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Employment Opportunity

High School Instructor(s)

Faculty of International Education & ELC
Competition Number: 13-2069
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: October 2013 to June 30, 2014
The school uses the quarter system and has four quarters instead of two semesters
May end early or be extended
Workload: 0 to 25 hours of direct instruction per week, varied hours
Term employment is by the quarter
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 one or more of the following subject areas in one or more quarters throughout the year:
ESL (English as a Second Language)
Social Studies
Fine Arts and/or Applied Skills
Physical Education
Planning and Graduation Transitions

Please indicate courses of interest and if you are also interested in working as a substitute teacher.
  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 (conditional certificate may be considered); subject area expertise as demonstrated by a declared minor, or equivalent, or substantial successful teaching experience in the area to be taught; and minimum equivalent to two years full-time high school experience in positions covering at least one complete semester/term in an accredited institution.

Willingness and ability to sponsor extracurricular activities.

ESL Component: ESL training.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree from an appropriately accredited institution. Major in subject area to be taught. Experience teaching international students in an accredited institution. Familiarity with the Integrated Resource Packages and provincial examinations (where applicable) for the courses to be taught. Experience instructing ESL students. Experience using technology in the classroom.

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).

ESL component: ESL certification. ESL teaching experience in an accredited school.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of relevant transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: October 01, 2013 - October 16, 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.