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Graduate Teaching Assistant Required for EDUC 440 – Indigenous Education in Canada

An opportunity has arisen in the Faculty of Education for a TA to one of the instructors for EDUC 440 – Indigenous Education in Canada. This is a required course for pre-service teachers, which focuses on learning around themes of decolonization, Indigenous knowledges, and reconciliation, so a clear understanding of issues and topics in Indigenous education is required. Currently, the class is scheduled for 1:00-2:30 pm on Wednesdays, and the successful candidate will be required to attend each lecture in addition to other duties outlined below, so this period should be taken into account when considering applying for this position.

Circumstances permitting, TAs may also be invited to give some lectures. Hours of work will not exceed an average of six hours per week over the period September 1, 2018 to December 20, 2018, for a total of 96 hours for the period.

Application deadline: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Please see job description for more details.

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

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.

Part-time, practicum supervision and retired teachers who hold a graduate degree (minimum MA/MEd) may apply for part-time faculty advisor positions.

Please contact:

Claire Rushton
Director, Teacher Education Office
The University of British Columbia
Room 103 – 2125 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
604 822 1473
Fax: 604 822 8227