Sessional Lecturer-JSV201H1F Child and Adolescent Development in Education


Education and Society Program


JSV 201H1F - Child and Adolescent Development in Education

This course examines how children and adolescents develop and explores how best to facilitate their growth and learning in the area of education. Major topics include cognitive, emotional, social, moral, physical and language development. Themes addressed include interpersonal relationships such as pro-social and aggressive behaviour, as well as the influence of schooling, family life and culture. This course includes a 20-hour field experience located in a school and entails observation of development across various age groups. This may be satisfied by participation in Vic Reach or in another organization with the approval of the Vic Education and Society Coordinator.

The course meets Tuesdays 9am-12pm.

Expected course enrolment: 45

There is no Teaching Assistant support.

Dates of appointment: September 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015

The salary will be as per the CUPE agreement ($7,125 including vacation pay).

Requirements: PhD in Teaching, Education or closely related academic discipline; preference will be given to those who have teaching experience in the Primary/Junior cohorts. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge of pedagogical theories in child and adolescent development, as well as having a relevant and adaptable theoretical base with which to put the course materials into context.

Please submit with your cover letter a detailed course proposal, together with CV, contacts for references, and any supporting materials (teaching evaluations, previous teaching materials, etc). Please ensure that all uploaded documents contain your full name and the document title in the filename. E.g. 'Jane Smith - CV - March 5, 2014'

Closing date for applications: Friday, May 29th 2015

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This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 2 Collective Agreement.

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