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Job Number:  46702
Instructor Part Time (Scarborough)
Job Posted: Monday, 30 July 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 13 August 2018
(72 days ago)
Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Part time
Location: Scarborough Salary: $30/hr


To provide language instructions to newcomers to Canada; to develop a program based on LINC curriculum and CLB Benchmarks; to assist the administrative staff and settlement staff in implementing the settlement component to the program.



  • To assess students in each class to determinate their needs and goals
  • To consider the needs and goals of the students in developing the curriculum implementation
  • To develop lesson and long range plans which consist of appropriate themes, goals, and objectives to be covered in each instructional session
  • To incorporate speaking, listening, reading, and writing into daily activities
  • To specify the learning outcomes expected by the end of each instructional session
  • To organize suitable instructional materials, visual aids, and books
  • To assess student progress according to Canadian Language Benchmarks on an ongoing basis
  • Familiarity with Portfolio Based language Assessment(PBLA)
  • To plan and organize local field trips
  • To create a comfortable, non-threatening environment for the students
  • To be aware of cultural differences and ensure that the rights of all students are respected
  • To develop an appreciation for Canadian society, culture, and traditions
  • To collect and provide daily attendance and other statistical information, as required
  • To participate in required Professional Development activities such as workshops, conferences and staff meetings
  • To assist in training and supervision of placement students/volunteers




Changes behavioral style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives



Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communication, the exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis


Planning & Organizing/ Time Management

Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective; Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity



Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or community members, striving to ensure their full satisfaction.


Continuous Learning

Demonstrates eagerness to acquire necessary technical knowledge, skills, and judgment to accomplish a result or to serve clients’ needs effectively; Has desire and drive to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to perform job more effectively



  • TESL Ontario certificate and TESL Ontario membership in good standing; OCT is a definite asset
  • University degree in adult education
  • Strong background and abilities to plan, organize the instruction for adult learners
  • Solid knowledge of Canadian Language Benchmarks and an experience in assessing students’ progress according to CLB
  • Experience in English language instruction
  • Multicultural awareness, gender sensitivity, and racial and ethnic appreciation.
  • Effective communication within a team environment, staff, students, community, and agency stakeholders
  • Demonstrated moral and ethical judgment
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of newcomers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills and excellent writing skills
  • Ability to be creative and flexible in planning
How to Apply:
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We thank everyone for their interest in Polycultural; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.

No Phone calls please
Contact Details:
Shahzmin Kassam
Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services
17 Four Seasons Place, Suite 102
Toronto,, ON, M9B 6E6

Tel: 416-233-1655
Fax: 416-233-5141

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