Department / Faculty: Education
Course Name: Assessment for Learning I
Course Code: GCRD 6330 183
Academic Term: Summer Session I
Class Timetable: S 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Course Unit Value: 0.5
Start Date: 4/29/2013
End Date: 6/21/2013
Qualifications: A PhD in Education, with a focus on Exceptionality, School or Educational Psychology or a related discipline, is preferred. A MAEd or MEd will be considered with at least five years’ of recent and relevant experience in schools. Experience in a variety of roles in the educational system at the elementary/secondary level, experience teaching graduate courses and knowledge of the types of issues and challenges impacting student services personnel is an asset. The candidate also will have expertise in response to intervention, the construction of informal measures to assess learning, be knowledgeable in assessment for learning in various academic areas such as reading, writing and math as well as the ability to critically review, administer, score, interpret and provide meaningful recommendations using a range of selected standardized achievement and diagnostic test instruments/procedures.
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking, distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student appeals, and other duties appropriate to the appointment. All distance (DLCE) courses require completion of current technology orientation from DLCE.
Additional Duties: This course will be taught in Truro, NS.
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912

The following is the current stipend schedule contained in the Collective Agreement, including 6% vacation pay. Stipends listed correspond to a full unit (1.0) course. Contract stipends will be prorated according to the course unit value.



September 1, 2012

September 1, 2013

September 1, 2014

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This position is subject to budgetary approval and is dependent on adequate enrolment in the course. The precise course section number posted here may be subject to adjustment.
How to apply: Send your letter of application accompanied by current curriculum vitae (CV) and the names of three references to the contact name and address provided below.

Dr. Allan Neilsen, Faculty of Education
Mount Saint Vincent University,
166 Bedford Highway,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3M 2J6.
DIRECTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Please merge all application components into one (1) PDF document and send via email to the address indicated in the posting. Your PDF document name should include: Applicant name, month and year, e.g., SMITH.JANE.FEB.2013.PDF
Application deadline: 2/22/2013
Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. Qualified applicants with precedence under the Collective Agreement with CUPE 3912 will be considered first for appointment.