Job Postings

UBC Faculty of Education
NITEP (Indigenous Teacher Education Program) Pathways
Part-Time Teacher: Sessional Lecturer in Indigenous Education (First Peoples 12)

Application open date: February 12th

Application close date: March 19th

NITEP – UBC’s Indigenous Teacher Education Program – invites applications for a​ Sessional Lecturer position​ to support a pathway pilot for high school students to NITEP in teaching First Peoples 12 at the 100 level to a class of eighteen Indigenous high school students as equivalent credit for EDUC 141 (3 credits) in NITEP.

We seek candidates with documented prior experience in teacher education in Indigenous education and experience in teaching, curriculum development, and program coordination in online learning environments. A bachelor’s degree in education is required. Master’s of Education degree or higher education preferred. Other qualifications include familiarity with the BC school system and UBC’s teacher education program, and the ability to work in a self-directed and collaborative manner with other professionals in the community.

Applicants should send a ​cover letter​ ​addressing teaching-leadership interests or philosophy​; curriculum vitae including evidence of teaching, mentoring, and/or curriculum development​; and the names of ​three referees​.

This is a term appointment taking place during Flex Block – B, Quarter 4 Rotation 1 in the Vancouver School Board calendar. The start date for the position is ​April 27, 2021​. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please send applications in the format of one ​bookmarked PDF file​ and sent electronically to Indigenous Education Academic Initiatives Project Manager, Teneille Shea, at ​


Position subject to enrollment minimums and budgetary approval, and is governed by

Part 7 of the Collective Agreement on Conditions of Appointments for Sessional Faculty Members

the remuneration for the assignment will be paid at the sessional pay scale at​.


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, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.