OCISO supports immigrants through the journey of making Canada their home by providing creative and responsive programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate, by building community through mutual respect and partnerships, and by fostering healthy and inclusive spaces for open dialogue and healing.
Provide English language training to adult newcomers to Canada in accordance with guidelines set by the funder and program manager.
- Plan and present lessons in accordance with LINC Curriculum Guidelines and adult learner needs
- Maintain/prepare attendance logs, journal of activities, daily report
- Identify and use resources and technology appropriate to support the English language training at the relevant level
- Ability to design appropriate, creative and innovative modules and lesson plans that teach language and how to integrate into Canadian culture
- Accommodate special learning needs faced by equity groups and those from diverse cultures
- Provide input to colleagues / manager regarding policies, equipment, resource requirements and other matters affecting programming
- Undergraduate degree preferably in the areas of Linguistics, Education or the Humanities
- TESL Ontario accreditation (OCELT) preferred
- Familiarity with LINC curriculum guidelines, Canadian Language Benchmarks, portfolio based language assessment
- Experience in teaching ESL to adults with settlement needs/goals
- Experience in curriculum development
- Highly developed interpersonal skills: energetic / enthusiastic
- Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment
- Familiarity with services provided by OCISO
- Understanding of immigrant/settlement issues
- Proficiency with computer applications including the MS Office Suite, Internet Search Engines, Database Programs
Term: Casual/ On Call
Reports to: LINC Manager
Location: 1800 Bank St.
How to apply:
Please send a cover letter and a resume by 5:00 p.m. June 12, 2020 to:
Halimah Shaw, H.R. Administrator
OCISO encourage applications from qualified people of all backgrounds, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.
OCISO is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, OCISO will endeavor to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the HR Administrator upon scheduling your interview.