Instructor ELP - Reading I Seminar (Course #15338) - Full Time Program

Job Number:
Not Applicable
Date Posted:
August 18, 2014
Employee Group:
Not Applicable
Hiring Range:
Stipend: $1,986 - $2,372
Position Category:
Not Applicable
Probation/Trial Period:
Not Applicable
Salary Range:
Stipend: $1,986 - $2,372
Start Date:
September 15, 2014
Not Applicable
Weekly Hours:
Not Applicable
English Language Program
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Close Date:
Professional Areas:
English Language Program Instructors

**Please note that this posting will only be used to hire if more than one section is being offered during the Fall term, in accordance with Clause 13.5.2 of the PSAC agreement.**

**Please note that this posting may be used to hire two or more positions should more than one section be offered during the Fall term.**

The course will run from September 15, 2014 - December 19, 2014. Classes will be held in the Annex Building, 471 Portage Ave, room to be determined. Class times will be 1:00 – 3:00 pm, two days per week.

Course Overview:

This course is designed to improve low-intermediate level reading skills by developing strategies in scanning, skimming, predicting content and inferring meaning using a variety of texts.  There is a strong emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.


  • Course Preparation and Outline in accordance with Program requirements
  • Lesson / Lecture preparation
  • Attendance Management
  • Teaching
  • Student Contact
  • Participation in placement testing,
  • Staff meetings and graduation ceremonies
  • Preparation and invigilation of examinations
  • Marking and grading
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • TESL Certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year teaching the following:
    • vocabulary acquisition and reading strategies
    • scanning, skimming, inference, finding main idea and recognition of types of paragraphs
    • how to write reading journals
  • Experience teaching English as an additional or foreign language to adults
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiating, and conflict-resolution skills to deal effectively with a wide variety of situations
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs and issues of a diverse student body
  • Varied teaching experience considered an asset (in terms of skill, level, demographic, and location)
  • Strong computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with online tools and resources for teaching.
  • Knowledge of a language additional to English considered an asset

An equivalent combination of education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered.