Sessional Instructors - Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE
The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in summer 2019.

ED-4200 TEACHING FOR 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 in French to students in our Bachelor of Education program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 12 to August 13 (and also Friday, July 12), from 8:30am to 11:20am.

ED-4230-1 PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS I

This course examines the pedagogy of Primary/Elementary Mathematics. Instruction focuses on how children learn mathematics, what it means to engage children in doing mathematics, teaching mathematics through problem solving, and curriculum sequencing. Underlying these foundational ideas for teaching, students will have the opportunity to re-learn key areas of mathematics in a twenty-first century approach to teaching and learning.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in the Primary/Elementary stream of our Bachelor of Education program, from June 4 to July 10 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 French 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 8:30am to 11:20am.

ED-4630 PERSPECTIVES ON CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN EDUCATION (1 FRENCH SECTION)

This course introduces students to the visible and invisible impact of culture and society on education. As students develop an understanding of cultural and social perspectives in education, they examine the roles of schools in the proliferation of social and cultural norms as well as their potential as sites for change.

This is a 2.5 semester-hour course offered on campus to students in our Bachelor of Education program. Section 3 is offered in French May 14, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, 28 & 30, from 4:30pm to 7:20pm.

ED-6110-68 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION

In this course, students are introduced to a variety of methods that are appropriate for conducting research in educational settings. Students develop an understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. Students are introduced to the process of planning, conducting, and reporting research on learning and instruction, and to the critical analysis of current studies reported in educational literature.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in the MEd Focus on Inclusive Education (Qualify for PEI Additional Designation) cohort from July 8 to July 12, Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

ED-6150-68 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

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.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in our MEd Focus on Inclusive Education (Qualify for PEI Additional Designation) from July 15 to July 19, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

ED-6160-15 ACTION RESEARCH IN EDUCATION

In this course, students explore ways in which teachers can systematically examine their own classroom practices using action research strategies. Emphasis is placed on issues such as topic selection, methodology, data collection and analysis, and interpretation of results. This process of inquiry is directed towards reflective practice.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to students in the MEd Focus on Global Perspectives cohort from July 2 to July 29, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8:30am to 11:20am.

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 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 tsmiller@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 April 29, 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.