Adult Literacy Instructor

March 17, 2023
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Weetamah - STEP Program
Salary Range:
$18.45 - $23.06 per hour
324 Logan Avenue
Posting Expires:
March 31, 2023
Applications Accepted By:
E-mail: - Attention: Mandy Marsland


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:
Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

  • Full time – Maternity Leave Term
  • 35 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


  • Develop and implement literacy curriculum which reflects both the Provincial Stages curriculum and the individual learner’s interests and literacy needs.
  • Create and monitor an Educational Action Plan with each student, to ensure that they have clear academic and personal goals during their participation in program.
  • Plan and supervise educational field trips to broaden the student’s learning environment as appropriate.
  • Perform on-going evaluation of each student’s academic participation in the program.  Complete monthly written evaluations on each student to ensure that their educational action plan continues to be relevant, realistic and achievable.
  • Perform daily record keeping of attendance, updating written case notes as required.  Work closely with students and EIA workers to manage attendance as necessary.
  • Assist in assessing, scheduling and supervising volunteer tutors as available.
  • Foster co-operative social interaction with students through group dynamics.
  • Develop computer curriculum and prepare computer teaching materials appropriate to current STEP clients.
  • Teach students in both group and individual settings using prepared lessons and assignments.



  • MB Teaching Certification preferred.
  • University/College diploma in education and/or social services.


  • Experience teaching low level literacy adults.
  • Experience respectfully working with adults from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience working with adults in receipt of Employment and Income Assistance.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • Education verification



Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to instruct adult students whose reading/writing level is between grades 3-6.
  • Ability to instruct adults where English is an additional language.
  • Ability to instruct adults in basic computer skills.

Preferred Skills/Capabilities:

  • Experience working in a Manitoba Adult Literacy Program.
  • Experience working in an inner city location.
  • Ability to manage attendance and behavioural issues independently.
The Salvation Army will provide reasonable accommodation upon request. Please let us know if you have a need for any accommodation.
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Internal Applicants, must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.