Overview

COSTI REQUIRES A PART TIME LINC LEVEL 6-8 INSTRUCTOR FOR ITS LANGUAGE & SKILLS TRAINING SERVICES,

NEWMARKET WELCOME CENTRE

 

COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement,
employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI,
please visit our website at www.costi.org.

 

This is a part time non-union position scheduled to work 6 hours per week

(Monday and Wednesday 12:30 pm to 03:30 pm)

 

No classes during the following closure periods:

June 27, 2019 – September 4, 2019

December 19, 2019 – January 3, 2020

March 16, 2020 – March 20, 2020

 

DUTIES

 

·        Design, implement and instruct English as a Second Language classes in a LINC program.

·        Design PBLA based module plans as well as daily lesson plans following the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 ESL for Levels 6-8.

·        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 learner’s progress based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks and PBLA guidelines.

·        Assist learners in organizing and updating the PBLA Language Companions (learner portfolios) as evidence of their learning progress.

·        Prepare learner’s conference summary and progress reports. Conduct one-on-one interviews with learners to provide feedback on learning progress.

·        Provide computer-assisted instruction using language learning software and MS Office programs where appropriate.  Integrate online resources and delivery tools such as LearnIT2Teach in a blended training approach.

·        Maintain attendance records and other documentation as required.

·        Organize special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

·        TESL certificate from an accredited institution recognized by TESL Ontario.

·        Minimum 3 years’ experience teaching English as a Second Language to adult newcomers. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching CLB 6-8.

·        In depth understanding of and experience using the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012, the LINC Curriculum Guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks.

·        Preference will be given to candidates who have completed PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) and LearnIT2Teach Stage 2 training.

·        Experience providing adult instruction using software associated with the LINC Program (i.e., Ellis, Clarity and Explore Canada) as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, Email and the Internet.

·        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.

 

Note: Successful incumbent must complete online PBLA training within 3 months when training becomes available and finish LearnIT2Teach Stage 2 training by October 28, 2019

 

LOCATION:                            Newmarket Welcome Centre

DURATION:                            May 27, 2019 to March 31, 2020

SALARY:                                $38.00 per hour

CLOSING DATE:                   April 24, 2019

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters,
quoting reference #44-19, to:

 

Manager, Staffing and Orientation

COSTI Immigrant Services

1710 Dufferin Street

Toronto, Ontario

M6E 3P2

Email: resumes@costi.org     Fax: 416.658.8537

About COSTI Immigrant Services

COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, please visit our website at www.costi.org.