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Sessional Instructor, Comprehensive School Health and Wellness, Undergraduate Programs, Werklund School of Education

Job ID: 26175

Updated: June 24, 2022

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

The Werklund School of Education, Undergraduate Programs, at the University of Calgary invites applications for a term certain Sessional Instructor position for Winter 2023. Sessional instructors will teach on-campus classes and online classes, supervise student teachers participating in Field Experiences, and teach in the curriculum areas for both elementary and secondary levels.

EDUC 551     Comprehensive School Health and Wellness (L01)

Position Requirements

  • A 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 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 B.Ed Undergraduate Program in Education at the University of Calgary, please visit our website.

Sessional positions are offered on a per course basis. The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary (TUCFA) website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

New applicants must submit

  • Cover letter  
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Three written letters of reference addressed to Dr. Amy Burns, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs in Education

Returning applicants please submit the following:

  • Updated CV
  • Most recent term of employment and course(s) taught

For both New and Returning applicants, please include:

  • Specific, named course(s) of interest and/or qualification chosen from course list below.

Course information can be found at our courses website.

Application Deadline: July 8, 2022

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting application packages.  Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, 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. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

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 visit Careers in the Werklund School of Education [insert link to open in new window].

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

About the University of Calgary
 
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

 

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