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Job Posting: LINC 5 Instructors Required, Vancouver Formosa Academy

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LINC 5 Instructors Required
Morning and Evening Programs


Positions: Instructors – LINC Program (LINC 5)
Start Date: Early November 2018- start date to be arranged Days/Times:

Position 1: Monday-Friday 9:00 am-12:00 noon- LINC 5
Position 2: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6:30 – 9:30 pm -LINC 5
Applicants may apply for one or both positions.

Location: Vancouver Formosa Academy – 5621 Killarney St , Vancouver, B.C. V5R 3W4 604-436-2332 Instructor


  • University degree and TESL certification from a training organization recognized by TESL
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills
  • Experience teaching adult ESL learners
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the needs of new immigrants to Canada
  • Knowledge of community resources for newcomers to British Columbia


  • Experience teaching adult ESL learners in a settlement based program.
  • Experience teaching in the LINC program, especially at the CLB 4, 5 or 6 levels.
  • Experience in and understanding of Canadian Language Benchmarks and Portfolio Based
    Language Assessment (PBLA)
  • Ability to effectively use computer assisted language learning

Instructor Duties:

  •  Instruct classes of ESL adult newcomers to British Columbia in the LINC program
  • Conduct ongoing needs assessments with learners and develop lessons accordingly
  • Design long range as well as daily lesson plans based on Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Develop course materials based on Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Design activities for ongoing formative assessment of learners’ progress in a Portfolio Based
    Language Assessment program (PBLA)
  • Plan for and assist learners in developing their portfolios and complete the required documentation
  • Complete student progress reports and conduct student conferences
  • Supervise field trips and host guest speakers in order to enhance clients’ integration to
    Canadian society
  • Provide computer assisted instruction to complement theme-based lessons
  • Refer students to community services and other resources as required
  • Maintain student records and write monthly reports to administration
  • Participate in professional development

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a Criminal Records Check.

Instructor Salary: $32/ hour (including preparation time)

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Sian Tudela, LINC Coordinator, Vancouver Formosa Academy
E-mail: Closing Date: October 24, 2018
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.