Supply Instructor Positions


The Position

We are looking for dynamic Communications and Math supply instructors for our Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program. Our program prepares adult learners for the high school equivalency test (GED), college mature student testing. Students are preparing for employment, apprenticeship or post-secondary entrance. This Employment Ontario program is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development and incorporates the task-based Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework. Delivery is year round.

We offer both in-person and virtual instruction and are looking for supply instructors who are available to cover either type of delivery at our Brampton and Mississauga locations.

The Candidate

You are energetic and enthusiastic, and you are able to engage with diverse groups of people. You are patient and an excellent communicator. You are able to adapt your instructional methods to the individual needs of program participants. You are highly organized and able to monitor and report learner progress. You thrive in a professional environment and possess post-secondary education qualifications and relevant work experience. You are experienced and confident in providing instruction to learner groups both in person and through an online platform.


  • University degree mandatory and teaching qualification preferred (OCT, Certificate in Adult Education, or B.Ed.)
  • Experience and desire to teach adults
  • Clear understanding of the GED content and test requirements
  • Ability to respond to a range of adult students’ needs and learning styles
  • Understanding of how learning disabilities can affect progress
  • Highly motivated
  • Able to write structured paragraphs and an essay with correct grammar, spelling, structure and punctuation
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team and establish rapport with clients who have diverse backgrounds, barriers and needs
  • Multicultural sensitivity

Communications Instructor

  • Ability to teach critical reading skills to adult students and help them apply these skills to a variety of reading texts and formats
  • Ability to identify writing errors (grammar, writing structures, organization, etc.) in student writing
  • Ability to clearly explain the writing process to adult students, provide context, and develop learner writing
  • Ability to teach and integrate computer skills

Math Instructors

  • Abiltity to teach number operations and number sense, measurement and geometry, data analysis and statistics, and algebra
  • Ability to simplify math concepts and make them relatable to learners
  • Sensitivity to learner math anxiety and math phobia

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Deliver instruction to academic upgrading students
  • Deliver individualized programs focusing on students’ needs and goals
  • Assist students as needed and give feedback on assigned work
  • Adhere to all PALC policies and procedures and ensure confidentially is maintained on client, personnel, financial and agency matters
  • Represent PALC in a professional manner at all times
  • Work cooperatively with other team members and all staff at PALC

Pay Rate: $30/hour

Program Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Hours of Work: As needed (maximum 5.5 hours per day)

Employment Type: Casual/occasional. Supply instructors should be available, as needed, to cover sick days and vacation days of regular instructors.

Please email your cover letter and resume to, outlining:

  • The subject area you are interested in teaching (Communications and/or Math)
  • Your hours of availability
  • Locations you are available to supply (Mississauga and/or Brampton)
  • Your ability to teach learners in an in-person and virtual classroom

While we thank all interested applicants, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.



151 Superior Blvd. Unit 19-23

Mississauga ON L5t 2L1

905 507 0111



3 Conestoga Drive, Suite 100

Brampton, ON, L6Z 4N5

905 495 2700