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Welcome to the Brighton College Careers page!

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak we are currently pausing all in-person interviews. We will continue to review applications and phone screen short listed applicants.

Please note that the interviewing process may take longer than usual due to postponing in-person interviews. We thank all those interested in employment at Alexander College and appreciate your understanding during this time. The safety of our students, staff, and teachers is Alexander College’s number one priority, and we are actively reviewing this changing situation on a daily basis and following the recommendations of the BC Health Authority.

Brighton College is an accredited institution under PTIB (Private Training Institutions Branch), with the BC EQA (British Columbia Education Quality Assurance) designation, assuring all our programs and instruction meet standards of quality. We are an established vocational college offering over 30 programs across our Burnaby and Surrey campuses. Brighton College provides students with the opportunity to develop professional skills that are recognized and needed in the workplace. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them a diverse and multicultural experience.

Brighton College currently has the following positions available, select below to view full details.

Staff

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The purpose of the Instructor is to contribute to the academic success of students and to the success of the College in achieving its statement of purpose. Under general supervision, the instructor is responsible for providing instruction and facilitating student learning according to the prescribed curriculum.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Director of Academic Affairs/Campus Director

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Part-Time, Temporary

WORK WEEK:

This position requires the Instructor to work Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 1:00pm approximately 20 hours a week

LOCATION:

Primarily located at our Burnaby campus (working remotely for the time being)

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree, diploma or certification from a recognized university, college or institution relating to the area of instruction
  • At least 24 months experience in a related field
  • Instructional experience preferred and/or possession of instructor’s certificate / willingness to take additional instructional delivery workshop(s)
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) from the Canadian Payroll Association must be completed and must be a current certified member of the association
  • Approval by the Canadian Payroll Association prior to confirmation of teaching

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant industry skills and knowledge relating to the area of instruction
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, including presentation and group facilitation
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students
  • Ability to demonstrate and encourage high standards of behaviour, a professional attitude and commitment to quality service
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other instructors and staff
  • Ability to consider and respond appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of all students to provide feedback and treat students equitably, regardless of culture

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Course Delivery and Classroom Activities

  • Delivering instruction to students that meets course and program objectives as set out in the most current curriculum
  • Preparing lesson plans and teaching aids that utilize a variety of teaching methods which will promote the attainment of desirable goals of students
  • Being prepared for the start dates for each new course
  • Starting course(s) on the given date
  • Explaining the course outline to students on the first-class day
  • Administering and grading assignments, quizzes, and exams as necessary
  • Tracking student attendance on the prescribed report and returning to the administrative staff as required
  • Ensuring that the classrooms and equipment are kept in an orderly state
  • Maintaining and making available to students an email address and respond to student queries within 24 hours if possible (with the exception of weekends and statutory holidays)
  • Discussing students’ progress with them individually or as a group

Relationships with Students, Staff and Management

  • Refraining from fraternizing with students at a personal level.
  • Dealing with students, staff and other instructors in a professional, courteous and helpful manner
  • Alerting the administration of any student concerns which arise
  • Informing the administrative staff of any significant changes or problems that arise during a course
  • Assisting the Employment Coordinator and Program Coordinator in choosing suitable practicum / co-op hosts
  • Attending Instructors’ Meetings, as required
  • Possessing a clear understanding of and uphold the College’s policies and procedures relating to students and instructors
  • Cooperating with administration and Campus Directors in the performance of their duties
  • Completing and submitting required forms and records to administration in a timely manner
  • Giving the College sufficient notice of any upcoming absence

Course Updates and Development

  • Providing copies of modified assignments, quizzes, or exams, with marking keys to the administration.
  • Participating in the development and evaluation of curriculum and instructional materials, as required
  • Keeping course(s) up-to-date and maintain relevant industry skills and knowledge

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being “[Your full-name]_Payroll Courses – Instructor 2021” to colinc@brightoncollege.com. Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to the team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

Instructors

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The purpose of the Instructor is to contribute to the academic success of students and to the success of the College in achieving its statement of purpose. Under general supervision, the instructor is responsible for providing instruction and facilitating student learning according to the prescribed curriculum.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Director of Academic Affairs/Campus Director

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Part-Time, Temporary

WORK WEEK:

This position requires the Instructor to work Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 1:00pm approximately 20 hours a week

LOCATION:

Primarily located at our Burnaby campus (working remotely for the time being)

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree, diploma or certification from a recognized university, college or institution relating to the area of instruction
  • At least 24 months experience in a related field
  • Instructional experience preferred and/or possession of instructor’s certificate / willingness to take additional instructional delivery workshop(s)
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) from the Canadian Payroll Association must be completed and must be a current certified member of the association
  • Approval by the Canadian Payroll Association prior to confirmation of teaching

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant industry skills and knowledge relating to the area of instruction
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, including presentation and group facilitation
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students
  • Ability to demonstrate and encourage high standards of behaviour, a professional attitude and commitment to quality service
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other instructors and staff
  • Ability to consider and respond appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of all students to provide feedback and treat students equitably, regardless of culture

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Course Delivery and Classroom Activities

  • Delivering instruction to students that meets course and program objectives as set out in the most current curriculum
  • Preparing lesson plans and teaching aids that utilize a variety of teaching methods which will promote the attainment of desirable goals of students
  • Being prepared for the start dates for each new course
  • Starting course(s) on the given date
  • Explaining the course outline to students on the first-class day
  • Administering and grading assignments, quizzes, and exams as necessary
  • Tracking student attendance on the prescribed report and returning to the administrative staff as required
  • Ensuring that the classrooms and equipment are kept in an orderly state
  • Maintaining and making available to students an email address and respond to student queries within 24 hours if possible (with the exception of weekends and statutory holidays)
  • Discussing students’ progress with them individually or as a group

Relationships with Students, Staff and Management

  • Refraining from fraternizing with students at a personal level.
  • Dealing with students, staff and other instructors in a professional, courteous and helpful manner
  • Alerting the administration of any student concerns which arise
  • Informing the administrative staff of any significant changes or problems that arise during a course
  • Assisting the Employment Coordinator and Program Coordinator in choosing suitable practicum / co-op hosts
  • Attending Instructors’ Meetings, as required
  • Possessing a clear understanding of and uphold the College’s policies and procedures relating to students and instructors
  • Cooperating with administration and Campus Directors in the performance of their duties
  • Completing and submitting required forms and records to administration in a timely manner
  • Giving the College sufficient notice of any upcoming absence

Course Updates and Development

  • Providing copies of modified assignments, quizzes, or exams, with marking keys to the administration.
  • Participating in the development and evaluation of curriculum and instructional materials, as required
  • Keeping course(s) up-to-date and maintain relevant industry skills and knowledge

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being “[Your full-name]_Payroll Courses – Instructor 2021” to colinc@brightoncollege.com. Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to the team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

DEPARTMENT: Building and Engineering Technology

TYPE: Part-time, contract

LOCATION: Burnaby Campus, Metro Pointe Building (working remote for the time-being)

REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Affairs

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Our green building design and construction program equips students with essential skills for pursuing a career in the fields of green building design, planning, construction and maintenance. Program curriculum will cover a contemporary range of building design strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on those that reduce environmental impacts and make local buildings healthier and more livable. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following course:

  • CCT250 – Passive House and High-Performance Building Standards: This course will explore the technical, economic, and policy elements of Passive House buildings and building standards. Students will study why and how these standards leverage building architecture to minimize energy consumption and improve thermal comfort. Key topics include the evolution of these standards, their costs and benefits, and address site-specific energy forms, envelope assembly performance, energy consumption assessment, energy efficient ventilation system options, high performance heating and cooling systems, the selection of external shading devices, and the use of solar and renewable energy.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE FOR PASSIVE HOUSE INSTRUCTOR:

  • Degree or diploma in Architecture, Building Science, Engineering, Construction or related field of studies
  • At least 2 to 5 years of experience in Building Design or Architectural Design related fields
  • Previous instructional experience will be considered an asset
  • Excellent knowledge in Passive House Design and Building Envelope Design
  • Member of the Passive House Institute will be considered as an asset
  • Familiarity of the Canada Green Building Council Integrated Design Process
  • Able to demonstrate success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with educational technology including databases and online learning environments
  • Excellent instructional capability
  • Able to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Strong Proficiency in English

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Preparing a course material and exams, and having these available and approved as required by College policy
  • Attending the classroom at the specified hours, teaching the approved curriculum and managing all student activities
  • Holding weekly office hours for student consultations
  • Responding to students and administration in a timely and professional manner

About Brighton College:

Brighton College is a vocational training college located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, near Vancouver. Our main campus is conveniently located in central Burnaby. We deliver high-quality education and support in a serious learning environment for students with a variety of backgrounds and abilities in order to improve their lives for a brighter future. The College is built on the belief that a technical and practical education with hands-on training is a solid foundation to prepare and guide students to enter their desired career path immediately after graduation.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page and e-mail your cover letter and CV with the e-mail title being “[Your Full-name]_Passive House Design Instructor 2021” to resumepass@brightoncollege.com. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to this team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

DEPARTMENT: Building and Engineering Technology

TYPE: Part-time, contract

LOCATION: Burnaby Campus, Metro Pointe Building (working remote for the time-being)

REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Affairs

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Our green building design and construction program equips students with essential skills for pursuing a career in the fields of green building design, planning, construction and maintenance. Program curriculum will cover a contemporary range of building design strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on those that reduce environmental impacts and make local buildings healthier and more livable. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following course:
  • LEE100 – LEED® Green Associate Exam Preparation: This course will equip students with the tools they need to prepare for the LEED® Green Associate Examination. During the lecture, students will gain knowledge to prepare for the examination and have practices on various exercises for the Green Associate Exam. Instructor will use a study guide, presentation slides including practice questions and guide students through assignments and preparatory examination modules.
  • LEE210 – LEED® Introduction and the Integrated Design Process: This course will help students develop their skills in setting up the LEED® Integrated Design Process and in using LEED® specific technical skills to complete and evaluate LEED® credit calculations. Topics include: Minimum Project Requirements (MPRs) for LEED® certification registration, selecting the appropriate LEED® Rating System based on project scope, and the use of the Integrated Design Process (IDP). The course will also cover the importance of establishing the LEED® project boundary and common terms and acronyms.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE FOR LEED INSTRUCTOR:

  • Degree or diploma in Architecture, Building Science, Engineering, Construction or related field of studies
  • At least 2 to 5 years of experience in Building Design or Architectural Design related fields
  • Previous instructional experience will be considered an asset
  • LEED® Green Associate and/or LEED® AP credential
  • Excellent knowledge in LEED® Green Associate Exam Preparation
  • Excellent knowledge in LEED® Integrated Design Process
  • Familiarity of the Canada Green Building Council Integrated Design Process
  • Able to demonstrate success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with educational technology including databases and online learning environments
  • Excellent instructional capability
  • Able to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Strong Proficiency in English

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Preparing a course material and exams, and having these available and approved as required by College policy
  • Attending the classroom at the specified hours, teaching the approved curriculum and managing all student activities
  • Holding weekly office hours for student consultations
  • Responding to students and administration in a timely and professional manner

About Brighton College:

Brighton College is a vocational training college located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, near Vancouver. Our main campus is conveniently located in central Burnaby. We deliver high-quality education and support in a serious learning environment for students with a variety of backgrounds and abilities in order to improve their lives for a brighter future. The College is built on the belief that a technical and practical education with hands-on training is a solid foundation to prepare and guide students to enter their desired career path immediately after graduation.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page and e-mail your cover letter and CV with the e-mail title being “[Your Full-name]_LEED Instructor 2021” to resumeleed@brightoncollege.com. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to this team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

 

DEPARTMENT: Building and Engineering Technology

TYPE: Part-time, contract

LOCATION: Burnaby Campus, Metro Pointe Building (working remote for the time-being)

REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Affairs

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Our green building design and construction program equips students with essential skills for pursuing a career in the fields of green building design, planning, construction and maintenance. Program curriculum will cover a contemporary range of building design strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on those that reduce environmental impacts and make local buildings healthier and more livable. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following course:

  • ARC300 – Building Energy Performance: This course will equip students with knowledge and skills to assess the energy performance and learn potential energy savings for buildings during the design, construction, and renovation stages of the projects. Topics include building performance analysis, energy literacy, building energy loads, climate and weather analysis, indoor comfort and environmental concerns, air leakage testing, solar energy measurement methods and various energy assessment strategies

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE FOR BUILDING ENERGY PERFORMANCE INSTRUCTOR:

  • Degree or diploma in Architecture, Building Science, Engineering, Construction or related field of studies
  • At least 2 to 5 years of experience in Building Design or Architectural Design related fields
  • Previous instructional experience will be considered an asset
  • Certified Energy Advisor (CEA) Credential
  • Familiarity of the Canada Green Building Council Integrated Design Process
  • Able to demonstrate success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with educational technology including databases and online learning environments
  • Excellent instructional capability
  • Able to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Strong Proficiency in English

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Preparing a course material and exams, and having these available and approved as required by College policy
  • Attending the classroom at the specified hours, teaching the approved curriculum and managing all student activities
  • Holding weekly office hours for student consultations
  • Responding to students and administration in a timely and professional manner

About Brighton College:

Brighton College is a vocational training college located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, near Vancouver. Our main campus is conveniently located in central Burnaby. We deliver high-quality education and support in a serious learning environment for students with a variety of backgrounds and abilities in order to improve their lives for a brighter future. The College is built on the belief that a technical and practical education with hands-on training is a solid foundation to prepare and guide students to enter their desired career path immediately after graduation.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page and e-mail your cover letter and CV with the e-mail title being “[Your Full-name]_Building Energy Performance Instructor 2021” to resumeeng@brightoncollege.com. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to this team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!