Job Posting 99727

English Language Instructor
Archway Community Services
Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closes in 12 days (Mon, 29 Apr)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $28.00 per hour

JOB POSTING #2024-90-01

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

English Language Instructor

Wage: $28.00 per hour

Casual/On-Call

Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM and/or 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

And Monday to Thursday from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

And Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Temporary until mid June 2024, possibility of extension

 

Provide settlement English Language Instruction to

Adult Immigrant and Refugee Newcomers

Join the team at Archway!

Come Help Us Help People

Location:  Abbotsford

On Site and Hybrid

 

Job Summary:

The LINC English Language Instructor is responsible for all aspects of the classroom including developing and delivering curricula and lesson plans; creating a safe and stimulating learning environment; and supervising classroom volunteers.

Your Role:

Archway’s LINC English Language Instructor with the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) Program contributes by:

  • Preparing and instructing level appropriate Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) skill building and language and settlement lessons to immigrant and refugee newcomers while increasing understanding of Canadian social, workplace and cultural practices.
  • Creating a welcoming and engaging face-to-face and online classroom environments.
  • Connecting learners to the community through field trips, guest speakers, and other socio-cultural activities consistent with monthly teaching goals and overall LINC program objectives.
  • Monitoring students’ progress through the components of Portfolio Based Language Assessments.
  • Providing feedback to students informally on an ongoing basis, and formally through student progress reports and conferencing.
  • Maintaining student attendance records and completing monthly reporting requirements.
  • Sharing resources, and contributing to curricula and plan joint activities, independently and through teacher sharing sessions.

This position is a great fit for someone who has great interpersonal skills, solid digital technology skills, cultural humility, has knowledge of settlement language issues, and has their TESL Certification (STD 2) or equivalent.  

Our Offer

  • Wage: $28.00 per hour
  • A casual/on-call position, availability required Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM and/or 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, and Monday to Thursday from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
  • Temporary until mid June 2024, possibility of extension.
  • Perks include:
    • Great in-house training opportunities.
    • Online access to wellness resources.
    • Rewarding work in a positive environment.

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

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university.
  • TESL Certification (STD 2 or equivalent) from a TESL Canada recognized institute or equivalent.
  • Completed CCLB CLB Bootcamp Certification.
  • Experience teaching in an adult EAL classroom.
  • Experience developing, preparing and delivering student-centred and task-based lessons suitable for a multi-faceted classroom, including multi-level classes and literacy level learners.
  • Experience using digital technologies to support teaching and learning, particularly in the use of Avenue, LMS.
  • Experience teaching community-based settlement English in a diverse classroom is an asset.

 The Job Requires you to have:

  • Knowledge of Canadian Language Benchmark competencies and associated resources.
  • Knowledge and/or application of Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA).
  • Knowledge of local community resources.
  • Knowledge of settlement language issues.
  • Strong sense of cultural humility and understanding of the needs of adult immigrant learners.
  • Ability to assist all students, including literacy levels and learners with special needs.
  • Strong digital literacy skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of distractions and competing priorities, requiring the ability to switch tasks as needed.
  • Ability to work in person with staff and clients, requiring adherence to health and safety protocols.
  • A satisfactory Provincial Criminal Records Check is a condition of employment.

Closing date April 29, 2024.

TO APPLY

 

 

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 Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age.  

 

We acknowledge that we gather on the traditional and unceded territory of the Stō:ló people. Stō:ló territory extends from the mouth of the Fraser River to Boston Bar. Locally, this includes the Matsqui First Nation and Sumas First Nation. We give them thanks for sharing their land and resources with us.

 

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