Sessional Lecturer-JSV202H1S Equity and Diversity in Education


Education and Society Program



Equity and Diversity in Education

This course focuses on raising awareness and sensitivity to equity and diversity issues facing teachers and students in diverse schools and cultural communities. It builds knowledge of how oppression works and how cultural resources and educational practices may be brought to bear on reducing oppression and improving equity. This course’s field experience entails observation of and participation in equity and diversity efforts in a culturally-rooted school and/or community organization.

The course meets Tuesdays 9am-12pm.

Expected course enrolment: 45

There is no Teaching Assistant support.

Dates of appointment: January 1, 2016 to April 30, 2016

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 on equity and diversity in education, 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'

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

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