Senior Instructor - Special Needs Education



To provide operational supervision and functional direction to instructors and support staff.




  • Lectures and develops course materials and assigns projects;
  • Grades and assesses student learning outcomes;
  • Supervises junior and support staff and performs academic advising;
  • Delivers training as and when required;
  • Assists in developing class schedules;
  • Participates in curriculum and programme development;
  • Provides regular and timely feedback to students;


  • Conducts research in a particular field of knowledge and publishes findings in professional journals;
  • Attends and makes presentations at conferences;
  • Submits grant applications to support the University's goals in consultation with Programme Head or other Academic  Staff and the University's office responsible for grant funding;
  • Engages in peer review activities as required;
  • Stays current in related discipline through involvement in professional organizations, workshops, etc;


  • Participates in the Personal Tutor programme (or acts as a personal tutor and, where required
  • Participates in various committees at the University as well as provides service to the wider community through workshops, seminars, public lectures, and professional consulting services to government and industry.



  • Master's Degree in Special Needs Education or equivalent in the related discipline
  • A Diploma in Education/Teaching shall be considered an asset
  • Minimum of five (5) years' teaching/research/industry experience



  • Sound knowledge (both theory and practice) in the subject field or discipline
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of creative and pedagogical skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional excellence and continued growth within subject field or discipline
  • Ability to keep abreast of advanced teaching methods, including the use of current and future technologies to support student learning and career objectives
  • Capability to function in an online environment
  • Ability to work with campus-based personnel and students



University of Trinidad and Tobago
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Senior Career
Years Experience
Minimum of Five (5) years'
Your Education Level
Master's Degree
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