In-class and/or Clinical Instructors
About FNTI (First Nations Technical Institute)
Since establishment in 1985, over 4000 students have graduated successfully from FNTI with certificates, diplomas and degrees, granted in partnership with Ontario’s Colleges and Universities. As a world-class Indigenous post-secondary institution, FNTI offers post-secondary programs aimed at Indigenous learners across a wide range of disciplines.
FNTI is seeking Instructors to teach in our upcoming academic year.
We would like to welcome interested applicants to apply to current and future contract opportunities in our Practical Nursing (PN) programs.
Instructors at FNTI will plan, facilitate and assess curriculum delivered through various delivery models and locations. Instructors are contracted for each delivery session, which consists of planning, professional development, delivery, and assessment/evaluation of student progress and grading.
• Prepare, instruct, and deliver courses in a cultural framework, while adhering to FNTI’s “braided healing with learning” approach
• Incorporate Indigenous knowledges, ways of knowing/being, and Indigenous worldview in course development and planning
• Provide academic and cultural supports to learners, while evaluating learner progress/achievement
• Be responsible for overall assessment of the learners work within assigned courses
• Support all learning outcomes (vocational, course and Indigenous) and design appropriate teaching methodologies for meeting those learning outcomes and assessing learner success
• Facilitate space for inclusion of medicines and traditional healing practises to our learners during each course
• Provide learners with cultural supports and assistance in a way that is meaningful to the learner
• Collaborate with the Cultural Advisor to provide ceremonies, traditional teachings that are appropriate to meeting the Indigenous learning outcomes
• Implement appropriate Indigenous protocols within the classroom and ensuring the cultural framework is followed (opening and closings, smudging, circles, drumming and singing and cultural practices)
• Ensure Indigenous Pedagogy and Andragogy practises are implemented in the classroom wherever possible
(In-person, Full Time Traditional Delivery)
2 Years - College Diploma Program
Learners prepare for a career in this in-demand health field in this 5 day per week, in-person training. Training includes theory, labs, and on-site clinical training in varied settings at various facilities. Training culminates with a seven-week, pre-graduate placement experience working with a registered practical nurse. Graduates are sought after all over the world working independently or as part of a health care team.
Essential Qualifications for PN Instructors:
For nursing courses:
• Registered member of the College of Nurses of Ontario, with at least a BScN and in good standing, (or equivalent): RN, NP and RPN
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a health care environment
For non-nursing courses:
• A relevant degree or diploma in the field of Health and Human Studies or equivalent
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a related field, or
• An appropriate combination of education and experience in the field of Health and Human Science or related field, which FNTI deems to be appropriate.
Please indicate the specific program(s) you are applying to in the subject line of your cover letter and send along with your resume, and three references, outlining how you meet the qualifications, to:
Samantha Souliere, HR Manager
All qualified applicants are welcome to apply, however FNTI provides preference to those applicants with Indigenous ancestry who self-identify.
Successful candidate must provide a satisfactory CPIC and vulnerable sector check
Please visit our website to learn more about our organization at www.fnti.net
FNTI is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC), applicants may request accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the hiring process.
Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.