Position Title Essential Skills Coach-WorkBC
Posting Number 01976SA
Location See Work Arrangements
Grade or Pay Level -
Salary Range TBD
Position Type Training Group Contract Employment
Posting Type External
Employment Type Full-Time
Posting Category Training Group
Start Date 09/01/2023
End Date 08/31/2024
Day of the Week Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
Shift Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday shift
This is a full-time position 40 hours per week, based at both our Maple Ridge
and Langley WorkBC offices.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great
career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices
and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas
College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for
passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best
colleges even better.
The Essential Skills Coach will deliver online and in person essential and
foundational skills instruction to participants of the WorkBC program to
assess and develop their essential skills in preparation for further education
and training or occupation specific employment.
Invigilate and interpret essential skills assessments (500 point IALS
Adapt existing Essential Skills materials into a curriculum appropriate for
the delivery of a 40 hour program for WorkBC Clients.
Facilitate learning to build essential and foundational skills and
incorporate authentic documents to assist participants to:
Prepare for technical training using Blackboard
Understand occupation specific language
Facilitate individual and group based skills development (reading,
numeracy, writing, digital, problem solving, communications, social-
emotional skills – adaptability, collaboration, creativity and
Develop the skills needed for success at work (time management,
organizational skills, team work)
Evaluate learners at regular intervals and provide feedback;
Support individual learners to develop the skills needed for success in training and occupation specific employment;
Meet with clients to debrief ES assessments, conduct informal assessment and develop customized individual learning plans as needed;
Assign self-directed learning modules and monitor progress;
Monitor client progress and adjust individual learning plans when needed.
Maintain participant progress records adhering to privacy requirements;
Participate in team meetings;
Complete reports and paperwork as required;
Contribute to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.
Miscellaneous duties as required.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Education) and minimum 2 years'
experience delivering instruction to low skilled adult learners or
equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
Knowledge of construct approach to learning (ESPT Certificate an asset);
Familiarity with the Skills for Success Model formally Essential &
Employability Skills resources and tools an asset;
Demonstrated instructional experience with multi barriered learners;
Proficient with online learning tools, Microsoft Word, Power Point and
Excel, Zoom & Blackboard an asset;
Satisfactory completion of a criminal records check. A criminal record
will not automatically result in your application for employment being
conduct learning assessments and develop customized learning plans with
multi-barriered adult learners;
amend materials to meet unique client needs;
work with groups of individuals with diverse learning needs;
complete and maintain confidential client files on daily, weekly and
use interpersonal skills to problem solve and deal with difficult
create and maintain a professional workplace environment for learners;
demonstrate adaptability and flexibility in day-to-day tasks;
work independently and require little supervision.
Link to Full Position Profile
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable
learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all
people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity,
including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of
colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as
women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities
and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 08/18/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents
online on the Douglas College Career Site www. douglascollegecareers.ca.
Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required
knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https: // www. douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/11216
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
None of the above
If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)
(Open Ended Question)
Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).
(Open Ended Question)
Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
Yes, I confirm
No, I am not able to meet this requirement
How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
Douglas College Careers Site
Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
Professional Association Website
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
Douglas College CareerHUB
Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
Documents Needed to Apply
References with Contact Information