Sessional Instructors, Department of Educational Psychology and Student Services, Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is seeking qualified sessional instructors to teach the following courses during the 2018-19 academic year in our Graduate program:


04.768 Ethical & Legal Issues for Counsellors (Spring 2019 Session)

This course will provide the participant with background knowledge on ethical decision making models and the ethical and legal codes that guide counselling practice.  There will also be opportunities to practice skills working with cases involving ethical and legal issues.


04.774 Expressive Therapies (Summer 2019 Session)

Students will acquire knowledge and develop skills in the application of current expressive therapeutic approaches used in the helping profession. Specific focus will include counselling using art, music, and play approaches. Theoretical and practical understanding of the impact and treatment of trauma informed approaches to foster resilience as it relates to social and family adversities will be developed.  Other topics may include evidence-based counselling practices in early childhood interventions, parenting skills support, and social and behavioural skills training. Support, social and behavioural skills training will also be examined.



Applicants must hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a helping profession such as Guidance and Counselling, Inclusive Education, or School Psychology. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in educational psychology or a related field. The successful candidate must also be accepted into the Faculty of Graduate Studies.


Spring Session: May 6 to June 21, 2019

Summer Session:  July 2 to August 19, 2019

Salary: $6,205 per 3 credit hour course (As of September 1, 2018)

Application Deadline: December 19, 2018


If you require any further information regarding the Department of Educational Psychology and Student Services, please contact the Department Chair, Dr. Chris Brown (

Interested educators are invited to submit their application, curriculum vitae, evidence of successful teaching, and the names of three referees, in a single PDF document, by the above deadline directly via email to:

Faculty of Education
Brandon University


We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview.


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.

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 posting is available in an alternate format.

Issued: November 27 2018