Summary

Reporting to the Division Manager and Instructional Coordinator – LCC, imparts basic to advanced English skills, as assigned, to adult ESL students while supplementing their knowledge and understanding of local social and cultural norms. Monitors their progress and submits reports in a timely and mutually acceptable manner.

Responsibilities

  • Utilize any lesson plans provided by the regular program instructors. Prepare materials as needed and conduct classroom lessons consistent with teaching goals and overall Program objectives.
  • Provide feedback to students, referring them to the appropriate resources. Resolve any student issue/problem in a manner consistent with LCC guidelines/policies, proactively seeking help from the Instructional Coordinators as needed.
  • Maintain up-to-date records and files on students, as required.
    Long-term on-call assignments (in excess of one week), on-call instructors may also be required to:
  • Develop daily and long-term lesson plans to achieve identified CLB objectives.
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate reports on students’ daily attendance, periodic assessments, evaluations and progress reports. Coordinate exit testing of students.
  • Collaborate with other Program staff and teachers in addressing /resolving common issues and creating mutually relevant action plans for the ESL Program.
  • Stay informed of up-to-date ESL teaching techniques/methodologies to help ensure that LCC operations and methods remain current.
  • Organize field trips, arrange for guest speakers and other socio-cultural activities that connect learners with the community consistent with teaching goals and overall program objectives.

Qualifications:

University degree supplemented by TESL Canada-recognized certification, a minimum of six (6) months’ ESL teaching experience. Preference may be given to candidates with teaching experience with adults and experience/training in use of educational technology such as SmartBoards.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication skills in both written and oral English.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with people from diverse multicultural backgrounds and at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and address client needs.
  • Familiar with the use of educational technology including SmartBoards.
  • A proven student-focused, team player.
  • Able to pass and maintain a Criminal Record Check.
  • Ability to perform all the duties of the position.

Applications must include “2018-LCC-01A” in the subject line and can be sent to: jobs@issbc.org or apply online below.

Closing Date: By 4 pm, Monday, April 30, 2018 (A review of applications will be on a continual basis while the posting is open)

Salary Rate: $23.69 per hour

ISSofBC offers to eligible staff an outstanding medical and employer-matched RRSP benefits.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

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