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LINC Instructor (Part Time)

Organization: ECSD
Location: Edmonton
Compensation: Hourly $15 - $30
Start Date: Aug. 29, 2022
Closing Date: June 28, 2022

Work Location: 12050 - 95A Street

Hours: 11 hours/per week (9 Instructional and 2 Prep)

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

*In accordance with Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada’s regulations, all applicants must be Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian Citizens.

*A clear Police Information and Vulnerable Sector Check and and Intervention Record Check are required and must be submitted to complete the hiring process.

PRIMARY FOCUS/OVERALL ACCOUNTABILITY:
Provide basic English language instruction to adult newcomers to facilitate the
social, cultural, and economic integration of immigrants and refugees into
Canada.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES
1. Adhere to all ECSD LINC policies and procedures;
2. Practice cultural awareness, sensitivity and respect in the workplace;
3. Establish a welcoming, safe and positive learning atmosphere for students;
4. Teach the LINC class/level assigned to immigrant students emphasizing settlement issues and multicultural inclusion;
5. Conduct a needs assessment and plan course content based on students’ preferences following Portfolio Based Language Assessments (PBLA);
6. Create modules/lesson plans/assessments/teaching materials following assigned LINC Curriculum, and a Task-Based Language Teaching approach (TBLT), citing others when referring to or including their work;
7. Instruct and assist students in language learning including digital literacy by following the ECSD LINC Curriculum Guidelines and Digital Literacy Progression list;
8. Organize field trips that utilize TBLT;
9. Assess and record student achievement on the ECSD LINC Assessment Tracker referenced to the Canadian Language Benchmarks and Portfolio Based Language Assessments (PBLA);
10. Prepare student reports/documentation as required at mid-session and session end and conduct student conferences to review their progress;
11. Meet annually with the Site Coordinator to review any concerns and with the
PBLA Lead Instructor to review one productive assessment and one receptive assessment;
12. Participate in in-house PBLA refreshers every 3 years and the PBLA Practice Review Framework as required;
13. Keep current with developments in the ESL teaching profession including literacy
(if applicable) and PBLA through Tutela, CCLB’s eLearning portal, the PBLA Practice
Guidelines, ATESL, etc;
14. Arrange for substitute instructor; for absences shorter than 30 days;
15. Ensure there is a generic “emergency” lesson plan for one full day of instruction. In the event of a known absence, create and submit a complete and current lesson plan for one day for the substitute instructor;
16. Ensure classrooms are clean and tidy at the end of each working shift;
17. Work amicably as a team sharing workspaces and participating in and contributing to materials exchange, staff meetings and professional development;
18. Adhere to Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) with respect to students’ and employees personal information;
19. Perform other duties as assigned by the Site Coordinator.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor's degree in Education, Alberta teaching certificate is preferred; Related bachelor’s degree, and
      1a) 1-2 years of relevant ESL/EAL teaching experience, or
      1b) TESL Canada certification, or
      1c) Completion of the ACE TESOL Certificate
    2.  Language Proficiency Requirements, if required:
      2a) TOEFL iBT – 92 or more with a minimum of 22 in each skill; or
      2b) IELTS General or Academic –7.0 overall score with a minimum of 6.5in each skill;
           or
      2c) CELPIP General – 10 in each skill
    3.  Completion of online CLB Bootcamp Training prior to hire - http://learning.language.ca;
    4.  Bow Valley College Post TESL Certificate would be considered an asset;
    5.  Experience working with adult ESL learners at various levels;
    6.  Demonstrated capability in developing curricula;
    7.  Strong computer skills and knowledge incorporating technology into the ESL classroom;
    8.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 applications and Avenue.ca would be considered a strong asset;
    9.  Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; and,
    10. Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills.
    We thank all applicants for their interest; only those considered for an interview will be contacted. This job vacancy may be used to fill positions for the next 3 months
Apply to: rebecca.palmer@ecsd.net