University/College and other vocational instructors teach applied arts, academic, technical and vocational subjects to students at community colleges, CEGEPs, agricultural colleges, technical and vocational institutes, language schools and other college level schools.

$80,000 - $100,000+

University Degree(s)

High Demand

*subject specific

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Josephine Muhaya

College Professor and Programs Coordinator

I have been passionate about education, education reform and educational justice since my primary school (in Uganda) where I just did not fit the mould. I vividly recall the classes I excelled at and in every single one of them it was based on the relationship with the educator. The content was always the same but the delivery made all the difference; I knew I wanted to be the kind of educator that makes a difference for children. 

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What is your educational background?

Early Childhood Education (E.C.E)
Honours Bachelor of Child Development  Degree (BCD)
Masters in Adult Education and Community Development 

Daily Roles & Responsibilities?

Teaching Early Childhood Education students at Seneca College and serving as program coordinator.

•Employs a variety of innovative teaching styles fostering appreciation of diverse backgrounds, values, and learning styles. •Mentors and empowers students to attain academic, life and career success through enhancing their networks and access to community supports.
•Provides leadership in the advancement and development of diversity, social and cultural identity, and social justice.
•Fosters safe spaces for Black students through advocacy, mentoring and empowering students to authentically celebrate their heritages, values, and diversity.

Core Responsibilities


Prepare teaching materials and outlines for courses


Teach students through lectures, discussions, audio-visual presentations and laboratory, shop and field studies


Prepare, administer and mark tests and papers to evaluate students’ progress

Typical Workplace

  • Universty/College Campus. 
  • Trend to online education leading to many work from home possibilities


Attributes & Abilities 

Creativity Skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Organized & detail-oriented
Communication skills
Collaborative skills
Educational skills
Grade 11

English (ENG3U)
Mathematics: (MEL3E1/MBF3C1/MCF3M1/MCR3U1)
Parenting (Recommended)
Cooperative Education (Recommended)

Grade 12

English (ENG4U)
5 Additional University level courses (4U/M)
Additional courses will determine the subject area that you will be qualified to teach in. 

Cooperative Education (Recommended)

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