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Employment Opportunity

Instructor(s) - Reposted

English Language Centre
Faculty of International Education & ELC
Competition Number: 12-2029
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment.
Start/End: Fall 2012: August 27 up to December 14 2012;
Spring 2013: January 2 up to April 19, 2013;
Intersession 2013: April 22 up to August 9, 2013.
May end early or be extended.
Workload: Temporary part-time (8 to 20 hours per week of direct instruction)
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Varied term positions. Instructors may be required to teach in a variety of courses and/or programs, including multi-level English for Academic Purposes, English for General Purposes, and English for Specific Purposes (e.g., English for Horticulture). Instructors may be assigned to teach in the ELC Writing Centre, ELC Learning Centre or provide instructional ESL writing support for MBA students.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through ongoing professional training, subject currency, and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and department committees; meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an appropriately accredited institution. One of the following: Professional Education Degree with ESL teaching experience; TESL Certificate or Diploma recognized by TESL Canada; or meet TESL Canada criteria equivalent to Professional Standard One (permanent). Recent documented experience (Minimum 1000 hours) teaching adult ESL and / or EFL. Familiarity with relevant computer applications.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in a related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Ability to teach using Language Lab systems. ESL teaching experience at Vancouver Island University. Second language learning experience, international experience.
Applicants who have already to applied to this opportunity need not reapply.
Please Submit: CV/Resume

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 09, 2012 - November 18, 2012
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.