Literacy Instructor

Position:Literacy Instructor
Term of Employment:Part-time (mornings / afternoons / evenings – 20 to 25 hours per week); Term with opportunity for renewal
Start Date:Immediately
Remuneration:$14.00 to $16.50 dependent on experience

Brandon Literacy Council Inc. (BLC) is a not-for-profit charity which provides educational services to residents of Brandon and area. BLC is a literacy program as well as an adult learning center. BLC provides customized scheduling and individualized programming to all of our learners.

BLC is currently looking for a part-time Literacy Instructor. Consistent with BLC’s integrated delivery methodology, the successful candidate will work within a learning continuum model that includes basic literacy to senior years’ abilities in order to support all learners in BLC programs.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to participate as a team member in delivering and supporting literacy programming to adults
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize technology including Microsoft Office programs, internet, email and web-based applications
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with learners who are at various skill and ability levels
  • An understanding of adult learning principles and factors affecting successful learning such as learning disabilities, mental health, etc.
  • Experience working / teaching in an adult education environment and / or in a multi-cultural environment would be considered an asset
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant field would be considered an asset

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit to a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Check), child abuse registry check and adult abuse registry check, at their own expense, as part of employment.