Language Assessor - Temporary - Part Time

Immigrant Services Calgary, 1200, 910 7Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Req #140
Monday, November 9, 2020
Immigrant Services Calgary is a non for profit immigrant serving agency established in 1977. ISC's mission is to be a comprehensive settlement agency working together with immigrants and their families to make Canada home. ISC is looking for individuals who appreciate the valuable contributions immigrants make to Canada, and understand and share our values of  being passionate, accountable and ethical leaders in settlement services. We believe that people come first. We are committed to quality services for a diverse Canadian community.
Immigrant Services Calgary is looking for a part-time (18.75 hours per week) Language Assessor to administer remote (online) Canadian Language Benchmarks-based language assessment tools to clients in southern Alberta and refer them to language training options that meet their needs and preferences. Given the focus on online assessments, this assessor can be located anywhere in Alberta.

Duties and Responsibilities

 
• Support the language assessment and referral services model and ensure maintenance of operating standards and protocols at main location and off-site locations.
• Administer CLB standardized tests (in-person and online) to assess the language skills of eligible clients
• Provide thorough needs assessments of clients applying for language programs
• Ensure clients are advised on all appropriate language training options that meet their needs, goals, and preferences
• Provide referrals of clients to appropriate programs through established protocols
• Provide information on accreditation (professional, technical, trade), academic upgrading and further education opportunities
• Conduct individual educational planning sessions for clients
•  Implement follow-up with clients according to prescribed procedures
• Enter required data into centralized data base and ensure accuracy of data input according to funders’ requirement
• Maintain client records according to approved office procedures.
• Participate, where possible, and represent CLARC in the events and activities of relevant professional associations such as ATESL and others
• Assist with the general task work necessary to the smooth functioning of the Centre, including assisting other staff in their duties when required

Qualifications:
 
• Post-secondary degree in linguistics, modern languages or English or completion of TESL training program from a college or university; minimum of 100 hours and practicum
• Successful experience in teaching ESL/LINC to adults for at least 300 hours (in Canada)
• Valid CLBPT/CLBA certification an asset
• Demonstrated assessment/interviewing experience in the Adult Education field
• Proficiency with online videoconferencing technology
• Willing to work flexible shifts, including some evenings and weekends
• Able to work remotely (online)

Conditional offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of CLBPT training and certification (to be arranged for successful candidates).
Thank you for your interest. Due to the high volume of applicants, only candidates short-listed will be contacted. No phone calls or visits please.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Immigrant Services Calgary, 1200, 910 7Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada