LINC Language Program Manager

Job city: 
Peel Region
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

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 1 FT (35 hours/week) LINC Program Manager in Mississauga/Brampton. They will be responsible for the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of the LINC Program in accordance with the program policies and requirements.

Reports to: Peel Regional Director

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, evaluate and oversee all LINC Program activities at locations in Mississauga and Brampton
  • Recruit, train and supervise a team of LINC Instructors, Childminders and LINC support staff
  • Work with program staff and other Managers to ensure the delivery of integrated and client centred programming
  • Develop and implement evaluation systems that measure client outcomes and the effectiveness of services
  • Devise and implement community outreach strategies
  • Create and maintain a list of supply Instructors & Childminders
  • Monitor the implementation of Ontario LINC Curriculum Guidelines, Canadian Language Benchmarks, CMAS guidelines and use of the HARTS reporting system
  • Collaborate with Lead Instructors in the implementation and monitoring of PBLA
  • In consultation with the Lead Childminder, ensure a skill building, child-centric program for children enrolled in the childminding program
  • Collect, tabulate and prepare program statistics and other information as required, including monthly statistical reports, employee payroll and other financial information
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for program delivery improvements
  • Liaise with local testing centre, community agencies and other stakeholders
  • Assist Regional Director and Finance Director with the preparation of claims, reports and funding application

Qualifications:

  • Social Science degree or equivalent training in the Human Services field
  • TESL certificate from a recognized institution or OTC with ESL part 1 and 2
  • Previous ESL or LINC teaching experience at various levels; knowledge of PBLA teaching methods
  • Demonstrated skill in program management and staff supervision
  • Experience in working with adults of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent leadership, communication, planning, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Self-directed, self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated crosscultural communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written English skills; second language is an asset
  • Possession of a valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to a car is an asset

This is a full-time position
Hours: 35 hours/week, including evenings and weekends; occasional overtime required
Salary: $65,000 - $68,000 annually
Location: Mississauga and Brampton

How to apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume quoting file #P136 no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 20, 2016 to:

E-mail: resume@cathcrosscultural.org

Catholic Crosscultural Services 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.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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