Winter 2020 Sessional Instructors, Undergraduate Programs in Education, Werklund School of Education University of Calgary Werklund School of Education, Undergraduate Programs Canada

Winter 2020 Sessional Instructors, Undergraduate Programs in Education, Werklund School of Education




Job ID: 18217

Updated: May 1, 2019

Location: Main Campus


Position Description


The Werklund School of Education, Undergraduate Programs, at the University of Calgary invites applications for term certain Sessional Instructor positions for Winter 2020. Sessional instructors will teach oncampus classes and online classes, supervise student teachers participating in Field Experiences, and teach in the curriculum areas for both elementary and secondary levels.


Position Requirements


    A completed doctorate in education, but professionals with a master's degree will also be considered

    Five years of successful teaching experience at the elementary/secondary level

    Ability to work collaboratively with school and community members

    Demonstrated history of ongoing professional development

    Highly effective interpersonal skills

    Evidence of creativity and flexibility

    Recent experience as a partner teacher or school liaison

    Knowledge and understanding of the new undergraduate program in Education and commitment to inquiry based teaching and learning will also be considered assets for these positions


For additional information on the BEd Undergraduate Program in Education at the University of Calgary, please visit our website at:


Sessional positions are offered on a per course basis. The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary (TUCFA) website at for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.


New applicants must submit


    Cover letter 

    Up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV)

    Three written letters of reference addressed to Dr. Amy Burns, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs in Education


Returning applicants may express interest by sending an email to Angie Crowley  Please include the following


    Updated CV

    Most recent term of employment and course(s) taught


For both New and Returning applicants, please include:


Specific, named course(s) of interest and/or qualification chosen from course list below.


Applicants may submit the required application materials electronically to the Manager, Undergraduate Programs in Education, Angie Crowley at by May 31, 2019.


We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting application packages.  Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.


Course Number Course Title


EDUC 201         Introduction to Educational Studies


EDUC 211         Education Academic Writing in Education (Online)


EDUC 213         Education How Children Learn to Write (Online)


EDUC 215         Education Supporting Children¿s Writing (Online)


EDUC 305         Inside Mathematics


EDUC 307         Integrating Arts Education


EDUC 309         Early Childhood Development


EDUC 311         Language and Literacy, in the Classrooms


EDUC 445         Individual Learning: Theories and Applications


    Early Childhood/Elementary


    K-12 (Online)


EDUC 450        Diversity in Learning  (On Campus, Online)


EDUC 456       Assessment


    Early Childhood



    K-12 (Online)


EDUC 460     Specialization I


    Early Childhood

    Elementary English as an Additional Language

    Elementary Second Languages

    Secondary Second Languages

    Elementary English Language Arts

    Secondary English Language Arts

    Elementary Fine Arts

    Secondary Fine Arts

    Elementary French

    Secondary French

    Elementary Inclusive Education

    Elementary Mathematics

    Secondary Mathematics

    Elementary Physical Education

    Secondary Physical Education

    Elementary Science

    Secondary Science

    Elementary Social Studies

    Secondary Social Studies


EDUC 465    Field Experience II (On Campus, Online)


EDUC 546    Design-Based Thinking


    Early Childhood



    K-12 (Online)


EDUC 551    Comprehensive School Health and Wellness


    Early Childhood



    K-12 (Online)


EDUC 556 Professional Development and Lifelong Learning


    Early Childhood



    K-12 (Online)


EDUC 560 Field Experience IV (On Campus, Online)


The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)


Additional Information


To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Werklund School of Education visit Careers in the Werklund School of Education.


About the University of Calgary


The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit


About Calgary, Alberta


Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

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