English Language Teacher Aide

Employer: Regina Open Door Society

Location: Regina, SK

Type of positions: Part Time Term Position until January 15, 2018


Description

The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) is a non-profit organization that provides settlement and integration services to refugees and immigrants in Regina. RODS is committed to meeting the needs of newcomers by offering programs and services that enable them to achieve their goals and participate fully in the larger community.

The Regina Open Door Society Inc. is seeking qualified individuals to staff the part-time afternoon term position of English Language Teacher Aide. The start date for this position is September 5th, 2017 and ending Jananuary 15th, 2018 with a possibility of extension.

Position Summary:

This position’s primary responsibility is to provide assistance to adult language learners under the supervision of the Language Assistance Supervisor or classroom instructors.

Primary Responsibilities:

Working under the direction of Language Assistance Supervisor and assigned teachers the teacher aide will:

  • Follow the instructions/directions of classroom teachers in the work of assisting adult literacy learners.
  • Provide assistance in reading, writing, listening and speaking to individuals and small groups of learners.
  • Assist learners in the learning and use of new technology.
  • Provide support such as duplicating, faxing, and telephoning.
  • Seek out and assist to produce resources as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required qualifications/education:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent education
  • Ability to follow instructions and directions and then work independently
  • English language ability at Canadian Language Benchmark 7 or higher
  • Writing, computer and clerical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration and organization skills
  • Proven accountability, resourcefulness, initiative, and professionalism
  • Strong ability to work cooperatively in a cross-cultural setting

Desired qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a field that relates to the position
  • TESL training and/or experience
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Language Benchmarks particularly as they relate to beginner level learners
  • Strong technological skills
  • Experience using Portfolio Based Language Assessment


Hours of work:

 
Hours of work for this position are Monday to Friday, 12:00 pm to 3:23 pm; 16.88 hours/wk. All positions at RODS require a clean criminal record check. The hourly wage for this position is $18.29/hr at the probationary level of the RODS Administration 1 Category. 


How To Apply

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please be able to provide three work related references at the time of your interview. Please respond in confidence no later than 4:00 PM on Thursday, August 24th, 2017 via mail, fax or email to: HR Coordinator, Regina Open Door Society, 1855 Smith St. Regina, SK S4P 2N5. Fax: (306) 757-8166. Email: HR@rods.sk.ca. No phone calls and no drop off please.