International Languages Secondary School Credit Teacher – Portuguese Language

Course Codes: LWP BD, LWP CU, LWP DU

St. Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education Centre                  

 Posting Number: AC-2021-114

 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) – Portuguese
  • Developing course materials and curriculum content in accordance with the Ministry of Education Curriculum document for International Languages gr. 9-12: 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 – Portuguese
  • 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 27, 2021 – June 13, 2022 (evening classes Mon & Wed – 5:30pm- 9:00pm)

Locations: Wednesday evening at Main Campus – 80 Young St, Kitchener or on line depending on public health guidelines AND

Monday evening at St Benedict Campus – 50 Saginaw Parkway,Cambridge or on line depending on public health guidelines

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 via email at  or apply directly through Apply to Education at

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Further information on the application process can be found at:

Applications will be accepted until: September 1, 2021, at 4pm

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

To request this file in large print, please email  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.

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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.