SL172417-Winter 2021-ECS *4080 (ECS Program) Field Practicum VI

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Guelph Humber Programs
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2021
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
Effective Fall 2019, a Sessional Lecturer holds a ROFR should the course be offered as a SL work assignment in one of the following six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a ROFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system.
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
ECS *4080 (ECS Program)
Course Name: 
Field Practicum VI
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
Students continue their practicum at the same site they were placed for Field Practicum V. This allows for an in-depth experience independently planning, implementing and evaluating curriculum for children and/or their families in collaboration with other professionals. Students use the knowledge gained in the previous semester to refine their reflective practice skills in a weekly integrative seminar and through the development of an e-Portfolio Students will gain practical experience in the role of Early Childhood Professional, further developing their knowledge and skills in leadership, research, communication, programming, advocacy, teamwork, social justice and reflective practice. -To view course outlines from previous offerings of this course (if available), please visit: IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING Winter 2021 WORK ASSIGNMENTS AND COURSE DELIVERY: When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that the course is being delivered in a remote delivery format. Requirements for Winter 2021 course delivery include: -Course should be designed and delivered within an inclusive and accessible learning environment consistent with the principles of Universal Instructional Design (see: Please contact Nikki Martyn, Program Head, Early Childhood Studies ( should you like to discuss the remote delivery format of this course prior to making an application.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Instructor may be required to participate in course website training; Candidate will be required to work remotely, primarily via the University’s CourseLink system (
Required Qualifications
Masters related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Previous experience teaching in ECS at the University of Guelph-Humber; Significant experience working with children and/or families in the field of Early Childhood Education or related field of Early Intervention and Prevention.
Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate in the field of Early Childhood Studies and/or related to children
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Many years of successful teaching related to contents of the course.
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Candidates should provide in their application evidence of prior teaching experience and teaching success/excellence related to course content, which may include a dossier, teaching philosophy, examples of teaching innovations, course developments, evaluations of previously taught courses (e.g., peer evaluations and/or student feedback), reference letters, and any other relevant information they wish to have evaluated by the selection committee (some documents on file in the department or program, such as UofGH course evaluations of courses taught on UofG contracts, may also be used). Registered as an Early Childhood Educator. Preference will be given to a candidate with previous experience supervising students and providing feedback to students in field practicums. Strong familiarity with current teaching and learning literature related to experiential learning. Experience working in a variety of settings with children and families is an asset.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Section 01: Monday 11:40 AM - 1:25 PM; field placement days: Thursday & Friday. Section 02: Monday 1:30 PM - 3:15 PM; field placement days: Thursday & Friday.
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
January 7, 2021 to May 4, 2021
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,485.99 (effective 2020/21)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information: Please apply through the online application process only: NOTE: Applications via e-mail will not be accepted. If you have technical issues with the online application, please contact Computing and Communications Services (CCS) at University of Guelph: Email: , Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 58888

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