Sessional Instructors - Faculty of Education (Winter 2020)

Competition Number:
97SI19
Position Type:
Sessional Opening
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department:
Faculty of Education
Position:
Sessional Instructors
Contract:
Winter 2020

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in winter 2020.

ED-4280-1  PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II

A continuation of Education 4230, this course further examines and extends the pedagogy of Primary/Elementary focusing on how children conceptualize mathematics and instructional methods required to foster children's numeracy skills.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in our Bachelor of Education program, from January 6 to February 12, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

 

ED-4690-4  SPECIAL TOPICS: LITTÉRATIE - ÉDUCATION EN FRANÇAIS PARTIE II (INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR)

Ce cours permet aux étudiants de continuer d’explorer les fondements théoriques et les pratiques dans le domaine de la littératie. Les étudiants construisent leur compréhension des processus de lecture et d’écriture en explorant les caractéristiques, les besoins et les pratiques qui sont propres aux apprenants qui sont en voie d’autonomie ou avancés sur le continuum de développement des lecteurs et des scripteurs. Les étudiants continuent de s’approprier les composantes d’un programme de littératie efficace dont celles qui permettent la différenciation pédagogique, tels que les ateliers d’écriture et de lecture et les cercles/clubs de lecture. De plus, les étudiants s’approprient des pratiques et des ressources qui permettent de développer les connaissances et les compétences en littératie à travers les matières.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus in French to students in our Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program, from January 6 to February 12, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

 

ED-5820-3 ASSESSMENT OF INDIVUDAL LEARNERS (1 FRENCH SECTION)

Teachers are introduced to individualized educational assessment of children with learning needs and become familiar with a variety of assessment tools and their implementation.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus in French to students in our Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program, from January 6 to February 12, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

 

ED-6150  EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP (2 sections)

In this course, students examine the field of educational leadership. Educational leadership extends beyond the role of the school administrator and focuses upon the development of teachers as leaders who impact on creating effective educational environments. Students research aspects of leadership which impact on schools, and explore models of effective leadership through case studies and simulation.

Section 25 is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in the MEd Focus on Global Perspectives cohort from January 6 to April 3, on Thursdays from 8:30am to 11:20am.

Section 49 is a three semester-hour course offered on-line to students in the MEd Focus on 21st Century Teaching & Learning (Online) cohort from January 6 to April 3.

 

ED-6280 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT (2 sections)

In this course, students examine how education is organized and practised in other countries, and its relationship to cultural, economic, and social development. Insights into education systems in Canada are afforded through comparing these with others around the world. In addition to common themes of study, students explore topics of their choice through the methodology of a comparative case study. Electronic communication with teachers in other countries provides first-hand information.

Section 15 is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in the MEd Focus on Global Perspectives cohort from January 6 to April 3, on Wednesdays from 1:30pm to 4:20pm.

Section 20 is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in the MEd Focus on Global Perspectives cohort from January 6 to April 3, on Tuesdays from 1:00pm to 3:50pm.

 

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. 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. 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.

Where applicable to a specific course, preference will be given to qualified candidates with professional designation or credentials in the field of study (eg, program evaluation, individualized assessment, etc.). 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 at 902.894.2813 or by email to crfrancis@upei.ca

For additional information regarding positions in the undergraduate French program,  please contact Zain Esseghaier at 902.566.0459 or by email to zesseghaier@upei.ca

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

Applications should submit 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 October 8, 2019

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.