Jobs at ETC

General Information

English Testing Canada strives to hire people who represent the linguistic and cultural diversity of our candidates. We also welcome applications from Indigenous Canadians, and from people of all genders, religions, and nationalities. Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and have fluency in English.

We mostly hire from August through November, as our busy season runs from January through April, and most positions require training and/or certification. If you are interested in joining the ETC team, we frequently hire invigilators and clerical markers on a part-time basis, and welcome applications.

If you send an application, please include a resume with a cover letter as email attachments, preferably in Word or PDF. Strong applicants will display good written communication skills in their applications, as well as a willingness to work on weekends. We look for staff who are friendly, alert, and observant, and who have enthusiasm for working as a team in a progressive setting.

Please DO NOT include marital status or age in your application, and feel free to seek advice from agencies such as the YMCA and local Newcomer Centres regarding resumes and job interview skills.

Job queries can be sent to: jobs@myetc.ca

Current Postings

  1. IELTS Examiners - Open posting
  2. IELTS Clerical Markers - Open posting
  3. IELTS Invigilators (Edmonton) - Posted until filled
  4. IELTS Invigilators (Toronto) - Posted until filled

1. IELTS Examiners - Open posting

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Examiners. IELTS Examiners are responsible for conducting speaking tests to IELTS standards. Most speaking examining shifts are Saturday afternoons and evenings, with occasional Sunday and Thursday work available.

We are currently accepting applications for examiners in:

  • Edmonton, AB
  • Toronto, ON
  • Windsor, ON
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Montreal, QC

Please indicate your city with your application.

Minimum Professional Requirements:

  • An undergraduate or Master’s degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate or Master’s degree.
  • A recognized qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or recognized equivalent as part of a recognized university award course.
  • At least 3 years’ full time (or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL teaching experience (minimum one year post-certificate level qualification). The majority of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and over).
  • The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills.

Our mission is to provide fair tests in a friendly and progressive setting. We believe everyone should be treated with dignity and respect. Tests are open to everyone and scored without bias. Many of our staff are multilingual, and our goal is to have our staff reflect the diversity of our candidates.

We are looking for staff who want to help us further this philosophy, and who wish to work in a collegial environment where teamwork and respect are valued.  We are pleased to offer examiner training at no cost to applicants.

For more information on the Minimum Professional Requirements and to obtain an application form, please send an email with the subject line “IELTS Examiner Job Posting” to ieltsexaminerjobs@myetc.ca.  For other inquiries, please contact Austen at akoecher@myetc.ca.

English Testing Canada welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  If you require any accommodations to fully participate in the application process, please let us know.

2.  IELTS Clerical Markers - Open posting

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Clerical Markers. IELTS Clerical Markers are responsible for marking the Listening and Reading components of the IELTS test. Most clerical marking shifts are Sundays and Mondays, with occasional Friday work available.

We are currently accepting applications for clerical markers in Toronto, ON and Edmonton, AB.  Please indicate your city with your application.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A competent level of English to enable full understanding of the complexities of the IELTS Marking Policy
  • Minimum of secondary/high school diploma or equivalent
  • Trustworthiness, ability to pay attention to details, conscientiousness and reliability
  • Ability to provide school/college/university certificates and the names and contact information of two professional references

Our mission is to provide fair tests in a friendly and progressive setting. We believe everyone should be treated with dignity and respect. Tests are open to everyone and scored without bias. Many of our staff are multilingual, and our goal is to have our staff reflect the diversity of our candidates.

We are looking for staff who want to help us further this philosophy, and who wish to work in a collegial environment where teamwork and respect are valued.  We are pleased to offer clerical marker training at no cost to applicants.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Clerical Marker - Toronto” or “Clerical Marker - Edmonton” to jobs@myetc.ca.  Only selected applicants will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

English Testing Canada welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  If you require any accommodations to fully participate in the application process, please let us know.

3.  IELTS Invigilators (Edmonton) - Posted until filled

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Invigilators.

We are currently accepting applications for invigilators in Edmonton, AB.  Please indicate your city with your application.

Invigilators are responsible for the set-up, administration, checking-in process, invigilation, and clean-up of the IELTS and MELAB exams. Most shifts are Saturday mornings and early afternoons, with some work available on occasional Thursdays and Sundays.

Our mission is to provide fair tests in a friendly and progressive setting. We believe everyone should be treated with dignity and respect. Tests are open to everyone and scored without bias. Many of our staff are multilingual, and our goal is to have our staff reflect the diversity of our candidates. We are looking for staff who want to help us further this philosophy, and who wish to work in a collegial environment where teamwork and respect are valued.

Requirements:

  • Awareness of the IELTS and MELAB tests
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, punctuality, and work habits
  • Ability to work under examination conditions with respect for confidential and secure information
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Commitment to principles of social justice
  • Experience with exam invigilation is an asset
  • A valid Driver's License and access to a vehicle is an asset
  • Valid First Aid certification is an asset

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Invigilator - Edmonton” to jobs@myetc.ca.  Only selected applicants will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

English Testing Canada welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  If you require any accommodations to fully participate in the application process, please let us know.

4.  IELTS Invigilators (Toronto) - Posted until filled

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Invigilators.

We are currently accepting applications for invigilators in Toronto, ON.  Please indicate your city with your application.

Invigilators are responsible for the set-up, administration, checking-in process, invigilation, and clean-up of the IELTS and MELAB exams. Most shifts are Saturday mornings and early afternoons, with some work available on occasional Thursdays and Sundays.

Our mission is to provide fair tests in a friendly and progressive setting. We believe everyone should be treated with dignity and respect. Tests are open to everyone and scored without bias. Many of our staff are multilingual, and our goal is to have our staff reflect the diversity of our candidates. We are looking for staff who want to help us further this philosophy, and who wish to work in a collegial environment where teamwork and respect are valued.

Requirements:

  • Awareness of the IELTS and MELAB tests
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, punctuality, and work habits
  • Ability to work under examination conditions with respect for confidential and secure information
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Commitment to principles of social justice
  • Experience with exam invigilation is an asset
  • A valid Driver's License and access to a vehicle is an asset
  • Valid First Aid certification is an asset

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Invigilator - Toronto” to gavenwilder@myetc.ca.  Only selected applicants will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

English Testing Canada welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  If you require any accommodations to fully participate in the application process, please let us know.