ESL Teacher
ILSC Education Group
Vancouver, BC

Teach ILSC’s diverse range of English programs and courses to both adult and young English language learners. ILSC offers English language courses in the following general and specialized areas:

  • Academic English
  • Communication
  • Creative and Cultural English courses (ie. Filmmaking, Drama, Creative Arts)
  • Business English
  • Test Preparation (IELTS, Cambridge, TOIEC)
  • Junior Programs (Teaching students aged 13-17)

Teachers prepare lessons designed to increase students’ language skills, their accuracy and fluency, appropriate to a broad range of situations and needs, and in accordance with the ILSC Curriculum Guidelines and Course Outlines. High quality delivery is expected. Responsibilities include:

  • eliciting students’ interests and language needs in an organized way
  • assessing students language needs and planning lessons in accords with ILSC Course Curriculum and Student Progress Reports for the level being taught
  • selecting appropriate materials and resources (including ILSC online resources)
  • using materials effectively
  • creating an atmosphere that encourages all students equally in self- expression, self-reflection, cooperation and leadership
  • planning outings that reflect the experiential aspect of language and culture
  • evaluating progress (ongoing) and conferring with students individually according to the specifics outlined in the Monthly Progress Report

The teacher is expected to use a range of modern and traditional language learning techniques and methodology including the following:

  • building students’ vocabulary acquisition for formal and informal situations e.g. dialogues, discussion, role-plays, outings
  • introducing, practicing and reviewing language structures (grammar) using a communicative approach
  • developing communication strategies such as initiating, maintaining, closing of verbal interactions across a wide spectrum of situations drawn from daily life
  • increasing communicative skill through appropriate question and answer techniques, presentations, decision-making, offering feedback to others, analyzing and evaluating situations, negotiating, debating, etc.
  • shaping pronunciation and speech production towards natural English
  • supporting and encouraging students to self-correct
  • evaluating and offering feedback to the students in ways that increase their self-confidence in using English

All ESL teachers at ILSC must possess the following qualifications.

  • a completed Bachelors degree
  • a completed CELTA or TESL certificate recognized by TESL Canada (or equivalent)
  • Bachelor of Education only (no TESOL) may be considered for Youth Instructors. All Youth Instructors will be required to have a criminal records check after a successful interview.

*Please indicate in your application that you possess the above qualifications. You will be asked to provide proof of completion as a condition of employment.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Licence:

  • TESOL /CELTA (Required)