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Casual Language Instructor

by Grand Erie District School Board

Position Type: Casual
Location: Brantford, ON
Date Posted: Feb 06, 2024

Job Description


Description automatically generatedGrand Erie District School Board
Invites applications for 
Casual Language Instructors 
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)/English as a Second Language (ESL)

Grand Erie District School Board represents more than 27,000 students in 58 elementary schools and 14 secondary schools within the City of Brantford and the counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk, as well as students from Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. With a dedicated staff of more than 2,900, Grand Erie is committed to learning, leading and inspiring. The Education Centre is located in Brantford. Grand Erie Learning Alternatives English Language Classes provides language instruction for adults and is currently accepting resumes for this position.

As a casual language instructor, you will provide language instruction to adults using the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) for reading, writing, listening, and speaking. This position could include any level of ESL from ESL Literacy, CLB 1-8 and maybe multi-level.

  • University Degree and TESL Ontario Certification from a recognized institution
  • Experience in adult English as a Second Language instruction
  • Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA) training and experience
  • CLB Bootcamp certificate preferred
  • Proficient computer and technology skills to aid in instruction including D2L in the virtual learning environment and Microsoft Office software
  • Demonstrated experience working with adults of diverse cultural backgrounds 
  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills
Job Specifications
Hours of Work 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with ½ hour unpaid lunch
Rate of Pay $36.69 per hour
Effective Date ASAP
Apply to Robyn Cook-Ritchie
Include TESL Membership number with application 

Deadline: February 22, 2024 at 4:00 p.m

All submissions are to include a complete cover letter, resume, qualifications, and the names of three (3) professional references at least one of which must be a current supervisor (one document if submitted electronically). All new employees are required to provide an original Police Record Check (which includes a “vulnerable sector search”) acceptable to the Board prior to the commencement of employment.
Applicants with a disability that requires an accommodation to enable their participation in the interview process should advise the Board when contacted for an interview.  Any assessment and selection materials and processes used in the interview process can be made available in an accessible format, upon request in advance.
All submissions are subject to a screening process and some applicants may not be granted an interview.
Grand Erie District School Board recognizes Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, as the longstanding peoples of this territory. We honour, recognize, and respect these communities as well as all First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples who reside within Grand Erie District School Board. We are all stewards of these lands and waters where we now gather, learn and play, and commit to working together in the spirit of Reconciliation.

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