Under the supervision of the Site Administrator, the instructor is responsible for occasional instruction of learners in English as a Second Language instruction and in American Sign Language (ASL). Depending on the qualifications and availability, successful candidates will have their names added to the ESL Program Supply List and may be called for occasional work in the ESL program.

  • Proficiency of the English language and proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL).
  • An undergraduate degree in ASL or three year college diploma in sign language interpreting. Demonstrated acceptable equivalency in education or experience as determined by the Board will be considered.
  • Experience in working with adults who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Valid TESL Ontario Certification in teaching English as a Second Language or TESL Canada certification in teaching English as a Second
  • Language preferred. We will also consider applicants who may be currently in an accredited TESL program but not yet graduated, if they meet the other requirements or those who are willing to pursue a TESL certificate.
  • The ability to work cooperatively as a team member in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience working with computers/technology in the classroom.
  • Familiarity with or using Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and/or Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) an advantage.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their qualifications and experience, and tests may be administered to determine levels of proficiency.

The salary for this position is $30.01 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay). Classes run Monday to Friday – 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Start date will be September 7, 2022.

How to apply: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume in pdf format, by 5:00 pm on August 12, 2022.

Interviews: We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, you will receive an email including the interview date/time, location and process details. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

About the Ottawa Catholic School Board

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) is located in Ottawa, Ontario. As Canada’s capital city, Ottawa ranks among the world’s most desirable cities to call home. We have a small-town feel with a big-city presence and a population of just over a million people.

The OCSB proudly serves over 47,000 students in 87schools. We offer an education that respects all faiths’ universal values and is grounded in Catholic principles. We foster innovation to inspire Deep Learning so that all can realize their full potential. We offer a collaborative work environment, fulfilling careers, and the opportunity to make a difference in our students’ lives.

The OCSB adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices and is committed to an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of our students. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, persons with disabilities, people from gender diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities, as well as others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The Ottawa Catholic School Board acknowledges that the land on which our schools are located is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnabek Peoples. We extend our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples for their valuable past and present contributions to this land.

Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, (AODA), if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Heather Loates in the Human Resources Department 613-224-4455 ext. 2420 or via email at heather.loates@ocsb.ca prior to the posting closing date so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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