Job Posting 86181

LINC Teaching Assistant
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closing today (Fri, 12 Aug)
on-call / relief / casual  •  TBD - under review

JOB POSTING #2022-90-03
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) Program

LINC Teaching Assistant (TA)

Wage: TBD, under review

Casual/On-Call - please identify your availability preferences

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Permanent

 

Provide Teaching Assistance Support for the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada Program

Join the team at Archway

Come Help Us Help People

Location:  Abbotsford

Job Summary:

Under the direction of LINC Instructors, provide teaching assistance support to individual and/or small groups of adult immigrant and refugee newcomers.  Assist with the implementation of Portfolio Based Language Assessment.   Assist in maintaining student records and other administrative requirements of the program.

Your Role:

Archway’s Teaching Assistant (TA) with the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada Program contributes by:

  • Leading small group activities in reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
  • Assisting students with adjustments to classroom procedures and Canadian cultural practices.
  • Facilitating the inclusion of students with special needs.
  • Assisting with the organization of guest speakers, field trips, and group outings.
  • Referring students to relevant programs in the community.

This position is a great fit for someone who has an understanding of settlement language issues, has digital literacy skills, attention to detail, and a sense of cultural humility and understanding of the needs of adult immigrant learners.   

Our Offer

  • Wage: To be determined, currently under review
  • A casual/on-call, permanent position, availability Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and/or Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
  • Great in-house training opportunities.
  • Access to wellness resources.
  • Flexible, on call work.
  • Rewarding work in a positive environment.
  • Build your experience in being a teaching assistant for language instruction to newcomers to Canada.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • Completed literacy tutor/teaching assistant training, OR you are in the process of obtaining a TESL certificate from a recognized institution, OR you have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One year experience working in an adult ESL classroom.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • A satisfactory criminal record check is a condition of employment.

Closing date is August 12, 2022

No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies.  If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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