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Waterloo Catholic District School Board

PASS – ESL, LINC and CNC Program Manager

  • To be discussed
  • Full time , Part time

  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible

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PASS - ESL, LINC and CNC Program Manager

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board serves over 38,000 learners and provides services to students in 50 schools (Kindergarten to Grade 12 and adult learners) across the Waterloo Region.

The Board conducts intentional recruitment and selection as it seeks to achieve a state of greater equity for employees and students and to diversify its workforce.

All qualified applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply and applicants may choose to indicate if they are from a group who has experienced racial or social discrimination. Self-identification data will be used as a consideration in this posting. Aggregate data will be stored anonymously to support improvements to the Board’s hiring processes.

General Description of Duties:

Reporting to the Principal of St. Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education, the Program Manager of English Language Programs will be jointly responsible for the overall program management of the ESL, LINC and CNC (Care for Newcomer Children) programs for St. Louis Adult Learning and Continuing Education Centres. These programs are offered at multiple locations in the region and online.

Ensure program compliance to IRCC, MLITSD and Region of Waterloo contracts, guidelines and policies in the delivery of English Language programs and CNC

Ensure appropriate staffing to support the ESL, LINC and CNC programs and provide direct supervision of staff

Plan and implement staff training to maintain program functioning and site safety

Be a lead learner to plan, facilitate and create resources for effective PD for all staff to build efficacy and increase student achievement and program success

Visioning, planning, monitoring, and reporting of program budget and student achievement

Marketing and communication tasks related to the day-to-day delivery of the ESL, LINC and CNC programs

Provide student management, support and guidance as needed

Actively participate in St. Louis Program Council

Monitor program metrics and collaborate with the leadership team to support the school community to create and implement the Student Achievement Plan and Equity Plan

Build and maintain relationships with community partners

Some travel required

M inimum Requirements:

TESL certification

Post-secondary degree in a related field

Familiarity with ESL/LINC curriculum and resources and PBLA pedagogy

Effective leadership, problem solving and crisis management skills

Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and teamwork skills

Excellent computer skills with MS Office Suite and database experience

Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

Desirable Assets:

Staff supervision experience

Knowledge and experience using the learning platform Avenue, and student data management system HARTS

Experience managing multiple sites

Knowledge of Trauma-Informed practices and delivery models

Program delivery experience in ESL and/or LINC

Salary Range: Level 8(41), $65,736- $77,339 per year in accordance with the PASS Terms

Hours of Work: Full-time, 35 hours per week / 41 weeks per year. Monday to Friday with evening hours for program supervision (September to June). Weekly schedule to be determined in collaboration with school administration. Position start date September 3, 2024.

Location(s): St. Louis Main Campus, 80 Young Street, Kitchener

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter. Please see the Application Process below.

Applicants must attach diplomas/certificates required for this position to the resume in order to be considered a candidate for the position.

Application Process:

Applicants are required to apply directly through Apply to Education at:

Applytoeducation assistance, contact 1-877-900-5627 (Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 7:00 pm EST.)

In the application process, identify your qualifications and abilities, such as relevant experience to perform the duties of this job. Include your resume, covering letter and diplomas/certificates in your application.

Incomplete applications may not be considered.

Detailed information on the application process can be found at:

Applications will be accepted until June 17, 2024, at 4 PM.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

To request this file in large print, please email If you require a disability related accommodation to participate the recruitment process, please contact us at (519) 578-3677, extension 2368 to discuss your needs under the Human Rights Code. Responses to inquiries will be provided within 72 hours.

At WCDSB, we are committed to respecting your privacy , and will take appropriate measures to protect any personal information you may share with us through the job application process. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. For more information about the Board’s Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer at 519-578-3660 Ext. 2381.

The successful candidate will be required to produce a satisfactory Criminal Background Check . For further information refer to policy APS 038 on the website of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.


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