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Language and Literacy Development Lead Facilitator

40 Mile Community Adult Learning Program

Competition Number: 120024
Type: Contract
Closing Date: August 26, 2019
Category: Contract


Medicine Hat College is seeking a language and literacy development lead facilitator in Bow Island to provide basic literacy tutoring and/or group instruction to adult Albertans who want to improve their literacy skills. This is a part-time contract position beginning on September 3, 2019 to June 30, 2020 with the opportunity for renewal in September 2020.



Reporting to and working in conjunction with the Program Coordinator, this position will be responsible for identifying new literacy-based initiatives and community partnerships and the recruitment/referral of qualified learners. Activities also include identifying learners’ needs and goals to be achieved through individual tutoring or group instruction in literacy skills development, leading other program staff in the creation of suitable literacy plans or programs for learners, and implementing appropriate strategies, tools and curricula to facilitate the learners’ literacy skills development. This position may be combined with the Program Coordinator position.



  • A post-secondary degree/diploma and training in adult literacy development or English language learning
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • A strong understanding of adults as learners and familiarity with literacy content are required
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills as well as proficiency in computer skills
  • A class 5 drivers’ license and reliable vehicle to travel regularly within the County of 40 Mile


Employment Details 

Hours of Work: Up to 8 hours per week

Wage Rate: $23.50 gross per hour


About MHC 

Known for our focus on students - and our innovative and collaborative nature – Medicine Hat College proudly serves over 8,000 learners each year. Committed to the communities of southeastern Alberta, Medicine Hat College is a learner focused provider of quality education, training, and services. The College provides a culture of excellence and numerous benefits; and is a great place to work, learn and grow. MHC is a proud member of Campus Alberta and welcomes partnership that benefit our students and communities. To learn more visit www.mhc.ab.ca.


Submission Details

Please submit your cover letter quoting competition #120024 with your resume and the names of three references, saved as one document. This competition will close August 26, 2019.

Please indicate in your cover letter where you first saw the ad for this position.

Submit your application by one of the following methods:

  • Email (You can select the "Apply Now" button below.) Please send your application as an attachment in either .doc,.docx,.pdf or .rtf formats (only).

  • In person.

  • Canada Post.

    Applications will not be accepted via fax

    Medicine Hat College
    Human Resources
    299 College Drive S.E.
    Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3Y6
    E-mail: hr@mhc.ab.ca


    Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

    Only applicants being granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

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