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The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is the largest school board in Eastern Ontario and offers students and parents a world of choice for learning. Our nearly 150 schools offer a wide range of programs to promote learning excellence and meet the individual needs of students, parents, and the community at large. Our schools are teaching communities where principals, vice-principals, teachers and support staff nurture student well-being and challenge students to achieve their best.We are seeking creative, dynamic, committed staff to join our team as:

French language Camp Counselors for the French language summer Camps

Ideal candidates will support the fulfillment of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Boards (OCDSB) Strategic Plan to enhance the quality of education in the school, and the District, by creating a positive and inclusive school climate, learning and workplace environment. Candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully, with a human rights and equity perspective, to foster student success, achievement and well-being. Program Information


The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board operates a French summer camp for students in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 during the summer IIL program, from July 2 to July 26, 2024. The Board is seeking to hire French language camp counselors/ teachers to work during the French summer camps. Anyone offered and accepting work within the program is afforded with protection through district policies and procedures pertaining to all aspects of their work, including Health & Safety. Please note that your work within the program does not allow you to accrue Continuing Education seniority credits.Anyone offered and accepting work within the program is afforded with protection through district policies and procedures pertaining to all aspects of their work, including Health & Safety.

Candidates will need to be available to work in-person at a school site Monday to Friday, from July 2 to July 26, 2024.

IIL Program Schedule: Duration: July 2 - July 26 - 19 days

Full day program 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (7 hours)

Site Locations (pending enrollment):

Lady Evelyn Alternative School

Chapman Mills Public School

SALARY: $33.00 per hour + 4% vacation pay

Eligibility & Qualifications Applications will be considered on the basis of the following:

Current and relevant classroom experience.


OCT Qualifications in French at P/J, J/I levels.

Additional Qualifications in Special Education and/or ESL.

Direct co-learning experience(s) with other teachers in effective classroom practices.

Experience working in a summer camp environmentInstructors who are not currently OCDSB employees will be required to submit a valid Police Records Check for employment with the vulnerable sector, acceptable to the OCDSB and less than 6 months old, prior to their first day of work.

Administrative Responsibilities The duties of the French camp counselors/teachers commence on the date of hire and include responsibilities and meetings before, during, and after the posted dates for the program, including:

Plan, coordinate, and implement a program that is optimal for the French language learning and that reflects the standards of teaching practice in Ontario;

Ensure the safety and well-being of students;

Familiarity with digital tools (e.g., Google Meet, Google Classroom, Google Site, etc.) to be able to teach virtually;

Incorporate equitable and inclusive learning practices;

Assess and evaluate students progress;

Organize relevant language activities to support thematic units, field trips, workshops

Attend meetings and/or professional development learning opportunities.

Report to the Summer School Site Principal Term The successful candidate will be appointed to a position for the 2024 summer camp. Candidates will need to be available to work in-person at a school site Monday to Friday, from July 2 to July 26, 2024. Application & Selection Process SELECTION TEAM

It is anticipated that the selection team will consist of the Program Manger of IILP, and/or the Site Principals supervising the programs at these two school locations. This team will review applications submitted through Candidate selection will be based on the results of the interview, teaching experience, qualifications, and reference checks. Only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.


Interviews will be 30 minutes in duration. All qualified applicants will be considered on the basis of qualifications, abilities, knowledge and experience.

Persons with disabilities who require an accommodation in the application and/or interview process should email

OCDSB employees serve students, colleagues, families and community partners. We invite people of all abilities, orientations, faiths, ethnicities, races, genders and ages to join us as we create learning and working spaces that honour the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Algonquin people, and respect, value and increasingly reflect the diversity of Ottawa. Your lived experience is an essential contribution to deliver the education every student deserves with dignity.

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves. Personal information is collected pursuant to the Education Act and will be used to determine the eligibility for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the General Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3.