Part Time Program Instructor - English for Intermediate Communication I(Course #47030) - English Language Program

Job Number:
P07.17
Date Posted:
April 7, 2017
Employee Group:
PSAC
Hiring Range:
Stipned: $$2700 - $2920
Salary Range:
Stipned: $$2700 - $2920
Start Date:
April 17, 2017
Department:
English Language Program
Location:
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Term
Close Date:
04/12/2017
Professional Areas:
English Language Program Instructors
Description:

The course runs from April 17, 2017 - July 10, 2017. Class times are 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Monday and Wednesday and will be held on the University of Winnipeg campus, 515 Portage Ave., room yet to be determined.

Course Overview:

This is an intermediate level course (CLB 5/6) focused on developing students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Successful completion of both sections of English for Intermediate Communication enables learners to move to advanced level courses in the Part-time Evening Program at UW.

This course is designed to help strengthen English language communication skills through:

  • Academic and workplace content
  • Appropriate grammar structures and pronunciation
  • Vocabulary development
  • An awareness of cultural aspects, expectations and norms within a Canadian academic/workplace setting

Responsibilities:

  • Course preparation and outline in accordance with program requirements
  • Lesson preparation
  • Teaching
  • Student contact including providing assessment and constructive feedback to students
  • Participation in staff meetings, midterm and final wrap-up activities
  • Preparation and invigilation of examinations and quizzes
  • Marking and grading
  • Attending conferences and specific Professional Development workshops as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • TESL Certificate from a TESL Canada accredited institution required
  • Minimum of 3000 hours experience teaching EAL to adults (3-5 years)
  • Knowledge of issues surrounding EAL, ESP and settlement
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiating, and conflict-resolution skills to deal effectively with a wide variety of situations
  • Strong computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with online tools and resources for teaching
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs and issues of a diverse student body
  • Experience using a learning management system (such as Desire to Learn/Nexus) considered an asset
  • Experience teaching in a post-secondary environment considered an asset
  • Experience teaching in the subject area considered an asset
  • Knowledge of a language additional to English considered an asset
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, skills and knowledge may be considered