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Job Number:  56416
English Second Language Instructor
Job Posted: Thursday, 1 August 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 16 August 2019
(9 days ago)
YWCA St Thomas-Elgin
Region: London area Type: Part time
Location: St. Thomas Salary: $27.00 - $29.00

YWCA St. Thomas - Elgin Job Description


Positions:                                       LINC English Language Instructor

Number of Positions:                     2 Positions (1 daytime and 1 evening) that could be held by one individual  

Locations:                                      St. Thomas and Aylmer  

Report to:                                       Manager of Settlement Services

Start date:                                      September 13, 2019 



The Instructor(s)s will be responsible for supporting the development and for delivering all the components of the program as set out by the funding guidelines. They will complete training and service coordination to ensure learners receive appropriate access to English language education. They will follow the Canadian Language Benchmarks and work within the Portfolio Based Language Assessment to provide consistent, valid language learning. They will recognize the importance of language skills in the resettlement process and will cooperate with the settlement staff to support the learner.


Core Competencies:

  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Time Management
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Cultural Sensitivity


  • Post-secondary education
  • TESL Ontario Certificate preferred or evidence of prior training and experience in adult instruction
  • If necessary, willingness to complete required trainings
  • Knowledge of and experience with Portfolio-Based Language Assessment preferred
  • Presentation and facilitation experience
  • Knowledge of resources available in St. Thomas and Elgin County
  • Must have ability and confidence to work independently
  • Must have strong and relevant computer skills



  • Create a welcoming, comfortable environment for adult learners.
  • Maintain an orderly physical environment conducive to the development of adult learners.
  • Communicate with the learners in a manner that shows respect for their life experiences, goals, and concerns.
  • Intake incoming learners according to procedures set by the program.
  • With the learners’ levels and shared goals, organize and instruct learners utilizing the Canadian Language Benchmarks framework
  • With the support of the program staff, create a portfolio for each learner that tracks their goals, activities, and artifacts to support their language assessments
  • Complete administration duties, reports, and statistics as required.



Applicants are invited to submit their resume no later than August 16, 2019 to:



or mail to:


YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin,

16 Mary Street West,

St. Thomas, ON

N5P 2S3


No telephone inquiries please



The YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. If you require accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to move into the interview process will be contacted.



How to Apply
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Applicants are invited to submit their resume no later than August 16, 2019 to:

or mail to:

YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin,
16 Mary Street West,
St. Thomas, ON
N5P 2S3

No telephone inquiries please
Contact Details
Jobs - ELL Instructor
YWCA St Thomas-Elgin
16 Mary St West
St. Thomas, ON, N5P 2S3

www:   www.ywcastthomaselgin.org/

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