrably advancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.  Diversity is our strength and fuels our commitment to excellence.  Across our campuses, we’re making meaningful strides towards developing an equitable and inclusive community.

                            The Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies (FAHCS) prepares learners in the Personal Support Worker program for a rewarding career working with individuals across the lifespan while providing compassionate, holistic, and client-centered activities of daily living as a member of an interprofessional health team. Graduates will maintain and promote therapeutic relationships that meet the needs and expectations of their individual clients and families according to the plan of care.  Through this program, students benefit from a newly designed curricula with high number of hours in client care skills lab and field placement where they can apply their theoretical knowledge, practical learning and clinical skills.   
                            Other Details:

                            Faculty: Applied Health and Community Studies  
                            Campus Location: HMC (may be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus). This position is currently working on-campus.
                            Reference #: J0922-2250
                            Employee Group: Academic  
                            Hours: Professors may teach between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm  
                            Salary Range: $67,893 - $117,697
                            Start Date:  January 2023    
                            Application Deadline: November 3, 2022

                            Sheridan is deeply committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, Anishinaabe Nation, Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Sheridan is situated on these lands and it is our collective responsibility to honour and respect those who have gone before us, those who are here, and those who have yet to come. We are grateful for the opportunity to be working on this land.

                            Sheridan values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. Sheridan regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. Sheridan seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

                            Sheridan is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources

                            You may be asked to provide copies of your educational credentials at the time of interview. Upon hire, we require official confirmation of educational credentials and Canadian equivalency assessments, if applicable.
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