Sessional - Faculty
Thompson Rivers University
Williams Lake, BC, Canada
19d ago


Sessional - Faculty (ECED 1300, 1360, 2350, 2490, 2200, and CYCA 2500 1 & 2)

The School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Social Work invites applications for sessional faculty members to teach a variety of courses in the Early Childhood Education program on the Williams Lake campus to a cohort of Indigenous students.

Of particular interest are those who have successful experience working collaboratively with ECE faculty to support ECE students in planning and implementing innovative educational programs for young children.

The successful candidate(s) will have expertise and experience in teaching core courses in an Early Childhood Education Diploma in the following subject areas : Programming / Curriculum courses, Child development, Administration, and Practicum.

The following are highly desirable : experience working with children ages birth- 5 years; excellent communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively.

These courses may be filled by either a single candidate or by multiple candidates. This position is funded through an external grant.

ECED 1360 Curriculum Development (September 10-October 26, 2018)

ECED 1300 Practicum 2 (October 29-December 14, 2018)

ECED 2350 Advanced Program Development (January 7, 2019-March 1, 2019)

ECED 2490 Administration of Early Childhood Programs ( January 7, 2019-March 1, 2019)

CYCA 2500 (1) Child Growth and Development 1 ( September 10-October 26, 2018)

CYCA 2500 (2) Child Growth and Development 2 (October 29-December 14, 2018)

ECED 2200 Demonstration Practicum (March 4-April 26, 2019)


  • Relevant Master’s degree required, PhD preferred
  • Experience in Early Childhood Education settings required
  • Evidence of successful post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Proven skills in working in support of advancement of Indigenous students preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in integrating Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods (TRC CA 62)
  • Proven skills in building student capacity for intercultural understanding, empathy, and mutual respect (TRC CA 62)
  • Teaching excellence, including developing culturally appropriate curricula (TRC CA 10)
  • Please Note : If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview

    Pay Band

    According to TRUFA Salary Schedule

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    Faculty of Education and Social Work ->


    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment :

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to fostering diversity 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, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, 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 living in Kamloops and Thompson Rivers University please visit our Web Site. Living in Kamloops and working at the TRU

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