Bow Valley Adult Learning Centre Banff ESL Instructor

Bow Valley Adult Learning Centre
Banff, AB
$29–$35 an hour - Permanent, Part-time
Bow Valley Adult Learning Centre
Banff, AB
$29–$35 an hour
Job details

$29–$35 an hour
Job type
Shift and schedule
Monday to Friday

Banff, AB

Full job description
Bow Valley Adult Learning Centre values inclusion and diversity.

Our Mission: We are recognized as an inclusive adult learning centre that connects our community through inspiration for learning.

Our Vision: We provide access to the skills, knowledge, and opportunities that empower adults to fully participate in their communities.

This position is part time. The Bow Valley Adult Learning Centre currently provides classes Monday -Thursday in the late afternoon/ evening for our English Language Learners in Banff and Canmore. Our year runs from July 1 - June 30 and we offer six terms per year. Each term is six weeks. Our next classes start July 15.

Our instructors are paid for a half-hour of prep time for each hour of instructional time. Our classes are two hours in length. Therefore, for a two hour class, instructors are paid for three hours.

We value diversity and inclusion! English does not need to be the successful candidates first language. This position is part-time/permanent; and we encourage working holiday visa holders that have TESOL (or equivalent) certification to apply. We offer ongoing professional development for all employees.


-Prepare a syllabus for each term of instruction

- Plan and deliver English language lessons to students of various proficiency levels; Beginner (CLB 2-4) and Intermediate (CLB 4-7).
- Create engaging and interactive lesson plans that incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills focusing on daily living in the Bow Valley including workplace language.

- Adapt instructional methods and materials to meet the diverse learning needs of students.
- Use a variety of instructional techniques, including group work, pair work, and individual activities.
- Incorporate technology into the classroom to enhance learning experiences.
- Monitor student progress and maintain accurate records of attendance

-Follow Knowles' Principles of Adult Learning

-Complete an Instructor report at the end of each term


- Previous experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) is preferred.
- Familiarity with different teaching methodologies and resources for ESL learners.
- Experience working with adult learners is preferred.
- Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively engage learners in the learning process.
- A passion for life-long learning and a desire to help learners succeed.

If you are enthusiastic about teaching English as a Second Language and have experience working with adults, we would love to hear from you. Join our team of dedicated educators and make a positive impact on the lives of ESL learners.


-TESOL certification

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the role.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: $29.00-$35.00 per hour

Flexible Language Requirement:

French not required

Monday to Friday
Application question(s):

Do you currently reside in the Bow Valley?

Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

teaching: 1 year (preferred)
Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 2024-07-15

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