ESL Teacher Job Postings

Looking for a job teaching ESL? It’s a complex industry. Please have a look at TESL Toronto’s comprehensive careers and job postings page for an overview of working in the various sectors of our industry.

The jobs posted here are submitted to us by employers via email. If you are an employer looking for teachers, please contact us at


Posted August 2, 2017

ACCESS English Language Center

ACCESS English Language Centre in Toronto is currently seeking qualified instructors to teach English this summer. Students are from ages 17-60 from various countries abroad.
Applicants must be enthusiastic about teaching, friendly and flexible.
Applicants must be able to design and deliver dynamic ESL lessons that are interactive, engaging and fun.
• university degree
• Any TESL certification recognized by Languages Canada
• previous experience with international adults is preferred

Start dates August 14/21/28, 2017. End dates to be determined.
$17 – $19 per hour (depending on qualifications & experience)

Contact | P +1-416-935-0457
ACCESS International English Language Centre
730 Yonge Street, Suite 203, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4Y 2B7

Posted July 7, 2017

Global Village is hiring Full- and Part-Time Teachers.

Serious Learning, Serious Fun – Does that sound like you?
If so, we invite you to apply to be a part of the outstanding teaching team at GV Toronto!

Global Village Toronto is one of the most established independent language schools in Canada, in business for 38 years. GVT is accredited by Languages Canada and the International Association of Language Centres and is a proud member of Global Village English Centres, which has five locations across Canada and the US.

We are currently looking for qualified supply, part-time and full-time ESL teachers.
GV Toronto offers teachers competitive wages, paid preparation time, benefits for full-time staff, a mentor teacher program, a solid curriculum, over 300 resource books, a relaxed and professional atmosphere and a great team environment.

Teachers must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • TESL Certificate from an institution recognized by TESL Canada
  • One year or more of teaching experience (preferred)

To apply, you may submit your resume

  1. In person, right now!
  2. By email to Sheila Terreau, Assistant Director of Studies at
    • Include your resume as a .doc or .pdf attachment
    • Include a cover letter. Make sure you explain why your teaching fits with Serious Learning, Serious Fun. The cover letter may be in the body of your email or as an attachment.
    • Please make sure the subject line of your email includes the phrase, “GVT Apply to Teach”

The fine print:
While we appreciate interest from all applicants, please understand that due to the high volume of applications expected, only applications adhering to the instructions above will be considered and you will only receive a reply if you are invited for an interview. GV Toronto is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applications from people with disabilities, and we invite you to contact us first if you require a different method for submitting your application or in any stage of the selection process.

Hiring will continue on a rolling basis as more positions open up in the spring and summer, so there is no strict deadline to apply, but the earlier you apply, the earlier you will be considered.


Posted June 28, 2017

GVT Exams Inc. IELTS Test Centre is hiring / training IELTS Speaking Examiners!

Global Village Toronto, located in downtown Toronto, has been an IELTS test centre for 9 years! We are looking to train and hire new IELTS Speaking Examiners to work in the GTA.

IELTS Speaking Examiners are trained to assess the speaking proficiency of IELTS candidates through a 15-minute interview.  You would be conducting a standardized 1-on-1 interview, and then rate each candidate on the IELTS 9-band scale.

In order to qualify to be an IELTS Examiner, you must have all of the following:

1 – A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognized institution
2 – A TESL/TEFL certification equal to or above a TESL Canada (125 hours+)
3 – 3 years full-time (14 contact hours per week) or equivalent part-time ESL teaching experience to adults (16+), at least one year of which must be after your TESL certification
4 – Ability to work Saturday afternoons

We pay $15 per interview, with 3 scheduled interviews per hour, and a normal day would be 10-12 interviews. We’d be looking for you to examine once a month at least, but the more you’re available for, the better it is!

Applications are being accepted July 1 to August 20 2017.
Applicants who are successful will be invited for interviews from Sept 1 onwards.

Training will take place September  23 + 24 (both days Saturday/Sunday, full days).  There is unfortunately no flexibility with this date.

If you’re interested, please send a resume over to Centre Director Dave Hamilton at  We’ll review it for the items above and get in touch if you meet the requirements!


Posted July 27, 2017

Your VIP Kid

If you’re interested in flexible online work from home as an English Teacher, VIPKID is hiring many Canadian teachers to teach students in China aged 4 to 12 years. Teachers can make between $16-$22 US an hour. There are no minimum weekly hours.

Contact VIPKID teacher and recruiter to get the strongly recommended application tips and VIPKID hiring guide to maximize your chances of getting an interview.

Apply and get more info here:, using the referral code 01F2I2

In your application mention:

1) Why you are enthusiastic about working with VIPKID

2) Your relevant teaching experience



Posted July 27, 2017

Longman International English

Our school was founded in 2009 and is a leader in English education in the city of Lianyungang. Our classrooms are equipped with computers and advanced software such as whiteboards and projectors. We have a fun and friendly work environment that makes life at Longman very fulfilling.

Most of our students are kids, but we also teach middle school, high school university students as well as university preparation tests like the IELTS. Our adult course was set up to meet the demand from some successful people who either need to speak English for their work, or are just trying to improve their daily spoken English. Our center was the first adults English center in Lianyungang.

Our student’s results prove that our method is both effective and can be taught to a diverse group of people. Small classes teaching adults or kids. 12 000 RMB per month for 25 teaching hours, including an apartment. Airfare allowance of 8000RMB. Work Visa provided.

Please contact Riven at


Posted June 28, 2017

Teaching in China 


LOCATION: Xiamen, China. Xiamen is a beautiful sub-tropical tourist
island well noted for its many green parks and relaxed pace of life. The
cost of living in Xiamen is much lower compared to larger cities in

SALARY: ranges based on schools and hours worked, 20 hrs/week to 35
hrs/week, 10,000 to 18,000 RMB/month. Housing, medical and flight to be
negotiated separately

AGE: preschool to adults

CLASS SIZE: one-on-one tutoring to a class size of 20 students

REQUIREMENTS: Native English Speaker, Bachelor's Degree or above, TEFL
(Teaching English as a Foreign Language) or equivalent certification is

START DATE: ongoing but job openings will shrink after September

Who are we? We are NAAAP Xiamen (North American Association of Asian
Professionals). Yes, we also have a chapter in Toronto. We are not a
school. As a North American professionals association operating in China
we often get asked if we have access to any English teachers. The
English teaching industry in China is complex and it can be a great
experience if you are in the right place with the right school. We'll
try to match you with the best school based on your needs and
requirements. We don't charge a fee for this service.

Please send your resume to