Norquest College

  • CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT- ESL AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS EXPERTS

    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/21/2018 3:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2264
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Other [OTH]
    Job Industry
    Education
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    3
  • Job Description

    CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT - ESL AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS EXPERTS

    FACULTY OF FOUNDATIONAL, CAREER AND INTERCULTURAL STUDIES

     

    NorQuest College is a leader in English language training. We have developed the curriculum, resources, and skills to provide top-quality instruction. We offer a variety of excellent English programs and courses to meet our students’ diverse needs. Canadian Language Benchmarks are an integral part of our programs.

     

    Currently, NorQuest is working on an Essential Skills and Canadian Language Benchmark curriculum development project. The projects utilizes external resources to assist with project development.  We are inviting Expressions of Interest for individuals who are interested in contributing to the project.

    • Develop LINC/ESL classroom material
    • Develop training materials for instructors
    • Review and modify developed curriculum

    Experience teaching newcomers or developing curriculum for CLB 3-5 Essential Skills upskilling; Workplace Skills; Job Preparation; Workplace Culture is needed.

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

      

    • Collaborate with project team to modify developed modules, lesson plans and PBLA assessment tasks for CLB 3 employment, CLB 5 employment, and CLB 5 certificates
    • Develop training materials for instructors
    • Develop curriculum guides for instructors
    • Observe classes using material and input to team on material
    • Project work as assigned

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Experience teaching LINC; CLB 3 & 5
    • Experience teaching literacy students
    • Experience developing LINC modules, lesson plans and PBLA assessment tasks
    • Working knowledge of the Essential Skills
    • Essential Skills training prefered
    • Experience training instructors an asset
    • A keen sense of the big picture and an eye for details
    • Experience with course development

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

     

    • Strong curriculum knowledge and a proven ability to multi task
    • Strong relationship building ability to work cooperatively with other stakeholders
    • Can work independently while being a part of a project team
    • Must have excellent editing skills, attention to detail, be able to take initiative and adhere to deadlines
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2010 software applications required

     

    SALARY:  This is fee for service contract. Specific deliverables will be established in conjunction with the developers based on areas of expertise.

     

    CLOSING DATE:  Open until all positions are filled, candidates will be reviewed and possibly interviewed, as they apply.  PLEASE APPLY EARLY!

     

    TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

     

    NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

     

    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

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