Russian Language Supply Instructor – International Languages Program

Waterloo Catholic District School Board

Russian Language Supply Instructors – International Languages Program St. Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education Centre Posting # CE-2024-11 The Waterloo Catholic District School Board with a total student population of 38,000, provides services to students in 50 schools (Kindergarten to Grade 12) 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 Supply Instructors – Russian Language are being accepted by the International Languages Program – Elementary for St. Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education Centres.

IL Instructors support the language learning of each student in a physical environment. 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 physical environment 2. Foster a safe and secure physical 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, conducting, and managing a physical classroom 7.

Develop long and short-term lesson plans to meet the needs and program objectives in physical classroom environment 8. Using the target language as the language of instruction and communication whenever possible 9.

Participating in staff meetings, educational conferences, instructor training workshops, and extracurricular cultural events and activities 10. Collaborate with the school community, parents, and other teachers to improve teaching methods, explore new and safe platforms and improve student wellbeing 11.

Utilize Google Meet when needed to deliver the teaching of reading story/literature, demonstration/writing, reading aloud and conversation with the students Requirements: 1. Fluent in oral and written Russian language 2.

Preference will be given to those candidates with professional experience teaching Russian languages & working with children 3. Passionate about different cultures and the power of learning languages 4.

Ability to deliver programs in a fun and dynamic approach in a physical environment 5. Professional proficiency in English 6.

Degree in child development, elementary education, foreign language education preferred 7. Ability to work successfully with colleagues on a team 8.

Must be eligible to work in Canada and be able to attend in person Location and Hours: · Saturday, 9:30 am – 12 pm – Main Campus, 80 Young St., Kitchener (September to June school year) Assignment · Start date: September 14, 2024 Salary Range: · $28.64 per hour (plus vacation pay) Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter. Please see the Application Process below.

Application Process: Qualified Applicants are required to apply directly through Apply to Education at: Applications will be accepted until: June 20, 2024 at 4 pm. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

St Louis staff are not required to be Catholic. The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is welcoming of candidates from diverse communities, backgrounds and identities and encourages applications from qualified members of these groups.

Please be aware that applicants to St Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education are not required to be Catholic. Applicants are invited to self-identify if you are First Nations, Metis, Inuit, a member of a visible minority group(s) or a person with disabilities.

This information is collected under the authority of the Ontario Human Rights Code and will be used to keep track of recruitment information. No personal information will be included.

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.

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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 Reference Check. For further information refer to policy APS 038 on the website of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.