Call for Sessional Instructors


Call for Sessional Instructors
Peguis First Nation Post-Secondary Transition Program
In partnership with Canadian Mennonite University

The Peguis School Board is seeking qualified sessional instructors to teach the following three credit hour courses in the Peguis Post-Secondary Transition program which will be delivered in our community of Peguis First Nation, Manitoba:

• ACWR 1010P: Introduction to University (Nov 2018)
• ACWR 1010: Academic Writing (Jan 2019)
• INDS 1010: Indigenous Knowledge Part 1: Pre-Contact (March 2019)
• INDS 1020: Indigenous Knowledge Part 2: Post-Contact (May/June 2019 – In Winnipeg)

This community-based university preparation program aims to assist First Nations students with the transition into post-secondary education, using a holistic approach to meet the students’ mental, physical, social and spiritual needs.

The successful applicant would be contracted to teach a 3-credit course that would be delivered 3 days per week, over 4 weeks. Tentative Schedule: MTW, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 1:00 – 4:00pm. PLEASE NOTE: These times and days may be negotiated to meet the instructor’s schedule.

The Instructor will be responsible for preparing the course syllabus to reflect their personal teaching style. A previous syllabus and course resources will be shared with the successful applicant.

Applicants must possess a Master’s in Education and have relevant teaching experience in the area of academic writing and indigenous knowledge. Experience working with First Nations students is vital to the position. As per band hiring policies, preference will be given to Peguis Band Members who possess the necessary qualifications, but all are encouraged to apply. All interested applicants are asked to submit their CV, along with 2 references and daytime availability to:

Carrie Sutherland,
Education Director, Peguis School Board

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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