Instructor - Edmonton, Canada - MaKami College

MaKami College
MaKami College
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Edmonton, Canada

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Work in a purpose driven career with MaKami College, a provincially licensed college that has been helping students for over 20 years with locations in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta.

MaKami College offers students in-person, online, and blended programs in Massage Therapy, Health Care Aide, Business Administrative Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, and more.

Rapidly growing, we are working to expand our campuses into cities across Canada, and continuously working to add programs to our course catalogue.

We work with our team to grow and develop in areas they are passionate about, focusing on our MaKami Pillars - Leadership, Professionalism, Helpfulness, and Inspiration.

MaKami team members are provided with many opportunities for professional career growth in a fulfilling and dynamic work environment.

The MaKami team is passionate about creating generational change through education, and we provide the tools and a safe environment for our staff to change the lives of our students and their families.

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Provide appropriate, intellectually stimulating instruction in each class by taking into consideration the unique abilities of each student
  • Develop curriculum and, research and prepare lessons according to College standards/guidelines and with the Department Head approval
  • Use a variety of instructional techniques to present curriculum to students (lectures, demonstrations, handsontraining, case studies independent and group projects)
  • Lead practical training sessions where students can practice and master various fitness exercises, training methodologies, and equipment usage under your guidance and supervision.
  • Provide individualized instruction when required
  • Consult with students regarding specific academic or vocational concerns
  • Prepare, administer and mark student exams and assignments
  • Ensure that classroom lessons run smoothly through the use of effective classroom management techniques that keep students organized, orderly, focused, attentive, on task and academically productive during class
  • Provide constructive feedback to students to support their learning and development.
  • Ensure that attendance is accurately recorded
  • Responsible for managing the Learning Assistants (LAs) time appropriately and communicating effectively the requirements for class and followup needs for that class
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in fitness, exercise science, and personal training methodologies to ensure students receive the most relevant and uptodate education.
  • Monitor the behavior of students and staff in the academic setting, work with the Student Advisory Services Team, Strategic Academic Learning Team and the Learning Assistant to monitor classroom operations in terms of absenteeism, tardiness, and discipline
  • Other duties as assigned which are deemed necessary to support colleagues in their roles or support the College in achieving its goals and objectives
Education and Experience

  • A bachelor's degree in kinesiology, or a related field is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Recognized personal training certification or an equivalent qualification.
  • A qualification or certification in adult education or instructional design is preferred
  • Minimum of one year of experience working as a personal trainer, working with diverse populations is required
  • Prior experience in teaching, instructing, or coaching is highly desirable.
Skills and Competencies

  • Good listening skills and is approachable
  • Be able to explain concepts to others effectively
  • Effectively communicate study strategies to ensure academic success
  • Possess good organizational skills
  • Able to work with students with different abilities and backgrounds and demonstrate patience when dealing with students who struggle with material.
  • Familiar with classroom routines

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