Job Posting 99449

ESL Instructor
COSTI Immigrant Services
Toronto Metro area
closed 15 days ago (Wed, 14 Feb)
part time - temporary / contract  •  $39.78 per hour



  • Design, implement, and instruct English as a Second Language classes in an ESL program based on the PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment)
  • Design PBLA based module plans as well as daily lesson plans following the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 and the LINC Curriculum
  • Develop a diversity of course materials that are based on the Curriculum Guidelines in a task- based program for CLBs 3-4 & 5-7.
  • Conduct on-going needs assessments with learners, assist them to set learning goals and develop lessons accordingly.
  • Design assessment tasks for on-going evaluation of learners’ progress based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks and PBLA
  • Assist learners in organizing and updating the PBLA Language Companions (learner portfolios) as evidence of their learning
  • Prepare learners’ conference summary and progress Conduct one-on-one interviews with learners to provide feedback on learning progress.
  • Provide computer-assisted instruction using language learning software and MS Office
  • Integrate online resources and delivery tools such as Avenue in language
  • Maintain attendance records and other documentation as
  • Organize special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural
  • Assist in outreach activities to recruit ESL clients as




  • TESL ON certificate from an accredited institution recognized by TESL
  • Minimum 3 years of experience teaching English as a Second Language to adult newcomers.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching CLBs 3-4 & 5-7
  • In-depth understanding of and experience using the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 and the LINC Curriculum
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) and Avenue Stage 2
  • Experience providing online training will be an
  • Experience providing adult instruction using online tools and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel email and the
  • Ability to adapt teaching methodology to the needs/skill levels of individual
  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal
  • Experience working in a multicultural
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of adult immigrants and
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organizational and time management

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