Career Opportunities in Teacher Education

Support teacher candidates in the UBC BEd Program

Seconded teacher positions (Adjunct Teaching Professors) are advertised through the Teacher Education Office.

If you are currently teaching in British Columbia, hold a graduate degree (minimum MA/MEd), and are interested in secondment, please check this website for postings. Please note that some positions are designated for particular school districts.

Adjunct Teaching Professor, Part-Time Secondment – Community of Inquiry into Teacher Education (Elementary)
The Teacher Education Office at UBC invites applications from teacher educators for a twelve-month part-time (60%) seconded position commencing in September 2019 with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years. The successful candidate will work with elementary teacher candidates in the Community of Inquiry in Teacher Education (CITE) cohort with practicum supervision in the Richmond School District. http://cite.cste.educ.ubc.ca

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Application Deadline: Monday, March 18, 2019



Adjunct Teaching Professor and Faculty Advisor, Part-Time – West Kootenay Teacher Education Program (WKTEP)
The Teacher Education Office at UBC invites applications for an 11-month part-time (up to 50%) position in the West Kootenay Rural Teacher Education Program, UBC’s Teacher Education Program focused on rurality and place-consciousness. WKTEP provides teacher candidates with the opportunity to develop professional dispositions and pedagogies for teaching in today’s complex learning environments with a strong focus on community, collaboration, and innovation. WKTEP emphasizes place-conscious learning with West Kootenay communities, school districts, and schools. This is an 11-month position from mid-August 2019 to mid-July 2020, with the possibility of renewal, subject to performance appraisal, availability of funds, and operational requirements of the program. The successful applicant will be based at the UBC Nelson Learning Centre. This is not a seconded position.

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Application Deadline: Monday, March 18, 2019



Instructor – EDUC 440 Aboriginal Education in Canada
EDUC 440 – Aboriginal Education in Canada is a required course for all teacher candidates. The course is intended to provide teacher candidates with opportunities to explore how a school program may need to be modified to respectfully and meaningfully integrate Aboriginal history, content, and worldviews. The course examines the role of Indigenous knowledge and ways of knowing in Aboriginal societies to provide educators with ways to use this knowledge in their classroom, school and community planning. The overall goal is to assist those becoming professional educators to contribute to transforming Aboriginal education in order to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal learners and enhance the learning opportunities for all students. The successful applicant for the position of instructor should be knowledgeable about the inclusion of Aboriginal history, content and worldviews in the Grade 8-12 curriculum and have experience working in Aboriginal education (preferably in a school context). Aboriginal educators are encouraged to apply.

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Application Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2019



Retired teachers who hold a graduate degree (minimum MA/MEd) may apply for part-time faculty advisor positions.

  • For Elementary & Middle Years, send your cover letter and resume to Rod Brown.
  • For Secondary, send your cover letter and resume to John Yamamoto.


Hiring for teaching positions in the undergraduate teacher education program occurs through four departments:


For inquiries, please contact Claire Rushton at the Teacher Education Office.