Student Assistant - Faculty of Education

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Faculty of Education
Student Assistant
Hours of Work:
10 hours per week
$18.94 per hour (vacation pay included)

March 4 – May 3, 2019

The two objectives of this research are to address the shortfall in numeracy skills by developing pedagogically sound instructional videos and then examine the impact of the videos on student learning. The student assistant (student teacher) in collaboration with Dr. Miller would design and deliver mathematics lessons that involve the use of the mathematics videos.


In collaboration with Dr. Miller, the position involves designing and delivering 8 mathematics lessons (using mathematics videos) for an after school program for children in grades 4 to 8. The after school program will run from the week of March 4th to the week of April 29th. Topics focus on the foundations of mathematics such as multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. The position will involve delivering and scoring assessments that will be used for research.


• A background in mathematics at the early years level
• Teaching experience at the primary/junior level or intermediate/senior level
• Availability to teach in the evenings
• Ability to develop a good rapport with students

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the Procedures manual.

Application Instructions:

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website ( Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.