Teacher, EAP (req5298)
The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Indigenous engagement is a strategic priority.
Department: Language Centre
Status: 12 month Term with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent
Employment Group: ASPA
Shift: Mon - Fri 8:00 - 4:30
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Salary Information: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is $48,334.00 - 75,523.00 per annum (Instructional/Phase 1). The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date: 12/9/2019
Closing Date: 12/15/2019
Number of Openings: 2
Primary Purpose: To plan and deliver English as a Second or Additional Language instruction to international students at the U of S Language Centre (USLC), Vice-Provost Teaching and Learning
Nature of Work: Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Instructors prepare students in the English for Academic Purposes Program at the USLC to proceed to academic study and other pursuits. The positions are responsible for the overall delivery of the USLC curriculum. The work requires collaborating with supervisors and colleagues to deliver the best program to meet the needs of USLC students. This is a demanding position requiring the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while balancing deadlines and multitasking. Instructors must maintain a professional yet supportive relationship with students while keeping abreast of current English as a Second or Additional Language methodology and materials.
Plan, prepare and deliver lessons and associated instructional activities
Prepare, conduct and mark tests, examinations and other approved evaluation instruments in support of the program’s classes, curriculum and goals
Record and submit student results in a timely and accurate manner.
Collaborate and consult with USLC supervisors, staff and other instructors as appropriate
Maintain professional relationships with students at all times
Specific responsibilities will include: providing appropriate feedback and evaluation; responding to learner needs through the use of appropriate teaching methodologies and materials; assisting with placement and other extracurricular activities as required; assisting students and dealing with student inquiries and problems; performing administrative duties such as recording attendance, student evaluations and other information; consulting with the Assistant Director and other staff as required; pursuing professional development opportunities to remain familiar with best practices; participating on committees, in working groups and meetings with staff and supervisors as required; practicing good communication and interpersonal skills while working in a team environment; following policies and guidelines established by the Employer; and performing other duties as assigned.
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree preferably in languages, linguistics or education. Must possess a recognized TESL qualification as determined by the Employer.
Experience: Experience teaching ESL, preferably in an English for Academic Purposes program. Overseas teaching experience and experience studying another language are assets.
Skills: Proven basic computer skills (MS Office, spreadsheets); effective interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal; strong organizational and multitasking skills; familiarity with audiovisual technology; experience with and ability to work in a cross-cultural environment; ability to work both independently and as part of a team; and the demonstrated ability to build a rapport in order to engage students
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The University must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.