Employment Opportunities

ESL Stage 2 (CLB 5-8) Instructor

Location: Portage Learning and Literacy Centre, Portage la Prairie
Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday; 6pm to 9pm, plus 1-hour prep time per week
Term: September 8, 2020 – June 29, 2021
Class Level: ESL Stage 2 (CLB 5-8)
Wage Range: $37-$38/hour for 7 hours per week

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach settlement-focused lessons with an emphasis on essential skills and strategies for academic and workplace success to a group of adult learners
  • Provide information integrated within the class syllabus based on client need and the student-suggested topics of interest
  • Create a welcoming and encouraging classroom environment
  • Monitor student progress through the components of Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA)
  • Plan for and assist learners in developing their portfolios and complete the required documentation for PBLA
  • Provide feedback to students informally on an ongoing basis and formally through student progress reports and conferencing
  • Refer students to community services and other resources as required
  • Maintain student attendance records and complete monthly reporting requirements
  • Work co-operatively with on-site child care staff to provide support to parents and their children when necessary
  • Participate in professional development

 Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CTESL) from a TESL Canada recognized institution or trained in Canada to teach English as a second language
  • Experience developing, preparing and delivering student-centred and task-based lessons suitable for a multi-faceted classroom, including multi-level learners
  • Knowledge and experience with the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), including willingness to complete CLB Bootcamp Certification
  • Knowledge of or willing to learn the application of Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA
  • Excellent communication and cross-cultural skills
  • Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills
  • Approachability and patience in instructing and mentoring learners
  • Punctual, reliable and able to be a team player

How to Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to: cathy@pllc.ca by 12:00pm, Monday, August 17, 2020.

We thank all applicants; however, only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Thank you for your interest in working with us. Please also consider volunteering! It looks great on your resume, adds to your skills and experience, and it is definitely rewarding to help others!

Upcoming Events

Oct
29
Thu
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]
Nov
3
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]
Nov
5
Thu
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]
Nov
10
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]
Nov
12
Thu
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]