Teacher (PT Evening)
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
Edmonton, AB

Job Summary:

This is a part-time evening position.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Police Check and Child Intervention Record Check.

Days & Hours of Work

- Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6:00pm - 9:00pm

- 11 hours/per week (9 instructional & 2 prep hours)

Potential Work Location:

3802 - 139 Avenue

Primary Focus: Provide basic English language instruction to adult newcomers to facilitate the social, cultural, and economic integration of immigrants and refugees into Canada.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Foster a welcoming, safe and positive learning atmosphere for students
  • Teach the LINC class assigned.
  • Conduct a needs assessment and plan course content based on students’ preferences.
  • Deliver LINC instruction to immigrant students emphasizing settlement issues and multicultural inclusion.
  • Create module/lesson plans following assigned LINC Curriculum, and a Task-Based Language Teaching approach (TBLT).
  • Instruct and assist students with language learning software in the LINC computer lab.
  • Organize and go on field trips that fit within TBLT and PBLA.
  • Test/assess and record student achievement referenced to the Canadian Language Benchmarks and Portfolio Based Language Assessments (PBLA).
  • Prepare student progress reports at the end of each session and hold conferences with students regarding their progress.
  • 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.
  • Arrange for a substitute teacher after office hours and on weekends or holidays.
  • Ensure classrooms are clean and tidy at the end of the working shift, as classrooms are shared spaces.
  • Work as a team participating in and contributing to materials exchange, staff meetings, professional development, potlucks and field trips.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Alberta teaching certificate is preferred;
  • Alternate bachelor’s degree, and

1-2 years of ESL/EAL teaching experience, or
TESOL certification, or
A commitment to take ACE course for qualification.

  • Language Proficiency Requirements, if required:

TOEFL iBT – 92 or more with a minimum of 22 in each skill
IELTS General or Academic – 7.0 overall score with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill; or, CELPIP General – 10 in each skill

  • Must complete the online CLB Bootcamp Training prior to commencing employment
  • 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; and,
  • Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills.

Please note this position is only open to Canadian Citizens and/or Permanent Residents of Canada.

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

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $34.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Time Management: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Location:

  • Edmonton, AB (Required)

Licence:

  • ESL Certification (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)