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International Language Institute (iLi)

iLi is seeking a pool of energetic and experienced instructors for various teaching positions on both a casual and full-time basis. Closing date for submissions is April 30th.

Apex Language & Career College
Apex Language & Career College is a private language school specializing in preparing international students for university entrance. We are always accepting resume for EAP teaching position. The suitable candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in applied linguistics, education, or other appropriate discipline
  • ESL teaching qualifications that are recognized by TESL Canada
  • Native language proficiency in English, excellent verbal and written skills
  • Minimum two years of experience teaching ESL/EAP
  • Some professional work experience outside Canada preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills, and demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Love of teaching and willingness to go the extra mile to help students
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member

Please submit your resume to

Dalhousie University ESL Programs
Dalhousie University College of Continuing Education is always interested in receiving resumes. Instructors must have the following:

  • A graduate degree in a related discipline such as TESL/TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or Cultural Studies with a TESOL focus
  • Certification from a recognized TESL/TESOL training program
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in teaching academic English with a preference given to those with experience teaching academic English in the university environment
  • Preference is given to those with international teaching experience

Resumes should be sent to:
David Packer, Director of ESL Programs
Dalhousie University College of Continuing Education

East Coast School of Languages
ECSL is looking for energetic, experienced ESL/EFL teachers who meet the following criteria:

  • At least 2 years ESL/EFL adult teaching experience
  • CELTA/Trinity or other recognized qualification
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Genuine interest in and concern for ESL/EFL students
  • Business and/or academic teaching experience are definite assets
  • International teaching experience
  • Cross-cultural awareness

Please email your resume to:, ATTN: Director of Studies.
Or mail to:
Director of Studies
East Coast School of Languages
1256 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1Y6

Halifax Language Institute of Canada

Halifax Language Institute, located in the prominent area of Spring Garden Road is seeking highly motivated and career driven educators.

Our class sizes are small and designed for personal attention’, with interactive teaching tools and resources.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University (English, Education, ESL highly preferred) however, not required
  • Teaching qualifications recognized by TESL Canada
  • Teachers with Smartboard experience
  • Teaching experience (Domestic, Internationally)
  • Specialized training or experience in areas, but not limited to the following: TOEFL, IELTS, grammar, business, conversation, English for Academic Purposes

If you feel that you possess the requirements for any of the above positions, please forward all of your documents including, a cover letter, resume, teaching certificates and 1 professional letter of reference to:

Jordan Reed
Director of Studies

Halifax Regional School Board Adult EAL

Positions within HRSB Adult EAL will be posted on the HRSB Careers site, through the HRSB HR Dept.

Interested persons should visit that site regularly and register if interested in jobs with HRSB Adult EAL.

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)

ISANS looking for energetic, experienced EAL substitute instructors.

ISANS is a non-profit organization committed to supporting the language learning goals of newcomers. In a creative and respectful environment, ISANS strives to provide quality and effective learning opportunities to promote the active participation of newcomers in the community. ISANS offers different language learning programs for newcomers. ISANS has two language teams: Community Language helps immigrants learn the language they need to function in the community and Labour Market Language offers a wide variety of workplace communication courses.

Job opportunities are often available at ISANS. Please check the ISANS website for current openings:

The Language Centre, St. Mary’s University
The Language Centre, St Mary’s University is always accepting resumes for teaching positions. Instructors should have, at minimum, the following qualifications and experience:

  • a Masters degree in TESL/TEFL or an MA in Applied Linguistics
  • at least two years experience in teaching ESL or EFL (one of these years should be in an Intensive English Program)
  • some professional work experience outside Canada preferred
  • an understanding of the issues and pedagogical practices associated with teaching English for Academic Purposes and/or content-based ESL; ideally with experience in teaching EAP in a university environment
  • native-like proficiency in English
  • excellent verbal and written skills
  • a record of recent professional development activity such as publications and conference presentations
  • excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
  • demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • an ability to work as part of a team
  • ESL teaching qualifications that are recognized by TESL Canada

All resumes must be sent by e-mail as an attachment to:
Julian L’Enfant
Academic Services Manager
The Language Centre, Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, NS

Silver Crescent Academy

Silver Crescent Academy is a small, privately owned language school. We are always on the lookout for energetic and motivated ESL/EAP teachers to join our team.

The suitable candidate must meet the following requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in English/Linguistics or Education
  •  Professional teaching certificate in ESL recognized by Languages Canada
  •  Experience in teaching ESL/EAP (considered an asset)
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills
  •  An understanding of adult education principles

If you meet the above criteria, please send your resume and cover letter to