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LINC 7 Instructor-Vancouver Formosa Academy

Start Date:       Jan 4, 2022

Days/Times:     Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur  9:00 am 12:00 noon (12 hours/week)

Mode of Instruction: online, in person or both

Classes are scheduled to start online but may move to in-person or blended instruction later in the term.

On-Site Location: Vancouver Formosa Academy: 5621 Killarney St, Vancouver, B.C.

Instructor Qualifications:

·      University degree and TESL certification from a training organization recognized by TESL Canada

·       Minimum 2 years of teaching experience in adult ESL, preferably in a settlement- based program

·      Experience in and understanding of Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and Portfolio Based  Language Assessment (PBLA)

·       Strong competency in computer literacy and the use of educational web tools

·       Experience facilitating an online educational environment using platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams

·       Experience with Avenue.ca will be considered an asset

·       Excellent verbal and written English skills

·      Highly organized, flexible, and sensitive to the needs of new immigrants to Canada

Instructor Duties:

·      Instruct classes of ESL adult newcomers to British Columbia in the LINC program.

·       Understand and teach according to the PBLA Practice Guidelines

·      Prepare course materials and module plans based on Canadian Language   Benchmarks

·       Design CLB aligned assessments and track learner progress.

·      Conduct ongoing needs assessments with learners and develop lessons accordingly

·     Plan for and assist learners in developing their portfolios and complete the required documentation

·     Complete student progress reports and conduct student conferences

·     Supervise field trips and host guest speakers as appropriate.

·      Refer students to community services and other resources as required

·      Maintain student attendance, progress records, and write monthly reports to administration

·      Participate in professional development and staff meetings as required

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a Criminal Records Check.

Instructor Salary: $32/ hour (including preparation time)

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Sian Tudela, LINC Coordinator, Vancouver Formosa Academy
E-mail: sianlincvfa@shaw.ca  Closing Date: Open until filled

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you.