International Languages Secondary School Credit Teacher – Japanese Language Course Codes: LKJ BD, LKJ CU, LKJ DU

St. Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education Centre                  

 Posting Number: AC-2021-115

 The Board conducts intentional recruitment and selection as it seeks to achieve a state of greater equity for employees and students and to diversify its workforce.

All qualified applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply and applicants may choose to indicate if they are from a group who has experienced racial or social discrimination.  Self-identification data will be used as a consideration in this posting.  Aggregate data will be stored anonymously to support improvements to the Board’s hiring processes.

 General Description of Duties:

  • Deliver the secondary school international language curriculum in a classroom or virtual, face to face setting (depending on public health direction) – Japanese
  • Developing course materials and curriculum content in accordance with the Ministry of Education Curriculum document for International Languages gr. 9-12: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/classiclang912curr.pdf and ensure proper planning and follow up for the academic progress of all students
  • Identifying students’ individual learning needs and using a variety of instructional strategies including small group, individual, whole class, and co-operative learning experiences
  • Evaluating the progress of students and discussing results with students and parents
  • Creating annual reports of students’ performance and challenges, with recommendations for improvement
  • Ensuring a safe academic environment conducive to learning in class and online
  • Promoting positive attitudes towards, and encouraging enthusiasm for language learning
  • Participating in staff meetings, educational conferences, instructor training workshops, and extracurricular cultural events and activities
  • Utilize Virtual Platforms in the online teaching, if necessary, with the Google brand (specifically Meet, Docs, Slides, Forms),  YouTube videos
  • Create a lesson from a PowerPoint or Google slide show, add voice if you wish to send the file to students.
  • Utilize Google Meets to deliver the teaching of reading story/literature, demonstration/writing, reading aloud and conversation with the students
  • Engage students in communicative, real life, task-based language activities which emphasize the 3 strands of oral, reading and writing

Minimum Requirements:

  • Hold a current Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification (If no candidates with an OCT apply, other candidates will be considered)
  • Intermediate & Senior teaching qualifications in the credit language
  • Demonstrable evidence of instructing in the credit language –Japanese
  • A certification in language instruction from an accredited College or University would be an asset

Salary Level

  • Certified rate $45.34 per hour plus Stat and Vacation Pay
  • Uncertified rate $34.88 per hour, plus Stat and Vacation Pay

 Hours of Work:   September 29, 2021 – May 25, 2022 (evening classes Wed – 5:30pm- 9:00pm)

Location:        Wednesday evening at Main Campus – 80 Young St, Kitchener or on line

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter along with a copy of a current Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification, Practice teaching reports, Undergraduate and, if applicable, postgraduate university transcripts, Teacher Performance Appraisal (TPA) summative reports or most recent performance appraisals.

Applications will be received through Apply to Education at www.applytoeducation.com or via email at recruiting@wcdsb.ca

Please include your first and last name and the posting number (provided above) in the subject line.

In the application process, identify your qualifications and abilities, such as relevant experience to perform the duties of this job.  Include your resume, covering letter and diplomas/certificates in your application.

Incomplete applications may not be considered. Further information on the application process can be found at: https://www.wcdsb.ca/careers/how-to-apply/

Applications will be accepted until: September 1, 2021

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

To request this file in large print, please email aoda@wcdsb.ca.  If you require a disability related accommodation to participate the recruitment process, please contact us at (519) 578-3677, extension 2368 to discuss your needs under the Human Rights Code.  Responses to inquiries will be provided within 72 hours.

At WCDSB, we are committed to respecting your privacy, and will take appropriate measures to protect any personal information you may share with us through the job application process. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. For more information about the Board’s Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer at 519-578-3660 Ext. 2381.

The successful candidate will be required to produce a satisfactory Criminal Background Check.  For further information refer to policy APS 038 on the website of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.