Sessional Instructors - Faculty of Education (Fall 2018)

Competition Number:
26SI18
Position Type:
Sessional Opening
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department:
Faculty of Education
Position:
Sessional Instructors
Contract:
Fall 2018

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

ED 2110 - INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION

This course provides students with an introduction to education in Canada. Students examine: the purpose of schools, the characteristics of classrooms, the role of teachers, the relationship between schools and society, current issues in education, and teaching as a career and profession. A minimum of 25 hours of school-related experience is a requirement of this course.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus on from September 5 to November 30, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 9:45am.

ED 4030-2 – ARTS AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

This course is an introduction to the Arts and Education. Emphasis is on fostering creativity and critical inquiry through a variety of multi-modal experiences in the arts, the reading of current literature on arts methods and theories, the study of new curricular programs (including the integration of arts with other disciplines), and the role of arts in social transformation.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in the Intermediate/Senior stream of the Bachelor of Education program. This section is offered from September 17 to October 26, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 11:20am.

ED 4150-1 – THE DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM

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 BEd students in the Primary/Elementary stream from September 17 to October 26, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8:30am to 11:20am.

ED 4270-3 – INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR MATHEMATICS II (FRENCH)

This course is a continuation of Education 426, and builds a conceptual foundation for the topics covered in the intermediate/senior years curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the critical examination of the current intermediate/senior years mathematics curriculum in relation to materials and methodologies. Experience in a variety of teaching methodologies is provided in addition to the development of an understanding of the principles and practices of assessment in mathematics.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus in French to students in the Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program.  This course is offered from September 17 to October 26, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

ED 4420-2 – ADOLESCENT SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL HEALTH

This course will explore the topic of social emotional health of adolescent learners in the contemporary contexts of family, peers, school, work, and the media. Mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, addiction, and the teaching of social emotional learning strategies will be emphasized.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to BEd students in the Intermediate/Senior stream, from August 20 to 31, Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 12:00pm.

ED 4470-2 – INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR SCIENCE II

This course examines the development, nature, and limitations of science and technology; the role of science and technology in society; and the teaching of science and technology in the schools. Time is devoted to an examination of the provincial science curricula, innovative teaching and assessment strategies and techniques, and the development of active learning opportunities.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to BEd students in the Intermediate/Senior stream, from September 17 to October 26, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8:30am to 11:20am.
 

ED 4530-2 – CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY

In this course students will develop the conceptual understandings and practical skills to design learning in relation to diverse needs. Curriculum foci include inquiry, integration and universal design; pedagogical foci include promoting motivation, building positive relationships, and establishing strategies for students to become responsible for their learning, behaviour and choices.

**NOTE: This course and its description is in the process of being created in the academic calendar and is pending University approvals.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to BEd students in the Intermediate/Senior stream, from August 20 to August 31, Monday to Friday, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

ED 4540-3 – PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY SOCIAL STUDIES (FRENCH)

This course promotes dynamic teaching methods and inclusive approaches to inspire young learners and to elevate the quality of teaching and learning through Social Studies at the Primary/Elementary 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 in French to students in the Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program.  This course is offered from September 17 to October 26, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

ED 4570-3 – INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR SOCIAL STUDIES II (FRENCH)

This course develops a rationale, framework and procedures for facilitating thematic teaching and learning on critical social issues appropriate for grades 7-12.  Skills in curriculum development are refined as students explore authentic assessment practices and ways of promoting student ownership of and co-responsibility for learning.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus in French to students in the Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program.  This course is offered from September 17 to October 26, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 2:30pm to 5:20pm.

ED 4760-3 – FRENCH METHODS I (FRENCH)

In this course, students explore the curriculum and teaching of core French in the intermediate and secondary schools. Students develop a variety of teaching methodologies in the area of core French.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus in French to students in the Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program.  This course is offered from September 17 to October 26, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

ED 4800-3 – TEACHING IN CORE FRENCH, IMMERSION AND FRENCH FIRST LANGUAGE IN A MINORITY CONTEXT SETTING (FRENCH)

In this course, students will examine the similarities and differences when teaching Core French, Immersion and French First language in a minority setting. This course will outline the
guidelines and practices/strategies used in each of these three setting in the public school system.

This is a 2.5 semester-hour course offered on campus in French to students in the Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program.  This course is offered from September 17 to October 26, on Mondays and Wednesdays, 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 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 

Application Instructions:

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 April 13, 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.