ESL Program Director
Vancouver International College - New Westminster, BC

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Vancouver International College is a well-established private school, duly registered with the BC Ministry of Education. Originally established in Toronto, Ontario, we have recently opened a new branch in New Westminster, BC. We at VIC are committed to offering quality ESL (English as a Second Language), UP (University Preparation) and PGP (Post-Graduate Preparation) courses to students from around the world. Our mission is to grant students a pathway to a university degree in Canada that will open doors to numerous opportunities for future success. VIC provides a solid foundation for advanced studies in the liberal arts and sciences by offering government-accredited UP courses and rigorous ESL training while maintaining high academic standards and giving careful attention to the individual needs of each student. We strive to create a supportive and inspiring environment for students in order to encourage them to pursue academic excellence, and to develop a life-long passion for learning. Our knowledgeable and committed staff work tirelessly to ensure our students become responsible and compassionate world citizens who demonstrate innovation, leadership, commitment and integrity in all their endeavors.

Vancouver International College is currently hiring for the part-time position of ESL Program Director at its newly established branch in New Westminster. The position starts as a part-time role (minimum of 4 hours per day, Monday to Friday) with the progression of the role into a full-time position within a 3 month period. The salary for this position is competitive and negotiable, and is based on the previous experience and qualifications of the selected candidate.The ESL Program Director will be responsible for coordinating all English as a Second Language programs and related activities. Detailed duties include the following: provide information and guidance to teachers and schools; implement and maintain services within established guidelines and standards; develop goals and strategic plans and provide supervision as needed; collaborate with staff and faculty in order to implement and maintain services and/or programs; coordinate ESL program components and materials, and evaluate program activities for the purpose of meeting student needs while complying with program guidelines; lead and/or participate in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions; maintain all relevant records, in written and/or electronic format in order to meet program reporting requirements; prepare reports documenting guidelines, recommendations, curriculum components and other related information in order to ensure program requirements are met in an effective and timely manner; promote and encourage participation in ESL programs and related course offerings; supervise assigned program personnel for the purpose of ensuring individual and program performance objectives are met.


  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field
  • BC Ministry of Education teaching certificate, or BC recognized teaching certificate
  • 2 years of experience teaching English as a Second Language, or English Language related courses
  • ESL program design experience, or the combination of relevant education and experience

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Vancouver International College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.