AFE Opportunities (Apr 2019)

The following organizations are interested in hosting a spring Alternative Field Experience (April 1-26, 2019). This list will be updated as additional organizations are confirmed.
There are many others who would make fantastic AFE hosts – please continue to contact organizations directly.

See How to Contact an AFE Host for tips on reaching out to an organization for the first time.

After securing a host, an AFE Proposal must be submitted and approved by the Faculty of Education before teacher candidates are able to begin the AFE.

 

SCIXCHANGE, SCIENCE OUTREACH – RYERSON UNIVERSITY, TORONTO

Opportunity: Facilitate hands-on classroom science activities on Ryerson campus and in local schools, grades 2-12, and work on special projects. For full details, click here.

Accepting: 1 to 2 teacher candidates, P/J/I/S. If in I/S, math or science teaching subjects preferred. If in P/J/I, a background in science is not required (just an interest in strengthening your science knowledge).

TC Process: Contact Leigh, Science Enrichment & Outreach Coordinator, at l.paulseth@ryerson.ca Leigh will arrange for an informal phone interview to discuss the opportunity.

Posted: Dec 13, 2018

 

ELEMENTARY DANCE EDUCATION – RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Opportunity: Support the development of an elementary dance education resource website under the mentorship of Dr. Traci Scheepstra, dance and drama specialist in the Faculty of Education. Click here for full details.

Accepting: any teacher candidates, a background in dance is NOT required

TC Process: View full details at link above.

Posted: Dec 6, 2018

 

WESTERN ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE (WELC)

Opportunity: Housed in the Faculty of Education building, WELC provides English language training. Teacher candidates will work directly in a variety of academic and social contexts, including student support, exam prep, cultural engagement and student orientation.

Accepting: 1 to 5 teacher candidates

TC Process: Email a resume and personal introduction to Paula Schwartz Calderari, Program Coordinator, at pcaldera@uwo.ca

Posted: Dec 6, 2018

 

DIGITAL HUMAN LIBRARY (dHL), VIRTUAL NON-PROFIT

Opportunity: Join dHL, Canada’s premier digital experiential learning library, in advancing K-12 education through curriculum/program development, provincial/national projects, research, podcasts, curation and more. Click here for full details. 

Accepting: up to four teacher candidates

TC Process: Submit a resume and cover letter to Leigh Cassell, Founder & President at admin@digitalhumanlibrary.org

Posted: Dec 6, 2018

 

FDK ECE AT EAST CARLING PUBLIC SCHOOL, TVDSB

Opportunity: Work with an RECE and their teaching partner to learn more about the collaboration happening in FDK classrooms.

Accepting: one teacher candidate

TC Process: Contact Leanne Nagle (ECE) and Debbie Campbell (OCT) at leanne.nagle@tvdsb.on.ca Include an overview of your related experience and reason for interest.

Posted: Dec 5, 2018 FULL Dec 14, 2018

 

PERIMETER INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS, WATERLOO

Opportunity: Perimeter, the leading centre for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics, is focused on advancing our understanding of the universe at the most fundamental level. Review and develop curriculum connections to support grade 5-12 teachers across Canada.

Accepting: 1 or 2 teacher candidates in the STEM Specialty. Ideally at least one of the teacher candidates will have an undergraduate degree in Physics.

TC Process: Submit a resume and references to Marie Strickland, Educational Outreach Senior Manager, at mstrickland@perimeterinstitute.ca

Posted: Dec 5, 2018

 

ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE, TORONTO

Opportunity: Observe and assist in school programs and workshops, and assist Ontario Science Centre School Teachers with labs and lessons. Participate in section meetings and other OSC programs, exhibits and events. Work independently and on a team in a dynamic environment with changing projects/tasks/opportunities.

Accepting: 1 or 2 teacher candidates, with a background in Science

TC Process: Submit a resume and references to Melanie Checkeris, Manager of School Programs, at melanie.checkeris@osc.on.ca

Posted: Dec 5, 2018

 

FANSHAWE COLLEGE – MATH/SCIENCE COURSES

Opportunity: Support the Math, Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy and/or Physics instructors in the School of Language and Liberal Studies during their Term 2 courses and exams. These courses are taken by students in many different programs who may or may not have a background in math/science. Gain an understanding of the math/science expectations your students will encounter after high school. (Note – Fanshawe parking is $8/day)

Accepting: one teacher candidate, Intermediate/Senior with teaching subject(s) in math and/or science

TC Process: Send a teaching portfolio/resume to the BEd Program Coordinator, kmentone@uwo.ca

Posted: Dec 5, 2018

 

TROIS-PISTOLES, QUEBEC

Opportunity: unique opportunity combining teaching in a French-language classroom and volunteer work in the community. Stay with a host family and participate in pre-arranged cultural activities. Bursaries are available. For full details, click here.

Accepting: Between 5 and 25 teacher candidates will be accepted

TC Process: Email a resume to the BEd Program Coordinator, kmentone@uwo.ca. Submit an AFE Proposal online.

Posted: Dec 5, 2018

 

TORONTO DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD (TDSB)

Opportunity: join a classroom teacher, support teacher or department at a TDSB school. Do not contact a TDSB school directly – all requests must go through the TDSB board office.

Accepting: multiple teacher candidates

TC Process: Email BEd Program Coordinator, kmentone@uwo.ca, with the preferred grades/subjects. Include your top 3 Toronto Ward location preferences (ward map). Placement will depend on board approval and requested locations are not guaranteed. Requests must be made before February 15, 2019.

Posted: Dec 4, 2018

 

UPPER GRAND DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD (UGDSB)

Opportunity: join a classroom teacher, support teacher or department at an UGDSB school. Do not contact a school directly – all requests must go through the UGDSB board office.

Accepting: multiple teacher candidates

TC Process: Email BEd Program Coordinator, kmentone@uwo.ca, with the preferred grades/subjects/neighbourhoods. Placement will depend on board approval and requested locations are not guaranteed.

Posted: Dec 4, 2018

 

YORK REGION DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD (YRDSB)

Opportunity: join a classroom teacher, support teacher or department at a YRDSB school. Do not contact a school directly – all requests must go through the YRDSB board office.

Accepting: multiple teacher candidates

TC Process: Email BEd Program Coordinator, kmentone@uwo.ca, with the preferred grades/subjects/neighbourhoods. Placement will depend on board approval and requested locations are not guaranteed.

Posted: Dec 4, 2018

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