LINC – Teaching Assistant

Job city: 
Niagar Region
Job region: 
South
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

Position Summary:

The LINC Teaching Assistant provides support to the LINC/ESL instructors with PBLA and program overall, and works with individual students and small groups of students with special needs. Reports to LINC Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

The LINC Teaching Assistant is responsible for:

  • Providing LINC language training and support to classes and individual students who need extra help under the guidance of the LINC Instructors and Learning Centre Coordinator
  • Support the LINC Department with PBLA implementation activities and targets
  • Assisting LINC instructors in preparing learning materials for students
  • Working with individual students as well as small groups of students
  • Helping instructors in creating a conducive learning environment in the classroom
  • Participating in professional development sessions and actively utilizing information to enhance personal teaching skills
  • Participating in agency events and staff meetings

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years experience working English language learners
  • TESL Accreditation
  • Strong working knowledge of the LINC Curriculum and the Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • PBLA knowledge and experience an asset
  • Ability to work as a team with LINC/ESL instructors
  • Proven computer skills (MS Word, Email and Internet)
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of initiative
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Sensitivity to diverse cultural values and individual experiences
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • A second language considered an asset

This is a full-time position
Hours: 30 hours per week
Expected start date is September 05, 2017

How to Apply:

Deadline to apply is Friday, August 18, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. Apply ONLY by email to:

Jeff Burch
Executive Director

E-mail: jburch@folk-arts.ca

Only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.