KINGSTON LITERACY & SKILLS (KL&S)Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada LINC Instructors

Part-time (Monday – Friday 1:00 pm to 5:15: pm)

KL&S is an approved LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) provider which delivers an English language program to adult newcomers up to the pre-intermediate level (Canadian Language Benchmark 4). The emphasis is on encouragement of language self-sufficiency in learners as they establish a new life in Canada.

The LINC Instructor delivers a theme-based language training program using Canadian Language Benchmarks and LINC curriculum guidelines in a welcoming and inclusive environment. The language outcomes are assessed using the framework of Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA). This is not a remote position. We are an in-person service delivery program.


  • TESL – Ontario certified or able to obtain within 6 months.

  • Bachelor Degree, preferably in English or Education.

  • Minimum of two years teaching experience, preferably with adults and newcomers.

  • Completion of PBLA training would be considered as asset.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience working in a multicultural and diverse environment.

  • Strong computer skills and excellent writing skills.

  • Ability to be creative and flexible in planning.

  • Ability to use a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communication, the exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis.

  • Fluency in Arabic would be considered an asset.

  • Experience teaching online and hyflex

  • Experience in one-to-one teaching or multi-level classrooms

  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check (CPIC).

Ability to:

  • Mentor and motivate students

  • Be empathetic

  • Be reliable and punctual

  • Be adaptable and flexible in the teaching approach

  • Demonstrate commitment to the mission, goals, and values of KL&S

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume by 12 noon on July 26, 2021 to:

Manager of Human Resources:


KL&S encourages applications from qualified people of all backgrounds, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities.

KL&S is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, KL&S will endeavor to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify KL&S upon scheduling your interview.

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in KL&S. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.