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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Online LINC Morning Instructor CLB 1-2 Apply Now

BE A PART OF A DYNAMIC AND DIVERSE ORGANIZATION AS AN ONLINE MORNING LINC CLB 1/2 INSTRUCTOR FOR ITS ONLINE LINC PROGRAM

This is a Part-Time Non-Union contract position scheduled to work 15 hours per week providing online instruction to a CLB 1/2 class from Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Duties:

  • Design, implement, and instruct English as a Second Language classes in a LINC program based on the PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) guidelines.
  • Provide synchronous and asynchronous online instruction using virtual conferencing tools, language learning software, and MS programs.
  • Design level-appropriate PBLA-based module plans as well as daily lesson plans following the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012.
  • Develop a diversity of course materials integrating real-world-task objectives and activities that are based on the LINC Curriculum Guidelines.
  • Integrate online resources, Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Avenue.ca, and other digital delivery tools in language instruction.
  • Conduct ongoing needs assessments with learners, assist them in setting learning goals, and develop lessons accordingly.
  • Design assessment tasks for ongoing evaluation of learners’ progress based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks and PBLA guidelines.
  • Coach learners in organizing and updating the PBLA e-Portfolio on Avenue.ca as evidence of their learning progress.
  • Prepare learners’ progress reports and conduct one-on-one interviews with learners to provide feedback on learning progress.
  • Maintain attendance records and other documentation as required.
  • Communicate with LINC Program Administration Team on class vacancies, students’ status, and any class issues.
  • Organize guest speakers and special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience.

Qualifications:

  • Valid TESL Ontario / OCELT certificate from TESL Ontario.
  • Minimum two years’ experience teaching English as a Second Language to adult newcomers.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching the corresponding CLB levels.
  • In-depth understanding of and experience using the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 and the LINC Curriculum Guidelines.
  • Proficient in using Zoom, MS Teams, MS Office Programs, and online resources for delivery.
  • Completion of PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) and Avenue.ca Stage 2 training.
  • Ability to adapt teaching methodology to the needs/skill levels of individual learners.
  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of adult immigrants and refugees.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organizational and time management skills.

Location:

Online

Duration of Position:

April 29, 2024, till March 31, 2025, with the possibility of renewal pending funding confirmation

Starting Salary Range:

$39.78 per hour

Posting Date:

2024-03-20

Closing Date:

2024-04-03

Notes:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file, by quoting reference #52-24, to the below link: https://creg.costi.ca/ui/hr/resume.aspx?refno=52-24

"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.