Field Placement Instructor

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 13, 2019
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North
Location Thompson, MB
Category Business / Management
Client University College of the North
Contact Information


Classification: Instructor
Part-Time Term Position: August 26, 2019 to June 19, 2020
18 Hours Per Week
Thompson, Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.

The Position: This position will be responsible to assist in setting up practicum placements, conducting seminars and coordinating evaluation with cooperating teachers in the schools in Thompson and outlying communities. The successful candidate will work with school divisions, First Nations education authorities and other appropriate organizations to establish appropriate field placement opportunities for pre-service teachers.


  • Bachelor of Education with a permanent Manitoba Teaching Certificate (or equivalent from another jurisdiction)
  • Minimum of five years’ teaching experience in First Nations or public schools (K-12) (may consider less)
  • Demonstrated creative and culturally-relevant instructional practices within an Indigenous perspective; ability to learn from and work with Elders and traditional knowledge keepers
  • Experience working with pre-service student teachers or first year teachers in a team setting
  • Experience with various evaluating or assessing tools
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Effective organizational and management skills
  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern communities
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Indigenous culture


  • The ability to speak an Indigenous language
  • A Master’s degree in Education
  • Experience as an administrator in the school system
  • Experience with a post-secondary teacher education program

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Ability to travel across the province to remote and rural communities as needed

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application.

Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 19-066

Closing Date: August 23, 2019; however, will remain open until filled

Salary Range:

$31.40 to $46.64 hourly, plus remoteness allowance

Apply to:

University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources

P.O. Box 3000

The Pas MB R9A 1M7

Fax: (204) 623-4414

Email: (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

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