Notice of Job Competition
Job title: Part Time English Coach – Fall / Winter Terms
Department/Campus: Learning Resource Centre
Reports To: Manager, Learning Resource Centre
Salary Range: $19.67 to $22.88 per hour
Job Posted On 23-Aug-2013
Job Posted Until: 30-Aug-2013 (noon)
Posting Type: Internal/External

Job Description  

Under the direction of the Manager of the Learning Resource Centre, the incumbent will work as an integral part of the Student Learning Centre team to provide English coaching assistance to students attending Algonquin College. The English coach will support students with their academic English and writing skills and provide workshops on a regularly scheduled basis through a student-accessed online booking system. There will be up to five positions available between 6 and 20 hours per week at flexible times to accommodate the client.

The Student Learning Centre (SLC) is a Student Support Services pilot project managed by the Learning Resource Centre. Opening in fall 2013 across from the Learning Resource Centre (C210), the Student Learning Centre will provide students with assistance in the learning of communication, math, and computer skills. These services to students will include:

  • One on one or small group coaching
    Practice of basic skills needed to succeed in program courses
    Delivery of large group orientation session
    Referral to other College services as required

Required Qualifications  
  • B.A. in English with a Bachelor of Education or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of tutoring experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of postsecondary writing requirements
  • Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners
  • Experience tutoring ESL students, would be considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Sensitivity to a culturally diverse student population

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Algonquin College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
Workplace accommodations are available.

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