LINC Instructor (Part-time)

Job city: 
North York
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 

General Description:

To plan, develop and deliver Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada program. This position reports to Senior Manager, Newcomer Services and is part of CUPE Local 2289.


  • Assess and identify learners’ needs; plan and facilitate a curriculum for assigned program, including online/distance
    delivery, within the framework of LINC Curriculum Guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Ensure that instruction and assessment are aligned with the Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA) approach
  • Report on learners’ progress and evaluate the program regularly with the learners to assess if it is meeting their
    language and integration needs
  • Work collaboratively with a team of instructors and settlement workers
  • Keep up-to-date on materials, resources and tools of teaching English as a second language
  • Maintain accurate program records and statistics and prepare lesson plans and required reports in a timely manner
  • Actively participate in and prepare for regular team and individual supervision meetings with the Program Manager
  • Assist in outreach activities and the recruitment, placement and referral of LINC clients as needed
  • Assist the Program Manager in supervising volunteer instructors and TESL students if required


  • University graduate (Education and/or Linguistics preferred) plus TESL Ontario certified
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in teaching English as a second language
  • Experience in second language acquisition curriculum development, assessment and evaluation, including Portfolio
    Based Language Assessment (PBLA)
  • Knowledge of CLB framework, learner assessment tools and placement guideline
  • Knowledge of online teaching techniques and tools as they apply to English as a Second Language distance instruction
  • Demonstrated experience and willingness to teach a variety of English levels including multi-level and split-level
  • Proven ability and experience working in a multicultural organization serving diverse ethno-cultural community
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of adult immigrants and refugee
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a tea
  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in incorporating technology in class is an asset

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter with “TNG2023-39” in the subject line of your email to: