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The marker will be responsible for assessing and grading a variety of work completed by Teacher Candidates in the Special Education & Inclusion course in the B.Ed. program, including written assignments and online submissions. The marker will evaluate the Teacher Candidates’ work in accordance with the marking guidelines and provide feedback for review based on specific guidelines from instructors. The marker may be required to provide written feedback to Teacher Candidates. (Note: Beginning September 2020, the BEd program has moved to a pass/fail grading model for all Year 1 courses.)
Bachelor of Education, prior special education and/or marking experience preferred
Skills, Abilities & Expertise:
- In-depth knowledge of and experience with special education & inclusion
- Ability to apply critical thinking to evaluate information effectively and provide appropriate recommendations for feedback
- Communication skills to convey information and feedback in a clear and effective manner
- Attention to detail and proofreading abilities with an excellent command of the English language
- Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to prioritize and organize a fluctuating work load
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
- Personable and courteous in working relationships
Western Values Diversity
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519-661-2194.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.