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Employment opportunities

The Ottawa Catholic School Board is constantly changing and growing, opening up new employment opportunities for eager applicants. We have ongoing requirements for a variety of employment groups, including administrative, technical, skilled trades, and student service roles. Irrespective of your occupation with the OCSB, remember that you are still part of an important team of employees who are inspiring the lives of our students.

The positions listed below have current openings, and we are accepting applications. Browse our opportunities, find one that’s right for you, and join our dynamic and diverse community of employees. We thank you in advance for your interest in the OCSB and wish you success in your job search.

 

Current job competitions

Submit a resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe (pdf) format by email, fax, or regular mail to the contact person listed in the job posting. Ensure that the competition number (e.g. COMP CE:001-12) is clearly marked in your email subject line (if applicable), your cover letter, and on the envelope. If you are applying for more than one competition at the same time, a separate resume (unless otherwise stated in the competition) must be submitted for each competition, and numbered accordingly. Please note that there is a closing date and applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm on that date.

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Before you apply

 

Anyone may apply for these current job opportunities, although preference will be given to internal, permanent employees. In accordance with Board policy, a negative tuberculin test (obtained within the last 12 months) and an acceptable Police Record Check (for the vulnerable sector) is a condition of any employment and will be required following a successful interview. The opportunities listed on this page do not require that applicants be a practicing Catholic. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Ongoing job opportunities

The OCSB invites applications from candidates interested in being considered for ongoing job opportunities, which may become available at any time during the year. Submit a resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe (pdf) format by email, fax, or regular mail to the contact person listed in the job posting. Ensure that the position title you are applying for (e.g. Caretaker, Early Childhood Educator) is clearly marked on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications/resumes will be retained on file for 6 months. Click on the job title to view a full job description, qualifications, and more information on how to apply.

Admin and support staff

Supply Bus Attendant

Description: The Bus Attendant is responsible for the bus loading and unloading of dependently handicapped children and ensuring their comfort and safety during transportation; maintains appropriate medical log; and performs other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have: Grade 10 education; previous experience dealing with severely developmentally disabled children; good interpersonal and communication skills; up-to-date First Aid and CPR training.

Status: Supply Bus Attendants must be available to work on call before and after school.
Union: Non-Affiliated
Salary: The hourly wage is $18.67/hour per hour plus 4% in lieu of vacation pay

Contact: Debra Nolan
Email: Debra.Nolan@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2421

Casual Caretaker

Description: The Caretaker performs cleaning and general maintenance of school interior/exterior, in accordance with established standards; performs daily routine security and safety checks; and performs other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have: some secondary school education where the ability to read and write has been developed; one year of related work experience; basic knowledge of mechanical systems; knowledge ot the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and its regulations; ability to work independently, performing physically strenuous work. Please note that an acceptable Police Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector is a condition of any employment with this Board and will be required following a successful interview. Your own personal vehicle will be required.

Status: Casual Caretakers work on-call; must be available days, evenings, Saturdays.
Union: Unite Here Local 272
Salary: The hourly wage is $14.26 per hour plus 4% in lieu of vacation pay

Contact: Debra Nolan
Email: Debra.Nolan@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2421

Casual Learning Technology Help

Description: Under the direction of the Technical Support Team Supervisor, the casual computer technician helps to maintain software and hardware in a networked environment. Duties may include configuring and repairing computer hardware; installing new equipment; supporting the network; installing and testing networked software; other duties may include installing, testing, configuring, and supporting various enterprise applications (single tier and multi-tier) in virtual and physical environments; and perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a two-year Community college diploma in a related field; four years of related experience; and be proficient in Microsoft Products, academic and diagnostic software, business software, Diagnostic Tools, and Microsoft servers etc. Working knowledge of server virtualization software and task automation through scripting is an asset. The incumbent will have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; excellent technical diagnostic skills and the ability to work independently. A valid Driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle is essential. Individuals who possess an equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Status: Casual Learning Technology Help must be available to work on call during regular school hours.
Locations: Various schools and 570 West Hunt Club Road
Union: CUPE 2357
Salary: Hourly wage of $30.48 plus 4% in lieu of vacation

Contact: Heather Loates
Email: Heather.Loates@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2420

Supply Housekeeper

Description: The Housekeeper organizes and prepares daily snacks and meals for dependently handicapped students; maintains cleanliness of preparation and eating areas and does laundry; and performs other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have: Grade 10 education; a minimum of two (2) years housekeeping, cooking experience; good knowledge of nutrition values; previous experience dealing with handicapped children. First Aid and CPR are considered an asset.

Status: Supply Housekeepers must be available to work on call during regular school hours.
Union: Non-Affiliated
Salary: The hourly wage is $18.67/hour per hour plus 4% in lieu of vacation pay

Contact: Debra Nolan
Email: Debra.Nolan@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2421

Supply Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Description: Under the general direction of the Principal, the Early Childhood Educator partners with the classroom teacher(s) to plan and implement a full day early learning program. The Early Childhood Educator collaborates in the design of high quality and effective play-based programs and environments. As part of the Early Learning program team, s/he supports enhanced physical, cognitive, emotional and social development within the context of a Catholic learning environment.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Secondary School Diploma; an Early Childhood Education diploma or degree; registration with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators; minimum of two years experience; recent experience with kindergarten age children preferred; and current First Aid and CPR certification. Catholicity, bilingualism and experience working in a school setting would be assets.

Status: Supply Early Childhood Educators must be available to work on call during regular school hours.
Locations: Various schools
Union: CUPE 2357
Salary: Hourly wage of $20.70 plus 4% in lieu of vacation pay

Contact: Heather Loates
Email: Heather.Loates@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2420

Supply Educational Assistant (EA)

Description: The Educational Assistant is hired as a support staff to a classroom where there is a child with specific needs to be met (developmentally delayed, physically handicapped, deaf, blind, or experiencing behaviour/social/medical problems), or a special education classroom (social adjustment, communication, learning disability). Consequently, each assignment will be different. However, in a global and generic sense, the Educational Assistant provides support in the students’ academic development; responds to the students’ physical, emotional and hygienic needs; acts as a team member of the school in any area which may directly assist the assigned student(s), or may contribute to the educational program as a whole; and performs other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have one of the following College diplomas: Developmental Service Worker, Child & Youth Worker or have a diploma in a related discipline; one year of practical experience working with children with special needs; excellent interpersonal and communication skills. First Aid, CPR, Braille and/or Signing are considered an asset.

Status: Supply Educational Assistants must be available to work on call during regular school hours.
Locations: Various schools
Union: CUPE 2357
Salary: Hourly wage of $25.42 plus 4% in lieu of vacation pay

Contact: Debra Nolan
Email: Debra.Nolan@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2421

Supply Interpreter

Description: Under the direction of the Principal, the Interpreter is responsible for providing interpreting and other support services to deaf and/or hard of hearing students. The Interpreter facilitates communication among deaf and/or hard of hearing students and their hearing peers, the classroom teacher and other personnel in the school system; offers tutoring and/or note taking services to deaf and/or hard of hearing students when necessary; participates in team meetings and assists the classroom teacher in fostering positive attitudes toward deafness; and performs other duties, as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Secondary school diploma; a three-year Community college diploma in sign language interpreting; one and a half years of related experience; excellent communication skills; and the ability to establish a rapport and work with individuals on a one-to-one basis. Membership in the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (A.V.L.I.C.) and the Ontario Interpreter Services (O.I.S.) would be an asset. Individuals who possess an equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Status: Supply Interpreters must be available to work on call during regular school hours.
Locations: Various schools
Union: CUPE 2357
Salary: Hourly rate of $30.03 plus 4% vacation pay

Contact: Debra Nolan
Email: Debra.Nolan@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2421

Supply Library Technician

Description: Under the general direction of the Principal, the Library Technician operates the school Library Commons and information services to meet the needs of staff and students; promotes authors, books and special events; performs administrative functions associated with the library and/or school; coordinates volunteers’ activities; and performs other duties, as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have completed secondary school, have a two-year Community College diploma (i.e. Library Technician diploma); and two to three-years related experience. Expertise with Destiny, L4U, computer hardware and software, and various AV equipment. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are essential. Individuals who possess an equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered. The use of a personal vehicle may be required.

Status: Casual/supply Library Technicians must be available to work on call during regular school hours.
Locations: Various schools
Union: CUPE 2357
Salary: Hourly wage of $25.62 plus 4% in lieu of vacation

Contact: Debra Nolan
Email: Debra.Nolan@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2421

Continuing education

General Interest Program Instructor

General Interest Program Instructors give classes and workshops in a variety of areas including craft making, fitness, cooking, babysitting, computer courses and many more. Applicants interested in offering and teaching a new course in our General Interest Program are requested to download and review the Course Submission Procedure and to submit a course submission form for each new course idea.

Supply International Languages Program (Elementary) Instructor

Candidates must have knowledge of and fluency of the international language. Previous teaching experience would be considered an asset. Please note, this position runs for 2.5 hours on Saturday mornings. In accordance with Board Policy, an acceptable Police Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector and a negative tuberculin test (obtained within the last 12 months) will be required as a condition of employment.

Languages: Amharic; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Croatian; Czech; Dutch; Filipino; Hungarian; Italian; Korean; Mandarin; Polish; Portuguese; Panjabi; Romanian; Russian; Slovak; Somali; Spanish; Tigrinya; Turkish; Yoruba
Rate of Pay: $15.45 plus 4% vacation pay (depending on qualifications)

Contact: Heather Loates
Email: Heather.Loates@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2420

Supply Literacy and Basic Skills Instructor

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their qualifications and experience, and tests may be administered to determine levels of proficiency. As per the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities, program guidelines and expectations such as assessment levels, expectations and training development familiarity is an asset.

Qualifications:

  • University degree and additional training/experience in teaching adultsAdult Literacy and Basic Skills Certification OR
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Teachers and holding a Certificate of Qualification or an Interim Certificate of Qualification, plus appropriate additional qualification course (i.e. Special Education Part I, Reading Part I, Adult Education, etc)
  • Appropriate Master’s degree with specialization in adult literacy and/or numeracy
  • Equivalent qualifications to the above as determined at the discretion of the program management

Location: St. Nicholas Adult High School, 893 Admiral Avenue, Ottawa
Rate of Pay: The salary is $28.06 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)

Contact: Heather Loates
Email: Heather.Loates@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2420

Supply English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

Under the supervision of the Site Administrator, the instructor is responsible for the instruction of learners in English as a Second Language instruction. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their qualifications and experience, and tests may be administered to determine levels of proficiency.

Qualifications:

  • Certification in teaching English as a Second Language (TESL Ontario Certification)
  • Proficiency of the English language and an undergraduate degree or demonstrated acceptable equivalency in education or experience, as determined by the Board
  • Experience in working with adults learning a second language
  • The ability to work co-operatively as a team member in a multicultural environment

Rate of Pay: $28.06 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)

Contact: Heather Loates
Email: Heather.Loates@ocsb.ca
Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2420