Career Opportunities

Course Developers and Instructors

The Ontario Internationally Educated Nurses Course Consortium is seeking to hire two Course Developers and Instructors to revise and instruct online competency-based courses for internationally educated nurses (IENs).

The consortium is seeking to hire a Course Developer and Instructor who will revise and instruct one of the following online courses:

Professional Responsibility and Accountability, and Service to the Public

In this course students will be provided with opportunities to develop and demonstrate comprehensive achievement of the College of Nurses of Ontario’s entry-to-practice competencies. As such, students in the course will be provided opportunities to learn and consistently demonstrate professional conduct in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario’s standards for nursing practice and ethics and that the primary duty is to the client to ensure safe competent, ethical nursing care. Students will also have opportunities to develop and demonstrate an understanding of the concept of public protection and the duty to provide and improve health care services in collaboration with clients and other members of the interprofessional health care team, stakeholders, and policy makers.

Self-Regulation Course

In this course students will be provided with opportunities to develop and demonstrate comprehensive achievement of the College of Nurses of Ontario’s entry-to-practice competencies. As such, students will have opportunities to develop and demonstrate an understanding of professional self-regulation by advocating in the public interest, developing and enhancing one’s own competence, and ensuring safe practice.
 
 


Program of Study Principles

  • One-to-one opportunities between IENs and Course Instructors (email and phone);
  • Synchronous and asynchronous learning;
  • Using sophisticated online technology for IENs to practice, develop, and demonstrate their skills and abilities and interact with one other and the Instructor;
  • Module-based, scaffolding, and built-in remediation to ensure learning outcomes are met before IENs are allowed to advance in the courses;
  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) expertise to ensure that the courses are appropriately scaffolding from simple to complex, with additional learning activities built in;
  • Tutors for IENs available by phone and email to support them with the courses;
  • A culturally inclusive and responsive learning environment

Course Schedule

Course Title Course Development Dates Course Delivery Dates
Professional Responsibility and Accountability,
and Service to the Public
February 18, 2019 to
September 16, 2019
September 23, 2019 to
December 15, 2019

September 21, 2020 to
December 13, 2020

Self-Regulation Course February 18, 2019 to
September 16, 2019
September 23, 2019 to
December 15, 2019

September 21, 2020 to
December 13, 2020

The Course Developer and Instructor will work with an EAL expert and the online vendor to revise the course before the course launch date. The Course Developer and Instructor will be required to review information from previous offerings of the course, view professional development modules, and learn about the competency-bridging program of study, online platform and concept-based curriculum. The Course Developer and Instructor will also work closely with the Program Management Working Group while revising and instructing the course.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Master’s degree
  • Experience working with IENs and knowledge of their learning needs
  • Experience teaching online courses
  • Familiarity with the core concepts of the course
  • Willingness to provide one-to-one feedback with IENs and previous experience providing constructive feedback to students
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with the consortium team

Other Considerations

  • Faculty will hold a Course Developer and Course Instructor contract with Trent University.
  • Course Developer rate is $4,680 per contract. Course Instructor rate is $7,791 per contract with at 1.5% increase each year.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for both positions is January 28, 2019 at 12 pm.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact ayeshabhatti@trentu.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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