Job Posting 90399

LINC Instructor - Substitute
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver Language Centre/Brentwood Language Centre/Surrey Language Centre
closes in 23 days (Tue, 28 Feb)
on-call / relief / casual  •  Hourly rate based on qualifications and experience

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 a motivated LINC Instructor to join our Languages team!


POSITION: LINC Instructor - Substitute (on-call)

  • Brentwood Language Centre
  • Vancouver Language Centre
  • Surrey Language Centre


DEPARTMENT: Employment, Language, and Social Enterprise



  • Substitute teach in the case of teacher absence
  • 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 required. Working knowledge of the CLBs (Canadian Language Benchmarks) and PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) is 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 


HOURS: Hours vary depending on replacement needs. Shifts may include morning and/or, afternoons and/or, evenings


The successful candidate may be permitted to work a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote work). Candidate must be able to commute to Brentwood Language Centre and/or Vancouver Language Centre and/or Surrey 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.





  • 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 WorkplaceCode of Conduct, and COVID-19 Vaccination.
  • We are currently in the process of taking applications for this position. As part of the application process, we have a few questions for all applicants. Please use the following link to access the online questionnaire:

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