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Trinity Language Centre Job Opportunity

Trinity Language Center (TLC), Richmond & Langley Campus of Trinity Western University

Sessional Instructor Position

Job Description

TLC has an instructor opening for the Fall semester (15 weeks) starting from Sept. 8, 2021. This position involves 5 hours of weekly EAP teaching for international students at the advanced level; it is potential that the contract renews for Spring 2022 onwards. In addition, this position may also teach 30 hours of a short-term ESL program in the first two weeks of September.

All the teaching will be online in the Fall.

EAP Responsibilities

  • preparation of classes, activities, and assignments based on the curriculum and syllabus;
  • teaching the class;
  • designing, setting, and marking quizzes and test papers;
  • filling out the progress sheet;
  • participating in staff meetings and school events as required;
  • maintaining regular office hours;
  • providing the ongoing and/or final evaluation of student performance; and
  • being flexible in schedule to accommodate potential evening/weekend classes.

ESL Responsibilities

  • Teaching the class and organizing activities based on the curriculum and syllabus;
  • Filling out the progress sheet;
  • Meeting with the Director of Education as necessary, and
  • Providing evaluation of student performance as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have

  • An MA in TESOL/TEAL/English/Education/ Linguistics from an English medium university, AND a TESL/TESOL/TEAL/CELTA certificate from a Languages Canada recognized institution;
  • TWO years of academic English teaching experience minimum in classroom settings;
  • Expert fluency in English language (IELTS Band 9 or equivalent).

Recommended Qualifications

Successful experience in the following areas:

  • Teaching EAP at the advanced level;
  • Teaching ESL;
  • Evidence of successful material development and lesson planning in EAP;
  • Experience of teaching international students;
  • Cultural awareness and strong intercultural communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team from diverse background; and
  • Travel between TLC Richmond and Langley locations an asset.


Based on experiences and qualifications.


Please submit a letter of application, resume, and name of two references from people who are familiar with your professional experience to with the subject “EAP Instructor Applicationby Monday, July 19.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or those holding a valid working visa.

We appreciate all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.