Job Posting 100659

LINC Instructors
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Suite 480 - 4800 Kingsway Burnaby BC V5H 4J2 Canada
closes in 29 days (Fri, 28 Jun)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $30.35 - $33.55 Per Hour

MOSAIC operates on the traditional and unceded Coast Salish Territories, the ancestral lands of the sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəx (Tsawwassen), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwitwetlam), q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), qʼʷa:n̓ƛʼən̓ (Kwantlen), SEMYOME (Semiahmoo) and Matsqui nations where we are privileged to carry out our mission. 



MOSAIC is one of Canada’s largest settlement non-profit organizations. Our newcomer services change the lives of immigrants, refugees, and individuals from diverse backgrounds in Greater Vancouver and throughout BC.  For the past 45 years, MOSAIC has worked to strengthen communities by advocating for positive changes and supporting newcomers in building their new lives in Canada. As an employer we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where employees can trust that their skills and contributions are valued. We advocate for and promote equitable employment opportunities for women, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (2SLGBTQI+), and racialized individuals. We have been recognized in the 2019 List of Best Workplaces™ in Canada (100-999 employees), the 2020 list of Best Workplaces Managed by Women and 2021 List of Best Workplaces™ in Canada (100-999 employees) by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Our employees benefit from many diverse perspectives, taking part in training opportunities for career growth.



We are looking for motivated LINC Instructors to join our Burnaby and Surrey Language Centre teams! 



1.   LINC Instructor - Morning - Monday-Friday (Burnaby Language Centre)

2.   LINC Instructor - Morning - Monday-Friday (Burnaby Language Centre)

3.   LINC Instructor - Evening - Monday-Thursday (Burnaby Language Centre)

4.   LINC Instructor - Evening - Monday-Thursday (Burnaby Language Centre)

5.   LINC Instructor - Afternoon - Monday-Friday (Surrey Language Centre)

6.   LINC Instructor - Afternoon - Monday-Friday (Surrey Language Centre)

7.   LINC Instructor - Afternoon - Monday-Friday (Surrey Language Centre)

8.   LINC Instructor - Afternoon - Monday-Friday (Surrey Language Centre)

9.   LINC Instructor - Evening - Monday-Thursday (Surrey Language Centre)

10. LINC Instructor - Evening - Monday-Thursday (Surrey Language Centre)

11. LINC Instructor - Evening - Monday-Thursday (Surrey Language Centre)

12. LINC Instructor - Evening - Monday-Thursday (Surrey Language Centre)

13. LINC Instructor - Evening - Monday-Thursday (Surrey Language Centre)


DEPARTMENT: Employment, Language, and Social Enterprise



  • Prepare curriculum materials, delivering ESL instruction under the MOSAIC curriculum guidelines
  • Create a welcoming and encouraging classroom environment both in person and online as appropriate
  • Maintain student attendance records
  • Planning for class field trips, guest speakers, and special events
  • Assess and evaluate students using Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) indicators and Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA).



  • Recognized undergraduate degree and a TESL Canada recognized TESL certificate or a clearly documented equivalent.
  • At least 2 years of experience teaching adult ESL, particularly using student-centered, participatory methods. Community-based, settlement and Literacy ESL experience an asset.
  • CLB Bootcamp certificate or equivalent training is required.
  • Working knowledge of the CLBs (Canadian Language Benchmarks) and PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) is an asset. 
  • Completion of  Orientation to the ESL for Adult Literacy Learners offered through the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks is considered an asset
  • Competent degree of computer literacy using e-mail, word processing programs, and learner management systems. Experience facilitating online learning environments is an asset.
  • Highly organized, tactful, versatile, and flexible with excellent communication skills; sensitive to and understanding of the needs of adult immigrant learners; attitudes and values in keeping with the goals and philosophies of MOSAIC.
  • Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required 



  • As part of the application process, we have a few questions for all applicants. Applicants who do not complete the questionnaire will not be considered for this position.
  • Applicants must submit cover letter, resume and CLB Bootcamp Certificate to be considered for this submission.
  • Candidate must be able to commute to the designated program location.



Morning class (Monday-Friday 17.5 hours per week)

Afternoon class (Monday-Friday 17.5 hours per week)

Evening class (Monday-Thursday 14 hours per week)


These are fixed-term positions starting May 6, 2024


The successful candidate must be able to commute to the designated Language Centre


BENEFITS: A competitive benefits package is provided with contracts of at least 1 year in length and which offer a minimum of 17.5 hours of work per week.


DEADLINE: Ongoing until all positions filled.



  • Before applying, you must be legally permitted to work in Canada through citizenship or permanent resident status. If you have a work permit, please ensure that it allows you to work for the duration of this position.
  • We are committed to creating a safe and healthy working environment for our employees. MOSAIC employees are expected to adhere to several policies and procedures such as Right to a Respectful Workplace and Code of Conduct. As of September 18, 2023 MOSAIC’s HSS-21 COVID-19 Vaccination Policy is currently suspended. Therefore, until further notice, employees are no longer required to provide a proof of vaccination. However, should circumstances change and MOSAIC deems it necessary to reinstate such Policy in order to ensure a safe workplace, MOSAIC reserves the right to require employees to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be eligible to continue performing their work duties.

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