Position Title Supply Instructor
Organization Structure Reports to the Program Manager
Job classification Supply Instructor
Job Status Supply
This is a bargaining unit position
To provide language instruction to newcomers to Canada; to develop a program based on LINC curriculum and CLB Benchmarks; to assist the intake/administrative and settlement staff in implementing the settlement component to the program.
To assess students in each class to determinate their needs and goals
To consider the needs and goals of the students in developing the curriculum implementation
To develop lesson and long range plans which consist of appropriate themes, goals, and objectives to be covered in each instructional session
To incorporate speaking, listening, reading, and writing into daily activities
To specify the learning outcomes expected by the end of each instructional session
To organize suitable instructional materials, visual aids, and books
To assess student progress according to Canadian Language Benchmarks and Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) on an ongoing basis
To participate in communicating the attendance/participation guidelines and expectations for students
To plan and organize local field trips
To create a comfortable, non-threatening, and engaging environment for the students
To be aware of cultural differences and ensure that the rights of all students are respected
To develop students’ understanding and appreciation for Canadian society, culture, and traditions
To carry out administrative, record-keeping, and reporting duties as required (e.g., collect and provide daily attendance and other statistical information)
To participate in required professional development activities (e.g., workshops, conferences and staff meetings)
To assist in training and supervision of placement students/volunteers
Changes behavioral style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style
as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a
willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives
Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communication, the
exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis.
Planning & Organizing/ Time Management
Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a
specific objective; Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity
Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or
community members, striving to ensure their full satisfaction.
Demonstrates eagerness to acquire necessary technical knowledge, skills, and judgment to
accomplish a result or to serve clients’ needs effectively; Has desire and drive to acquire
knowledge and skills necessary to perform job more effectively
TESL Ontario certificate and TESL Ontario membership in good standing; OCT is a definite asset
University degree in adult education
Strong background and abilities to plan, organize the instruction for adult learners
Solid knowledge of Canadian Language Benchmarks and experience in assessing students’ progress according to CLB
Completed online or in-class training in Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA).Experience is a definite asset.
Ability to deliver online and in-person instruction simultaneously
Ability to use Zoom, MS Teams, Avenue, and any other tools and Learning Management System(s) as needed
Experience in English language instruction
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to effectively interact/work with diverse students and staff
Effective communication within a team environment, with staff, students, community, and agency stakeholders
Demonstrated ethical judgment and professional boundaries
Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of diverse newcomers
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong computer skills and excellent writing skills
Ability to be creative and flexible in planning
A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check (completed when offer is made)
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