|Position||Instructor, Teacher Education Department|
|Department||Teacher Education Department, Faculty of Professional Studies|
|Contract type||Faculty; Temporary (Limited Term)|
|Contract timeline||One year term|
|Start date||August 16, 2017|
|End date||August 15, 2018|
|Review date||May 1, 2017|
The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.
UFV invites applications for a one-year Limited Term Faculty appointment in its Teacher Education Department (TED) which includes undergraduate level prerequisite courses and post-degree three-semester programs for prospective elementary, middle and secondary teachers. Candidates enrolled in the three semester program are grouped into K-7 and 8-12 groups using a cohort model. The next intake will consist of 64 teacher candidates grouped into one elementary/ middle and one secondary module beginning in September 2017. The program is located on the Abbotsford campus.
This position is for an individual who enjoys the challenge of working in an innovative program and whose philosophy about teacher education is consistent with TED’s Mission Statement, Department Values and Program Goals. The successful candidate would have knowledge of the five department values and be able to embed these values into curriculum design and delivery. The elementary/middle and secondary program structures can be found at ufv.ca/tep. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be able to teach both the elementary and secondary level cohorts across specific subject areas.
Individuals will be expected to teach courses in the TED, work collaboratively with a variety of faculty and seconded faculty mentors, and be part of the TED candidate admissions and orientation processes. There are additional expectations involving service to the university and the local community. A key responsibility of faculty in the TED is to ensure that teachers who successfully complete the UFV program meet all program goals for the Bachelor of Education, demonstrate TED values, and are fully aware of their obligations to adhere to the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch (BCTRB) Standards.
The course expectations for the LTA is as follows:
The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on May 1, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae or resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications and the names of referees by May 01, 2017 referring to Posting 2017.039 to:
Email application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.