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
- 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
- Bachelor's Degree (Required)
- TESOL /CELTA (Required)