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.

Current Opportunities:

Adjunct Teaching Professors – Indigenous Education Cohort

The TEO invites applications from teacher educators with Indigenous education teaching experience for a 12-month, part-time (60 to 80%) seconded teacher position commencing in September 2021. The successful candidates will work with Indigenous and non-Indigenous teacher candidates in UBC’s Indigenous Education cohort; practica will take place in a variety of Lower Mainland school districts. Courses are taught at the UBC Point Grey campus.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide leadership in the Indigenous Education cohort and work collaboratively with faculty in this area. Responsibilities include teaching Inquiry seminars and an Indigenous Education course, supervising practicum, and liaising with school districts.

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Application deadline: Saturday, May 15, 2021


Instructor Positions: EDUC 440 – Aboriginal Education in Canada (2/1 credits) – 2021 Summer Session

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.

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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:


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