Sessional Lecturer: CTL7085H – Issues in Literacy

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 11/17/2022
Req ID: 28555
Faculty/Division: OISE/UT
Department: Dept of Curriculum, Teaching & Learning
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


In this course, current issues related to literacy instruction and their theoretical underpinnings will be explored. We will examine research related to this issues and how the impact they can have on classroom programming. Candidates will have an opportunity to discuss their personal beliefs and views about literacy education as they bridge theory with practice. Instruction in this course will include lecture, written response, group activities, and group investigations.

Teaching Level
: Primary/Junior

Estimated course enrolment
: 30

Estimated TA support
: None

Class schedule
: Wednesday 13:30 – 16:30

Sessional dates of appointment
: Jan 2023 – Apr 2023

: Minimum stipend as of May 1, 2022 is $8,489.67 (inclusive of vacation pay) for a half credit course. Salary may be prorated based on the appointment percentage.

Minimum qualifications
: Candidates should possess a doctoral degree or other graduate degree and relevant teacher experiences in K-12 settings in a relevant discipline as well as demonstrated currency and mastery of the subject area. Mastery may be demonstrated, but not limited to scholarly publications establishing expertise in the area. Demonstrated knowledge and practice of equity, diversity and inclusion required. An Ontario Teaching Certificate is an asset.

Preferred qualifications
: NA

Description of duties
: Prepare, organize, and teach this course; be available to students seeking assistance between classes; evaluate and provide students with feedback on their work.

Application instructions:
Please indicate in a letter of application why you believe your experience qualifies you to teach this particular course. Please include a current CV and names of three referees in your cover-letter. If you are selected for an interview, we will notify you to provide reference letters. Please apply at:

Closing Date:
11/27/2022, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

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