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Job Posting: Vancouver Formosa Academy, LINC 6 Instructor Morning Class

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LINC Instructor Required
Morning Class

Position: Instructor – LINC  Program
Start Date: March 30, 2020
Days/Times: Monday-Friday:  9:00 am-12:00 noon
Level: LINC 6

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

Instructor Qualifications:


  • University degree and TESL certification from a training organization recognized by TESL Canada
  • 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
  • Experience in and understanding of Canadian Language Benchmark  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, including PBLA trainin
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo a Criminal Records Check.

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

Submit resume and cover letter to:
Sian Tudela, LINC Coordinator,  Vancouver Formosa Academy

Closing Date: March 8, 2020

Interviews to be held March 9-13, 2020