2245: CUPE – Teaching Assistant: ESL 160 S800

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:

English for Academic Research 

Course Code:

ESL 160



Supervisor name (if known):

Date Posted:

April 03, 2024

Closing Date:

May 03, 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:0

Contact avec étudiants / Contact with Students:0

Correction – Notation / Grading:0

Surveillance / Proctoring:0

Formation / Training:0

Autre / Other:0

Number of positions:


Expected Enrolment:


Work Start Date:

June 03, 2024

Work End Date:

June 21, 2024

Total Work Hours:


Language of Work:

Anglais | English

Graduate Hourly Rate:


Undergraduate Hourly Rate:


Requirements and Nature of Work:

Frontiers of Belonging – Displacement, Refuge Seeking, and Hospitality in West and Central Africa is an International Research Training Group (IRTG) to enhance doctoral training by collaborating across disciplines, academic epistemologies, and methodologies. Other goals include the acquisition of digital, language, and communication skills to facilitate doctoral researchers’ knowledge mobilization at an early stage. Finally, the project aims to bolster intersectoral collaboration, thereby increasing the accessibility and usability of research by including research subjects as co-producers of knowledge.


Monday June 3: 11:30 – 13:00 

Tuesday June 4: 11:30 – 13:00 

Wednesday June 5: 11:30 – 13:00 

Monday June 10: 11:30 – 13:00 

Tuesday June 11: 11:30 – 13:000 

Thursday June 13: 11:30 – 13:00 

Friday June 14: 11:30 – 13:00 

Monday June 17: 11:30 – 13:00 

Tuesday June 18: 11:30 – 13:00 

Thursday June 20: 11:30 – 13:00 

Friday June 21: 11:30 – 13:00 

  • 16.5 hours contact/11 hours preparation.
  • Note that schedule is subject to change.

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. 

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.

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.

Prior to May 1, 2022, the University required all students, faculty, staff, and visitors (including contractors) to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as defined in Policy 129 – Covid-19 Vaccination. This policy was suspended effective May 1, 2022 but may be reinstated at any point in the future depending on public health guidelines and the recommendations of experts.

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