LINC Instructor

Job city: 
Scarborough
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time

Summary:

Catholic Crosscultural Services - CCS is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion or status. CCS is seeking a part-time (17.5 hrs. /week) LINC Instructors to teach afternoon LINC classes 5 days/week at our Scarborough location.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach an English language class following the LINC Curriculum Guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Design PBLA based module, lesson plans and assessment tasks for on-going evaluation of learners’ progress based on the CLB & PBLA Guidelines
  • Combine classroom teaching with computer lab instruction using educational software
  • Design and deliver short and long-term lesson plans consistent with accepted teaching methods and the needs and level of the class
  • Incorporate a variety of learning materials into lesson plans to meet different learning styles
  • In consultation with LINC Manager, plan events and activities that complement the curriculum
  • Orient students to portfolios as a learning and assessment tool
  • Work with individual students to determine their learning goals and provide regular feedback on their progress
  • Prepare and administer tests to evaluate student progress
  • Ensure an anti-bias classroom atmosphere where participants are welcomed and are actively participating
  • Participate in professional development sessions and incorporate the material to enhance teaching
  • Ensure students understand relevant CCS and program policies; ensure policies are implemented and followed
  • Collaborate with other CCS staff to ensure LINC students have access to all CCS programs, as needed
  • Maintain an accurate record of student attendance, achievement, and outcomes
  • Submit daily lesson plans in timely manner to LINC Manager
  • Ensure the confidentiality of student and agency files and documentation (electronic and hard copy) in accordance with all required policies
  • Ensure responsible use and care of CCS equipment and resources
  • Complete monthly reports including narrative and statistical information as required

Qualifications:

  • TESL Certificate from a recognized institution and ongoing membership with TESL Ontario
  • Previous successful experience (minimum 2 years) teaching ESL or LINC at various levels
  • Knowledge and experience of PBLA is preferred
  • Excellent lesson planning skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with adults of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Computer skills with knowledge of ESL educational software, MS Word and Internet
  • Good knowledge of Canadian Language Benchmarks and ability to benchmark students’ progress
  • Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills
  • Punctual, reliable, disciplined
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon receipt of a clear criminal reference check

Part-Time contract, 17.5 hours/wk
Hours: 3.5 hrs /day, 5 days a week
Hourly Wage: $37.13 per hour plus 4% vacation pay
Location: Scarborough

How to Apply:

Please submit resume with cover letter quoting file #T279 no later than 5:00 p.m. on 23rd of August, 2019 to:

Email: resume@cathcrosscultural.org

Catholic Crosscultural Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.