OPSEU 283 Occasional Adult Language Training ESL Instructor
Job Code: 2639254 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Peel District School Board Posted on: Nov 05, 2020
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ECE, EA and Support Staff
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ECE, EA and Support Staff
Management & Professionals
Openings: 1
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Start Date:  Immediately
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Salary:  $32.49 - $38.43
Job Description & Requirements


The Peel District School Board (PDSB) is one of the largest school boards in Canada, with more than 150,000 students in over 250 schools. At PDSB, everything we do is designed to help all students achieve to the best of their ability. We have the incredible opportunity to inspire a smile in each student. Our collective, daily efforts make a positive difference in the lives of our students, their families and the world. Guided by our mission, vision and values, we build positive places for learning and working ... together at www.peelschools.org

We are currently accepting applications for a Occasional Adult ESL Instructors for our supply pool

Instructors teach a variety of English as a Second Language courses, including listening and speaking, reading and writing, IELTS preparation (International English Language Testing System), business English and a variety of English with special topics such as accounting basics, computers, citizenship and internationally trained teachers course.


  • Provincially accredited as an ESL Instructor by TESL Ontario.

  • Ability to develop courses of study, unit and lesson plans using principles articulated as per the Curriculum Guidelines for the Adult Non-Credit Language Training Program and Keystone Concepts:  Guiding Principles and Components of Program Planning, the main accompanying document to the Curriculum Guidelines.

  • Deliver LINC Curriculum, ESL, FSL, CL and/or Sector Specific SLT (i.e. Computers, Customer Service, Accounting, Healthcare professionals, IELTS, Citizenship preparation etc.) instructions to learners based on their language needs.

  • Experience using the History of Assessment, Referral and Training Systems (HARTs) for recording course data, learner data, ESL/CL/SLT course registration and attendance on the Grey Register.

  • Assess learners’ language skill gain and progress in language proficiency gain according to the Canadian Language Benchmarks using Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) in all Adult Language Training courses.

  • PBLA certification

  • Able to maintain records, artifacts and other supporting documents as required.

  • Able to connect settlement needs of learners and in-house school social worker.

  • Ability to collaborate with Settlement and outside Newcomer Services teams.

  • Familiarity with Tutela.

  • Proficient in computer skills and experience integrating technology in the classroom (i.e. Ellis, Pronunciation Pair, My Canada etc.) as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the internet would be an asset.

  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.

  • Recent experience in teaching ESL to adult learners.

  • Ability to work flexible hours and accept short notice call in to provide coverage for the absence of the regular instructors.

  • Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or work environment.

  • First Aid training is an asset.


Classes are scheduled at a number of different sites in Brampton/Mississauga during the week (daytime and evenings) and during the weekends as follows:

September through June

Monday to Friday (9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

Monday to Wednesday (6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

Saturday (8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

Summer Session (July)

Monday to Friday (8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

Commitment to Equity

The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to equityable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the full diversity of the Region of Peel. We will make any reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process.

When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process, such as test and skill demonstrations. We will provide employment accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, rescheduling of interviews that fall on holy days) if we are advised of an applicant's needs in advance of any part of the selection process.

Criminal Record Check

Successful candidates must provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check (CRC) prior to commencing employment. Please review the requirements at the CRC link.

Recruitment Process

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be contacting candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications best meet the requirements of the position. All communication to applicants regarding this job posting, including an invitation to complete skills assessments and/or a job interview if applicable, will be made through email. Candidates are encouraged to regularly check their email as listed on their applytoeducation.com account.

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