Winter 2023-2024 GTA Positions


Faculty of Education

Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education

Winter 2023-2024 GTA Positions

Posted on May 18, 2023 | Application Deadline: June 16, 2023

EPSE 308:  Development, Learning and Culture in the Classroom

EPSE 308 Qualifications

Preference is given to candidates who have experience teaching in the areas of development, learning, and/or culture and who have a strong understanding of areas related to cultivating supportive classroom and school environments. While this course is delivered in-person, candidates need to have a good understanding of how to use Canvas as portions of the course will be online (including assignment submission and grading). Preferred candidates will have completed EPSE 606, University and College Teaching. Experience teaching or counselling in K-12 schools is also preferred.

Successful candidates must also have the approval of their research supervisor (based on making satisfactory progress in the program).

Specific Course Information and Requirements

EPSE 308 in a lecture/seminar format where TAs must attend the lectures and then are responsible to run activities in smaller groups in their seminar sections.  In these seminars TAs are responsible for monitoring student progress, facilitating discussions, respond to student questions, grade assignments and help with student groups as needed.  The course runs in a standard format, so TAs must adhere to the standardized syllabus and course content.  They are responsible to make themselves familiar with the intent and content of the course, however they will be highly supported during the term. It is expected that all instructors will attend a number of planning sessions and mentoring meetings that will take place in the summer and throughout the fall term. All graduate students in masters or doctoral programs meeting the general qualifications are welcome to apply for these sections.

Application Procedure

To apply, please download and complete the  ECPS GTA Application Cover Letter Template  and submit along with your CV to the following address: Applications without using the template will not be reviewed.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to confirm receipt of submissions over the phone or by mail, nor can we provide the status of applicants except to those who are selected for an interview.