ESL Instructor

The Global Gathering Place is currently recruiting for part-time ESL (English as a Second Language) Instructors.

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary education, minimum CERTESL certificate or equivalent, and teaching experience
  • Special skills in communicating with and motivating students who are struggling with ESL
  • In-depth knowledge of the needs and issues facing new learners
  • Demonstrated experience in working with newcomers from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience in program development and working with volunteers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Excellent computer skills: MS office, Internet
  • Excellent communication and team skills
  • Excellent interpersonal administrative skills: lesson plans, attendance records, monthly reports, and meeting deadlines

Duties:

  • Prepare and deliver lesson plans/curriculum material
  • Prepare progress reports and other ESL program-related duties
  • Prepare and submit statistical and progress reports as per program requirements
  • Take daily student attendance, maintain student documentation and perform data entry
  • Facilitate appropriate referrals and access to services
  • Provide resources for students
  • Participate in regular team and community meetings
  • Evaluate program delivery and make recommendations on an ongoing basis
  • In collaboration with the ESL Coordinator, arrange for a substitute for missed classes
  • Collaborate with other Global Gathering Place staff to resolve student issues and concerns
  • Keep the classroom neat and organized
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Applicants will need a current Police Record Check and should submit their resumes along with three references to  jobs@globalgatheringplace.com.