Sessional Instructor Opportunities, Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is seeking qualified and experienced sessional instructors to teach the following courses during the 2019-20 academic year in our undergraduate, two-year Bachelor of Education After Degree Program:

(Please note that time slots are negotiable)

02:333 Teaching French as a Second Language (MY)  (Winter Session, Tues/Thurs 3:40-5:30)

This method course focuses on the history and practice of an effective Basic French program at the Middle Years level. Careful study will be given to the characteristics of the Middle Years student. Participants will experience an effective teaching approach that will challenge and motivate the MY student to strive for excellence in learning French as a second language.

 

02:355 Art Methods (EY-MY)  (Winter Session, Tues/Thurs 3:40-5:30)

This course will be focused upon hands-on art activities reflecting suitable curricula for Early and Middle Years students. The integration of subjects through visual arts as well as child development through art will be studied. A familiarity with current Manitoba Early and Middle Years art curricula will be gained.

 

02:455 Teaching, Reading, Thinking and Study Skills (MY-SY)  (Fall Term, Mon/Wed 9:30-11:20 and/or Tues/Thurs 9:30-11:20)

This course is designed to develop skills for analyzing student reading, thinking, and study problems in the content classroom. It is also designed to provide strategies to overcome these problems. Emphasis is placed on the development of these strategies for helping students to cope with written materials and to become more efficient learners in various subject areas.

 

02:459 Intro to English Language Arts Methods (MY(Winter Term, Tues/Thurs 9:30-11:20)

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.

 

03:352 Instructional Methods (MY-SY) (Fall Term, Mon/Wed 1:40-3:30 and/or Tues/Thurs 1:40-3:30)

This is an introductory methods course designed to develop the skills and strategies used to teach all subjects in the Middle and Senior 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.

 

03:354 Science Methods (MY)  (Winter Term, Tues/Thurs 3:40-5:30)

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.

 

03:454 Science Methods (SY)  (Fall Term, Mon/Wed 3:40-5:30)

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.

 

03:470 Teaching Computer Science in the Secondary School  (Winter Term, Tutorial)

The purpose of this course is to give teachers a basic knowledge of the methods for teaching of computer concepts and programming in order that they might be better prepared to teach computer science courses in the secondary schools. The course will stress the clear definition of instructional objectives, subject matter and instructional processes, and techniques for evaluation. “Hands on” experience will constitute an important part of the course.

 

04:253 Inclusive Education and Childhood Exceptionalities (EY-MY)  (Fall Term, Mon/Wed 1:40-3:30)

The focus of this course is on the role of the early and middle years teacher in providing inclusive education within the classroom to a diverse student population. This course develops inclusive educational practices and provides a critical examination on the Manitoba context, including the Public Schools Amendment Act (Appropriate Education Programming), and the concepts of exceptionalities, disabilities, and learner differences. Instruction about how to deploy a universal design for instruction, adaptation, modifications, and the provision of assistive technology is also included.

 

04:254 Inclusive Education and Adolescent Exceptionalities (MY-SY)  (Fall Term, Mon/Wed 9:30-11:20 and/or Mon/Wed 3:40-5:30 and/or Tues/Thurs 1:40-3:30)

The focus of this course is on the role of the middle and senior years teacher in providing inclusive education within the class-room to a diverse student population. This course develops inclusive educational practices and provides a critical examination on the Manitoba context, including the Public Schools Amendment Act (Appropriate Education Programming), and the concepts of exceptionalities, disabilities, and learner differences. Instruction about how to deploy a universal design for instruction, adaptation, modifications, and the provision of assistive technology is also included.

 

04:255 Child Development and the Learning Process (EY-MY(Winter Term, Tues/Thurs 9:30-11:20)

This course will examine current theories of physical, cognitive, social/cultural, moral/spiritual, and aesthetic development of children, in addition to theories of learning, and will focus on the application of those theories to classroom practice.

 

04:353 Evaluation and Assessment (EY-MY) (Winter Term, Mon/Wed 9:30-11:20)

Using current provincial curricula and an emphasis on inclusive classroom practices, this course will instruct pre-service teacher candidates (EY-MY) in a range of formative and summative evaluation and assessment techniques that enable educators to evaluate and assess student learning. Pre-service teachers will be instructed in classroom-based assessment practices that reflect current provincial curricula in their teachable subject and grade areas. From a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) perspective, the course will also cover the ethics and administrations of Level A test. The course will inform pre-service teacher candidates about the importance of using assessment to drive instruction in order to meet the needs of all students in their classroom spaces. The course will also address practices to communicate student progress to care givers and other pertinent professional stakeholders.

 

04:354 Evaluation and Assessment (MY-SY)  (Winter Term, Tues/Thurs 1:40-3:30)

Using current provincial curricula and an emphasis on inclusive classroom practices, this course will instruct pre-service teacher candidates (MY-SY) in a range of formative and summative evaluation and assessment techniques that enable educators to evaluate and assess student learning. Pre-service teachers will be instructed in classroom-based assessment practices that reflect current provincial curricula in their teachable subject and grade areas. From a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) perspective, the course will also cover the ethics and administrations of Level A tests. The course will inform pre-service teacher candidates about the importance of using assessment to drive instruction in order to meet the needs of all students in their classroom spaces. The course will also address practices to communicate student progress to care givers and other pertinent professional stakeholders.

 

**Please note that time slots are negotiable. 

 

Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a Master’s of Education. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in a related field.  Applicants must qualify for a Manitoba teaching certificate, have a good understanding of the Manitoba school curriculum, and have successful teaching experience and relevant expertise in the specified area.

Salary: As of September 1, 2019, $6,205.00 per three credit hour course

Application deadline: June 26, 2019

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees, in a single PDF document, to:

 

Dean

Faculty of Education

Brandon University

Email: deanofed@brandonu.ca

 

 

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.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or hr@brandonu.ca.This posting is available in an alternate format.

Issued: June 10 2019