Faculty members are responsible for providing effective instruction in one or more of the Health Sciences disciplines (Health Information Management, Dental Hygiene, Food Inspection and Food Science and Technology, Health Care Administration and Leadership, Emergency Medical Services, Medical Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Midwifery, Nursing, Community Health, Pharmacy, Social Work, and Veterinary Medicine), depending on their area of expertise. By using various learning methodologies that support learning by doing philosophy, the curriculum is taught to second language learners within a student-centric learning environment that fosters respect for students, their culture, and traditions. Faculty members play an important role in assisting with the development and preservation of system-wide and directorate-specific policies and are viewed as active participants in academic and extra-curricular events at the College and within the community.
- Using a practical, applied approach, teach courses in clinical and classroom settings that are in line with the course and program goals to meet the needs and aspirations of the students and the community
- Develop and utilize various educational technology resources to ensure that effective and innovative instructional methodologies are employed
- Apply strategies to ensure that effective student learning is achieved within a second-language environment, providing continuous feedback on student progress through a variety of assessment tools, including tests, projects, assignments, and other evaluation instruments
- Take a student-centered approach, providing students with individual assistance, and dealing promptly with student issues by liaising directly with the student, program supervisor, and other College personnel as required
- Support and mentor students during internships and work placements
- Maintain regular office hours in order to advise and assist students
- Monitor student progress and take actions to support student success
- Ensure that teaching assignments are prepared in advance and that the material is presented in an appropriate manner to support student success and Learning by Doing concept.
- Develop course curriculum under the guidance of the line management as per accreditation and international standards and maintain the relevance of the materials
- Provide input to program and course reviews and make recommendations based on consultations with students, colleagues and external agencies.
- Contribute to the development of the HCT by monitoring programs and identifying areas for improvement; by observing and implementing College and system-wide policies and procedures; and by participating in extra-curricular activities and community events.
- Ensure curriculum is revised as appropriate from Faculty-wide assessment information or with industry advice
- Develop an awareness of and respect for the customs and cultures of HCT students and employees