Closes: March 31, 2023
Saskatchewan Intercultural Association
Who WE are?
The Saskatchewan Intercultural Association (SIA) is a social impact organization and was originally
established in 1964 with culture at the core of its programs and services. SIA's employment programs are
for Newcomers and Indigenous people with the objective of helping them learn about workplace culture
and expectations while supporting them find employment. SIA's settlement programs support
Newcomers to learn English, develop local life skills, and understand Canadian society so they can
integrate more fully into the local community. The agency's intercultural programs provide opportunities
for everyone to learn through heritage language training, cultural dance and performance, and
intercultural and anti-racist education. Let’s just say we are crazy about CULTURE and we are also a
Great Place to Work Certified!
Who YOU are?
As a LINC Instructor, you are an integral part of the SIA team and bring your passion for teaching. You
will create safe and engaging environments where Newcomers can learn the English language and cover
topics that provide information on employment, culture, and local resources that make integration easier.
You will work with a team of very creative and purpose driven individuals from all nations and act on SIA
values of Respect, Compassion, Trust, Inclusion and Kinship.
What do WE offer?
At SIA, we are all about people and culture. We are truly a team in every sense: we trust one another and
support each other towards a common goal. Every day through our programs we make a real difference to
real people. By joining our team, you will be surrounded by highly motivated and passionate people. You
will always be learning and improving in our consistently fun, safe, inclusive and a challenging
environment. We will have your back so you can deliver results and do amazing work for your clients.
How will YOU-WE work?
Everyone’s safety and welfare are our key priorities. That being said, we do not want to let COVID-19
prevent us from doing the work that matters. We are utilizing all kinds of alternative methods in
delivering our programming. Under the current circumstances, this position will be working mostly from
home through several virtual means and connecting with clients and team members through online tools
like Zoom, Moodle, LINC Avenue, and Microsoft Suite. Some in-person class time with clients is required
of this position with safety precautions and procedures in place.
If you are the right candidate who is passionate, have the right skills and can adapt quickly to any
situation, please review further details on the position.
This position is responsible for creating and delivering lessons from the LINC Program curriculum to
program participants. This employee must be able to relate to participants’ needs and tailor classroom
activities around them. This position must provide timely information to the Program Coordinator in
order to manage participant attendance and CLB advancement.
Hours of Instruction – Part Time
Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM -12:00 PM (flexible prep time paid on top averages 10.5 hours per week)
Total of 25.5 hours per week of work including flex prep time.
$27.50 - $29.00 per hour - depending on experience & qualifications
March 1st, 2023 – March 31, 2024 (with possibility of extension).
Deadline to Apply
Duties and Responsibilities
• Design and deliver lessons at an appropriate level for adult participants attending the class
• Create lesson plans in advance of the teaching day based on the LINC Program curriculum
• Teach language skills that are employment related to participants using a variety of instructional
techniques, methods and materials
• Implement all aspects of Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) and maintain monthly evidence
of advancement as well as all other student related information
• Advise the Lead Program Coordinator of participants’ attendance and progress and recommend any
changes in CLB level
• Communicate feedback to participants in an appropriate and sensitive manner also accommodating
special learning needs as required.
• Keep records and submit reports as required
• Submit progress reports and level completion forms by the timelines stipulated
• Work in collaboration with the Lead Program Coordinator and the Employment Coordinator to ensure
that the employment and individual needs of the participants are being met, including referrals to other
settlement agencies as deemed appropriate
• Maintain neat and organized classroom and assist students with organizing their language portfolios
• When required, arrange for a substitute instructor in collaboration with the Lead Program Coordinator.
• Recognized TESL certification
• An undergraduate degree (not restricted to, but preferably) in one of the following areas: Commerce,
Education, English Language Arts, International Studies, Indigenous Studies, Women’s and Gender
Studies, Social Work or Psychology
• 1-3 years’ experience teaching English as a subsequent language
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Aware of settlement issues and familiar with educational resources for immigrants
• Knowledge and appreciation of contemporary issues related to equity, such as intercultural
understanding, inclusion, anti-racism, Indigenous cultural safety, human rights, language rights and
• Ability to teach online through virtual platforms
• Skilled at teaching EAL curriculum and developing lesson plans
• Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
• Must be self-directed and able to teach with limited support or supervision
Requirement of Employment
• Criminal record check
• Access to high-speed internet at home
• Proof of COVID vaccination
How to apply
Please apply through e-mail by sending your Cover letter and Resume as an attachment to
Indicate the title of the position in the subject line of the e-mail.
We look forward to connecting with you virtually and eventually in person too.
All the best!