Language Training Instructor

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Job terms: 
Part-time contract

Summary:

Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS) is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion or status. CCS is seeking a part time contract Instructor to support the Language Training Program which supports newcomers with CLB 2-4 to build the language competencies, skills and knowledge needed to become employment ready in the fields of Food Handling and Supply Childminding.

Responsibilities:

  • Provided instruction in compliance with EAP Curriculum Guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks (2-4)
  • Design and provide professional, appropriate and motivational short and long-term lesson plans consistent with accepted teaching methods and the needs and levels of students
  • Incorporate a variety of learning materials into lesson plans to meet different learning styles
  • Submit lesson plans in timely manner to EAP Manager
  • Prepare class activities related to the food handling and supply childminding professions to enhance participants’ workplace communication skills, understand the fundamental knowledge required for entry level position in Food Handling and/or Supply Childminding
  • Combine classroom teaching with computer lab instruction using educational software
  • Work with individual students to determine their learning goals and provide regular feedback on their progress
  • Ensure an anti-bias classroom atmosphere where participants are welcomed and are actively participating
  • Prepare and administer assessments to evaluate students’ progress
  • Maintain clear and accurate record of students’ achievements, outcomes and attendance
  • Orient students to relevant CCS policies
  • Plan events to complement curriculum activities to promote active participation of learners each day
  • Ensure the confidentiality of participants and agency files and documentation (electronic and hard copy) in accordance with all required policies
  • Complete monthly reports and provide narrative and statistical information as required
  • Participate in professional development sessions and incorporate relevant material to enhance program outcomes
  • Collaborate with EAP program and other CCS staff to ensure students have access to all CCS programs and services as needed
  • Ensure responsible use and care of all CCS equipment and resources

Qualifications:

  • TESL Certificate from a recognized institution and ongoing membership with TESL Ontario
  • Previous successful experience (minimum 2 years) teaching Workplace ESL or ELT at various levels
  • Excellent lesson planning skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with adults of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Computer skills with knowledge of ESL educational software, MS Word and Internet
  • Good knowledge of Canadian Language Benchmarks and ability to benchmark students’ progress
  • Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills
  • Punctual, reliable, and disciplined
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon receipt of a clear criminal reference check

Location: Scarborough
Hours: 3.0 hours/day (Monday to Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Total 3 sessions (per year) with 34 days/session
Total 306 hours for the duration of the contract
Rate of Pay: $39.41 per hour plus vacation pay

‘’ Vaccination remains the most effective tool to reduce the risk of COVID 19. CCS is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees in the workplace, and therefore CCS requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination OR to submit to regular, frequent antigen testing at the expense of the employee.’’

How to apply:

Please refer to the CCS job portal on https://ccs.sutihr.com/jobs requisition code T274

CCS welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.