WorkLINC Course Instructor

Posted On: 
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

IWC is looking for a part-time WorkLINC Instructor, 13.75 hours per week (2.75 hours/day, Monday to Friday, currently scheduled for evenings). Work is initially remote, with a possibility of return to in-person instruction in January 2021. WorkLINC is an industry-specific English language training program that focused on functional language for the occupation or industry of focus.

Duties & Responsibilities: 
  1. Deliver functional language training related to working in Information Technology industries, and other industries as required.
  2. Research and develop content for target industries to provide opportunities for practical, occupation-specific language learning to students seeking work in those fields.
  3. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, modules, and assessment tasks and communicate those objectives to students through a daily posted agenda.
  4. Create learning materials for participants based on cohort members’ target jobs within the target industry.
  5. Deliver content to prepare participants to pass relevant certifications including, but not limited to WHMIS, Health and Safety and micro certifications related to working in IT and emerging technologies.
  6. Deliver daily lessons in an online and/or in-person setting that is conducive to confidence building in communication through movement, interaction and discussions using multimedia and other visual aids; promotes action and variety, where students can act and mock activities related to the specific industry; reflects and actively uses real world communication of the labour market.
  7. Prepare & file reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  8. Use and maximize the technology available to deliver engaging and effective online and/or in person classes as appropriate.
  9. Perform other related duties pertinent to the program as required.
  • Completed post-secondary education in a related field
  • Certification in teaching ESL and TESL Canada or TESL Ontario certification
  • Minimum two (2) years’ recent work experience in an industry other than teaching ESL; applicants with work experienced in IT and emerging technologies will be prioritized.
  • Experience delivering training related to emerging technologies is preferred. Experience delivering training related to computer use and digital literacy is required.
  • Superior proficiency in use of video conferencing tools
  • Experience teaching online and using a Learning Management System is an asset
  • Superior proficiency in English
  • Awareness of cultural diversity & sensitivity, anti-racism and anti-oppression theory
  • Positive approach to working with newcomers to Canada
  • Willingness to research industry-specific and job-specific course content and material.
Immigrants Working Centre
8 Main ST E
Suite 101
Hamilton, ON L8N 1E8
How to apply: 

Send a resume and cover letter to the Hiring Committee via email at
We appreciate all interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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