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Job Number:  41795
LINC Instructor -Ref# 23_18
Job Posted: Friday, 9 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 23 February 2018
(in 3 days)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: $36.99 per hour




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


This is a union position scheduled to work 25 hours per week

(Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 2:30 pm)

No classes during closure period of July 2, 2018 – September 3, 2018



  • Design, implement and instruct English as a Second Language classes in a LINC program.
  • Design PBLA based module plans as well as daily lesson plans following the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 ESL for Levels 2/3
  • 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 learner’s 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 learner’s 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 where appropriate. Integrate online resources and delivery tools such as LearnIT2Teach in a blended training approach.
  • Maintain attendance records and other documentation as required.
  • Organize special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience.



  • TESL certificate from an accredited institution recognized by TESL Ontario.
  • Valid certification by TESL Ontario.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience teaching English as a Second Language to adult newcomers. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching Literacy.
  • In depth understanding of and experience using the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012, the LINC Curriculum Guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed LearnIT2Teach Stage 2.
  • 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 LearnIT2Teach Stage 2 training by June 2018.



LOCATION:                                       North York Centre - Sheridan Mall, 1700 Wilson Ave.,

Suite 206

START DATE:                                   April 2, 2018

SALARY:                                           $36.99 per hour

POSTING DATE:                               February 9, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                              February 23, 2018



Priority consideration will be given to those on Notice of Recall.

Priority consideration will be given to union members.



Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters,
quoting reference #23-18, to:


Michael Politi

Manager, Staffing and Orientation

COSTI Immigrant Services

1710 Dufferin Street

Toronto, Ontario

M6E 3P2

Email:      Fax: 416.658.8537

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please quote Reference #23-18 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:   costi.org

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