Job Posting 87996

Instructor, LINC Program, Russian/Ukrainian Seniors’ class Level 1-3
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
Halton / Peel area
closed 5 days ago (Tue, 27 Sep)
part time - temporary / contract  •  $37.06/Hour

POSITION: Instructor, LINC Program, Russian/Ukrainian Seniors’ class Level 1-3
WORK HOURS: 9 Hours/Week (Monday,Wednesday and Friday, 12:30 -3:30 pm plus 15-30 min prep time)
RATE OF PAY: $37.06/Hour
EMPLOYMENT TERM: Contract up to March 31st, 2023

DBNC is an accredited, non-profit organization providing support services to residents of Mississauga including newcomers to Canada, youth, seniors, and families. As a part of a progressive team, you will have the opportunity to make a positive difference in the communities we serve, in an environment of continuous learning with development opportunities.

The Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre requires an Instructor for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
(LINC) program to teach a class of Russian/Ukrainian-speaking Senior learners.


  • Teach a level 1-3 class of Russian/Ukrainian Seniors applying LINC Curriculum Guidelines, CLB documents, and PBLA principles
  • Conducts classes in a respectful, culturally sensitive, and engaging manner fosters self-directed learning
  • Provide client-centred, task-based, communicative programming
  • Design PBLA-based module plans, assessment tasks as well as daily motivational lesson plans
  • Conduct initial and ongoing assessments of learners’ needs and progress.
  • Provide feedback as well as continuously redesign the course depending on learners’ needs.
  • Assign appropriate Benchmarks, prepare progress reports as needed
  • Maintain clear and accurate records of students’ attendance, prepare weekly/monthly reports
  • Assist in outreach activities to recruit clients as required
  • Organize special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience
  • Participate in LINC and agency events: AGM, UW fundraising, Summer Fest and etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • TESL Ontario accreditation
  • B. A. or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of LINC/ESL teaching experience with adults
  • Fluency in Russian or Ukrainian is a must
  • Previous experience providing online course delivery and knowledge of virtual teaching platforms (ex. Zoom, Google classroom).
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment. Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of adult immigrants and refugees.
  • Strong pedagogical skills and creative abilities
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of CLB and PBLA
  • Ability to provide technical troubleshooting will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills, punctual, reliable, disciplined
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19
  • A clear, mandatory Vulnerable Sector Screening will be required

Please submit a resume and cover letter with reference no: 022-087 in the subject line by September 27th, 2022 to:

Human Resources Department
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
3650 Dixie Rd. Suite 103, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9


DBNC thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) will be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening as a part of the final step in the hiring process.


DBNC is an equal-opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and DBNC Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.

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