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Vancouver Formosa Academy – LINC Instructor Required, Evening Class

Position: Instructor – LINC Program – Evening
Start Date: Sept 8, 2020
Days/Times: Mon, Tues, Wed:  6:30-9:30 pm (9 hours/week)
Level: LINC 3
Vancouver Formosa Academy: 5621 Killarney St, Vancouver, B.C.   V5R 3W4   604-436-2332

Instructor Qualifications: (Mandatory)

  • 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 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 (These classes may be instructed online, in class, or a combination of both. The mode of instruction may change as determined by management. Instructor must be available for all modes of instruction)
  • Conduct ongoing needs assessments with learners and develop lessons accordingly
  • Prepare course materials and module plans based on Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Design activities for ongoing assessment of learners’ progress in PBLA
  • 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
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sing Date: Open until filled
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you.
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