Ojibway language instructors required in Thunder Bay's Lakehead Board of Education

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

The following teaching position(s) are available effective immediately.

SECONDARY OCCASIONAL TEACHERS TO TEACH NATIVE LANGUAGES: OJIBWE/OJIBWAY TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AT LAKEHEAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ FOUR HIGH SCHOOLS.

OCCASIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION TEACHERS TO TEACH NATIVE LANGUAGES: OJIBWE/OJIBWAY TO ADULTS AT LAKEHEAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE.

The Native Languages courses include oral communication, reading and writing; vocabulary, language conventions and grammar; use of information technology; and an appreciation of Native language and culture.

Application Procedure

Each candidate shall submit: [use as your checklist]

  • one covering letter indicating position(s) to which you are applying;
  • a résumé of qualifications and experience arranged in chronological sequence
  • two recent performance reviews or practice teaching reports, if no teaching experience (if applicable);
  • a photocopy of 2009 Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification (if applicable)
  • a Reference Check Consent Form (available from Main Floor Reception, 2135 Sills Street or click Reference Check Consent Form)

Offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing a current, original Criminal Background Check and proof of a negative T.B. Skin Test.  These documents do not have to be included with your application.

Applicants who are fluent in Ojibwe/Ojibway but do not hold a teaching certificate are welcome to apply.

Please forward a complete application package to:

Wendy Doran, Human Resources Officer
Lakehead District School Board
Jim McCuaig Education Centre
2135 Sills Street
Thunder Bay, ON   P7E 5T2

Deadline for applications is 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 9, 2009.

We thank you for your application.  Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

* Qualified candidates may be recommended for the permanent secondary teacher hiring list.