Multimedia Educator

Job city: 
Hamilton
Job region: 
Central West Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop multi-media resources for teaching and learning English as a second language
  • Collaborate with IWC’s Web Coordinator and LINC Instructors in the production of online learning tools to complement and enhance in class activities
  • Design and deliver lessons that incorporate multi-media tools and resources developed in house, as well as existing multi-media tools and resources demonstrated to be effective
  • Work with English language learners, in small groups or as full classes, to enhance their English learning experience
  • Consult with LINC Instructors on the particular interests and needs of their classes in order to develop material to enhance instruction delivery
  • Support the LINC team in capacity-building towards integrated technology and media in the classrooms
  • Strategize with program staff on tools, technology and methodology to engage new and existing language learners in innovative ways
  • Perform other related duties pertinent to the program as required.

Health and Safety responsibilities:

  • Be knowledgeable about the positions responsibilities and liabilities under the Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
  • Observe the Health and Safety Policy
  • Practice pro-active due diligence to mitigate and eliminate and/ or manage risks to your health and safety
  • Report all health and safety concerns and incidents to your immediate supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Arts, Education or Social Science Program
  • English as a Second Language Certification from a recognized Canadian institution, or equivalent accreditation in Canada. (Minimum 200 hours coursework plus practicum is required)
  • Superior proficiency in English
  • Minimum 1 year experience using online teaching tools and technology
  • Advanced computer and software skills, proficient in Microsoft and Adobe suites and e-learning software
  • Demonstrated advanced multi-media skills, including relevant software skills related to developing and using audio and video content for online learning.
  • Awareness of cultural diversity & sensitivity, anti-racism and anti-oppression theory
  • Experience with or knowledge of Popular Education Principles
  • Excellent cross cultural skills
  • Positive approach to a multi-level teaching environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Training and experience with PBLA is an asset

Hours/week: 27.5
Start Date: September 2017
Location: Hamilton

How to Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to:

The Hiring Committee

E-mail: IWChiring@iwchamilton.ca

Immigrants Working Centre welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.