Part-Time Positions in School of Education (Internal/External)

St. Thomas University invites internal and external applications for instructors to teach the following courses in Fredericton:

 

Semester 1:

EDUC-5863 Methods in Science Education: Grades 6-10 TTH 1:00 PM – 2:50 PM

This course will focus on the Atlantic Canada Science Curriculum for grades 6 to 10. Through reading, discussion, practice, and reflection, course participants will develop the content mastery and pedagogical skills necessary to facilitate engaging, inquiry-based science lessons of the constructivist learning model for middle level and early high school students. Particular focus will be placed on the use of analogies, simulations and discrepant events in the development of explanatory models. A science background is an asset but is not essential. (Maximum enrolment: 25).

 

EDUC-5873 Teaching Middle and Secondary Math (Grades 6-10) TTH 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM

This course will focus on the provincial mathematics curriculum for grades 6 to 10. Through reading, discussion, practice, and reflection, course participants will develop the content mastery and pedagogical skills necessary to facilitate engaging, student-centered math lessons for middle level and early high school students. Particular emphasis will be placed on the use of manipulatives and various models in the development of problem-solving skills. A mathematics background is an asset but is not essential. (Maximum enrolment: 25).

 

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900.  Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds two Canada Research Chairs.

 

A PhD, or imminent completion is preferred; a Master’s degree and a B.Ed. is required. Each applicant is to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Marcea Ingersoll, Director, School of Education, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to marcea@stu.ca

 

Closing date: Noon on August 16, 2019, or when the positions are filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications highlighting qualifications that meet the job requirements are received by this date.

 

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.