Employment @ OVS

Teaching Opportunties | Course Developers


Teaching Opportunties

If you are an educator at heart and would like to be part of a team of experienced Ontario certified teachers who are all committed to providing a thriving educational environment, we encourage you to apply for an online teaching position with Ontario Virtual School (OVS).

OVS is looking for energetic teachers who are experts in their field and who motivate and inspire students.

OVS requires teachers from a variety of subject areas with flexible start dates. Go to the Courses page to see course offerings.

NOTE: Successful candidates will be added to a pool of teachers and assigned a course when enrollment reaches the minimum requirement.

Successful candidates will:

  • follow the Ontario College of Teachers Professional Standards
  • be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • have OCT certification in Intermediate and Senior Divisions
  • have a working knowledge of the Ontario Curriculum, specifically Growing Success
  • foster a caring and professional rapport with students in an online environment

Successful candidates will also have:

  • A demonstrated passion and commitment toward continued professional growth and development
  • Strong communication skills with students, parents, and administrators
  • Demonstrated experience using technology

Experience and creativity in the subject matter is more important than technical experience online as we provide all the technical training and IT support for a successful experience.

Compensation: Discussed during interview

We thank all candidates in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Apply directly to Principal Gary Michael at

Include:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • OCT #
  • Most recent Teacher Performance Appraisal or Practicum Reports (if no TPA)
  • Two professional references (your permission to contact is understood). Include the phone number, e-mail address and current position for each reference. At least one reference must be from your most recent supervising administrator.

Course Developers

Ontario Virtual School (OVS) is seeking ten (10) energetic and motivated course developers who are OCT certified with qualifications in International Languages.

Course developers will work closely with the Director of Program Development of OVS to support the creation of dynamic, interactive and engaging course materials for the following Level 3 University Preparation International Languages courses:

ArabicLYADU
CantoneseLKCDU
FarsiLYFDU
HindiLIHDU
JapaneseLKJDU
KoreanLKKDU
MandarinLKMDU
PunjabiLIPDU
RussianLRRDU
TamilLITDU

Activities:

  • Identify, design, and develop appropriate learning materials for technology mediated learning;
  • Create fully online asynchronous course, including navigation, assessments, text and visual content etc.;
  • Complete course creation within a 4-6-month timeframe;
  • Implement the principles of Universal Design for Learning as outlined in Learning for All (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2013) during development of materials;
  • Maintain alignment of all teaching materials with the course document Classical Studies and International Languages (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2016);
  • Ensure all materials are AODA and WCAG compliant and follow copyright law.
  • Potentially teach the course once it has been created.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of current theories and practices in post-secondary teaching;
  • Ability to effectively design, develop and integrate technology to meet curricular needs;
  • Demonstrated skill and good judgment in selection of appropriate teaching materials;
  • The ability to produce quality written documentation;
  • Excellent research and critical thinking skills;
  • Have OCT certification with qualifications in International Languages;
  • Experience teaching the course is an asset.

Compensation: $5000 and early completion bonus

The course developer may also be given the opportunity to teach the course.

We thank all candidates in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply directly to OVS Principal Gary Michael at

Include:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter prominently displaying your OCT #
  • The name and code of the course you are applying to develop
  • Your most recent TPA (Teacher Performance Appraisal) or teacher candidate evaluation
  • Two professional references (your permission to contact is understood). Include the phone number, e-mail address and current position for each reference. At least one reference must be from your most recent supervising administrator.
  • A 4-slide PowerPoint targeted at delivering the language at the appropriate level.
  • OVS will provide additional technical training for the course development.

Add another course and you will be eligible for $100 off your total fee.

You are now eligible for $100 off you total fee. Use coupon code OVS-100 upon checkout