Sessional - Faculty EDUC 5400

Thompson Rivers University
April 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:$0.00 - $0.00
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Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Sessional)

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Closing Application Date


Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Type

Academic/Career(max 24 credits)

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Position End Date (If Applicable)




Thompson Rivers University is seeking a sessional faculty member who will teach one, two or three sections of EDUC5400: Principles and Processes of Leadership.


This course is designed to examine the current theories and belief systems that contribute to evolving concepts of leadership, particularly leadership in educational settings. A variety of pedagogical approaches will be used to examine processes that develop relationships, encourage team building, facilitate conflict resolution, and encourage innovation, change and organizational performance. Participants will become familiar with various styles of leadership such as charismatic, transformational, transactional, and collegial, and will be encouraged to examine and challenge their own practices in field settings. Students will investigate current models of supervision and performance assessment and assess the models in the context of differing leadership styles. Participants will develop a repertoire of leadership styles and skills that will be applicable in a variety of educational settings.


· A recognized Ph.D or Ed.D. in areas relevant to the course is required

· Three (3) years of full time or equivalent hours teaching in K-12 settings is required

  • Successful experience in K-12 school leadership is required
  • · Demonstrated expertise in the course topic areas is required
  • · Demonstrated experience in integrating Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods is required(TRC CA 62)
  • · Proven skills in building student capacity for intercultural understanding, empathy and mutual respect (TRC CA 62)

    · Teaching excellence, including developing culturally appropriate curricula is required (TRC CA 10)

    · A record of research and publications related to the subject area is strongly preferred

    · Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are required

    Pay Band

    $0.00 - $0.00 ( According to TRUFA Salary Schedule )


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Education and Social Work -> Masters of Education

    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 Colour, 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 Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

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