Academic Access(max 546 hrs)

  • Anywhere


Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Faculty (Sessional)
Posting In effect from
Closing Application Date
Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.
Instructional Type
Academic Access(max 546 hrs)
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)
The University and Employment Preparation Department (Faculty of Education and Social Work) at Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a sessional faculty member to teach the multi-level Adult Basic Education course ENGL 0500/0600 in Lillooet in Fall 2021:

ENGL 0500 – Developing Writing Skills

ABE – Advanced: A basic writing skills course which covers mechanics, sentence structure, grammar and composition. The major modes of writing (description, narration, and exposition) are covered.

ENGL 0600 – Literature and Composition

ABE – Provincial: ENGL 0600 is a Provincial Level (Grade 12 equivalency) course which prepares students for the demands of compositions required in academic courses. It provides for further development of writing and thinking skills begun in earlier levels. Students work with a variety of rhetorical models for essay development. Also included is a critical analysis of selected works of prose and poetry.


•    Master’s degree in a relevant field
•    Teaching Certificate or Instructor’s Diploma
•    Experience teaching adults
•    Proven skills and experience working with learning technology platforms and tools
•    Experience working with and within Indigenous communities
•    Proven skills in building student capacity for intercultural understanding, empathy, and mutual respect (TRC CA 63)
•    Demonstrated experience in integrating Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods (TRC CA 62)
•    Teaching excellence, including developing culturally appropriate curricula (TRC CA 10)

Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview
Pay Band
According to TRUFA Salary Schedule
Lillooet, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Education and Social Work -> University and Employment Preparation
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Color, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Career website.

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