Job title: ELP Instructor, English Levels 1-3 – August General Purpose English Program (Course # ESHORT-42001, ESHORT-42002, ESHORT-42003)

Company: University of Winnipeg

Job description: The English Language Program at The University of Winnipeg is seeking level 1-5 English as an Additional Language (EAL/ESL) instructors as part of the Short-Term General Purpose English Program.The August General Purpose English Program hosts international students for a four-week intensive English-immersion course.Role and Responsibilities:

Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science
  • Course preparation and outline in accordance with Program requirements
  • Lesson / lecture preparation
  • Attendance management
  • Teaching
  • Student contact including providing assessment and constructive feedback to students
  • Participation in placement testing, staff meetings, orientations and graduation ceremonies
  • Preparation and creation of assessments
  • Marking and grading
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • TESL or CELTA required
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Levels 1 and 2- Minimum 1 year experience teaching EAL to adult learners at beginner to intermediate levels
  • Levels 1 and 2- Minimum 1 year experience teaching EAL multi-level vocabulary acquisition, spoken and written grammar and reading and writing strategies at the beginner to intermediate levels
  • Levels 3, 4 and 5- Minimum 1 year experience teaching EAL to adult learners at intermediate to advanced levels
  • Levels 3, 4 and 5- Minimum 1 year experience teaching EAL multi-level vocabulary acquisition, spoken and written grammar and reading and writing strategies at the intermediate to advanced levels
  • Knowledge of creating and implementing needs assessments
  • Experience in developing and delivering effective lesson plans using all four skill areas
  • Knowledge and experience implementing various classroom management techniques
  • 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

Online Teaching Qualifications:

  • Able to accommodate student needs
  • Keep students up to date on their progress
  • Accessibility — respond in a timely method
  • Adaptability – handle the unexpected
  • Clearly articulate expectations in assignments and assessments
  • Flexible to students’ changing personal situations
  • Technological competency
  • Well trained in online teaching
  • Ability to communicate in a variety of modes
  • Comfortable communicating in writing
  • Provide timely but well thought out responses
  • Understands that facilitated learning as important as traditional learning
  • Direct a conversation
  • Take an active role in the learning process
  • Encourage the creation of a community of learners
  • Has participated as a student in an online course

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience using online teaching platforms considered an asset
  • Knowledge of a language additional to English considered an asset

Additional Notes:An equivalent combination of education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered.Applicants are to include a detailed cover letter outlining how their specific skills and experience align with the position descriptionCondition(s) of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.The University of Winnipeg is committed to ensuring employment opportunities are accessible for all applicants. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact human_resources@uwinnipeg.ca.The personal information of applicants is collected under the authority of the University of Winnipeg Act and 36(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All personal information collected via the recruitment process is used to assess the applicant’s suitability, eligibility, and qualifications for employment, and to otherwise support recruitment activities. This information will be provided to participating members of the recruitment process. Questions regarding the collection of your personal information may be directed to the Director, HR Services, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E9 or human_resources@uwinnipeg.ca.

Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job date: Fri, 05 Jul 2024 01:45:34 GMT