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About Us

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB), in partnership with home and Church, is an inclusive and equitable learning community dedicated to providing excellence in Catholic education by developing Christ-centred individuals enabled to transform society. A provincial leader in student achievement, Halton Catholic District School Board provides exceptional educational experiences and services to over 37,000 students of all ages across our 46 elementary schools, 10 secondary schools, and 3 continuing education facilities, serving the wider Catholic communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville.

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Position Details


Thomas Merton Centre, Burlington, Oakville and Milton

Effective Date:



Based on Salary Band 3 ($62,834 to $70,706 per annum) pro-rated to half time

Job Summary

The Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education is seeking an E-Learning Specialist for its LINC/ESL/FSL Program.Duties and Responsibilities:Train language Instructors and prepare training materials, tutorials, and instructional videos for E-Learning.

Provide orientation sessions to new & existing students in the use of Google Classroom/Meet/Docs/Chrome.

Assist learners with course enrollment, registrations, email, and provide ongoing student support upon request.

Support permanent and supply instructional staff, the administration team, and the settlement team as needed.

Respond to all queries and requests by language instructors from all TMC site locations in a timely manner.

Visit language classes regularly (in-person & online classes) and provide support to instructors as requested.

Review course activities/content, support course delivery. Share resources and best practices among instructors.

Provide feedback, suggestions, and propose solutions towards the effective delivery of online course materials.

Ad hoc troubleshooting of technical issues with software/hardware. Report problems to the IT Department.

Report technical and content-related issues brought forth by Instructors and Learners to LINC/ESL Officers.

Submit monthly reports on activities and outcomes to LINC/ESL Officers & Languages Program Manager.

Identify new and ongoing issues, trends, instructor/student needs, and technical equipment/software needs.

Liaise with Avenue developers and implement innovations to enhance the ESL/FSL learning experience.

Maintain and modify websites, social media content, and digital outreach as directed by administration.

Develop and design self-led learning modules for student language learning and settlement information.

Assist with online web communications, e-media postings, and e-publishing materials as assigned.

Deliver workshops and training for students in the use of common computer software/Microsoft applications.

Travel to all TMC sites within Halton Region will be required (Oakville, Burlington, Milton).

Qualifications / Experience

University degree in a related field (ex. Language Instruction, Education, Digital Design).

TESL Ontario Accreditation: Ontario Certified English Language Teacher Designation (OCELT).

Demonstrated experience providing professional support and assistance to colleagues.

Experience delivering online instruction to individuals and groups at various CLB levels.

Expertise in the suite of Google programs for online language learning including Google Classroom/Google Docs.

Proven working knowledge of Avenue - ESL/FSL online learning management system funded by IRCC.

Experience with Microsoft Publisher in the design and creation of outreach content and school communications.

Patient demeanor with excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills.

Please be advised as a condition of employment with the Board, candidates will be required to provide the following documentation upon hire: an original Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening, dated within the last six (6) monthsEquity and Inclusion

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is committed to supporting the development of a strong and equitable workforce, that will foster the success and well-being of our students, staff, and wider-Catholic school communities. We strive to uphold the values of equity and inclusion in the recruitment and hiring of qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our region. Although qualifications and experience will be determining factors in the hiring process, the HCDSB shall promote the hiring of qualified candidates from under-represented groups. To that end, we actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equitable outcomes including, but not limited to: First Nations, Mtis, and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples; members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, or place of origin; persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities.

Special Considerations

Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Halton Catholic District School Board will provide accommodations to applicants who are selected to participate in our recruitment process. Such requests, outlining the nature of any accommodation(s) required, are to be submitted to Human Resources Services by phone at 905-632-6300 or 1-800-741-8382. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.


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If you require additional information regarding this position, do not hesitate to contact Patricia Donato at 905-340-2325.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview process will be contacted.