International & Indigenous Languages (Elementary Program) Instructors

Job Code: 3553799

Job Details

International & Indigenous Languages (Elementary Program) Instructors

Continuing and Community Education

COMP CE:019-23

The Ottawa Catholic School Board invites applications from candidates interested in being considered for the International & Indigenous Languages (Elementary) Program Continuing Education instructor positions and supply instructor positions, which may become available during the 2023-2024 school year. The International & Indigenous Language Elementary Program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. for 33 Saturdays from September to June. Please note that staffing is based on student enrollment and classes may be offered in-person, virtually, or both.

Languages and Times:

Morning Classes Virtual and In Person 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Saturday In-person and/or Virtual

American Sign Language (ASL), Amharic, Blin, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Creole, Croatian, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, Igbo, Inuktitut, Italian, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Korean, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Lingala, Mandarin (Simplified), Mandarin (Traditional), Pashto, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinya, Turkish, Yoruba

Afternoon Classes Beginner Levels Gr. 2 to 8 Virtual 1:00 – 3:30 pm

American Sign Language, Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, and Ukrainian


Click here for Languages and Locations

Required Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have knowledge of and fluency of the language (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing);
  • Knowledgeable about the culture, history and traditions and be able to integrate them into classroom activities appropriate to the age group;
  • Comfortable teaching online, in a classroom or a combination of both methods. OCSB will provide some training, support and mentoring;
  • Post Secondary Education

In addition, the following will be considered an asset:

  • Previous experience working with children and/or youth;
  • Good computer skills (Google Apps, Microsoft Office).

COMPENSATION : Instructors - $23.00 per hour/$29.50 if OCT certified per hour plus 4% vacation pay (depending on qualifications).

How to apply: Applicants are required to apply through ApplytoEducation (ATE). Please note that a pastoral reference letter is not required.

About the Ottawa Catholic School Board

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) is located in Ottawa, Ontario. As Canada’s capital city, Ottawa ranks among the world's most desirable cities to call home. We have a small-town feel with a big-city presence and a population of just over a million people.

The OCSB proudly serves over 45,000 students in 87 schools. We offer an education that respects all faiths' universal values and is grounded in Catholic principles. We foster innovation to inspire Deep Learning so that all can realize their full potential. We offer a collaborative work environment, fulfilling careers, and the opportunity to make a difference in our students' lives.

The OCSB is committed to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices and is dedicated to an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our communities. The OCSB is actively seeking applications from Indigenous peoples, Black and racialized people, persons with disabilities, people from gender diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities, as well as individuals who can contribute to continuous diversification of ideas.

The Ottawa Catholic School Board acknowledges that the land on which our schools are located is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnabek Peoples. We extend our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples for their valuable past and present contributions to this land.

Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, (AODA), if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Cindy Spiers in the Human Resources Department via email at prior to the posting closing date so appropriate arrangements can be made.

Information Collection Authorization: In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and the Protection of Health Information Protection Act. This information is collected under the legal authority of Section 265(1)(d) of the Education Act as amended, and may be used as necessary for some or all of the following principal administrative purposes related to: The Ottawa Catholic School Board’s operation, school programs and educational services, student records, and Ministries of the Government of Ontario. The Board’s ‘Notice of Collection Use and Disclosure’ & the ‘Protection of Privacy Policy’ support document entitled ‘Privacy and Information Management of Personal Information’ may be viewed on the Board’s website at Please contact your school Principal with questions, and/or the Privacy Officer, Ottawa Catholic School Board, 570 West Hunt Club Road, Nepean, ON K2G 3R4. Phone: 613-224-2222 |

Posted On
May 19, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Contract, Occasional
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
September 09, 2023
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter