Seeking educator with training/experience in literacy development/remedial literacy

Seeking educator with training/experience in literacy development/remedial literacy

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The Dartmouth Learning Network provides opportunities for adults and their families to gain the essential skills necessary to live and work in a modern economy.

Our classroom, small group and one-to-one learning options, support adults to build their reading, writing, math, computer and essential skills so that they can realize personal goals, further education, apprenticeships and employment. As part of a continuum of services offered through the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning, the Dartmouth Learning Network’s programs provide a strong foundation and pathway to further education and lifelong learning at home, in the community and at work.

Our vision is that everyone has the skills they need to reach their earning and career goals.

Position Overview, Roles & Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Executive Director, working closely with colleagues and community partners, and applying good practice principles, the instructor is responsible for the effective delivery of the Adult Learning Program curricula and for the evaluation and documentation of progress of learners.

Specifically, the Instructor will:

  • Design and deliver classroom, small-group, one-to-one and online learning content as assigned using lesson plans, discussions, printed materials, audio-visual presentations, field trips and hands-on projects. Learning materials and lessons are designed to enable learners to meet the outcomes of the Adult Learning Program curricula and build their essential/employability skills.
  • Prepare learning plans for each learner, using his/her life experiences as materials for learning; accommodating different learning styles.
  • Assess learners and track their progress on an ongoing basis using a variety of assessment tools and strategies.
  • Maintain and update confidential classroom learner documents and ensure that they remain confidential.
  • Support learner intake, assessment, registration, placement and orientation.
  • Provide volunteers under her supervision with meaningful opportunities to contribute to the goals and objectives of DLN, clear expectations and guidance, and ongoing feedback and support.
  • Make referrals to appropriate NSSAL service providers and community agencies.
  • Ensure classroom spaces are clean and safe for volunteers and learners.Seeking educator with training/experience in literacy development/remedial literacy. Training/experience in the Orton Gillingham method of literacy instruction and online learning is considered an asset.

28-30 hours per week - Monday - Thursday

January - June, possibility of extension

Salary Range: $25.64 - 30.00 per hour based on experience

Send applications to by Dec. 14th, 2020

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