2245: CUPE – Spring-Summer 2024 – Teaching Assistant: ESL 160 S600: Legal English

University of Ottawa

Location where work is to be performed:

Main Campus


2024 Trimestre printemps/été Spring/Summer Term


Faculté des arts / Faculty of Arts


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Job Classification:

Teaching Assistant/Demonstrator/Lab Monitor (CUPE)

Posting Type:

Cours précis / Specific course

Course Title:

Legal English

Course Code:

ESL 160



Supervisor name (if known):

Date Posted:

April 26, 2024

Closing Date:

May 26, 2024

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above

Description of tasks (hours):

Recherche / Research:0

Préparation / Preparation:10

Contact avec étudiants / Contact with Students:15

Correction – Notation / Grading:0

Surveillance / Proctoring:0

Formation / Training:0

Autre / Other:0

Number of positions:


Expected Enrolment:


Work Start Date:

July 15, 2024

Work End Date:

August 02, 2024

Total Work Hours:


Language of Work:

Anglais English

Graduate Hourly Rate:


Undergraduate Hourly Rate:


Requirements and Nature of Work:

Nature of work: Assist in the preparation and delivery of lessons from a framework provided by teachers. Attend group meetings and report on class activities. Course description: Integrated four-skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing); includes grammar review, vocabulary development, study skills, use of IT resources, learning strategies and intercultural competence; approach is student-centered, interactive, and task based; emphasis is on formative evaluation. 

COURSE DATES: July 15 – August 2, 2024 


  • Monday July 15: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Tuesday July 16: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Thursday July 18: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Monday July 22: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Tuesday July 23: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Thursday July 25: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Monday July 29: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Tuesday July 30: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Thursday August 1: 14:30 – 16:00 
  • Friday August 2: 10:00 – 11:30 

Requirements: Capacity to facilitate group work through a student-centered, task-based learning approach and to explain the English verb system, sentence structure, and academic vocabulary to second language learners. Previous ESL training and classroom experience is an asset; classroom multimedia experience is an asset; excellent command of the English language; interview may be required.

Please note: This course is offered exclusively on the University of Ottawa campus and requires in-person instruction.

Additional Information and/or Comments:

All University of Ottawa employees are required under provincial law to successfully complete all mandatory legislated training offered by the University. The list of training requirements may be modified by provincial law. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require. We may consult with the Health and Wellness sector of Human Resources, if needed. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

The hiring process will be governed by the current CUPE 2626 collective agreement; you can click here to find out more.

The University of Ottawa embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are passionate about our people and committed to employment equity. We foster a culture of respect, teamwork and inclusion, where collaboration, innovation, and creativity fuel our quest for research and teaching excellence. While all qualified persons are invited to apply, we welcome applications from qualified Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA2S+ persons. The University is committed to creating and maintaining an accessible, barrier-free work environment. The University is also committed to working with applicants with disabilities requesting accommodation during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes. Applicants with disabilities may contact the academic unit to communicate the accommodation need.

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