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Sessional Instructor, Summer 2017 Courses, Werklund School of Education

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Job ID: 12218

Updated: May 25, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Werklund School of Education, Undergraduate Programs, at the University of Calgary invites applications for term certain Sessional Instructor positions for Summer 2017. Sessional instructors will teach on-campus or online classes, supervise student teachers participating in Field Experiences, and teach in the curriculum areas for both elementary and secondary levels.

Summer 2017 Courses

  • EDUC 201 - Introduction to Educational Studies
  • EDUC 427 - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) (K-12)
  • EDUC 445 - Individual Learning
  • EDUC 460 - Specialization I
    • K-12 Social Studies
    • K-12 English Language Arts
    • K-12 Mathematics
    • K-12 Science
  • EDUC 525 - Ethics and Law in Education
  • EDUC 535 - Specialization II
    • Early Childhood
    • Elementary English Language Arts
    • Elementary Mathematics
    • Elementary Science
    • Elementary Social Studies
    • Secondary English Language Arts
    • Secondary Mathematics
    • Secondary Science
    • Secondary Social Studies

Position Requirements

  • Completed doctorate in education, but professionals with a master¿s degree will also be considered.
  • Five years of successful teaching experience at the elementary/secondary level
  • Ability to work collaboratively with school and community members
  • Demonstrated history of ongoing professional development
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of creativity and flexibility
  • Recent experience as a partner teacher or school liaison.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the new undergraduate program in Education and commitment to inquiry based teaching and learning will also be considered assets for these positions. 

For additional information on the BEd Undergraduate Program in Education at the University of Calgary, please visit our website.

Sessional positions are offered on a per course basis. Please see The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary (TUCFA) website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.

Applicants will need to submit the following documentation to the Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs:

  • Cover letter specifying the course(s) that they wish to apply for
  • Updated CV including all previous courses taught for the Werklund School
  • Three (3) letters of reference 

*Required ONLY for first time appointments to the Werklund School

Application documents must be sent electronically to

Applications will be received until all vacancies on this posting are filled.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Werklund School of Education visit Careers in the Werklund School of Education.

About the University of Calgary
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