LINC/ESL Instructor

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 4:00pm


Gary Allan High School is hiring non-credit Adult LINC/ESL Instructors to teach a variety of English as a Second Language courses, using the CLB standards and framework, including IELTS preparation, Business English and a variety of specialized language training courses (SLT courses).


  • OCELT designation (
  • Minimum 3 years of classroom teaching experience
  • Ability to develop courses, units and lessons tailored to client’s learning needs using principles articulated as per the CLB Curriculum Guidelines for the Adult Non-Credit
    Language Training Program
  • Excellent knowledge of the National Language Placement and Progression Guidelines
  • Experience assessing learners’ language gains and progress according to the Canadian
  • Language Benchmarks using Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) protocols
  • Prepare learners’ conference summary and progress reports. Conducting one-on-one
    interviews with learners to provide feedback on learning progress (PBLA certification
  • Experience teaching virtually (in addition to teaching in face-to-face setting)
  • Experience developing and delivering sector specific SLTs, an asset
  • Ability to apply the tenets of the Principles and Components of Program Planning, the main accompanying document to the Curriculum Guidelines
  • Familiarity with the History of Assessment, Referral and Training Systems (HARTs) for entering learner data
  • Excellent English communication skills (written/oral) ; Strong interpersonal skills

Dates & Times

  • November 2, 2020 - June 30, 2021
  • Morning Classes run 5 days per week, 3 hours per class
  • Afternoon/Evening Classes run 2 days per week, 2 hours per class
  • Preferences for program sessions/availability will be discussed during the interview process and confirmed as part of the job offer


  • At this time all classes will be held virtually, with a phased approach to opening in-person classes to be scheduled at several sites in the Halton region (Oakville/Burlington/Milton/Halton Hills)

Rate of Pay

  • $44.00 per hour (includes vacation and statutory holiday pay

Equity: We believe that every person has a right to equitable treatment and freedom from discrimination. The Halton District School Board recognizes the intents contained in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Upon request, we will make reasonable interview and employment accommodations during the selection process, based on any of the human rights protected grounds.

Student Safety: Ensuring the safety of our students is essential. For this reason, external applicants hired to the HDSB must provide an original copy of an acceptable criminal background check with vulnerable sector screening.

Wellness: The HDSB is committed to providing a respectful and healthy work environment.

How to apply:

Please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter no later than Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. to

Apply to Education, Job Code #2912670

Thank you to all applicants for their interest. However only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.