At Laurier, we are a community. It’s what brings our students here and what keeps our people here.
As an educational institution, we inspire lives of leadership and purpose in our student community. As an employer, we seek, foster and value the same qualities of leadership and purpose in our employee community.
We currently have an opportunity to join the Laurier community as an ESL Facilitator.
The incumbent is responsible for providing academic English instruction in the LEAF Program.
Provide instruction in English as a second language
Create and maintain detailed lesson plans for each class
Design supplementary materials for in-class lessons
Assist in curriculum development and program evaluation
Provide guidance to LEAF students in adapting to a new culture and environment
Encourage and monitor ESL students on all aspects of their academic progress and schedule, as well as their participation in school activities and programs, and advocate for their participation as appropriate
Act as a resource for students to ensure they are aware of, and have access to, applicable student services offered within the University or externally in the community
Provide all students with a safe and appropriate learning environment
Utilize appropriate ESL curriculum using a variety of materials and teaching techniques to enhance student learning and outcomes, and to maintain student interest
Engage in appropriate professional growth activities; develop and maintain professional learning networks
Maintain confidentiality of student records and personal information at all times
Meet with students to provide assistance and receive feedback
Track student progress
Create and administer tests
Maintain office hours
Act as a peer mentor to new instructors
Attend staff meetings
May be required to attend student functions
Other duties related to the operation of the language program as requested by the Manager, LEAF and Coordinator, LEAF
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s an asset) in a field related to ESL instruction (e.g., English, Education, Linguistics)
Certification in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL Ontario or TESL Canada)
Minimum of three years of experience in teaching English at the post-secondary level; overseas experience an asset
Demonstrated effectiveness in cross-cultural communication
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing learning and working environments
Previous experience with educational technologies; ability to develop and deliver digital-age learning experiences
Grade : EX-G
Salary : $31.58 – $39.48
Salary Notes : This is a part-time, limited term role from April 23, 2018 to August 17, 2018.
Hours of Work: The normal hours of work will be 22-35 hours per week, however, will fluctuate based on student enrolment.
Please Note :
Please submit a cover letter and resume.
Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier’s Employee Success Factors.
Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier’s core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any sexual identities and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Diversity and Equity Office at email@example.com. We have strived to make our application process accessible however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources at 519-884-1970 ext.2007 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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