MaKami Hiring – Disability Learning Strategist

makami hiring - disability learning strategist

MaKami College is a provincially licensed Private Vocational College offering a 3,000 Hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy Diploma Program, a Health Care Aide Certificate Program, a Business Administrative Assistant Diploma Program, a Master Instructor Diploma Program and Alberta Basic Security Training. Our vision is to provide a positive learning environment for ALL our students. We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to better their lives through the transforming power of education

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Disabilities Learning Strategist to help our students to reach and achieve their academic goals.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Student appointments to assess areas of need in relation to academic success
  • Working individually with students with a broad range of disabilities to provide learning strategies, study skills, and education success planning.
  • Design appropriate individualized learning strategy plans for students
  • Support and enhance students’ personal and academic success
  • Serving as a resource to University on matters related to learning strategies for students with learning differences
  • Assisting with special events and other services offered through the office
  • Consult and collaborate as appropriate with faculty
  • To undertake other related responsibilities and duties which may be assigned by the College when course load permits

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree in Education, Adult Education or related discipline. Special Education designation is strongly encouraged. Master of Education is an asset
  • Student-facing experience in a secondary or post-secondary school setting, with a background in planning and provision of educational supports to students with special needs
  • Proven experience as a learning strategist
  • Experience creating learning strategies for students
  • Excellent communication both oral and written
  • Superior organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills required
  • A strong student-focused orientation
  • Proven ability to provide solution-focused interventions
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility, particularly in the decision-making process
  • Ability to remain objective in decision-making when presented with emotionally charged situations and when limited information is available

We offer a competitive compensation package, fun work environment and opportunity to grow your career in a post-secondary institution that not only cares about its students but also takes great care of their employees