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ESL Instructor

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Position Information

Job Title ESL Instructor
Appointment Type Casual
Position Dates January 8, 2024-April 26, 2024
Hours per week/FTE 20
About the Position
As a member of the English Language Centre (ELC), the English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor provides specialized instruction for the purposes of developing students’ ability to effectively perform courses of study in English and acquire the English Language. Reporting to the Chair, English Language Centre / Developmental Education, ESL instructors work closely with their colleagues as well as administrative staff and other coordinators in the ELC.

Key Responsibilities:

Instruction:
♣ Develop and deliver lesson plans utilizing a broad range of appropriate techniques and strategies addressing all aspects of communication that develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at all levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning targets.

♣ Provide a nurturing, supportive and positive learning environment with high expectations that encourage student responsibility, enhance motivation, clearly communicate classroom routines, and incorporate challenging instructional strategies.

♣ Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest and abilities of students, and provides both social and emotional support for English Language Learners.

♣ Prepare materials that fulfill the course objectives; planning lessons, assignments and educational outings that reflect the integrated skills nature of the curriculum, and giving on-going and final student evaluation.

♣ Use the PBLA method of instruction as outlined by IRCC

Student Assessment/Evaluation:
♣ Assist with student placement and registering students in each ESL course and complete reporting criteria as required. Assist with reassessing CLB levels throughout the semester. Implement PBLA standards in teaching according to the guidelines from the lead Instructor.

♣ Address student concerns in a timely, respectful manner according to program protocol with the goal of supporting student success.

♣ Respectfully and proactively engage students in the assessment process and deliver adequate assessments to satisfy PBLA and language level requirements.

Course Development/Administration:
♣ Work cooperatively in an interdependent team environment and participate in curriculum reviews, and curriculum development as needed.

♣ Maintain accurate and complete records as required by contract funder and College guidelines such as; final reports, attendance records, student evaluation and student achievement. Report such information as required.

♣ Participate in in-service and staff development activities to ensure current, relevant TESL theory and ESL teaching strategies and best practices are implemented. Attend staff meetings and established traditional school-sponsored activities.

♣ Comply with and adhere to applicable College and IRCC policies and procedures regarding such areas as student and program confidentiality.
Position Details
Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree with a TESL/ATESL certification required.
• Minimum one year teaching experience in ESL / EFL at the adult level.
Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
• Experience in delivering an integrated skills curriculum.
Salary $56.57 / hour (1 hour preparation / 5 teaching hours)
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number C23-00357
Open Date 12/06/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation