Student Advisor

Established in 2003, OnTESOL offers accredited online TESOL courses and job assistance services for people who want to teach English in Canada, abroad, or online. We are seeking a part-time Student Advisor position to begin June 15th, 2021.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following tasks and roles:

  • Daily communication with current and prospective students.
    Provide OnTESOL students and graduates with information on various teaching jobs.
  • Support OnTESOL graduates with cover letter and resume.
  • Update job boards
  • Maintain communication with language schools and recruitment organizations that offer job opportunities to OnTESOL graduates.
  • Support Marketing Coordinator and Student Services Manager with communication materials.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous customer service experience.
  • University degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or Communications.
  • At least 1 year of experience in Communications, Business
  • Administration, or Human Resources.
  • Internationally recognized TESOL / TEFL /TESL certificate preferred.
  • Previous experience teaching ESL preferred.

Skills Required

  • Strong digital literacy.
  • Solid knowledge of the TESOL/TEFL and ESL industry in Canada and abroad.
  • Must be a self-starter and have a strong ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Superb communication skills including, writing, speaking, and listening skills. 
  • Ability to work in a creative environment and bring new and innovative ideas to the table. 
  • Comfortable working remotely.
  • Comfortable providing customer service on the phone.
  • Confident, approachable, outgoing.


$18-$22/hour. Depending on previous experience in ESL, TESOL, or related industry.

20-25 hours/week.

Due to COVID, this is a part-time remote position (Must be located in South Western Ontario, Canada).

Please send your resume and cover letter to Clare at recruitment@ontesol.com

Marketing Coordinator Position

This is a 1 year-contract, maternity leave position with the possibility of extending to 16 months.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following tasks and roles:

  • Coordinate content creation strategy for blogs, social media, and other communication channels.
  • Organize and present online info sessions and webinars.
  • Build and manage relationships with OnTESOL graduates, business-to-business partners, and industry experts to promote OnTESOL courses, improve job assistance services, and create valuable content.
  • Support Student Services Manager and General Manager with new Strategic Initiatives.
  • Attend several job fairs per year to connect with prospective students and offer them information about OnTESOL’s courses and job assistance program (Online Only in 2021 due to COVID)


  • 4-year university degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, or related field.
  • At least 2 years experience in communications, social media, sales, relationship management, and/or marketing.
  • Previous ESL teaching experience preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of the TESOL/TEFL and ESL industry in Canada and abroad

Skills and Experience Required:

  • At least 1-year experience with data analysis, digital marketing, and social media.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Superb communication skills including, writing, speaking, and listening skills. 
  • Previous experience with CRM software.
  • Previous experience developing client relationships.
  • Previous experience with producing short videos for websites, YouTube, Instagram, or other social media channels.
  • Previous experience and solid working knowledge of WordPress.
  • Intermediate knowledge of SEO preferred.
  • Must be a self-starter and have a strong ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Confident, approachable, outgoing.
  • Comfortable working remotely.
  • Self-motivated and highly creative brings new and innovative ideas to the table regularly.

Benefits Include:

  • $40,000- $50,000 depending on previous experience in ESL, TESOL, or related industry.
  • Paid vacation.
  • Paid national holidays.
  • Remote work (Must be located in South Western Ontario, Canada).
    Opportunity to develop skills in an established and growing Ed-Tech company.

This is a maternity-leave position.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Clare at recruitment@ontesol.com

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-Learn more about TEFL in Canada with the free Teach English in Canada Guide

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Your $1.5 Million TESOL Adventure!

CNN reports that two men will spend roughly $1.5 million to visit all 962 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in a span of two years. Many of these sites are just around the corner for ESL teachers! At Ontesol’s TESOL Expert blog we show pictures and provide important travel information, so you can choose your favourite TESOL destination.

These are some of the most beautiful places the world has to offer:

#1 Cappadocia, Turkey

#2 The Mighty Iguazu Falls (Triple frontier: Argenitna, Brazil, Paraguay)

#3 The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

#4 Tulum, Mexico

#5 Mount Quincheng, China

#6 Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

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Teachers choose their TESOL destination for its pay, weather, nice beaches, and good food, but how does a city’s friendliness weigh into a teacher’s decision and how do you measure it? To answer this question we look into an article by Travel + Escape that ranks the friendliest cities according to safety, cleanliness, and cost of living.

1-Lisbon, Portugal: “Best value for your money”.
2-Vienna, Austria: “Ease of transportation”.
3-Cancun, Mexico: “Friendliest locals”.
4-Singapore, Singapore: “Cleanest city in the world”.
5-Dubrovnik, Croatia: “One of the safest cities in the world”.
6-Zurich, Switzerland: “One of the top 3 safest cities in the world”.
7-Budapest, Hungary: “Best bang for your buck”.
8-Munich, Germany: “Top 3 with best transportation”.

Source: travelandescape.ca/2013/01/worlds-friendliest-cities/

This year we celebrate Ontesol’s 10th anniversary! Accredited TESOL certification since 2003.