ESL Instructor - Young Adults or Children

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by EC English First work day: 2020-06-01
Native-level speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
Experienced ESL teacher to work with international students on a University campus. A friendly and outgoing personality is very important! Overseas teaching experience and knowledge of a foreign language are also preferable attributes.

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

Work hours:


Student type:

6-10 years , 11-14 years , 15-18 years

Group size:


Contract term:


Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:


This position would be at our summer campuses in Toronto (York) or Montreal. Please see for more information about each location.

Job Purpose:

The ESL Instructor is responsible for ensuring that students benefit from the academic program by providing the student with the necessary skills to become proficient in English through grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver ESL lessons to young adults or children as young as 8 years old appropriate to a summer school environment from Beginner to Advanced levels (average ages are 14-17).
Ensure and maintain proper levels of student discipline, welfare and safety of all students during the duration of the program
Assist the Center Academic Director in the testing and placement of new students in classes
Ensure daily attendance reports, progress reports and end of course reports are submitted to the Center Academic Director in a timely manner
Contribute to student’s development of life skills
Attend and actively participate in all relevant staff meetings
Ensure that classes start and finish on time and that all teaching sessions are adequately prepared for
Complete end of course reports and certificates for all students
Submit detailed lesson plans to the Academic Manager no less than 1 week prior to the start of a new arrival week

Approximate camp dates are June 23rd – August 4th but please check for exact timelines. There are mandatory paid training days held as follows at each location but your start date/end date may not be the entire camp period (depending on enrollment and agreement).

Mandatory training dates:

TORONTO – YORK – Thursday, June 25th
MONTREAL – Monday, June 29th, Tuesday June 30th and July 1st

If you are interested in dual role/housing please indicate in your application and note that this dual role residential position is only open to applicants also interested in being an Activity Leader.

Toronto, ON, Canada

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Native-level speakers

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.

    (TESL Canada, CELTA, DELTA, approved TESOL cert)

  4. Effective communication (both written and verbal) skills
  5. Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, patience and flexibility
  6. Valid First Aid and/or CPR certificate (Desirable)
  7. Experience with continuous enrollment courses and weekly intakes (Desirable)

What we offer

  1. Competitive salary
  2. Room and board included at some locations (based on experience)
  3. Fun summer environment working with international students

Toronto, Canada

Job location

EC English

About the employer

Established in 1991 EC Malta was EC’s first and only school. This small school quickly gained a wonderful reputation and became one of the leading English language schools in Malta. Fast forward to today and there are 29 year-round schools in eight countries on four continents, retaining their excellent reputation for delivering English Language courses globally. EC has a Young Learners division which incorporates EC Academy, EC Study Tours and Embassy Summer and manages over 30000 weeks from students from over 140 countries helping them to improve their language skills, meet new friends and take part in a wide range of activities and cultural excursions that will help them develop important life skills.

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