International and Indigenous Languages Elementary                                   

 Russian Language Instructor and Supply Instructors                                                                 

 St. Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education Centre             

 REPOST – Posting # CE-2022-26

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board serves over 38,000 learners and provides services to students in 50 schools (Kindergarten to Grade 12 and adult learners) across the Waterloo Region.

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.

Applications for the position of Instructors and Supply Instructors – Russian Language are being accepted by the International Languages Program – Elementary for St. Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education Centres.

IL Supply Instructors support the language learning of each student in a physical in-person environment.  They will work when regular Instructors are absent. They have responsibility related to the program, the students, the parents, the community, and the classroom.  The instructors must understand the concepts of equity and inclusiveness in the Canadian context.

General Description of Duties:

  1. Supporting student learning, and supporting program success in the remote learning and in person physical environment
  2. Foster a safe and secure physical and virtual classroom environment
  3. Identify what students are expected to know and be able to do (learning goals) and what it looks like when they are successful (success criteria), and share this information effectively with students and parents
  4. Interact effectively with students using different technological tools in an organized and systematic way
  5. Explore new solutions, e-tools, platforms to engage all students in a real life, task based, relevant to student experience learning of the second language
  6. Be flexible and innovative while planning (for longer term assignments), conducting and managing a physical or a virtual classroom
  7. Develop long and short-term lesson plans to meet the needs and program objectives in virtual and physical classroom environment when in a long-term temporary assignment
  8. Using the target language as the language of instruction and communication whenever possible
  9. Collaborate with the school community, parents, and other teachers to improve teaching methods, explore new and safe platforms, and improve student wellbeing when in a long-term temporary assignment

Requirements:

  1. Fluent in oral and written English and the language of instruction
  2. Relevant teaching experience or appropriate related experience with elementary school-age children
  3. Ability to manage lessons with classes containing students of several ability levels
  4. Commitment to work effectively as a part of a team
  5. Demonstrated willingness and ability to work in a multicultural environment
  6. Ability to deliver lessons in a fun and dynamic approach
  7. Must be eligible to work in Canada

Assets:

  • Degree in child development, elementary education, foreign language education strongly preferred
  • Teaching experience from other countries will be considered

Location and Hours:

  • Saturday – 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Location: Main Campus, 80 Young Street, Kitchener

Rate of Pay:  

  • $27.47 per hour (plus vacation pay)

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter

Applications will be accepted until: September 30, 2022, at 9 am

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

Applications will be received via email at recruiting@wcdsb.caPlease include your first and last name and the posting number (provided above) in the subject line.

Further information on the application process can be found at: https://www.wcdsb.ca/careers/how-to-apply/

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.

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.

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