International Language Instructor (Supply Roster)

  • Toronto Catholic District School Board
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Feb 27, 2024
Instructors and Tutoring

Job Description



We are currently accepting applications for instructors for:

Cantonese, Croatian, Filipino, Hungarian, Igbo, Italian, Mandarin, Polish,
Portuguese, Spanish, and Tigrinya

Our Vision :

At the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), we grow in knowledge, with justice and hope. The TCDSB is an inclusive Catholic learning community that nurtures faith development and academic excellence through the love of God, neighbour, and self. We fully engage students in learning that supports their academic, spiritual, socio-emotional, and physical growth and development. At Toronto Catholic, we have a long and distinguished history of providing excellence in Catholic education for the Toronto community. Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations, Our Catholic Values and the Board’s Pastoral Plans are foundational to our exemplary approach to teaching and learning in the 21st Century.

The TCDSB is proud to be a significant part of the fabric of publicly funded Catholic education in the province of Ontario. We serve approximately 84,000 students in nearly 200 Catholic schools in the City of Toronto and represent close to 475,000 Catholic school supporters.

With a staff of 14,000, the Toronto Catholic is a dynamic school board and is seeking Supply International Language Instructors on an ongoing basis. The Board maintains a roster of temporary/casual staff for assignment to cover employee absences. Supply staff are assigned from a pool on an as-needed basis.


  • Providing a safe, positive, inclusive and respectful learning environment for all students
  • Exhibit professional conduct in accordance with all TCDSB policies and procedures (e.g. Safe Schools, Health and Safety, Respectful Workplace, etc.)
  • Develop goal-based daily lesson plans that reflect the Ministry’s International Education Strategy, TCDSB Curriculum Documents and other current relevant resources
  • Develop students’ knowledge and skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing in the target language, inclusive of cultural component
  • Conduct student progress reporting
  • Record and maintain, accurate and up-to-date attendance registers, and report on attendance as required
  • Collaborate with administration, school staff and school community in the best interest of student success and well being
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required


  • High School Diploma plus additional teacher training/or training in language teaching methodologies; university degree preferred
  • Teaching Degree/experience from other countries will be considered
  • Language teaching experience in the Canadian classroom
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in the target language
  • Ability to develop daily lesson plan and execute lessons for students with varying abilities and language skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others

NOTE: All applicants must be practicing Roman Catholics verified through a pastoral recommendation from a Roman Catholic Parish Priest.

Diversity and Inclusion:

The TCDSB is committed to fostering a diverse workforce. We especially welcome applications from individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, including but not limited to, those who are Indigenous, Black, 2SLGBTQ+, and racialized. You are invited to voluntarily indicate if you identify as such a person. This information will be kept confidential.

Barrier-Free Recruitment and Selection:

The TCDSB is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the TCDSB Fair Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a completed résumé and cover letter.

Applications are to be submitted online through ApplyToEducation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.