Toronto ESL Instructor

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by Embassy Summer First work day: 2019-06-16
Native-level speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
--- OR ---
BA in any subject
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
We are seeking an experienced ESL teacher to work with international students on a University campus.

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

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Student type:

11-14 years , 15-18 years

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Institution type:

Language school

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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

This position would be at our summer campuses in Toronto (York).
We are accredited by ACCET and are a SEVIS approved institution.

Mandatory training date: TORONTO – YORK - Sunday, June 16th

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)

    (Overseas teaching experience is preferable)

  3. Qualification

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

    (Instructional staff must have at least: (1) a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three months of full-time equivalent ESL or foreign language classroom teaching experience or (2) a bachelor’s degree along with a certificate in teaching ESL or a foreign language that includes a practice teaching component.)

  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)
  8. A friendly and outgoing personality is very important!
  9. knowledge of a foreign language is a preferable attribute

What we offer

  1. We offer a competitive salary, room and board included at some locations (based on experience) and fun summer environment working with international students.

Toronto, Canada

Job location

Embassy Summer

About the employer

Embassy Summer offers award-winning English Language summer camps for young learners aged 8-17 and young adults aged 18-25. We have summer school centres across the UK and North America, delivering rewarding English language programmes for young learners and providing a truly life-changing experience.

Learning English is only part of the journey. Our language programmes are available from 1 – 8 weeks during the summer and include exciting activities based around our unique Embassy Life Skills. Our summer camps also introduce international students to local social life and culture, through a variety of exciting excursions.

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