Program Coordinator

OVERVIEW

The Faculty of Education's Preservice Professional Studies (PPS) invites experienced educators to apply for the role(s) of Program Coordinator for the teacher education programs offered in the Lower Mainland.

Delivered under the direction of Simon Fraser University, the Program Coordinator will hold a full-time (1.0) appointment throughout the duration of the program, from August 1, 2022 until May 31, 2023.

Download the job description for more information. 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Coordinator plays an advisory role for the Faculty Associate, providing support and consultation on a variety of program matters, including student performance.

In consultation with the Faculty Associate, the Program Coordinator is also responsible for arranging student practicum placements within the school districts and for liaison that will enhance the students’ exposure to professional expertise within the school districts.

Program Coordinators also visit area schools regularly, developing supportive relationships with teachers and School Associates. 

The Faculty Associate works collaboratively with the Program Coordinator and is primarily responsible for student instruction and supervision.

REQUIREMENTS

The Faculty of Education welcomes applicants from a variety of backgrounds that reflect the diversity of Canadian society.

Selection of candidates is based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team 
  • Willingness to examine and refine one's practice 
  • Curriculum and instructional needs of the program 
  • Normally five years of demonstrated excellence in public school teaching 
  • Sensitivity to equity issues
  • Previous Faculty Associate experience at Simon Fraser University (required)
  • Work experience with adult learners (recommended) 
  • Previous School Associate experience (recommended) 
  • Experience with computer technology (recommended)

HOW TO APPLY

Complete the online application form by Tuesday, March 8, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

APPLICATIONS OPEN: 

1-2 Program Coordinators, Lower Mainland

Applications deadline:  Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 4:00 PM

QUESTIONS?

Amy Wiebe Lau
Manager, Preservice Professional Studies
Faculty of Education
Phone: 778-782-4358
Email: pps_manager@sfu.ca