Sheridan College Part-Time Teaching Opportunities, Makeup for Media and Creative Arts/Special Effects in Canada

Employee Group: Part-time

Faculty/Department: Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design, Department of Film, TV and Journalism

Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)

Reference Number: 16/PT/61

Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience

Application Deadline: December 6, 2016

Start Date: January 2016

The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.

Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team in the Makeup/Special Effects area of programming (Diploma and Post-graduate programs). These programs offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as knowledge in makeup and advanced special effects makeup, prosthetic and props builds. Sheridan seeks part-time professors to teach in the following courses within Makeup for Media and Creative Arts diploma and Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics and Props post-graduate programs.

  • Prop Production - COSM56859

  • Animatronics - COSM55288

  • Specialized Makeup Techniques - COSM20199

  • Market Analysis - MKTG12068

  • Studio Techniques - COSM25436

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Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques

  • Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses

  • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning

  • Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable

  • Attending periodic faculty meetings


  • Diploma in a related field required

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related professional experience

  • Advanced knowledge in at least one of the following: marketing and events, makeup techniques, prop production

  • Practical experience in at least one of the following: makeup application, including SPFX, event marketing, prop design and fabrication

  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry preferred

  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;

  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials is requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.