Bilingual Assessor

Posted On: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bilingual Assessor

SUMMARY: The Bilingual Assessor will administer English and French language assessments

to newcomers based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks/Niveaux de competénce linguistic

canadiens. The Assessor will also provide referral information on training options, and, work out

of various Language Assessment Centre locations including Mississauga, Brampton, Malton,

Oakville and itinerant sites as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assessment and Referral
Support the successful implementation of the language assessment and referral services model and ensure maintenance of the operating standards and protocols at all locations
Screen clients for eligibility for language training programs based on immigration status, age and learning history
Administer CLB standardized tests to assess the language skills of eligible clients
Provide thorough needs assessments of clients applying for language classes
Ensure clients are advised on all appropriate language training options that meet their needs, goals and preferences
Provide referrals/ placement of clients to appropriate programs through established procedures using the HARTs database
Inform clients of the need to collect data for statistical and program planning purposes while ensuring that client privacy is protected under the applicable provincial/territorial privacy and access to information legislation or the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, whichever is applicable.
Respond to client inquiries by phone and in person regarding training programs and offer orientation assistance
Provide information regarding training programs to clients whose needs and goals have changed
Ensure a consistent, warm and welcoming approach to the reception of all clients onsite and at itinerant locations
Report sensitive situations and issues to coordinator and manager in a timely manner, providing unbiased, detailed background to inform positive consultation

Administrative Support
Ensure accuracy of data input according to government/funders’ requirements
Liaise with training providers, co-workers and supervisor regarding general inquiries and client placement
Act as a resource for information regarding training programs available within the area by collecting and collating resources available from settlement and training organizations
Assist with reception coverage as requested
Undertake other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications: 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Fluent in English and French, both oral and written
Certificate in Batterie de tests de classement aux Niveaux de competénce linguistique canadiens (BTC-NCLC) assessment tool is an asset; OR, meet the criteria set forth by le Centre des niveaux de competénce linguistic canadiens (CNCLC) to become a BTC-NCLC Assessor when training is arranged
CLBA and/or CLBPT trained and certified with experience; OR, conditional offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of CLBA training provided by Centre for Education & Training (to be arranged for eligible interview candidates not yet certified)
Certificate in Teaching French/FSL or equivalent and/or post-secondary education in a related field an asset
Certificate in Teaching English/ESL or equivalent and/or post-secondary education in a related field an asset
TESL accreditation strongly preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of Adult French AND English language acquisition
Demonstrated assessment/interviewing experience in the Adult Education field (Adult ESL/FSL, Vocational Employment, Settlement Counselling, Adult Literacy Assessment)
Sensitivity to the diverse needs of adult learners and the multicultural community
Strong interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills
Languages in addition to English are an asset
Excellent communication skills in oral and written English
Computer literate with proficiency in MS Outlook, MS Office and databases such as HARTs
Must be able to travel to other sites as needed.
Must be willing to work flexible shifts, including some evenings and weekends as required
Provision of a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required

Location: 
TCET
90 Burnhamthorpe Rd
Suite 210
Mississauga, ON L5B3C2
Canada
How to apply: 

IMPORTANT: Qualified candidates are required to apply for this role on the TCET Career Website using the following link:
https://hr.tcet.com/TcetJobs.aspx

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