Additional Employment and Teaching Opportunity



Competition: ILN
JOB TITLE: INSTRUCTOR, LITERACY & NUMERACY IN THE CLASSROOM
Position Type: Contract, Part-time Credit-Free (Classroom)
Term: Spring Semester 2013
Department: Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension
Date Posted: February 26, 2013
Closing Date: March 11, 2013
 
Description: The Education Assistant Certificate program invites applications for a part-time instructional position which will commence in May 2013. The successful candidate will be available to instruct the Literacy & Numeracy in the Classroom course. This course focuses upon the development of language and its overall relationship to the development of literacy and numeracy, both within the individual and within the overall classroom setting. Specific topics for discussion include culture and language, the relationship of language to thought, critical thinking, assessment techniques, teaching methods, language learning, numeracy learning, and possible intervention strategies designed for enhancing individual literacy and numeracy skills.
 
Duties: The course consists of 45 hours Lecture of classroom instruction using approved curriculum. The successful candidate will be responsible for course design based on existing curriculum; design of assessment measures; marking and submission of final course grades. The instructor will also be required to maintain regular contact with the Education Assistant Administration team, and adhere to program policies and deadlines. Experience with Blackboard eLearning Platform would be an asset.

Confirmed Course Dates:
May 2 to June 7, 2013
Thursdays, 12:45 pm to 4:30 pm; and Fridays, 8:30 am to 12:45 pm
 
Qualifications: Masters or Doctorate and K-12 teaching experience.
 
Closing Date: March 11, 2013
 
Reply To: MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
TERRY DOWSETT, PROGRAM COORDINATOR
FACULTY OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AND EXTENSION
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE SW
CALGARY, AB T3E 6K6
E-mail: tdowsett@mtroyal.ca

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.