Sessional Instructor - Faculty of Education (Winter 2021)

Competition Number:
57SI20
Position Type:
Sessional Opening
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department:
Faculty of Education
Position:
Sessional Instuctors
Contract:
Winter 2021

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in Winter 2021.

 

ED-4130-2  MULTILITERACIES ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

This course introduces students to the critical, developmental, and pedagogical dimensions of supporting students K-12 as they learn the range of literacies required for life in the twenty-first century.

This is a three semester-hour course offered online to the Intermediate/Senior cohort of our Bachelor of Education program, Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am to 2:20pm, from January 5 to February 11.

 

ED-4330-1  LITERACY AND MULTILITERACIES IN THE EARLY YEARS II

This course is a continuation of Education 4320, in which students use language arts outcomes, materials, methods, and assessment techniques to design comprehensive literacy programs and activities.

This is a three semester-hour course offered online to students in the Primary/Elementary cohort of our Bachelor of Education Program, Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, January 5 to February 11. 

 

ED-4890 LITTÉRATIE II (PRIMAIRE-ÉLÉMENTAIRE)

This course explores and deepens students’ understanding of the 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 2.5 semester-hour course offered online to students in the primary/elementary cohort of our Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program.  The course is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 11:20am from January 5 to February 11.

 

ED-4971  PREPARATION FOR THE TEACHING PROFESSION II (2 sections)

Through a series of seminars, students will continue preparing for a professional career in education. Topics from ED 4961 will continue to be developed and will also include job interviews, student referrals and supports, relationships within schools and community, and final preparations and submissions of an e-portfolio

This is a three semester-hour course offered to students in the Bachelor of Education program.  Section 1 is offered to students in Primary/Elementary cohort and section 2 is offered to students in the Intermediate/Senior cohort.  The course is offered online Tuesdays from 2:30pm-5:20pm and Fridays from 8:30am to 11:20am, from January 5 to February 11.

 

ED-4972 PRACTICUM II (3 sections)

Students will complete a 10 week teaching placement with the guidance of a Faculty practicum advisor and a host mentor. Students will further develop planning and teaching effective lessons, themes and unit plans, personal classroom management skills, and assessment. Professional growth will be demonstrated through the presentation of an e-portfolio.

This course primarily involves in-school supervision of pre-service teachers, as well as 3-4 meetings with groups of students during the semester.  ED-4972 is a three semester-hour course taught in English from February 1 to May 11.

 

ED-6010-99  SPECIAL TOPICS: UNDERSTANDING MENTAL HEALTH IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

This course provides students with an overview of theories and examination of child and adolescent mental health concerns in education and education related fields.  Throughout the course students will become familiar with the symptoms, associated behaviours, and strategies for managing these concerns and supporting student wellbeing.

This is a three semester-hour course taught online to students in our MEd Focus on Inclusive Education (Qualify for PEI Additional Designation) program.  This course is offered from January 5 to April 7.

 

ED-6330-45  MULTILITERACIES AND NEW LITERACIES
This course introduces students to theories of literacy as situated social practice. Drawing on theories of Multiliteracies and New Literacies as developed in classic and current readings, students will be given the opportunity to consider how such theories connect to issues of school, work, and leisure. Students will also be encouraged to experiment with using a variety of Multiliteracies as they work through the course material.

This is a three semester-hour course offered online to students in the MEd Focus on Global Perspectives.  This course is offered from January 5 to April 7.

 

Qualifications:

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.

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 English programs, please contact Carolyn Francis by email to crfrancis@upei.ca

For additional information regarding positions in the undergraduate French program,  please contact Elizabeth Blake by email to eblake@upei.ca

For additional information regarding positions in the graduate programs, please contact Dr. Tess Miller at 902.620.5072 or tmiller@upei.ca

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 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 November 16, 2020

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.