Job Opportunities: Muslim Community Services (SMC) French Instructor – Greater Toronto Area, ON


Our agency was established in 1987 as a non-profit organization to serve and work with newcomers to facilitate their settlement and integration in Canada. We offer a wide range of services and learning opportunities to connect newcomers to a better future in the ever-changing Canadian society. Your position as a French instructor involves providing language training to newcomers using innovative methods in conjunction with the curriculum.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach courses in accordance with LINC program guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and following the principles of the PBLA
  • Design and deliver appropriate and motivating lesson plans in line with accepted teaching methods and student needs
  • Develop and maintain an anti-bias classroom atmosphere where participants feel welcome and engaged in learning
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of student progress in accordance with CLB requirements
  • Combine classroom instruction with computer lab instruction using CLICK educational software and online resources
  • Plan PBLA modules, write success stories and submit monthly reports to your supervisor
  • Plan appropriate activities and field trips to complement program activities with your immediate supervisor and / or program coordinator
  • Work in collaboration with all CLIC and LINC staff, as well as with CNC staff
  • Performing administrative duties including, but not limited to, maintaining student attendance, preparing statistical reports, etc. and make sure they are submitted on time
  • Ensure a high level of student attendance (at least 80%) and their active participation in class
  • Participate in professional development sessions and actively use the information to improve language instruction in the classroom
  • Submit daily lesson plans and other forms used in the program in a timely manner to the program coordinator
  • Participate in regular MCS staff meetings, as well as LINC / CLIC staff meetings
  • Plan, design and organize community activities to promote MCS programs and services
  • Any other task assigned by the Executive Director and / or the designated Executive Director
  • Reporting to the Program Manager and / or Program Coordinator

QUALIFICATION / SKILLS

  • Post-secondary education (bachelor’s degree) and a minimum of two years of experience teaching FSL or LINC to adults at various levels (literacy up to CLB level 7)
  • Demonstrate a solid knowledge of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA)
  • The ability to speak, read and write in a second language is a definite asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Awareness of the language and settlement needs of newcomer adult learners
  • Cultural sensitivity; able to work in a culturally diverse work environment
  • Ability to work independently with strong time management and organizational skills
  • Punctual, reliable, responsible and good team player
  • Computer skills with knowledge of FSL educational software, educational software and online resources, MS Office, Email, Internet, Zoom, Google Classroom and other online platforms
  • Flexible to work evenings or weekdays, if and when required
  • Must have own transportation and a valid driver’s license for work-related travel
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check is required as part of the hiring process

This contractual position should start on January 15, until March 31, 2022 with the possibility of extension.

Please submit your curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in ONE document (PDF, Word or Rich Text Format) referring to:

MCS-JC-0199-FRENCH INSTRUCTOR- SATURDAY by December 3, 2021 To:

Human Resources Department Muslim Community Services

197 County Court Blvd, Suite 303 Brampton, ON L6W 4P6

MCS is an equal opportunity employer that promotes the principles of diversity and equity and adheres to the principles of the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities Act. Ontario.

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Accommodation is available on request; all requests must be addressed to the HR department in advance.

(THANK YOU FOR APPLYING. ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED)

Reference ID: MCS-JC-0199-FRENCH INSTRUCTOR-SATURDAYS

Application deadline: 2021-12-03

Planned start date: 2022-01-15

Job type: Temporary

Salary: Up to $ 37.00 per hour

Schedule: Availability on weekends
Education: Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
Experience: teaching: 2 years (preferred)
Remote work: No

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