Employment @ ESM

We’re always interested in hearing from values-driven people with Essential Skills knowledge, wisdom, and experience. Send us a resume and a cover letter that lets us know how you’d like to contribute to the advancement of Essential Skills in Manitoba. If your resume matches one of our future employment opportunities, we will contact you for an interview.

To submit a resume, please email info@esmanitoba.ca.

Essential Skills Manitoba is a not-for-profit organization that provides Essential Skills assessment and training. We are seeking qualified candidates for the following position(s):

Essential Skills Instructor/Assessor (Reach Forward Program)

Directly reporting to the Operations Manager, the Instructor/Assessor will be responsible for Essential Skills assessment and training. Other duties will include the development of lesson plans and assessment tools, report writing, and administrative tasks.

Ideally, the successful applicant will have:

  • A degree in Education or adult education/EAL training or experience as a Workplace Trainer.
  • The ability and experience to demonstrating the relationship between the training and work.
  • Experience working with diverse, multi-barrier participants.

The Essential Skills (ES) Instructor/Assessor is responsible for the delivery and implementation of Essential Skills based curriculum which includes: ES lesson plans, evaluation processes, classroom instruction, as well as one-to-one and group-based instruction.


  • Delivery of curriculum and programs
  • Develop workshop exercises to enhance and/or improve participants’ Essential Skills
  • Define student learning objectives based on employer/industry requirements
  • Deliver formative and summative evaluations to measure student learning
  • Work in coordination with other ES instructors
  • Maintain accurate and complete participant records


  • Degree in Education or adult education/EAL training or experience as a Workplace Trainer.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Curriculum Delivery and Adult Education
  • Knowledge of Essential Skills
  • Experience working with multi-barrier participants and those furthest from work

Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Working knowledge incorporating Essential Skills in an employment assistance capacity
  • Ability to facilitate groups
  • Strong abilities in both oral and written communication, writing reports, business communications

Correspondence and Presentations

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Case Managers and other colleagues
  • Strong work ethic, planning, and organizational abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete work within a demanding work schedule
  • Proficient in the use of: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Power Point and Excel and has sufficient skills to help clients use electronic resources

Please forward your resume, to info@esmanitoba.ca. Closing date is August 11, 2018.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.