ESSENTIAL SKILLS FACILITATOR/ INSTRUCTOR/CURRICULUM DEVELOPER
DEPARTMENT: Education and Training
ANTICIPATED START DATE: Approximately June 17, 2019
SALARY/WAGE: $25.50 - $26.00 per hour
POSITION TYPE: Full-Time - 37.5 hours/week, 21-Month Term Position
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4 p.m., June 6, 2019
Reporting to the Essential Skills Coordinator, the Essential Skills "Passing it On," Facilitator/Instructor/Curriculum Developer is accountable for the development and facilitation of numeracy and communications curriculum with a client-centred and learning-focused approach. Must be willing to attend three 5-6 day training sessions in Vancouver.
- Research and assesses required learning outcomes for scheduled intake cohorts based on employer or industry requirements.
- Facilitates classroom-based numeracy and language training, delivering content to meet program learning objectives.
- Designs, plans, develops and prepares courses, lesson plans, instructional materials, exercises, handouts, and evaluations for group based and one-on-one instruction.
- Assesses and evaluates client competency levels (numeracy and other essential skills) through formal and informal assessment tools throughout the program.
- Supervises TOWES assessment and debrief TOWES results. (Training Provided)
- Monitors and supports student and program goals; identify and address learners' knowledge gaps, adjusting lessons and approach as required; develops individual learning paths.
- Provides one-on-one tutoring to enable potential students to meet intake/minimum numeracy and communication requirements.
- Develops and defines required learning outcomes for scheduled intake groups based on employer and industry-specific requirements.
- Stays current with industry changes (materials, installation methods, etc.); incorporating relevant information to enhance programs.
- Completes required student and program reports.
- Analyzes and evaluates program and client data.
- Monitors and evaluates program execution; assess individual progress and assist problem solves regarding student issues using a case team approach.
Preferred Education and Experience
- Bachelor of Education degree (or equivalent/related) or Degree in Adult Education, Experience in Curriculum Development and Adult Education an asset.
- Essential Skills Practitioner Certification Preferred. (Training Provided)
- In-depth knowledge and experience in trades and trades training.
- Proficiency in occupation focused applied mathematics.
- Experience working with multi-barriered Indigenous clients.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Proven ability to provide innovative and engaging lessons.
- Proven ability to teach numeracy and language.
- Ability to identify training/development needs, prepare and develop materials for distinct training intakes.
- Working knowledge in application of essential skills facilitation processes and practices.
- Working knowledge in group facilitation and training skills with a focus on employment and skills building.
- Strong research and analysis skills for curriculum development and learning materials.
- Interpersonal Skills - able to develop trust and respect and engage, retain and motivate multi-barriered clients/students.
- Strong detail and organization skills applied to curriculum development, classroom delivery and case management.
- Flexible and adaptable to frequently changing client learning needs.
- Strong communication skills - effective listening, oral, written and facilitation skills.
Submit your cover letter and resume to employerrep(at)abcentre.org by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019
Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates (Status, Non-status, Metis, or Inuit). Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $25.50 to $26.00 /hour