Sessional Instructors, Undergraduate Program, Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is seeking qualified and experienced sessional instructors to teach the following Fall Term course during the 2020-21 academic year in our undergraduate, two-year Bachelor of Education After Degree Program. Due to COVID-19, courses will be delivered by distance (e.g. synchronous/asynchronous online). Courses will run based on sufficient enrollment and budgetary restrictions.  For exact course times, please consult the Registration Guide at https://www.brandonu.ca/registration/

02.381 Teaching Aboriginal Studies (A04, A05)

This course will assist teachers in integrating aboriginal studies into various subject areas in the school curriculum and in teaching separate courses in aboriginal studies where this is included in the course of studies. Consideration will be given to the place of aboriginal studies for both aboriginal and non-aboriginal 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.

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. Experience teaching by distance and using synchronous and asynchronous delivery methods is preferred.

 Salary:                                      As of September 1, 2020, $6,205.00 per three credit hour course

Application deadline:              August 7, 2020 or until the positions have been filled

Interested educators are invited to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of successful teaching, and the names of three referees, in a single PDF document, directly via email to the address listed below. Please explicitly express in your cover letter how you specifically fit the course expectations outlined in this ad.  Applicants may choose to submit supplementary materials such as relevant course evaluations.

 

Dr. Heather Duncan, Dean
Faculty of Education
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.

 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, please indicate it in your cover letter.  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.

Issued July 28, 2020