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Trinity Language Centre Job Opportunity

Trinity Language Center (TLC), Richmond & Langley Campus of Trinity Western University

Sessional Instructor Position

Job Description

TLC has an instructor opening for the Fall semester (15 weeks) starting from Sept. 8, 2021. This position involves 5 hours of weekly EAP teaching for international students at the advanced level; it is potential that the contract renews for Spring 2022 onwards. In addition, this position may also teach 30 hours of a short-term ESL program in the first two weeks of September.

All the teaching will be online in the Fall.

EAP Responsibilities

  • preparation of classes, activities, and assignments based on the curriculum and syllabus;
  • teaching the class;
  • designing, setting, and marking quizzes and test papers;
  • filling out the progress sheet;
  • participating in staff meetings and school events as required;
  • maintaining regular office hours;
  • providing the ongoing and/or final evaluation of student performance; and
  • being flexible in schedule to accommodate potential evening/weekend classes.

ESL Responsibilities

  • Teaching the class and organizing activities based on the curriculum and syllabus;
  • Filling out the progress sheet;
  • Meeting with the Director of Education as necessary, and
  • Providing evaluation of student performance as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have

  • An MA in TESOL/TEAL/English/Education/ Linguistics from an English medium university, AND a TESL/TESOL/TEAL/CELTA certificate from a Languages Canada recognized institution;
  • TWO years of academic English teaching experience minimum in classroom settings;
  • Expert fluency in English language (IELTS Band 9 or equivalent).

Recommended Qualifications

Successful experience in the following areas:

  • Teaching EAP at the advanced level;
  • Teaching ESL;
  • Evidence of successful material development and lesson planning in EAP;
  • Experience of teaching international students;
  • Cultural awareness and strong intercultural communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team from diverse background; and
  • Travel between TLC Richmond and Langley locations an asset.

Compensation

Based on experiences and qualifications.

Application

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and name of two references from people who are familiar with your professional experience to info@twu-tlc.ca with the subject “EAP Instructor Applicationby Monday, July 19.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or those holding a valid working visa.

We appreciate all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.