Career Opportunities in Teacher Education at UBC

Seconded teacher positions (adjunct teaching professors) are advertised through the TEO.

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: some positions are designated for particular school districts.


Program Manager, International, Local and Rural Community Field Experience Elementary and Secondary

The Program Manager, International, Local and Rural Community Field Experience (CFE) (Elementary and Secondary) is responsible for developing and implementing the community field experiences (CFE) for the UBC teacher education program to meet teacher candidates’ and their potential employer’s needs. This position plays a key role in designing, delivering and evaluating the overall field experience programs which is required for teacher candidates to complete the teacher education program. This position negotiates with school- and district-level partners and with community organizations to secure CFE placements; and, works with faculty advisors to match placements with teacher candidates. The incumbent prepares, advises and mentors teacher candidates, faculty advisors and CFE partners in all aspects of the community field experiences. This position also liaises and collaborates with over 250 community partners throughout the Lower Mainland and other parts of BC to secure approximately 750 placements for the annual three-week CFE program.

Application deadline: September 26, 2021

Please see full job description for more information.

Instructor Positions: EDUC 440 – Aboriginal Education in Canada (2/1 credits) 2021 Winter Session (January 2021) and 2022 Summer Session (July 2022)

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 K-12 curriculum and have experience working in Aboriginal education (preferably in a school context). Aboriginal educators are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: November 30, 2021

Please see full job description for more information.

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 Cynthia Clerc.

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