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Contract Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program

Contract Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program

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CA-NL-St. John's
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Casual Hourly
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School of Health & Public Safety
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Contract Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program

School of Health and Public Safety



At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. Now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.


The School of Health and Public Safety at SAIT prepares students for the work demands of the healthcare sector across Alberta, Canada and abroad. We offer specialized training in diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, professional assistant programs, information management and training for wellness professionals. Our instructors and staff are a dynamic and motivated team of professionals committed to the success of our students and the promise of an industry-ready education.


We are currently looking for an experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist interested in a contracted employment to take place in St.John's, Newfoundland from December 15, 2017 (excluding non-teaching times) to July 11, 2018. If you want a rewarding career in education and have outstanding clinical and instructional expertise, and are enthusiastic about the theoretical and clinical training of Respiratory Therapists, apply today and help prepare the next generation. 




  • Classroom instruction
    • Provide high quality education to students in the classroom and lab setting
    • Develop and maintain a curriculum to ensure student success, including online and face-to-face components
    • Facilitate instruction, assignments and review sessions.
    • Facilitate learning with electronic media
    • Develop course outlines
    • Prepare additional study and lab materials for learners
    • Set and maintain clear expectations for learners
    • Evaluate student progress, performance, achievement and progress; enter marks by semester end
    • Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to learners
  • Support student success
    • Provide effective support to the learners to achieve competency development and meet practicum expectations.
    • Set and maintain clear expectations for learners
    • Monitor student performance and intervene as needed
    • Meet with students to review their progress
    • Provide student support and remediation as required
  • Manage program requirements
    • Maintain regular contact with the clinical faculty and keep updated on current trends and best practice
    • Coordinate annual review and updating of curriculum, including current course outlines and logbooks, as per SAIT timelines.
    • Prepare the Report for the Program Advisory Committee.
    • Facilitate accreditation requirements
    • Participate in Annual Program Review and implement recommendations in a timely fashion.



  • Registered Respiratory Therapist with the college in NL. Membership with CSRT is beneficial.
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ work experience in a variety of clinical areas.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated Computer skills are essential.
  • Previous management and teaching experience an asset.
  • Degree preferred.

The successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check and record of immunizations.


To Apply:

Please continue with the online application process through the SAIT careers website or Online applications are strongly preferred.


Closing Date & Time: December 8th, 2017 by 11:59PM MT


If you have any questions about the role please contact Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.



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