Course Lecturer EDEE253-003 DISE W24

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EDEE 253 Kindergarten Classroom Pedagogy

Elementary Education: An orientation to the Kindergarten curriculum. Integration of the school subject areas (language arts, second language, mathematics, social sciences, science, expressive arts, moral and religious education, and physical education) in a manner appropriate to the developmental level of the pre-school child.  

Course Credits: 3

Number of positions available: 1

This course is not Team taught.

Teaching Qualification Requirements:


  • PhD (completed or in progress) in Early Childhood education, Curriculum and instruction or Pedagogy, Elementary Education or clearly related field

  • Master educator with a completed MA in Early Childhood education, Curriculum and Instruction/Pedagogy, Elementary Education or a clearly related field and extensive relevant experience as a n early childhood educator


1. Expert knowledge of:

  • Observation as assessment

  • nurturing approaches/attachment theory

  • play-based curriculum

  • early literacy development

  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum

2. Previous successful experience teaching similar course(s) at the undergraduate or graduate level

3. Experience teaching and extensive knowledge of the Quebec Education program including the Ministry of Education professional competencies


  • Excellent French language proficiency, both oral and written

  • Knowledge of the impact and proven record integrating pedagogical approaches anchored to equity, diversity and inclusion

  • Familiarity using myCourses, ZOOM and other similar online platforms to facilitate quality teaching and learning experiences

  • Familiarity with the application of a variety of digital teaching and learning tools

Other Information / Requirements include:

  • Instruction in this course may be delivered remotely if indicated as required by the university

  • Commitment to working with a team of committed and engaged instructors. Must be available to attend course coordination and planning meeting minimum of 2 weeks in advance of course start date.

Other information:

Posting Period: October 2, 2023 to October 16, 2023 (inclusive)

Hiring Unit:

Department of Integrated Studies in Education

Course Title:

Kindergarten Classroom Pedagogy

Subject Code:

EDEE 253 003


EDUC 437


F 08:35 am-11:25 am

Deadline to Apply:


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