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Employment Opportunity

English as a Second Language Instructor (REVISED)

English Language Centre
Competition Number: 14-2041
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: Fall 2014: September 2 to December 19, 2014
Spring 2015: January 5 to April 24, 2015
Intersession 2015: April 27 to August 14, 2015
May end early or be extended
Workload: 4-20 hours per week of direct instruction
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Varied term and auxiliary positions. Instructors may be required to teach in a variety of courses and/or programs,including multi-level English for Academic Purpose, English for General Purposes,English for Specific Purposes and electives. 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.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. Successful candidates will participate in activities outside the classroom including student support and department committees.

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. Successful candidates will be either native speakers of the language to be taught or able to demonstrate native level competency. Verification of fluency may be requested.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in a related field from an appropriately accredited institution. ESL teaching experience at Vancouver Island University. Second language learning experience. International experience.
Please Submit: CV/Resume

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: June 05, 2014 - June 18, 2014
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.