LINC Program Coordinator - Evenings
Location: Edmonton - Southwest Office
Compensation: Commensurate with skills
Start Date: April 1, 2020
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Position Title: LINC Program Coordinator - Evenings
Hours of Work: 18 hours per week (Evenings – Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays)
Location: Southwest Office (820 Saddleback Road)
Closing Date: Open until filled
Start Date: April 1, 2020
About ASSIST: ASSIST Community Services Centre has provided settlement support to newcomers since
1977. Our Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program is a federally funded program
providing immigrants and refugees with the English language and cultural skills necessary for life in Canada.
We strongly value a diverse and multilingual workforce. This position reports to the LINC Program Manager.
Position Summary: The LINC program at ASSIST is seeking an experienced PBLA-trained language instructor
to join our team as a Program Coordinator.
The Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring high quality programming and smooth daily operations of the evening language program. They provide support and supervision to teaching staff, office staff, and students, including the following general duties:
Supervise LINC teachers and office staff, managing daily issues and requests
Provide orientation to new staff and students, and perform intake duties when required
Ensure staff meet all reporting requirements and deadlines; provide reports to Manager
Monitor and encourage implementation of LINC and PBLA programming
Assist in student placement & promotion decisions in unclear or disputed cases
May be required to fill in for a teacher on short notice
Arrange for substitute teachers, field trips, guest speakers or events as needed
Coordinate communication with students, and maintain program schedule and calendar
Collect and review staff timesheets and approve student and staff requests for leave
Degree in ESL, Education or a related field
Certificate or Diploma in Teaching English from an institution recognized by TESL Canada
Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching ESL (Experience in a LINC program is strongly preferred)
Demonstrated experience, knowledge, and familiarity with the LINC program required
Completion of CLB Bootcamp and PBLA training
Previous experience in a supervisory or leadership role mentoring instructors
Highly proficient in spoken and written English and additional language strongly preferred
Experience with multi-cultural clientele, especially those with limited English skills
Service-oriented approach to helping clients and students
Advanced computer skills and a willingness to tackle IT issues
Exceptional time management, decision-making, organizational and prioritization skills
ASSIST offers flexibility and a supportive working environment. Police Information Check including
vulnerable sector search and Intervention Record Check are conditions of employment.
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