LINC Instructor - Saturdays

Job city: 
Peel Region
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 5:15pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract

Summary:

Muslim Community Services (MCS) is a group of diverse professionals dedicated to enhancing newcomer community engagement. Our agency was established in 1987 as a non-profit organization to serve and work with newcomers to facilitate their settlement and integration into Canada. We offer a wide range of services and learning opportunities to connect newcomers to a better future in the ever changing Canadian society. Your position as a LINC Instructor is to provide language training to newcomers using innovative methods in conjunction with the curriculum.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach classes in compliance with LINC Curriculum Guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB)
  • Design and provide appropriate and motivational lesson plans consistent with accepted teaching methods and the needs of students
  • Develop and maintain an anti-biased classroom atmosphere where participants are welcome and engaged in learning
  • Provide ongoing monitoring of students’ progress according to CLB Requirements
  • Combine classroom teaching with computer lab instruction using ESL educational software
  • Plan PBLA modules, write succession stories, and submit reports as needed
  • Plan appropriate activities and fieldtrips to complement curriculum activities with the LINC Coordinator
  • Work collaboratively with all LINC staff
  • Perform administrative tasks, including but not limited to attendance, statistical reports, etc. and ensure they are submitted on time
  • Ensure high level of student attendance (at least 80%) and active participation
  • Participate in professional development sessions and actively use information to enhance teaching
  • Submit daily lesson plans and other forms used in the program in timely manner to LINC Coordinator
  • Participate in regular MCS staff meetings
  • Plan and deliver community activities to promote MCS Programs
  • Any other duties as assigned by Executive Director and/or designate
  • Reports to LINC Manager and/or LINC Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary Education (Bachelor’s Degree) and a minimum of two years’ experience teaching ESL or LINC at various levels (Literacy to Level 7)
  • TESL Certificate from a recognized institution and TESL Ontario Certification is required
  • Sound knowledge of Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Ability to read, write and speak a second language, a definite asset
  • Excellent lesson planning, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Awareness of the needs of adult learners
  • Culturally sensitive; able to work in a highly culturally diverse work environment
  • Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills
  • Punctual, reliable and a good team player
  • Computer skills with knowledge of ESL educational software, MS Office, Email, Internet and social websites
  • Flexible to work evenings or weekends if and when required
  • Must have own transportation and a valid driver’s license for job related travel
  • Police Record Check for Vulnerable Sector is required as part of the hiring process
  • Immediate availability a definite asset.

The start date for this position is July 18th, 2020.
Position Type: Part Time
Working Hours: 5 per week
Location: Peel Region

How to apply:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter in ONE document (PDF, Word or Rich Text Format) referencing: MCS-JC-0172-LINC Instructor-Saturdays by July 9th, 2020 to:

Human Resources Department
Muslim Community Services
197 County Court Blvd, Suite 303
Brampton, ON L6W 4P6
Fax: 905-874-6100

Email: HR@mcsservices.org

MCS is an equal opportunity employer that promotes the principles of diversity and equity, and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available upon request; all requests must be made to the HR department in advance.

Thank you for applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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