LINC Teaching Assistant (Contract, Online)

Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 5:00pm


CICS is a registered charity organization with a mission to empower newcomers in settling and integrating as contributing members of Canadian society through diverse, professional and innovative program and services. We work to enable newcomers to fully integrate, participate and contribute to all spheres of Canadian society. Our success stems from our workforce culture bound by three core values: Compassion, Inclusion and Collaboration.

Ref No: 57-22 / LINC Teaching Assistant
Job Title: LINC Teaching Assistant (till Feb 03, 2023)
Location: Toronto LINC – Online
Job Details: LINC Teaching Assistant (Online LINC Classes)
Work Hours: Variable (6-10 hours per week)
Hourly Rate: $25.44
Status: Unionized


• Provide LINC language training and support to classes and individual students who need extra help during online LINC Program delivery and under the guidance of the LINC Instructors and program management;
• Support the LINC Program with PBLA implementation activities and targets;
• Assist LINC instructors in preparing online learning materials for students;
• Work with individual students as well as small groups of students;
• Help instructors in creating a conducive learning environment in the online classes;
• Adhere to the assigned class schedule and work cooperatively with program management, administrative staff and instructors to maintain program quality;
• Abide by the CICS’ support and supervision model by supplying all required materials and working closely with program administrators;
• Assist in program related activities and/or tasks assigned by the program manager.


• Current TESL Certification;
• Experience in teaching English as a Second Language to adults required;
• Proven ability and experience in teaching high as well as low level LINC or Adult ESL classes a strong asset;
• Good understanding of language training needs of newcomer communities;
• Strong working knowledge of the LINC Curriculum and the Canadian Language Benchmarks
• PBLA knowledge and experience an asset
• Current knowledge of the task-based, communicative and learner-centered approaches to teaching adults;
• Confidence and experience in virtual program delivery is a definite asset;
• Ability to work as a team with LINC instructors and administrative team;
• Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills;
• Excellent communication skills in English;
• Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of computer assisted language learning software (CALL), Google services, and Outlook;
• Sensitivity to diverse cultural values and individual experiences;
• Vulnerable sector police reference check is mandatory.

How to apply:

Resumes and cover letters are to be sent to CICS by email: by 5:00 pm on October 14, 2022.

Application should quote # Job 57-22 / LINC Teaching Assistant and address the covering letter to: Hiring Committee - Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS), 2330 Midland Avenue, Toronto, ON M1S 5G5

CICS is an equal opportunity employer. We provide accommodations during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities if required. This will be in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act and Ontario Human Rights Code. We thank all those who respond to this posting. Only those selected for further screening will be contacted. No telephone call inquiries.

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