Head Language Monitor

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Posting #:01/2013
Posted:Feb 22, 2013
Employment Status:Part-Time (June 20 - August 7, 2013)
Faculty:Not Applicable
Department:ESL Services
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Job Summary

The Head Language Monitor will be working with the Summer and other Customized English Language Programs that run concurrently.

The Head Language Monitor works with the Communications and Student Engagement Co-ordinator and the team of Language Monitors to plan and implement social, cultural, and workshop classes/activities that occur for French Canadian and international students enrolled in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs.

Language Monitors plan and supervise Monday to Friday 2-hour afternoon workshop classes and activities for students to practice English and to become familiar with St. Catharines and the local area. There are also weekend and Friday evening activities/excursions to various points of interest (Niagara Region and Toronto areas).

The Head Language Monitor will also work with the Communications and Student Engagement Co-ordinator to supervise and lead the team of Language Monitors. This may include, but not limited to, such responsibilities as scheduling, budget monitoring, record keeping, lesson/activity planning, reporting and problem solving.

The Head Language Monitor must be able to work week days (day and evening), weekends and possibly a few hours on the Canada Day holiday (Monday). Hours vary daily and can include working 5-6 days/week, 4-12 hours per day. Weekly limits are usually between 35-40 hours/week.


Successful applicants should have completed at least Year 2 of a relevant undergraduate program. Current and valid First Aid certification is required. Other certifications/training, such as Mental Health, QPR and Safe Talk would be considered an asset. Previous experience in a supervisory role, with coaching, recreation activities, and working with second language speakers is advantageous.


Please email a cover letter, resume and the names of two references by no later than Tuesday April 9, 2013 to eslbrock@brocku.ca.

We appreciate all applications received from candidates; however,
we will only contact those candidates selected for an interview.