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English Language Foundations (ELF) Instructor

Academic Services is focused on supporting SAIT’s schools and departments in their pursuit of SAIT’s strategic priorities.  Academic Services brings together several academic development, delivery, and quality assurance units with a common goal: student success.  Academic Services provides unique, flexible support programing designed to help learners succeed in their chosen SAIT career program.
The Opportunity
The English Language Foundations (ELF) program at SAIT provides English as an additional language (EAL) training and instruction to a range of English language learners across Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels. This role will deliver English language instruction to students across language proficiency levels.

The Role

  • Teach communication and speech courses to students of various Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels
  • Report progress of learners to the Academic Chair
  • Participate in curriculum and program development and review
  • Evaluate student progress and achievement
  • Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to learners
  • Participate in professional development programs

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree or Master’s degree in English language teaching, applied linguistics or related field
  • Minimum TESL Canada Professional Certificate Standard One
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in teaching English as an additional language
  • Prior teaching experience in EAP and EAL adult learning settings
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Prior CLB assessment experience is an asset
  • Experience teaching newcomers
  • Demonstrated teaching experience using various delivery models including online, Hyflex, hybrid delivery models, face-to-face delivery methods
  • Experience with Brightspace D2L and Zoom
  • Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong aptitude for mentoring and coaching others
  • Previous SAIT teaching experience will be considered an asset
Classification: Instructor – S4001
Hourly Rate: $42.10
# of positions: 2
Position End Date: December 20, 2024
Posting closing date: May 31 2024
About SAIT
SAIT is a global leader in applied education. Named one of Alberta’s Top Employers, we offer the chance to work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers.
Building on our 100+ year history, we’re looking for innovative, bold and collaborative employees who embrace change and deliver world-class customer experiences. Your future starts now at SAIT.
Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is essential to achieving SAIT’s vision to be a global leader in applied education. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Learn more about EDI at SAIT
At SAIT, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding diverse perspectives to SAIT – so if your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.
SAIT is committed to supporting persons with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with applicants to provide accommodations upon request to the Talent Advisor.  
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