LINC Instructor; Toronto, Toronto Metro Area,CA



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

This is a non-union position scheduled to work 9 hours per week

 Literacy to CLB 1, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday(s) from 9:00am to 12:00pm

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



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on
Please quote Reference: #120-17 and send your resume with a cover letter to:

 Mr. Michael Politi

Manager, Staffing and Orientation

COSTI Immigrant Services

1710 Dufferin Street

Toronto, M6E 3P2



Fax: 416- 658-8537

Job Features

Job CategoryImmigration Services, Language Instruction Services
PositionLINC Instructor
Educational QualificationsValid TESL certificate from an accredited institution recognized by TESL Ontario
Professional QualificationsPreference will be given to candidates with experience teaching Literacy and/or CLB 1 In depth understanding of and experience using the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012, the LINC Curriculum Guidelines and ESL for Adult Literacy Learners (ALL) 2015 Preference will be given to candidates who have completed PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) and LearnIT2Teach Stage 2 training
Previous ExperienceExperience providing online training will be an asset 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
ResponsibilitiesDesign, implement, and instruct English as a Second Language classes in a LINC program based on the PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) guidelines. Design PBLA based module plans as well as daily lesson plans following the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 and the Canadian Language Benchmarks: ESL for Adult Literacy Learners (ALL) 2015. Develop a diversity of course materials that are based on the Curriculum Guidelines in a task-based program for Literacy and CLB 1. 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 guidelines. Assist learners in organizing and updating the PBLA Language Companions (learner portfolios) as evidence of their learning progress. Prepare learners’ 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. Integrate online resources and delivery tools such as LearnIT2Teach in language instruction. Maintain attendance records and other documentation as required. Organize special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience. Assist in outreach activities to recruit LINC clients as required.
Preffered QualificationsAbility 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 Ability to speak Mandarin or Farsi would be an asset
LocationToronto Metro Area, Toronto, CA
Starting Salary$35.92 per hour
Starting DateOctober 5, 2017
Closing DateSeptember 18, 2017

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