WorkLINC Course Instructor

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Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 5:00pm
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IWC is hiring a part-time WorkLINC Instructors, for 13.75 hours/week (currently scheduled for 2.75 hours/day, Monday to Friday, evenings). The WorkLINC Instructor delivers industry-specific English language training for newcomers to Canada. Work is currently remote, with the possibility of moving to in-person services (located in downtown Hamilton) in January 2021.


  • Deliver functional language training related to working in Information Technology industries, and other industries as required.
  • Research and develop content for target industries to provide opportunities for practical, occupation-specific language learning to students seeking work in those fields. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, modules, and assessment tasks and communicate those objectives to students through a daily posted agenda
  • Create learning materials for participants based on cohort members’ target jobs within the target industry.
  • Deliver content to prepare participants to pass relevant certifications including, but not limited to WHMIS, Health and Safety and micro certifications related to working in IT and emerging technologies
  • Deliver daily lessons in an online and/or in-person setting that is conducive to confidence building in communication through movement, interaction and discussions using multimedia and other visual aids; promotes action and variety, where students can act and mock activities related to the specific industry; and reflects and actively uses real world communication of the labour market
  • Prepare & file reports on students and activities as required by administration
  • Use and maximize the technology available to deliver engaging and effective online and/or in person classes as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties pertinent to the program as required.


  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • Certification in teaching ESL from a recognized Canadian institution
  • Minimum two (2) years’ recent work experience in an industry other than teaching ESL; applicants with work experienced in IT and emerging technologies will be prioritized
  • Experience delivering training related to emerging technologies is preferred. Experience delivering training related to computer use and digital literacy is required.
  • Superior proficiency in use of video conferencing tools
  • Experience teaching online and using a Learning Management System is an asset
  • Superior proficiency in English
  • Awareness of cultural diversity & sensitivity, anti-racism and anti-oppression theory
  • Positive approach to working with newcomers to Canada
  • Willingness to research industry-specific and job-specific course content and material.

How to apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to:

The Hiring Committee