Sessional Instructor - Faculty of Education (Winter 2024) *Reposted*

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Faculty of Education
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2024

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a sessional instructor to teach the following course in Winter 2024. The offering of this course is conditional pending final enrolment numbers. All positions are subject to final budgetary and administrative approval.

Please note: the course offered below will be taught in person, unless otherwise specified as an online course.

ED-4888-4 - Littératie – Éducation en français 2 (Secondaire) 

This course allows students to continue to explore the theoretical foundations and practices in the field of literacy. Students build their understanding of reading and writing processes by exploring the characteristics, needs, and practices that are unique to learners who are in the process of becoming autonomous or advanced on the development continuum of readers and writers. Students continue to learn the components of an effective literacy program, including those that allow for instructional differentiation, such as writing and reading workshops and reading circles / clubs. In addition, students’ appropriate practices and resources that develop literacy skills and competencies across subject areas.

This course is offered in French to students in the Intermediate/Senior stream of our Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00pm to 4:00pm, January 8 to February 9. 


Ideal candidates will have a Masters of Education degree.  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. Applicants should have experience in teaching, research or practice related to the course content. Where courses are offered on-line using multi-media technologies, applicants will normally be able to demonstrate successful on-line teaching experience. 

French positions in the Faculty of Education are delivered completely in French.  Instructors must be proficient in reading, writing, and oral interaction in French.  All class work will be assessed in French.  Instruction in Bilingual positions in the Faculty of Education will not be required to be delivered in French; however, instructors must be able to assess all written assignments in either official language.

Qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Faculty of Education’s Sessional Roster and the Faculty’s full-time and term contract faculty members will be given priority.

For additional information regarding positions in the undergraduate French program, please contact Elizabeth Blake by email to

Application Instructions: 

Applicants should submit an electronic version of a cover letter outlining the specific course they wish to teach and how their background is relevant to the course material, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact details of three referees.  All attachments should be in pdf format and should be submitted to:

Dr. Miles Turnbull, Dean
c/o Karen-Anne O’Halloran (
Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 4P3

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

Closing date for applications is October 31, 2023.

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.