Online LINC Morning Instructor CLB 1-2

Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 11:45pm

This is a Part-Time Non-Union contract position scheduled to work 15 hours per week providing online instruction to a CLB 1/2 class from Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

The above-listed classes are closed during the following periods: Jul 2 to Sep 2, 2024; Dec 24 to Jan 3, 2024; Mar 10 to 14, 2025

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and instruct English as a Second Language classes in a LINC program based on the PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) guidelines
  • Provide synchronous and asynchronous online instruction using virtual conferencing tools, language learning software, and MS programs
  • Design level-appropriate PBLA-based module plans as well as daily lesson plans following the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012
  • Develop a diversity of course materials integrating real-world-task objectives and activities that are based on the LINC Curriculum Guidelines
  • Integrate online resources, Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Avenue.ca, and other digital delivery tools in language instruction
  • Conduct ongoing needs assessments with learners, assist them in setting learning goals, and develop lessons accordingly
  • Design assessment tasks for ongoing evaluation of learners’ progress based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks and PBLA guidelines
  • Coach learners in organizing and updating the PBLA e-Portfolio on Avenue.ca as evidence of their learning progress
  • Prepare learners’ progress reports and conduct one-on-one interviews with learners to provide feedback on learning progress
  • Maintain attendance records and other documentation as required
  • Communicate with LINC Program Administration Team on class vacancies, students’ status, and any class issues
  • Organize guest speakers and special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid TESL Ontario / OCELT certificate from TESL Ontario
  • Minimum two years’ experience teaching English as a Second Language to adult newcomers. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching the corresponding CLB levels
  • In-depth understanding of and experience using the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 and the LINC Curriculum Guidelines
  • Proficient in using Zoom, MS Teams, MS Office Programs, and online resources for delivery. 
  • *Completion of PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) and Avenue.ca Stage 2 training
  • Ability to adapt teaching methodology to the needs/skill levels of individual learners.
  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of adult immigrants and refugees
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organizational and time management skills.

Note: *Completion of PBLA and Avenue.ca Stage 2 Training is a pre-requisite for the position. The successful incumbent who has not been certified must complete the online PBLA training and Avenue Stage 2 training within 3 months when the training becomes available. Training will be done on the incumbent’s own time outside the paid work hours.

Location: Online
Duration: April 29, 2024, till March 31, 2025, with the possibility of renewal pending funding confirmation.
Salary range: $39.78 per hour 
Closing date: April 3, 2024

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file, by quoting reference #52-24, to the below link:
https://creg.costi.ca/ui/hr/resume.aspx?refno=52-24