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Employment Opportunity

High School ESL Instructor(s)

Faculty of International Education & ELC
Competition Number: 13-2059
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: September 05, 2013 up to June 27, 2014
Workload: Initial auxiliary assignment:
Minimum 50% workload September 5 to 17, 8:30 to 11 am
Additional assignments as and when required
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  The High School at VIU is an independent high school located on the Nanaimo Campus of Vancouver Island University and offers Grades 10 to 12 to international and Canadian students. The school operates within the VIU International Education Department. It provides a combined ESL and academic curriculum designed to meet the BC graduation requirements.
Duties: Teach courses in ESL (English as a Second Language) in one or more quarters throughout the year.

Submit your resume and proof of BC teacher certification.
  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. Current BC teacher certification. Three to five years relevant, successful teaching experience at an appropriately accredited high school.

Subject specialization with demonstrated expertise, appropriate coursework, and a strong background in the content areas. Willingness and ability to sponsor extracurricular activities. Awareness of diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree from an appropriately accredited institution. Completion of relevant coursework in ESL and content methodology. Experience and demonstrated skills in teaching the content areas to international students. Class 4 BC Driver's License (permitting operation of up to a 24 passenger bus) and have a satisfactory driving record (as per VIU Policy and Procedures). Experience using technology in the classroom.
Initial interviews will occur before August 30, 2013.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: August 20, 2013 - August 26, 2013
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.