Relaxed atmosphere, friendly colleagues and good pay for students
Rigid schedule at times
Advice to Management
More interaction with subordinates. Make efforts to get to know your employees and recognize more often.
I applied in-person. I interviewed at University of Victoria.
This was for a summer hire at the English Language Centre (ELC). Just a 3-4 week contract, only mornings. I was told to arrive 20 minutes before the interview, and was handed a piece of paper that said I had to come up with a lesson plan for one of two options: one was present perfect, one was conditionals, for a certain group of students and a certain level of English. I was told to prepare for a scenario so I wasn't expecting this exactly, which is why I'm sharing this to give others a heads up! (Maybe this is normal in the industry; I'm new to it)
The first part of the interview was explaining how I would teach that lesson; not a demo, but explaining what you would do and why. Then they proceeded to questions. Some of the questions were quite wordy so I struggled to keep it straight what I was being asked (was also very nervous).
The interviewers were pleasant or even kind. There were three of them, including a head teacher, director and associate director.
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