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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

ESL Team Lead Toronto & Peel Apply Now

COSTI REQUIRES A TEAM LEAD FOR ITS LANGUAGE TRAINING FOR ASYLUM CLAIMANTS PROGRAM AT ITS PEEL LOCATION

This is a full-time contract position scheduled to work 35 hours per week, from April 1, 2024, to August 31, 2024. Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Duties:

  • Provides overall leadership and guidance to the ESL team which includes ensuring program standards and procedures are met.
  • Coordinates all project activities for delivery, including assessments, referrals, language instruction, information sessions, guest speakers, and follow-up support.
  • Liaises with the CLARS assessment centres for client intake assessment and placement. 
  • Manages course waitlist on CLARS and registers clients into the program.
  • Supports new clients’ access to virtual meeting tools.
  • Creates, organizes, and maintains operational files online.
  • Ensures that lesson plans and modules are prepared.
  • Identifies, and where applicable, resolves programming concerns and issues.
  • Coordinates client feedback surveys and assists the manager in the evaluation of the program services.
  • Tabulates, compiles, verifies, and formulates statistical and narrative reports.
  • Collects and inputs client data into HARTs and CIS.
  • Markets program information to participants, newcomer serving organizations, and the community in general.
  • Organizes information sessions for participants and partnering agencies.
  • Liaises with community partners to provide information sessions, resources or other support if needed.

Qualifications:

  • Community college diploma or equivalent.
  • TESL Ontario certification is an asset.
  • PBLA trained or in-training an asset
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience coordinating a newcomer language or skills training program.
  • Experience in teaching ESL.
  • Experience in facilitating online and in-person information sessions and workshops.
  • Experience using virtual meeting tools such as MS Teams.
  • Experience in facilitating online training using Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Moodle.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with exceptional multitasking skills.
  • Sensitivity to and awareness of settlement issues facing immigrants.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and good command of written and oral English. 
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Location:

Toronto & Peel

Duration of Position:

April 1, 2024 - August 31, 2024

Starting Salary Range:

$29.75 to $31.23 per hour

Posting Date:

2024-02-21

Closing Date:

2024-03-06

Notes:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, quoting reference, to #30-24 https://creg.costi.ca/ui/hr/resume.aspx?refno=30-24

"We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.