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Job Number:  38189
LINC Instructor Ref# 123-17
Job Posted: Friday, 15 September 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 28 September 2017
(54 days ago)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: $35.92 per hour



COSTI is a multicultural organization providing settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, please visit our website at www.costi.org

This is a non-union contract position to work in two-part time classes: 15 hours per week for the morning and 10 hours per week for the afternoon.


 CLB 1-2, Monday to Friday(s) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

                                           CLB 1-2, Monday to Friday(s) from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm






  • Design, implement, and instruct English as a Second Language classes in a LINC program based on the PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) guidelines.
  • Design PBLA based module plans as well as daily lesson plans following the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 and the LINC Curriculum Guidelines.
  • Develop a diversity of course materials that are based on the Curriculum Guidelines in a task-based program for CLBs 1-2.
  • Conduct on-going needs assessments with learners, assist them to set learning goals and develop lessons accordingly.
  • Design assessment tasks for on-going evaluation of learners’ progress based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks and PBLA guidelines.
  • Assist learners in organizing and updating the PBLA Language Companions (learner portfolios) as evidence of their learning progress.
  • Prepare learners’ conference summary and progress reports. Conduct one-on-one interviews with learners to provide feedback on learning progress.
  • Provide computer-assisted instruction using language learning software and MS Office programs.
  •  Integrate online resources and delivery tools such as LearnIT2Teach in language instruction.
  • Maintain attendance records and other documentation as required.
  • Organize special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience.
  • Assist in outreach activities to recruit LINC clients as required.







  • TESL certificate from an accredited institution recognized by TESL Ontario
  • Valid certification by TESL Ontario
  • Minimum 3 year of experience teaching English as a Second Language to adult newcomers
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching CLBs 1-2
  • In depth understanding of and experience using the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 and the LINC Curriculum Guidelines
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) and LearnIT2Teach Stage 2 training
  • Experience providing online training will be an asset
  • Experience providing adult instruction using software associated with the LINC Program (i.e., Ellis, Clarity and Explore Canada) as well as Microsoft Word, Excel email and the Internet
  • 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: Successful incumbent must complete PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) training by January, 2017


LOCATION:                                      Newmarket Welcome Centre

START DATE:                                    November 6, 2017 to March 31, 2018

SALARY:                                           $35.92 per hour

POSTING DATE:                               September 15, 2017

CLOSING DATE:                              September 28, 2017                


If you are interested, please quote Reference

and send your resume with a cover letter to: #123-17


Mr. Michael Politi

Manager, Staffing and Orientation

COSTI Immigrant Services

1710 Dufferin Street

Toronto, M6E 3P2

Email: or Fax: 416- 658-8537



“We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI.  However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries please.”


COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please quote Reference and send your resume with a cover letter to:
Contact Details:
Sharon Swift
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON, M6E 3P2
Tel: (647) 827-1417
www:   www.costi.org

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