CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT- ESL AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS EXPERTS
NORQUEST COLLEGE
Edmonton, AB
Job Description

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT - ESL AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS EXPERTS

FACULTY OF FOUNDATIONAL, CAREER AND INTERCULTURAL STUDIES

NorQuest College is a leader in English language training. We have developed the curriculum, resources, and skills to provide top-quality instruction. We offer a variety of excellent English programs and courses to meet our students’ diverse needs. Canadian Language Benchmarks are an integral part of our programs.

Currently, NorQuest is working on an Essential Skills and Canadian Language Benchmark curriculum development project. The projects utilizes external resources to assist with project development. We are inviting Expressions of Interest for individuals who are interested in contributing to the project.
Develop LINC/ESL classroom material
Develop training materials for instructors
Review and modify developed curriculum
Experience teaching newcomers or developing curriculum for CLB 3-5 Essential Skills upskilling; Workplace Skills; Job Preparation; Workplace Culture is needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborate with project team to modify developed modules, lesson plans and PBLA assessment tasks for CLB 3 employment, CLB 5 employment, and CLB 5 certificates
Develop training materials for instructors
Develop curriculum guides for instructors
Observe classes using material and input to team on material
Project work as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience teaching LINC; CLB 3 & 5
Experience teaching literacy students
Experience developing LINC modules, lesson plans and PBLA assessment tasks
Working knowledge of the Essential Skills
Essential Skills training prefered
Experience training instructors an asset
A keen sense of the big picture and an eye for details
Experience with course development

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Strong curriculum knowledge and a proven ability to multi task
Strong relationship building ability to work cooperatively with other stakeholders
Can work independently while being a part of a project team
Must have excellent editing skills, attention to detail, be able to take initiative and adhere to deadlines
Proficient with Microsoft Office 2010 software applications required
SALARY: This is fee for service contract. Specific deliverables will be established in conjunction with the developers based on areas of expertise.

CLOSING DATE: Open until all positions are filled, candidates will be reviewed and possibly interviewed, as they apply. PLEASE APPLY EARLY!

TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.