Professor, ESL (Instructional Design)

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Professor, ESL (Instructional Design)

Post by George Brown College » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:09 am

Competition Number: REQ 2013

TITLE: Professor, ESL (Instructional Design)

DIVISION: Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies

SALARY: Faculty Teaching Scale

LOCATION: 341 King St.E.

STATUS: Full Time Faculty


At George Brown College, we have established a reputation for equipping our students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. As employees, we are committed to creating an enriching learning community for our students, delivering excellence in what we do, holding ourselves accountable for our work and demonstrating diversity and respect for one another.

What responsibilities will you have in this role?
•The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach students in all levels of the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program within the School of ESL.
•Provides academic leadership and develops an effective learning environment for students through the design and delivery of curriculum.
•Defines and revises subject/program objectives.
•Devises and evaluates learning outcomes.
•Teaches assigned subjects, as well as tutors and advises students.
•Evaluates student performance/progress/achievements.
•Participates in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees.
•Remains current through consultation with community and industry representatives, as well as academic colleagues.
•Contributes to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs as needed/requested.

What qualifications do you need for this role?
•Graduate degree in Education, TESL, Applied Linguistics or a closely relevant discipline required.
•Post-Graduate training in Instructional Design or E-learning required.
•TESL Ontario and/or TESL Canada Standard Two accreditation or equivalent required.
•A minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience teaching across levels and/or streams in tertiary-level EAP.
•Demonstrated understanding of outcomes-based learning and applicability of essential employability skills in the language context.
•Knowledge, understanding and experience with curriculum design frameworks.
•Proven experience with authentic materials development in English language teaching.
•Experience developing resource documents for teaching and providing training, support and mentorship to course faculty.
•Demonstrated experience with instructional design practices within an educational context, preferably ESL/EAP-specific.
•Demonstrated proficiency working with learning management systems (ex. BlackBoard) in the development of classroom, web-enhanced, blended or fully online programming.
•Current knowledge of online course delivery models and experience with online course development in the language learning context.
•Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and proven approach to life-long learning.
•Excellent communication, collaboration, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
•Involvement in innovation and professional development related to teaching, use of technology, and student success.
•Effective ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience and learning needs, including demonstrated application of the principles of Universal Design for Learning.
•Commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population.


•If you are a George Brown College employee, go to ... ignOn.aspx to apply via our internal site.
•If you are an external candidate, go to and click on the “Employment at George Brown” link to apply or click on the ‘apply’ button to the left of the posted job to apply.

Please ensure your resume highlights all relevant education, training and experience that are applicable to the minimum qualifications for this role. Please include your teaching philosophy with your application.
•The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
•First consideration will be provided to internal candidates in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement.

Closing: February 8, 2019

George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from people of all genders, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and indigenous peoples. George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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