Skills Coach

Douglas College
March 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Skills Coach

Posting Number 01967SA Location See Work Arrangements Grade or Pay Level - Salary Range - Position Type Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 08/21/2023 End Date 03/31/2024 Day of the Week Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Shift daytime hours Work Arrangements

This position will work out the Douglas College Burnaby Training Centre site and YWCA and Manufacturing partner locations in Vancouver.

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 Role

This role is responsible to work collaboratively with partner colleagues and the Skills for Success Coordinator to develop and deliver Skills for Success training for work in manufacturing with racialized populations.



· Invigilate and interpret skills for success assessments

· Administer social emotional self-assessment tools

· Debrief results with clients in relation to their career pathway goals

Individual Coaching:

· Support individual learners to develop Skills for Success for manufacturing

· Meet with clients to debrief assessments, conduct informal assessment and develop customized individual learning plans as needed;

· Assign self-directed learning modules and monitor progress as required;

· Provide coaching to achieve desired learning to a range of learner levels;

· Monitor client progress and adjust individual learning plans when needed.


Develop and deliver curriculum that scaffolds learning to build Skills for Success incorporating authentic workplace documents to assist participants to: · Develop applicable reading, numeracy, writing, digital, communication and social emotional skills

· Understand occupation specific language

· Develop the skills needed for success at work in manufacturing

· Evaluate learners at regular intervals and provide feedback;

· Encourage peer mentorship and learning in small group sessions;


· Maintain participant progress records adhering to privacy requirements;

· Maintain organized electronic file system of curriculum with instruction guides;

· Provide Skills for Success support and education to project partners at YWCA and Northwest Skills Institute; - Maintain organized electronic file system of curriculum with instruction guides; - Participate in ISO quality management systems and program guides;

Additional responsibilities as required

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Bachelor's degree in education or social sciences or TESL, TOEFL or other ESL Instructor Education and a minimum of 2 years teaching experience and or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Knowledge of construct approach to learning (ESPT Certificate an asset);
  • Familiarity with 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, Blackboard an asset;
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal records check. A criminal record will not automatically result in your application for employment being denied.
  • Ability to:

  • conduct learning assessments and develop customized learning plans with multi-barriered adult learners;
  • amend materials to meet unique client needs;
  • work with groups of multi-barriered clients;
  • develop and deliver engaging learning activities that apply adult learning principals;
  • complete and maintain confidential client files on daily, weekly and monthly basis;
  • communicate effectively and work with all stakeholders as required, including Work BC, referring agents and client-serving agencies, the general public and colleagues;
  • use interpersonal skills to problem solve and deal with difficult situations;
  • 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 Equity Statement

    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 parental status.

    Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 08/09/2023

    Close Date 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. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

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  • Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
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  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
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  • If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
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  • No
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  • 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).
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  • 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?
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  • Professional Association Website
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
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  • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
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