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EDU-334 Play-Based Learning

EDU-334 : Play-based Learning and Teaching in the JK-SK Program (PJ)
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Adjunct  On site Open until filled Starts: September 2024
Redeemer University invites applications for an adjunct position in the School of Education B. Ed. program for the first six weeks of the fall term of 2024. Candidates must be aligned with Redeemer’s Christian identity and mission of integrating faith into learning. This course is currently scheduled for Wednesday evenings.
Redeemer University invites applications for an adjunct position in the School of Education B. Ed. program for the first six weeks of the fall term of 2024. Candidates must be aligned with Redeemer’s Christian identity and mission of integrating faith into learning. This course is currently scheduled for Wednesday evenings.

Why Work at Redeemer?

For over 41 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.

Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.

Redeemer offers 41 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.

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EDU-334 Play-Based Learning
EDU-334 : Play-based Learning and Teaching in the JK-SK Program (PJ)
faculty
Adjunct  Open until filled Starts: September 2024

Course Information

EDU-334: Play-based Learning and Teaching in the JK-SK Program (PJ)

This course will support teaching and learning in the full day Kindergarten Program in Ontario schools. In this course students will grow in their understanding of play based learning and learn how to organize learning around the Four Frames of the Kindergarten Program: belonging and contributing, self-regulation and well-being, demonstrating literacy and mathematics behaviours, and problem-solving and innovating. Students wishing to be in a kindergarten practicum must take this course. (1.5 credits)

The Position

Redeemer University invites applications for an adjunct position in the School of Education B. Ed. program for the first six weeks of the fall term of 2024. Candidates must be aligned with Redeemer’s Christian identity and mission of integrating faith into learning.

Responsibilities

  • All duties associated with teaching this course. Such duties are guided by approved Course-Level Learning Outcomes
  • Scheduled office hours with students.
  • Non-classroom time made up of preparation of lectures, student consultation, marking or grading, including grade appeals and cases of academic dishonesty.

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • Previous teaching experience at the Kindergarten level is an asset.

Education, Training & Certifications

Candidates should possess a B.Ed. and a Master's degree. Certification with the Ontario College of Teachers is an asset. Interested applicants who do not have such degrees or certification, but who have experience teaching Kindergarten and have other professional designations are encouraged to apply.

The Application Process

As a liberal arts and sciences university rooted in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, we seek candidates committed to this framework. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching quality, the names of two individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference should the applicant advance to a later stage of the process. In addition to these materials, applicants must include a short statement describing their own Christian faith commitment and practice, its alignment with Redeemer’s mission and its impact on their academic and professional work. A range of qualifications will be evaluated, including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with Redeemer’s identity as a university in the Protestant and particularly Reformed Christian tradition. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Direct applications to: Dr. Peter Neumann, Vice President, Academic

Submit applications to: facultysearch@redeemer.ca (please quote position title in subject line)

Expiry date: Posted until filled (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)

Anticipated start date: September 2024

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