Instructor/Assistant Coordinator - English Academic Preparation (EAP) Program - Office of Skills Development & Learning

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Date of Posting: 
June 14, 2017
English Academic Preparation EAP) Program - Office of Skills Development & Learning
Instructor/Assistant Coordinator
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week 

Commensurate with qualifications

July 17, 2017 – July 16, 2018

EAP is a non-credit program that supports students who speak English as an additional language to reach the English proficiency required for university admission. Details may be viewed at


Working closely with the EAP Program Coordinator, the Assistant Coordinator will teach English language classes at the first-year university level (50%) and assist with administration, student advisement, and other duties as assigned (50%), including:
• Teaching ESL and academic English (speaking, reading, writing, and listening) from high beginner to advanced proficiency level
• Formative and summative evaluation
• Resource development and  planning
• Curriculum and course outcome evaluation and revision
• Participation in staff meetings and professional development
• Possibly teaching late afternoon or evening courses
• Student assistance, course advising and student practicum supervision
• Collaborate with UPEI staff to organize student focused extra-curricular events
• Upholding the policies and regulations of the EAP program
• Other duties as assigned by the Coordinator


• Bachelor of Education degree, ESL teaching certificate & experience, or adult ESL teaching experience in combination with a relevant degree
• A Master of Education or  Applied Linguistics would be an asset
• Must demonstrate excellent English proficiency and competence with Moodle or related course management systems
• Experience in teaching academic writing, intercultural education, and familiarity with UPEI an asset

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

J. Schneider

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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