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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

ELT Language Instructor Apply Now

This is a part time non-Union contract position scheduled to work 19 hours per week (total of 3 cycles) Online facilitation (Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30: p.m.) Onsite language classes (Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)



  • Adapt and further develop existing curriculum and teaching materials to CLB 7-9 ELT ITIs.
  • Design, implement and instruct face-to-face Canadian Workplace English as a Second Language classes at CLBs 7-9.
  • Instruct and facilitate participants’ online learning of sector specific terminology and language usage.  Monitor learners’ progress.
  • Design a long-range plan and daily lesson plans based on the curriculum and learners’ language needs using a task-based approach.
  • Conduct on-going needs assessments of participants.
  • Develop a diversity of course materials that meet the objectives of the curriculum and the pre-employment preparation of learners.
  • Develop and implement program evaluation tools for on-going and final assessment of learners’ progress.  Provide feedback to learners for improvement.
  • Provide feedback to program manager and team members for program coordination and adjustment.
  • Creates a non-threatening and positive learning environment by acknowledging and respecting the students' existing skills and life experiences.
  • Maintain attendance records, participants’ progress reports and other documentation as required.


  • TESL Ontario certified.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience teaching ESL or LINC at the higher levels.
  • Previous experience providing online facilitation or online course delivery. Ability to provide technical troubleshooting will be considered an asset.
  • Direct experience with Moodle, virtual seminars or other Online Learning Management Systems will be a definite asset.
  • Experience in curriculum design or adaptation for higher levels/pre-employment language training programs.
  • Direct experience in one or more of the following sectors will be an asset: Office Communication, Customer Service, Accounting, IT, Teaching and Health Care sectors.
  • In depth knowledge of and experience using the Canadian Language Benchmarks and the LINC curriculum guidelines or the Curriculum Guidelines for the Ontario Adult Non-Credit Language Training Program.
  • Completion of Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) will be an asset.
  • Knowledge of access to professions issues facing newcomers, job search techniques, employment related vocabulary and professional terminology.
  • Experience providing adult instruction using Microsoft Office programs and the Internet.
  • Must be fully vaccinated or be exempt from vaccination on human rights grounds. COSTI reserves the right to require information establishing the validity of the exemption.



Duration of Position:

July 25, 2022 to Sept 23, 2022, Oct 17, 2022 to Dec 14, 2022, Jan 30, 2023 to Mar 30, 2023

Starting Salary Range:

$37.06 per hour

Posting Date:


Closing Date:



Priority consideration will be given to those on Notice of Recall.

If you are interested, please quote Reference #139-22
and send your resume with a covering letter to:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file, quoting reference # 139-22 to the below link:

"We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.