August 31, 2012
The University of Lethbridge’s International Centre for Students is seeking applications for a casual, hourly position for English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Instructor from September 12 – December 13, 2012.
Reporting to the Manager, Language Services, the instructor will teach 2-3 courses in the EAP program. The incumbent will work with a core team of EAP instructors. Regular meetings with other program staff will also be required.
The successful candidate will ideally have a related undergraduate degree and at least 2 years of prior EAP experience. Proficiency in general computer applications is required.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Plan lessons to effectively achieve the outcomes for the EAP course: Communication, Grammar, Reading, and/or Writing and effectively instruct these courses in a student-centred approach
• Attend and participate in EAP program activities as requested
• Maintain excellent communication with Language Services Manager, core EAP instructors, and students with a focus on meeting students’ learning needs
• Maintain excellent records of communication, attendance, and grades
Required Skills and Abilities
• Draw upon one’s enthusiasm, creativity and innovation to inspire students
• Demonstrate excellent customer service, engaging students and fellow staff professionally;
• Have strong decision-making and problem-solving skills;
• Be organized with excellent writing, project management, and time management skills;
• Have the ability to work in a team as well as independently;
• Have the ability to work well with people with different perspectives, cultures, and ages;
• Have the ability to pay attention to fine details while keeping the overall vision in mind.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by September 6, 2012. Please include a detailed resume with references and salary expectations and send to:
Manager, Language Services
International Centre for Students
University of Lethbridge
Fax: (403) 382 – 7140
The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.