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JOB POSTING FOR CUPE3902 UNIT#1 COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Department of Applied Psychology & Human Development

APD2200Y Y 0131/0132 - Child Study: Observation, Evaluation, Reporting and Research

Posted on: June 30, 2021

Closing Date: July 26, 2021

Duties: 

Instructors are required toTeach a minimum of 36 hours. Prepare teaching resources for each class and provide relevant materials. Assess and evaluate students' work and provide a final course grade according to OISE/UT grading practices. Be available for informal meetings/communications

Minimum Requirements:

1-Candidate must be working towards a doctoral degree in curriculum or related area of expertise with a focus on elementary pedagogy and child well-being;             

2-Expert in Health and Physical Education;                                            

3-Expertise in teaching at University level;                                                        

4-Experience teaching at the elementary level is essential.    

Preferred Candidates will have:

 

1-Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated expertise with related course content and prior graduate teaching;          

2-Demonstrated scholarship in the area of the course topic;

3-Prior experience teaching synchronous online courses.                                         

Course Description:

A course designed to develop the skills and knowledge fundamental to a developmentally oriented systematic study of children through observing, recording, interpreting, and reporting in a professional manner the behaviour and development of children in diverse practice and research settings. The role of the teacher-researcher and issues in connecting research and practice will be emphasized. Components of the course will draw on the Health and Physical Education curriculum to support an understanding of key elements of the curriculum including living skills (e.g., relationship skills), active living, and healthy living. The course will introduce theories related to anti-oppression and impact on children, families, and community.A course designed to develop the skills and knowledge fundamental to a developmentally oriented systematic study of children through observing, recording, interpreting, and reporting in a professional manner the behaviour and development of children in diverse practice and research settings. The role of the teacher-researcher and issues in connecting research and practice will be emphasized. Components of the course will draw on the Health and Physical Education curriculum to support an understanding of key elements of the curriculum including living skills (e.g., relationship skills), active living, and healthy living. The course will introduce theories related to anti-oppression and impact on children, families, and community.

Details:

Campus - St. George

Salary Minimum stipend is $8,219.16 (inclusive of vacation pay) for a half (F/S) course.

Course Enrollment: 25

Dates of Appointment: Fall 2021 October 25, 2021 to December 3, 2021

Number of Positions: 1

Number of Hours: Teach a minimum of 36 hours

Tutorial/Lab Schedule:

There are 2, 6-week sections & the person will be teaching 2 cohorts.                                     

Cohort 1: Mid Oct.-Dec. Section 0131 -Thur. 4:30-7:30pm.                                                    

Cohort 2: Mid Oct. - Dec. Section 0132 - Mon. 4:30-7:30pm.

This course will be offered online and delivered in a synchronous format - students are expected to be online during the days/times specified for the course.

Application Procedure For a Pool Member:

All applications must be received by July 26, 2021 to be considered for this position, a one-page covering letter outlining what the applicant brings to the position and an updated Curriculum Vitae. Names of referees may also be included but are not required. Applicants are asked to submit copies of course evaluations for all recent university-level courses taught, if available.

Applications should be sent to: E-mail:aphdsessional.oise@utoronto.ca APHD Chair, Department of Applied Psychology & Human Development, OISE, 252 Bloor St West, Toronto, ON M5S 1V6

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

If during the application and/or selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact aphdsessional.oise@utoronto.ca