Position: Credit International Languages Teacher Cantonese
Posted Date: September 23, 2021
Competition Closing Date: October 7, 2021
Curriculum Consultant/Program Manager: Elizabeth StiggerPlease
Note: Candidates will be
contacted as vacancies arise. The Cantonese Credit International Language teacher position is effective immediately with
an end date of June 30, 2022. This program runs Saturday mornings (3.70 hours for 30 sessions). If you are already a York Region District School Board International
Languages Teacher on the supply list or working as a Teacher/Instructor at one
of our sites, please do not re-apply. All applications must be submitted in the English
**PLEASE NOTE: All International Language teachers must be OCT qualified.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement
The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Boards priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Directors Action Plan.
We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to: First Nations, Mtis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
African, Black and Black Caribbean peoples (in alignment with Anti-Black Racism Strategy);
members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
persons who identify as women; and
persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.
Accessibility and Accommodation Statement
We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidates required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.
All applications will be screened based on the required education, experience and qualifications as noted in the posting and job description as reflected in the application. Only those candidates meeting these criteria will be eligible to participate in the selection process and only qualified candidates will be contacted.
The Community and
International Education Services (CIES) hiring protocol allows teachers to teach
and/or administrate for two CIES sessions per school year and/or administrate
one term/session at a time.
Candidates will only be
allowed to teach and/or administrate a third session on an emergency basis in
consideration of demand in a particular subject area, course or administrative
A session is defined as the
time needed to deliver a program of approximately 110 hours or the equivalent.
CIES sessions include positions at e-Learning, Night School, Summer School,
International Languages Secondary Credit and Elementary Non-Credit Programs and
As a condition of
employment, successful candidates will be required to submit a current original
Police Vulnerable Sector Check from the police jurisdiction in which they reside
prior to commencing employment with the Board. Police Vulnerable Sector Check
documents are only valid if issued within the last six months. Candidates are
not advised to obtain this document prior to an offer of employment.