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PBLA Lead Teacher Position

A PBLA lead teacher position is open now at a LINC school in Calgary.

2-8 hours a month and will start at $31/hour. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide PBLA orientation and support to new teachers. 
  • Advise administrators on needed supports such as PD or resources. 
  • Complete an annual self-assessment using the PBLA Practice Review framework and identify and complete an action plan. 

The Lead Teacher also plays a valuable role in supporting colleagues, using strategies that might include the following: 

  • Facilitate informal small-group discussions or learning groups to address common concerns using classroom teachers as resources for one other. 
  • Offer workshops related to PBLA implementation, such as the CCLB Professional Learning Sessions
  • Observe teachers and provide feedback and/or suggestions as a peer and colleague. 
  • Team teach or team plan on occasion. 
  • Report to management
  • Give demonstration lessons. 

Qualifications

You must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • TESL certification
  • Competence in teaching with the CLB
  • Proficiency in using the protocols of PBLA
  • Strong leadership skills and dedication to helping others succeed
  • A strong commitment to professional development, including technological skills advancement
  • Politeness and accountability, especially when dealing with challenges and concerns
  • The ability work well on a team
  • Verified true copies of original diplomas / certificates
  • A minimum of 2 years experience teaching in a LINC program or teaching English as a second language

Please note: If you hold a foreign university degree, an official equivalency statement or letter must obtained (WES, ICES, IQAS, or WES Quick Evaluation service).

Please send your resumes and cover letters to: maple@mapleleafacademy.com

Subject Line: PBLA Lead Teacher position

 

 

 

 

 

 


Substitute English as a Foreign Language Teacher

We are looking to hire a substitute English as a Foreign Language teacher.

Your hours will fluctuate based on our needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a classroom of 12-20 adult English learners
  • Teach pre-prepared lesson plans
  • Prepare and teach your own lesson plans
  • Be available to teach on short notice
  • Have good communication skills

Qualifications:

You must have the following:

  • A University Degree
  • TESOL Qualification
  • Verified true copies of original diplomas/certificates
  • Minimum 2 years experience teaching in a LINC program or teaching English as a second language

Please note: if you hold a foreign university degree, an official equivalency statement or letter must be obtained (WES, ICES, IQAS, or WES Quick Evaluation service).

Please send us your resume and put "English Teacher" in the subject line.

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents

 

 

Programs Assistant

1 temporary position, approximately 30 hours/week per position, $20/hour, 12 weeks, begin immediately.

This position is funded under the ESDC Canada Summer Jobs Grant, as such the applicant must be:

  1.  between 18 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  2.  is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
  3.  is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

Responsibilities

You will work with managers and teachers to support our student programs by:

a. helping to create activities which engage our students in the community,

b. helping build connections between our program and other community supports,

c. helping to create new and innovative activities to support our senior students stay active during periods of isolation and inclement weather,

d. helping build meaningful relationships with community members to support long lasting friendships and successful integration,

e. helping to create new and innovative activities which enable students and senior students to share their experience and skills with the community.

Successful applicants will have some experience and a desire to continue developing skills in the following areas: 

Client service - communicate efficiently and professionally with clients.

Teamwork - work with others in pairs and in small and large groups to coordinate tasks, share resources, plan, make decisions, negotiate, solve conflicts and complete other activities that involve teamwork.

Communication - exchange thoughts and information with other people. This exchange can happen orally by speaking, listening and using non-verbal cues, such as body language or in writing.

Digital skills - input, access, analyze, organize, create and communicate information and ideas using computers, software, point-of-sale equipment, email, podcasts, web applications, smart phones and other digital devices.

Leadership - communication, relationship building, honesty, demonstrating initiative, and taking responsibility for the completion of tasks.

Please send your resumes and cover letters to: maple@mapleleafacademy.com

Subject Line: Programs Assistant CSJ 2024

 

Financial Administrator – LINC Program

Job description:

  • Daily tasks and responsibilities include: invoicing, payments, meetings with vendors, budgeting, cash flow forecast, IRCC reporting
  • Annual Audits: IRCC audit (minimum twice per agreement), internal audit by independent accounting firm (annually)
  • Ongoing tasks: business promotion, business development, meeting with IRCC program officer, using personal funds to cover LINC expenses while waiting for IRCC reimbursement, monthly claim and reporting, assisting with program where needed, technical support, liaison with staff/students/vendors to address any concerns, assist Program Manager with LINC coordinator tasks, review and revise narrative report, review iCare reports, review occupancy and enrolment with IRCC, payroll, timecards, and all other necessary tasks to support the LINC program.
  • $15/hour 100 hours/month, 60 hours/month in-kind

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents     ​​​

 

 

 

Continuing Opportunities

Maple Leaf Academy accepts and welcomes practicum students who wish to teach adult students English proficiency using Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA) protocol and grading in Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB).

We charge a minimal fee.

For this opportunity, please send your resume to maple@mapleleafacademy.com attn: Program Manager – Practicum Student.

All resumes must be sent to maple@mapleleafacademy.com with the job title in the subject line.