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ESL Short-Term Instructor

Ongoing Position: 
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Location:  Victoria, BC, Canada

Victoria International High School ProgramsESL Short Term Group,ESL Summer Camp, and New International Student Orientation Instructor/Activity FacilitatorsVictoria International High School Program (VIHSP) is a division of the Greater Victoria School District and offers ESL Summer Camp, ESL Short Term Group, New International Student Orientation programs to international students who wish to experience cultural and language opportunities in Victoria. Students attending these programs are from various locations throughout the world such as China, Japan, Columbia, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil.VIHSP is currently seeking experienced facilitators for these programs. Reporting to the Short Term Group Program Coordinator, the ESL Instructor/Activity Facilitator is responsible for the delivery of ESL instruction blended with afternoon and week-end cultural activities, as well as supervising and guiding excursions in and around the City of Victoria.The successful candidates will have a minimum of a TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) certification or equivalent. A degree in Education or Child and Youth Care would be beneficial. A minimum of 2 years’ experience instructing in an ESL classroom or setting is preferred. In addition, consideration will be given to individuals who have experience working with and supporting youth ages 12 to 18.Candidates will have strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills along with the ability to lead discussion groups and presentations. Candidates must have cultural awareness with experience living overseas an asset. Ideally, successful candidates will be available for all three programs when required.- ESL Summer Camp Facilitator – from 2 to 8 weeks, starting July 2, 2012,- ESL Short Term Group Facilitator – from 2 to 4 weeks, starting March 2013 which includes Spring Break- New International Student Orientation sessions – last week in August, 2012 and last week in January, 2013.An eligibility list will be established.Please submit a letter of introduction, resumé, proof of qualifications and references to:Human Resource Services, Greater Victoria School District #61556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1E8Or 250-475-4113 (fax) or hrs@sd61.bc.caDeadline for submission is: 4:00 PM, Wednesday, June 13, 2012.Please note: The District thanks all applicants but only those selected for interview will be contacted