Sessional Instructor Opportunity- Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education Integrated Program

Brandon University Posted: November 29, 2022
Expires: December 9, 2022







Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education Integrated Program

The Faculty of Education is seeking qualified, sessional instructors to teach the following three credit hour courses during the Spring/Summer of 2023. The instructor will be responsible for content delivery with expectations consistent with offerings of this course within the appropriate department. Qualified candidates must possess strong teaching, communication and organizational skills, and demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should qualify for a Manitoba teaching certificate, have a good understanding of Manitoba school curriculum, and have successful teaching experience.

04.451 Counselling Skills/Classroom TeacherMonday to Thursday April 3 – 27 5:00 – 7:30 PM

This course takes a seminar approach to developing and enhancing interpersonal skills for intervening with students with troubles. You will learn classroom activities to promote personal well-being, group cohesion and support as well as methods of helping students develop self-discipline and perceptions of personal capabilities, significance, and power.

Note: This course will be offered through an online, synchronous format.

02.381 Teaching Indigenous Studies Monday to Thursday May 1 – 25 1:30 – 4:00 PM

This course will assist teachers in integrating Indigenous studies into various subject areas in the school curriculum and in teaching separate courses in Indigenous studies where this is included in the course of studies. Consideration will be given to the place of Indigenous studies for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. It will include examination of the importance of relevant and accurate materials for the development of self-concept. Techniques of developing materials for or adapting existing materials to local communities will be included. History, local histories, aboriginal organization and government will be introduced. Materials will be examined for reading levels, content and suitability for various age groups.

03.354 Science Methods (MY) Monday to Thursday May 1 – 25 5:00 – 7:30 PM

This course deals with the philosophy, content and teaching methods of the Manitoba Middle Years Science curriculum. Innovative ways of having Middle Years students interact with science concepts are an integral part of the course.

Note: This course will be offered through an online, synchronous format.

02.342 Foundations of Literacy Monday to Thursday May 29 – June 22 1:30 – 4:00 PM

This course explores theories of English literacy development and teaching methods for students of varying ability across grade levels.

03.351 Instructional Methods Monday to Thursday May 29 – June 22 5:00 – 7:30 PM

This is an introductory methods course designed to develop the skills and strategies used to teach all subjects in the Early and Middle years. It includes the application of writing objectives, questioning strategies, and reaching closure to both lessons and units of instruction. The practical application of instructional methods to classroom situations will be an integral part of the course.

02.477 Social Studies Methods Monday to Thursday June 26 – July 20 9:00 – 11:30 AM

Social Studies has a mandate to prepare young people for active and responsible citizenship. This course will examine the Social Studies from grades five to eight. Both the content of the curriculum and the anticipated student response to it will be considered. Activities to promote a growth of appreciation for Social Studies will be emphasized.

03.454 Science Methods (SY) Monday to Thursday June 26 – July 20 1:30 – 4:00 PM

This course deals with the philosophy, content and teaching methods of the Manitoba Senior Years curricula in General Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Emphasis will be given to planning and implementing a variety of instructional strategies and evaluating student achievement.

02.459 Intro. to ELA Methods Monday to Thursday June 26 – July 20 1:30 – 4:00 PM

This course is an introduction to the methods, materials, and rationale for English Language Arts in the Middle Years classroom. It covers the development of literacy, the influence of outside school experiences on language acquisition and development, the role of linguistics, the inter-relationship of the six areas of English Language Arts, organization and development of an effective educational experience for young adolescents and an overview of useful teaching practices and methodology ranging from direct instruction to whole language.

Qualifications: Applicants should hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in an area related to the topic of instruction.

Salary: $6314/3 credit hour course

Application deadline: December 9, 2022 or until position is filled

Interested educators are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, course evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of transcripts, evidence of citizenship or Canadian Immigration status, and the names of three referees in a single pdf file to:

John Minshull

Brandon University


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, contact HR at All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.