Day: September 26, 2014

Aboriginal Education Assistant, Greater Victoria School District

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ABORIGINAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT – GENERAL (Spareboard)

During the school year, Education Assistants play a key role in the success of our students. If your personal and family commitments allow you to be available between 8:00 AM and 3:15 PM then this may be the opportunity to make your knowledge and expertise count. On an as-needed basis you may work Monday through Friday for 16 to 25 hours but not on major holidays, Christmas or Spring Break or during the summer months. It could be a perfect fit for you.

The Aboriginal Education Assistant – General is a member of CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) Local 947 and is paid at a rate of $21.37 per hour plus 11% in lieu of benefits. Starting on our spareboard will allow you to gain experience in any of our 45 schools and can lead to continuing employment when you are ready.

You must have:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • One (1) year Indigenous Community Studies program;

or Community Support Worker program;

or a Teaching Assistant Program certificate;

or equivalent post-secondary courses in child and adolescent development or behavior management.

  • One (1) year specific experience working or volunteering in a leadership role with Aboriginal students, parents and the community.
  • Ability to transfer knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, heritage, values and history.
  • Transportation to any of the schools within the District that will allow you to start as early as 8:00 AM and finish as late as 3:15 PM.

Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry.

For a detailed job description, please go to http://www.sd61.bc.ca – Departments – Human Resource Services – Employee Groups.

Please send cover letter, resume, proof of qualifications and references to: 

Human Resource Services, Greater Victoria School District #61

556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1E8

or Email: hrs@sd61.bc.ca / Fax: 250-475-4113

Deadline for submission: 4:00 PM, Friday, October 24, 2014. 

While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted

Aboriginal Education Assistant Ad 2014-09-22

Sustainability of Small Communities: Why and How, Parksville, BC

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Date: October 2nd 7pm-8:30pm; October 3rd 9:00-3:30pm PDT
Cost: Free
Address
The Beach Club Resort
181 Beachside Dr
Parksville, BC V9P 2H5
Canada
Hosting Organization
International Sustainability Education Foundation

Event Description
What makes communities sustainable economically, socially and environmentally? How can sustainability be achieved in small communities? What are some of the inspiring international examples?

Join us for this workshop:

Evening talk on Oct 2nd – ‘Whistler’s Journey: making sense of Sustainability’. Listen to the story of Whistler’s journey to becoming one of the world’s most sustainable tourism based communities.

Morning of Oct 3rd – learn from experts in the morning about the following topics:

Regional economic development in Canada and the US

Sustainability planning in BC and internationally

Afternoon of Oct 3rd –

Contribute to the discussion through facilitated session in the afternoon:  What does the future hold for small communities in Canada? What makes your community a desirable and sustainable place to live?
Registration Instructions
Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/ e/sustainability-of-small- communities-why-and-how- tickets-12481040127

Or RSVP at info@sustainabilityeducation. ca

Website for more information and speakers:
http://www. sustainabilityeducation.ca/ events–publications.html

Contact e-mail for more information
info@sustainabilityeducation. ca

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Critical Race/Indigenous Studies in Education

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Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty/Division: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Department: Social Justice Education

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Sep 12, 2014

Job Closing: Nov 14, 2014

Description:

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, in Critical Race/Indigenous Studies in Education, in the Department of Social Justice Education. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.

OISE is particularly invested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our scholarly community through research, teaching and service. In addition, candidates who can contribute to OISE’s Centre de recherches en éducation franco-ontarienne (CREFO), are especially welcome.

The successful candidate will have an intellectual focus on critical race/anti-racist and/or indigenous studies in education. We seek applicants with a Ph.D or equivalent at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and expertise in the following areas: anti-colonial approaches to indigeneity and critical race in education; cultural studies and decolonization. Capacity to teach political theory and philosophy is an asset. Evidence of excellence in research and teaching is required. In addition to English, proficiency in French and/or an indigenous language is desirable.

Responsibilities of the position will include: developing and maintaining an active research program; seeking external funding; teaching at the graduate level; undertaking graduate supervision; and working collaboratively with related units across OISE and the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, a statement outlining current and future research interests, and three representative publications. These materials should be submitted online by clicking on the link below.

Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the department chair, Abigail Bakan, c/o Cindy Sinclair, via email at sje.appointments@utoronto.ca. For questions about this position, please contact the chair using the same email address.

The closing date to submit application materials is November 14, 2014.

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s largest and most research-intensive university and the only Canadian university to be named in the top 20 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto, one of the most diverse regions, the University of Toronto’s vibrant academic life is defined by the cultural diversity in its community.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, has for more than a century, made a major contribution to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world. With over 100,000 alumni, 3,000 students and 18 research centres, OISE is home to the University of Toronto’s Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development where OISE is a lead faculty.  Ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community, guided by the highest standards of scholarship and commitment to equity and social justice.

For more information, please visit the Ontario Institute for Studies in Educationhomepage and the Department’s website at: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/sje/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Apply online.

https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1401944

Assistant / Associate Professor – Transnational Feminisms and Qualitative Research in Education

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Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty / Division: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Department: Social Justice Education

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Sep 12, 2014

Job Closing: Nov 14, 2014

Description:

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, in Transnational Feminisms and Qualitative Research in Education, in the Department of Social Justice Education. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.

OISE is particularly invested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our scholarly community through research, teaching and service. In addition, candidates who can contribute to OISE’s Centre de recherches en éducation franco-ontarienne (CREFO), are especially welcome.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and expertise in transnational feminisms, with a focus on gender, sexuality, race, migration, and/or civic engagement. The successful candidate will have an intellectual focus on transnational feminisms and qualitative research (such as ethnography, discourse analysis) in education. Evidence of excellence in research and teaching is required. In addition to English, proficiency in French and/or other language(s) is desirable.

Responsibilities of the position will include: developing and maintaining an active research program; seeking external funding; teaching at the graduate level; undertaking graduate supervision; and working collaboratively with related units across OISE and the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, a statement outlining current and future research interests, and three representative publications. These materials should be submitted online by clicking on the link below.

Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the department chair, Abigail Bakan, c/o Cindy Sinclair, via email at sje.appointments@utoronto.ca. For questions about this position, please contact the chair using the same email address. The closing date to submit application materials is November 14, 2014.

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s largest and most research-intensive university and the only Canadian university to be named in the top 20 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto, one of the most diverse regions, the University of Toronto’s vibrant academic life is defined by the cultural diversity in its community. The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE), has for more than a century, made a major contribution to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world. With over 100,000 alumni, 3,000 students and 18 research centres, OISE is home to the University of Toronto’s Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development where OISE is a lead faculty. Ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community, guided by the highest standards of scholarship and commitment to equity and social justice.

For more information, please visit the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education homepage or the Department’s website at: www.oise.utoronto.ca/sje/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Apply online:

https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1401946