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Part Time LINC Teacher, Evening

Organization: ECSD
Location: One World…One Centre, and Cardinal Collins
Compensation: Hourly $30 - $50
Start Date: Sept. 6, 2017
End Date: June 28, 2018

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. Foster a welcoming, safe and positive learning atmosphere for students



2. Teach the LINC class assigned.



3. Conduct a needs assessment and plan course content based on students’ preferences.



4. Deliver LINC instruction to immigrant students emphasizing settlement issues and multicultural inclusion.



5. Create module/lesson plans following assigned LINC Curriculum, and a Task-Based Language Teaching approach (TBLT).



6. Instruct and assist students with language learning software in the LINC computer lab.



7. Organize and go on field trips that fit within TBLT and PBLA.



8. Test/assess and record student achievement referenced to the Canadian Language Benchmarks and Portfolio Based Language Assessments (PBLA).



9. Prepare student progress reports at the end of each session and hold conferences with students regarding their progress (Evening teachers will also prepare mid-session progress reports)



10. Ensure there is a generic lesson plan for one full day in the Sub Binder. In the event of a known absence, leave a complete and current lesson plan for one day for the substitute teacher.



11. Arrange for a substitute teacher after office hours and on weekends or holidays.



12. Ensure classrooms are clean and tidy at the end of the working shift, as classrooms are shared spaces.



13. Work as a team participating in and contributing to materials exchange, staff meetings, professional development, potlucks and field trips.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS

•Bachelor's degree in Education, Alberta teaching certificate is preferred.

•Alternate bachelor’s degree, and

     o 1-2 years of ESL/EAL teaching experience, or

     o TESOL certification, or

     o A commitment to take ACE course for qualification.

• Must complete the online CLB Bootcamp Training prior to hire - http://learning.language.ca/course/index.php?categoryid=5

• TESL Canada Professional Certification (Standard One or higher) is an asset.

• Experience working with adult ESL learners at various levels.

• Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.

• Demonstrated capability in developing curricula.

• Strong computer skills and knowledge incorporating technology into the ESL classroom.

• Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills.

Please respond no later than July 7, 2017 with cover letter and resume.

Interviews will be set up for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Apply to: diana.agudelo-cruz@ecsd.net