Part-Time Sessional Lecturer – ECED 490 Faculty Advising

The Early Childhood Education Program in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia invites applications from early childhood educators with expertise in early years education (including preschool, childcare, kindergarten and primary grades) for a part-time faculty advisor position (as Sessional Lecturer) commencing in September 2019 with practicum supervision in various Lower Mainland early childhood education settings.

ECED 490 is the initial observational practicum experience for students completing a program of studies leading towards BC ECE Basic Certification. Successful applicants will supervise up to ten students (equivalent of approximately .4 credits).

Candidates must have a recognized Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (or nearing completion of a Master’s degree ECE or related field), a minimum of 3 years of recent teaching experience in an early childhood setting, experience acting as a mentor, excellent communication skills, and a disposition toward inquiry and communicative teaching and learning. Preference will be given to those with a record of excellence in teaching in early childhood settings in British Columbia. Knowledge of current curriculum developments (e.g., BC Early Learning Framework) and early childhood pedagogical approaches is highly desirable.

The appointment is subject to enrollment and budgetary approval.  Sessional appointments are governed by Part 7 of the Collective Agreement: Conditions of Appointments for Sessional Lecturers and the remuneration for this assignment will be based on the Faculty of Education Sessional Pay Scale.


The application package must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • C.V. – Please include:
  • current home address, phone number, and email
  • professional and teaching experiences
  • evaluations of teaching (where available)
  • names of a minimum of three referees with their mailing addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses.


Please send application packages as a single PDF via email to:   Vicki Domansky (
In your email subject line, please state clearly that it is an application for ECED 490.
Please be advised that only applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application deadline:    3:30pm (PST) June 28, 2019

For further information, please contact: Iris Berger (


Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.