Lecturer in Education
Thompson Rivers University

Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Faculty (Sessional)
Posting In effect from
Closing Application Date
Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.
Instructional Type
Academic/Career(max 24 credits)
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)

The School of Education (Faculty of Education and Social Work) at Thompson Rivers University is seeking a sessional faculty member who will teach two credits of Second Language with a Focus on Secwepemc in the Bachelor of Education Program, Fall 2023 semester. 

Students are introduced to instructional and assessment strategies that are effective in promoting the learning of a second language by elementary students. The development of a proficiency-based curriculum and concurrent development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills are emphasized. Teacher candidates are familiarized with the teaching techniques, procedures, and instructional resources used to teach second languages to children (focusing on Secwepemctsín). Teacher candidates who are interested in teaching other languages are encouraged to adapt strategies to their own specific language and learn to adapt assignments to their target language. 


•    Master’s degree strongly preferred.
•    A minimum of one (1) degree in education is required.
•    Expertise in Secwepemctsín language and culture is required. 
•    Three (3) years of full time or equivalent hours teaching in K-12 settings is strongly preferred.
•    Evidence of successful teaching experience at the post-secondary level is strongly preferred.
•    Excellent organizational, interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills are required. 
•    Demonstrated experience in integrating Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods (TRC CA 62) is required.
•    Proven skills in building student capacity for intercultural understanding, empathy, and mutual respect (TRC CA 63) is required.
•    Teaching excellence, including developing culturally appropriate curricula (TRC CA 10) is required.

Pay Band
According to TRUFA Salary Schedule
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Education and Social Work -> Education
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.


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