English–language Trainers Needed for International Project
English–language Trainers for International Project
The McGill School of Continuing Studies (SCS) serves over 12,000 learners each year through a wide variety of credit and non-credit learning options. The SCS Language and Intercultural Communication unit seeks English-language Trainers (ELT) for a training project with a partner in Saudi Arabia.
Duration: a total of 9.5 months (possibility for renewal). The tentative start date is January 5, 2013.
Primary responsibilities include:
•Tea ching 20 hours weekly;
•Att ending to student needs and lesson preparation during the 10 office hours designated for such purposes;
•Par ticipating in coordination/pedagogical meetings and training sessions- 5 hours on needs basis;
•Dev eloping lesson plans and assessments;
•Per forming other academic activities related to the position.
Education, skills, expertise and desired attributes:
•Min imum Bachelor degree in English, or any other related field plus a teaching certificate (Cambridge CELTA, Trinity Cert. TESOL or TOEFL); Masters or equivalent preferred;
•Exp erience in ELT (ESL, EFL, EAP, ESP)
•Exp erience in lesson planning, pedagogical materials development, test writing/assessment
•Cul tural sensitivity and experience with diversity
•Pro fessional ethics
•Cre ativity and initiative
Job related benefits:
•Com petitive monthly salary, paid in Canadian dollars
•Hou sing provided: Fully furnished shared western style accommodation (apartment with 2 separate bedrooms and 2 bathrooms)
•Fre e wireless internet access
•Tra nsportation to and from work and for shopping needs
•Rou nd-trip tickets: One free two-way ticket to point of origin
•Vac ation: Paid holidays and leaves are determined by the academic calendar of the Saudi institution
•Ter tiary health care provided by the Saudi institution- Clinics and hospital
•Ong oing professional development program
•Soc ial activities for cultural integration and opportunities for free Arabic classes
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the name and title of two referees along with contact information. The review of applications will begin immediately and positions will be confirmed following the finalization of the contract with the Saudi partner.
Please send your application by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following title in the e-mail Subject line: English language trainer-KSA
The application deadline is November 30, 2012.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.