Trainer, Language Assessment Training Services (LASS and NLATS)

Job city: 
Across Canada
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract


Reporting to the Project Manager, the Casual Trainer will provide effective and measurable training, orientation and recalibration in administration of CLBA/ELTPA/CLBA-LL assessment tools for language assessors across Ontario/Canada.

Reporting to: Project Managers, LASS and NLATS


  • Assist in preparation of training material
  • Deliver effective and measurable training sessions in administration of CLB-based Assessment tools
  • Deliver professional development workshops on assessment tools when required
  • Evaluate training effectiveness and recommend modifications to training model
  • Respond to and resolve inquiries related to assessment tool construct, content, administration and scoring principles
  • Provide effective coaching and feedback to trainees
  • Complete comprehensive training reports following each session
  • Other duties as required


  • Post-secondary degree in a related field and/or equivalent experience
  • Recognized TESL Qualification(s); TESL Ontario or TESL Canada Accreditation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and minimum of three (3) years’ experience in language assessment using CLB-based instruments
  • Thorough understanding of Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Good understanding of National Language Placement and Progression Guidelines
  • Excellent presentation style and ability to communicate effectively
  • Solid understanding of group dynamics and adult learning principles; sensitivity to the diverse needs of adult learners
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Diplomacy and sensitivity in feedback provision and coaching
  • Ability to co-train and train independently
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Excellent communication skills in written English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Windows Operating Systems and the internet
  • Familiarity with electronic media (videos, Skype, webinars for training purposes)
  • Ability to travel to various locations across Canada

This is a Casual position
Start date: April 1, 2017 (pending final approval)
End date: March 31, 2018
Schedule: Varies
Hours: Varies
Hourly rate: $32.90 (plus 4% vacation pay)
Benefits: No
Location: Ontario (LASS) and across Canada (NLATS)

How to apply:

Please submit your covering letter and resume by Wednesday March 22, 2017 to:

The Human Resources


Please quote: 2017-QCIC- 027- 2EXT in the subject line of your e-mail.

The Centre for Education & Training (TCET) is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, TCET will endeavour 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 hiring supervisor upon scheduling your interview.

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.