New Job Instructor, Second Language In Nova Scotia

Instructor, Second Language

Company : Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Salary : $47,528 - $89,324 a year
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Canadian Coast Guard College
Sydney (Nova Scotia)
$47,528 to $89,324

For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Closing date: 15 December 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

Apply online

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service. As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.

Intent of the process

The intent of the process is to create a pool of qualified candidates that may be used to staff similar permanent and temporary positions within the Canadian Coast Guard College.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in linguistics, sociology, psychology or some other specialty relevant to the position.

Degree equivalency

  • *Significant experience teaching French and/or English as a second language to adults.

  • Significant experience is normally associated with a minimum of (3) three years of experience.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Asset Education:
  • Post-graduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution that is relevant to the position.
  • Degree or certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution in education.

Degree equivalency

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of the French and/or English language.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and educational methodologies.
  • Knowledge of curriculum development.
Key leadership competencies:
  • Values and ethics – Serving through integrity and respect
  • Thinking things through – Innovating through Analysis and ideas
  • Engagement – working effectively with people, organizations, partners
  • Excellence through results – Delivering through own work, relationships and responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement, and teach English and/or French as a second language.
  • Ability to identify student needs and to evaluate their progress.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Asset Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Coast Guard.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Coast Guard College.
  • Knowledge of the Public Service Commission Second language testing.
Asset ability:
  • Ability to teach English and French as a second language.
  • Ability to teach online language courses.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Operational requirement:
  • Willingness to work overtime.

Conditions of employment

  • Security clearance: Reliability status.
  • All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE: Please submit your application online. We request that you DO NOT email, fax or mail in hardcopy documents.

Reference checks may be sought.
An interview may be administered.
A written examination may be administered.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications or operational requirements. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

Candidates invited to an interview will be required to bring proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma or official transcript.

For this appointment process, our intention is to communicate with candidates by e-mail for screening/assessment purposes (including sending invitations for written tests and interviews). Candidates who apply to this selection process must include, in their application, a valid e-mail address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mail). If you do not wish to receive your results by e-mail, it is your responsibility to inform us.

Please note that the information provided may be considered in the assessment of any of the essential or asset qualifications, including the ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Please note that candidates can be eliminated by the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS) based on PSRS screening questions. Candidates may request to informally discuss their elimination at any point during the process. To do so, please contact the department at the coordinate(s) indicated on this poster.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.