Job Type: Full-Time
Workplace Essential Skills (WES) and Career-Focused Language Instructor
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The Multicultural Association Chaleur Region is a non-profit organization dedicated to welcoming newcomers from other countries to our region. In addition to a varied program of multicultural activities throughout the year, the CMRA offers settlement, integration and employment services, individually or in groups, for newcomers.
Summary of Role:
The Pre-Employment and Skills Development Project is a continued initiative designed to help a defined cohort of newcomers prepare for their process of finding meaningful employment opportunities in Bathurst region and rural communities of New Brunswick. This position is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of the workplace essential skills (WES) and workplace language training to support clients. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a vibrant and growing organization driving meaningful change for immigrants in New Brunswick.
The Workplace Essential Skills (WES) and Career-Focused Language Instructor provides Employability readiness and skills training to adult learners who are working toward employment or education. The instructor focuses on the workplace essential skills, career-focused language skills development and wellness activities, using authentic workplace materials and customizing curriculum to meet the learning needs identified through learner assessments.
DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES
· Meet with members of the regional Pre-Employment and Skills Development Project team for the initiative to review the information gained through assessment and the objectives of the specific initiative;
· Build and sustain relationships with learners;
· Establish and maintain a positive learning environment;
· Lesson planning and preparation of instructional materials and resources;
· Facilitate individual and group learning;
· Facilitate sites visits and outing activities with the site coordinator, helping each learner to develop an individual learning plan;
· Evaluate, record and report learner progress;
· Seek or create learning resources for learners as needs arise; and,
· Manage administrative responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
· Commitment to Organization Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values;
· Communication: Communicates in a clear, professional, and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement;
· Integrity: Demonstrates responsible behaviour at all times and maintains high ethical standards;
· Planning and Organizing: Establishes a clearly defined and effective course of action for self and others to accomplish short and long-term work goals;
· Relationship Building and Collaboration: Builds positive interaction both internally and externally to achieve work related goals.
Skills and Qualifications:
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
Ability to plan and organize effectively, in the context of helping immigrant youth and adults to learn or improve skills;
Demonstrate an understanding of adult education principles and the needs of newcomer learners as well as recognition of and respect for cultural diversity.
Demonstrate the ability to, and an understanding of the need to use a variety of teaching/learning strategies in order to engage learners with diverse learning needs and styles.
The instructor will need to be able to facilitate both individual and group learning and to enhance the curriculum with level-appropriate experiential activities;
The instructor will possess the following behavioral competencies: flexibility, teamwork and co-operation, relationship building, listening, understanding and responding, conceptual thinking and information seeking;
· Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university in a field related to workplace education / Community College diploma or similar from an accredited institution / a recognized Adult Education credential, OR have Teaching, facilitating of training experience OR have a minimum of 1-year work experience in a cross-cultural environment or heightened sensitivity to the needs of newcomer youth and adult learners;
Must be fluent in the English or French language; Knowledge of other languages is an asset;
Exceptional oral and written skills;
Computer competency in MS Word and Online teaching platforms.
Flexibility to meet workplace training needs
Experience teaching in a workplace setting;
A good understanding of business processes, practices and workplace cultures;
A good understanding of Essential Skills and the Career focused Language;
A good understanding of the identified sectors of the program;
Successful completion of WES teacher training;
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other related software.
· Proficiency in facilitating on-line / virtual learning
Welcome to Multicultural Association Chaleur Region Inc., a non-profit organization that plays an important role in welcoming and integrating newcomers. Our team works every day to raise awareness in the Chaleur region community.