Language Assessor

  • CompanyGreater Essex County District School Board
  • Job TypeEducation
  • Required ExperienceExperience teaching English or French as a second language to adults
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Education / CredentialsCertification in one of the basic English language assessment tools (CLBA, CLBT or CLBPA)
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline01/26/2024

Job Description

Language Assessor

The Greater Essex County District School Board invites applications from qualified applicants for the unionized position (O.S.S.T.F.-L.E.S.E.) of full-time, permanent, Language Assessor. Under the direction of the Language Assessment and Resource Centre (LARC) Program Supervisor, the Language Assessor plays an integral role in the successful integration of newcomers in the community.

Job Summary:

POSITION: Language Assessor
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week
START DATE: As soon as possible

Nature & Scope of Position:

  • Conduct initial assessments to confirm clients’ eligibility for a language assessment.
  • Determine clients’ Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) using the most appropriate assessment tool.
  • Review assessment results with clients, refer clients to a class or waitlist and provide information about next steps.
  • Input necessary data into Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System (CLARS) database.
  • Navigate the CLARS database to provide client with information on available language classes at federally or provincially funded Language Training Providers (LTPs).
  • Establish a comprehensive understanding of local LTPs, including their language training delivery model, schedule of classes and related services offered such as childcare, and accessibility.
  • Travel within Windsor-Essex County and Chatham-Kent, Ontario is required to provide assessment services.
  • Assume other duties/responsibilities related to client/program needs as determined by the Program Supervisor.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and documented success in working to create a fair, inclusive, antiracist environment for all stakeholders, and to supporting diverse constituencies and populations.


  • Proficient French and English communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Superior interpersonal and customer service skills as well as cultural awareness.
  • Ability to calmly and effectively multi-task.
  • Certification in one of the basic English language assessment tools (CLBA, CLBT or CLBPA) and/or the basic French assessment tool (BTC-NCLC) is considered an asset.
  • A recognized university degree.
  • Experience teaching English or French as a second language to adults.
  • Valid and active Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Ontario Accreditation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to learn new computer programs/software and proficiency in internet navigation.
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to various work locations within Windsor-Essex County and Chatham-Kent.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply in writing, giving full particulars as to education, qualifications and experience by visiting no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2024. Please note there is no fee to apply to this position. You must apply under the actual job posting number 3662182 (under Management and Professionals). In support of the Board’s Indigenous
Protocol, applicants of First Nations, Métis and Inuit descent may apply to No other form of submission will be accepted from external candidates.

Chris Boulay, Superintendent of Human Resources
Greater Essex County District School Board
451 Park Street West, Box 210
Windsor, ON N9A 6K1
Posting Number: 2024-08

The Greater Essex County District School Board actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including,
but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
  • persons who identify as women; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

We recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.

We will make the necessary accommodations for applicants to support all aspects of the recruitment process. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you require assistance with any accommodations.