Posting #: 02/2013

Language Monitors
Posted:Feb 22, 2013
Department:ESL Services
Employment Status:Part-time (June 24 to August 6, 2013)
Hours of Work:
Salary Scale:
Start Date:2013-06-24

Job Summary

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

The Language Monitors work as a team to provide social, cultural, and workshop classes/activities that occur for French Canadian and international students enrolled in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs.

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).

Other duties may include, but not limited to, such responsibilities as attendance tracking, research, lesson/activity planning and problem solving.

Language Monitors 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 with coaching, recreation activities, and working with second language speakers is advantageous.

Notes / To Apply :

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

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