LINC Instructor for CLB Level 6/7 class

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time

Summary:

St. Stephen's Community House is looking for a LINC Instructor to plan, develop and deliver the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada curriculum (CLB 6 - 8) based on the experience, social context, interests, abilities and life goals of the newcomer learners.

Report to: Mananger of Newcomer Services

Responsibilities:

  • Assess and identify learners’ needs; plan and facilitate a curriculum for assigned program (CLB 6 – 8) within the framework of LINC Curriculum Guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Report on learners’ progress and evaluate the program regularly with the learners to assess if it is meeting their language and integration needs
  • Work collaboratively with a team of instructors and settlement workers
  • Keep up-to-date on materials, resources and tools of teaching English as a second language
  • Maintain accurate program records and statistics and prepare lesson plans and required reports in a timely manner
  • Actively participate in and prepare for regular team and individual supervision meetings with the Program Manager
  • Assist in outreach activities and the recruitment, placement and referral of LINC clients as needed
  • Assist the Program Manager in supervising volunteer instructors and TESL students if required

Qualifications:

  • University graduate (Education and/or Linguistics preferred) plus TESL Ontario certified
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in teaching English as a second language
  • Experience in second language acquisition curriculum development, assessment and evaluation, including Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA)
  • Knowledge of CLB framework, learner assessment tools and placement guidelines
  • Demonstrated experience and willingness to teach a variety of English levels including multi-level and split-level classes
  • Proven ability and experience working in a multicultural organization serving diverse ethno-cultural communities
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of adult immigrants and refugees
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a strong team
  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in incorporating technology in class is an asset

Status: Part-time, Union position
Hours: 9/week (three evenings per week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
Hourly rate: $35.43
Work location:
5231 Yonge St, Toronto

How to apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Hiring Committee
St. Stephen’s Community House
91 Bellevue Avenue,
Toronto, ON M5T 2N8

Fax: 416-966-2178

E-mail: 91admin@sschto.ca

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in the position, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.