Sessional Instructors - Faculty of Education (Summer 2018) *REPOSTED

Competition Number:
04SI18 R1
Position Type:
Sessional Opening
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department:
Faculty of Education
Position:
Sessional Instructors
Contract:
Summer 2018

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in the Summer Sessions 2018.

ED-4150 THE DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM (1 ENGLISH SECTION, 1 FRENCH SECTION)

This course explores student diversity and addressing the needs of a wide variety of learners within the context of inclusive education. Particular focus will be placed on the development of instructional strategies that support all learners.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in our Bachelor of Education program.  Section 2 is offered in English to students in the Intermediate/Senior stream, from June 4 to July 10, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30pm to 5:20pm.  Section 3 is offered in French from July 12 to August 15, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 11:30 to 2:20pm.

ED-4200-3 TEACHING SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) (1 FRENCH SECTION)

This course introduces students to the pedagogies, practices, and instructional alternatives that foster acquisition of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes critical to success in the sciences, technology, engineering and maths.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in our Bachelor of Education program.  This section is offered in French from July 12 to August 15, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 11:20am.

ED-4450-3 PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY SCIENCE (1 FRENCH SECTION)

The course examines methods of science teaching in the Primary/Elementary grades. Emphasis is placed on practical aspects of organizing and delivering active learning experiences in science, the reading of current literature on method and theory of science, the study of new curricular programs including the integration of science learning with other disciplines, and the relationship between sustainability and science.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus in to students in our Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program.  This course is offered in French from June 4 to July 10, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

ED-4560-3 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR SOCIAL STUDIES I  (1 FRENCH SECTION)

This course promotes dynamic teaching methods and inclusive approaches to insire learners in grades 7-12 and to elevate the quality of teaching and learning through Social Studies at the Intermediate/Senior levels. Grounded in the needs of twenty-first century learners, this course offers concrete ways to create more vibrant, engaging, playful, supportive and inviting environments for this core curriculum area to give all learners dignity and honour their diverse ways of learning.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in our Bachelor of Education program.  This section is offered in French from June 4 to July 10, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

ED-4880-3  LITTERATIE I (1 FRENCH SECTION)

This course introduces students to the general pedagogical principles and techniques of literacy development in French first and second language contexts at the early, middle and senior years. Using materials available in schools and applying appropriate methods and assessment techniques, students design programs and activities based on the learning outcomes in the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation French Immersion Curriculum. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus in to students in our Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program.  This course is offered in French from July 12 to August 15, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

Qualifications:
Successful candidates will normally have school-based experience in a Canadian public K-12 system.  For applicants without school-based experience, teaching in other contexts relevant and appropriate to the position will be considered. Where courses are offered on-line using multi-media technologies, applicants will normally be able to demonstrate successful on-line teaching experience.  Candidates who do not have previous online teaching experience must be open to and willing to do extra training for this delivery model, and without additional compensation.

In addition, candidates applying to teach graduate courses will normally have established expertise, and successful leadership and/or teaching experience in a context related to the foci of the cohort.

In all instances, qualified applicants on the UPEI Sessional Roster of the Faculty of Education will be given priority. 

THE OFFERING OF THESE COURSES IS CONDITIONAL PENDING FINAL ENROLMENT NUMBERS.   ALL SESSIONAL COURSES ARE SUBJECT TO THE FINAL BUDGETARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL. 

For additional information regarding positions in the undergraduate programs, please contact Carolyn Francis or Judy Roper at 1.902.894.2813 or by email to crfrancis@upei.ca or jeroper@upei.ca 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names and contact details of three referees to:

Dr. Ron MacDonald, Dean
c/o Karen-Anne O’Halloran (kohalloran@upei.ca)
Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 4P3

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is March 28, 2018.

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.