Teaching English Language Learners Seconded Teaching Position

Faculty of Education – University of British Columbia

The Department of Language and Literacy Education and the Teacher Education Office at UBC invite applications from teacher educators with expertise and experience in teaching English Language Learners for a twelve-month part-time (60%) seconded position commencing in September 2017 with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years. The successful candidate will work with teacher candidates in the Teaching English Language Learners/Cross-Curricular Case-Based Inquiry Approach (TELL/3C) cohort in various lower mainland school districts.

Candidates must have a master’s degree, at least 5 years of teaching in a school setting, experience acting as school advisor for teacher candidates, excellent communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively. They must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of and practice in teaching English language learners as well as understanding of new curricular approaches to teaching and learning.

Responsibilities include acting as an instructor and facilitator of on-campus tutorials and as a faculty advisor during school practica. UBC provides orientation, mentoring and support for instructors who are new to teaching at the university level.

For further information, please contact:

Mrs. Claire Rushton, Director, Teacher Education Office
Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia
2125 Main Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z4
Telephone: 604.822.1473 or e-mail claire.rushton@ubc.ca

Application Procedure

Letters of application should contain a current CV and contact information for three referees. Please forward applications to Mrs. Claire Rushton at the above address.
Electronic applications preferred.

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2017

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.