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English as a Foreign Language Instructor- Oakville, ON
Summary
Title:English as a Foreign Language Instructor- Oakville, ON
ID:1040
Description

Company Overview:

Professional Linguistic Upper Studies (PLUS) operates English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programs across the world. PLUS U.S. Corporation, headquartered in New York City, runs summer English language study and travel programs for international high school students across North America. The programs allow students the opportunity to take English classes and explore the surrounding regions while staying at colleges and universities.
 

Position Overview:

EFL Instructors deliver English as a Foreign Language lessons to international high school students based on the curriculum provided. Lessons focus on listening and speaking skills. EFL Instructors report directly to the Centre Manager.

 

Schedule:

The employment period is during July 2019; dates may be flexible based on instructor flexibility. Most students are with the PLUS program for two-week sessions; PLUS runs back-to-back sessions over the course of the summer.

Students receive approximately 15 hours of English instruction per week during their two-week session. Each session has 8 lessons that are offered both in morning classes (8:30am to 12:15pm) and afternoon classes (1:00pm to 4:45pm). Classes are held Mondays-Saturdays and on average about 4 days each week. Classes are either morning only, or morning AND afternoon. Class sizes are generally 15 students.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver well-prepared English as a Foreign Language lessons to diverse classrooms of international high school students in a professional and engaging manner
  • Review the curriculum provided by PLUS to adequately prepare for each lesson; instructors should be prepared to supplement the curriculum with their own materials, as appropriate.
  • Assess whether students have been placed in the correct level of instruction
  • Orally assess students’ proficiency levels, as directed by the Centre Manager
  • Practice appropriate classroom management techniques to ensure a safe, comfortable, and engaging learning environment for all students
  • Collaborate with the Centre Manager and PLUS Head Office regarding instructional methods and the PLUS curriculum
  • Attend training session and any additional meetings organized by the Centre Manager and/or PLUS Head Office
  • Maintain frequent and professional communication with the Centre Manager
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Qualifications and Desired Skills:

  • Authorization to work in Canada required
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • University degree required (at the time of start date); TESOL certificate and/or Master’s degree preferred
  • Prior EFL/ESL teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms strongly preferred
  • Command of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Google Drive strongly preferred

Successful candidates will be self-motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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