Professional Opportunities

Here you will find links to Career Zone and Professional Opportunities targeted to our Teacher Candidates.

Career Related Resources

  • Link here to Brock’s Career Zone to access Experience Plus Co-curricular transcripts.
  • Teacher Job Search workshop presentation to Teacher Education Students link here.
  • Resume statements for teachers link here.
  • Apply-to-Education help sites and webinar information link here.

Volunteer/Paid Work Opportunities/Professional Development Opportunities Not Specific to Programs

Individuals, organizations and agencies often reach out to the Faculty of Education to connect with students. The opportunities below have not been formally vetted by Brock University or the Faculty of Education and are not endorsed by Brock for the Faculty. Students should use their discretion in accepting volunteer and/or paid experiences and employment. Learn more about Fraudulent Job Postings and Scams and how to avoid them by linking to this resource from Career, Coop and Experiential Education at Brock.

Please note: The Faculty of Education offers professional development opportunities related to your program of study and these program-based opportunities can be found linking here and opening the tile associated with your program to view.

Information is in reverse chronological order (most recent at the top of the list) under the accordion tabs below.

Organization: Kent School – an international private school
Event/Role: OCT Certified teachers
Details: Kent School is an international private school located in Niagara Falls, Canada. The school caters to high school students and operates on a 4 semester system. Applicants should have or display the following:
1. Teaching certificate* preferred
2, Prior teaching experience* preferred
3. Bach of Ed* preferred
4. Field of teaching: General
Priority will be given to local teachers and those willing to relocate.
Salary level will depend on experience and education.
For more information: Applicants should forward all information and questions to email admin@canadakent.ca
Include the following: cover letter, resume and references

Organization: Appleby College
Event/Role: Recruitment Open House Monday, February 24th 2020 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm by drop-in.
Details: Visit the campus, learn about the college and apply to teach in grades 7 to 12. “We are looking for full-time Faculty and Residential Dons to join our team and will post these positions within the next few weeks on our website as well as on Apply To Education. We offer competitive salaries/benefits, OTTP contributions and our commitment to global education and service learning for both teachers and students provides many opportunities for travel.”
For more information: https://www.appleby.on.ca/jointheteam/careers or contact Jennifer Coccimiglio 905-845-4681 ext. 133

Organization: Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
Event/Role: Science and Engineering Fair Judge
Details: The 38th Annual System Science and Engineering Fair will take place Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Bishop Ryan C.S.S., 1824 Rymal Road East. Judges register at 8:15 a.m. Judging concludes at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be served. Judging information packages will be emailed to the address judges provide in this survey.
For more information: Link here to register as a volunteer: Please click here to register.

Organization: Leading Out: Teach in Australia and New Zealand
Event/Role: Looking for a unique teaching experience!? Leading Out is currently seeking teachers to join us in Australia and New Zealand for the teaching experience of a lifetime. While we are a little picky about who we accept, once on board you’re going to be well taken care of. In addition to our contract positions, our pay for substitute teachers has just increased to $305 a day, and we are now offering guaranteed pay (5 days a week) in Melbourne, Australia.
Details: Much more than an agency, Leading Out acts as mentors to our teachers, providing them with unique teaching opportunities in both Australia and New Zealand.
We know that making the move to Australia or New Zealand is a big decision. You need advice and support! Leading Out can help make this a seamless transition, by not only providing you with substitute, contract and permanent positions, but also one-to-one assistance helping you relocate!
For more information: Please feel free to visit our website at www.leadingout.net or email Steve (steven@leadingout.net) directly with your interest.

Organization: Fullbright Academy (located in Welland, ON)
Event/Role: Study Tutor
Details: Volunteers are needed to help tutor ESL students with homework completion and English skills during our self-study period. Available hours every week, between 7-9pm, Monday to Thursday. All majors/teachable subjects needed. I/S teachers preferred but not necessary.
For more information: Email Craig Nagy (school principal) if interested at craig.nagy93@gmail.com for more information. You can also contact the school at fullbrightschool@gmail.com

Organization: South Simcoe United FC
Event/Role: Spring/Summer Full Time Internship
Details: South Simcoe United FC (SSU) is an outstanding, not for profit soccer club located in the Alliston, Ontario area. SSU offers programs for children and youth of every age and ability. We have programs that run in both winter and summer, as well as both recreational and competitive levels. For more information on SSU check out our website www.southsimcoeunited.ca. Please submit a resume and letter of application by Friday February 7, 2020 at 5pm to admin@southsimcoeunited.ca
For more information: Kim Nicholl admin@southsimcoeunited.ca or call 705-250-9222

Organization: School District #60: Peace River North (Fort St. John, British Columbia)
Event/Role: Technology Education Opportunities
Details: Postings are listed at http://bit.ly/joinsd60
For more information: Contact Wade Hart (whart@prn.bc.ca) or Crystal Jessen (hr@prn.bc.ca)

Organization: Kent International School
Event/Role: Principal Hiring Teachers
Details: Seeking dynamic, results-oriented team player to teach within an intimate high school classroom setting teaching international students
For more information: Please contact admin@canadakent.ca or call 905-358-9991

Organization: Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton
Event/Role: Executive Director
Details: Our conference features a morning keynote address, followed by 3 sessions of breakout presentations with 4 presentations to choose from. Along with a day filled with important information sharing, participants will have a great opportunity to network with like-minded individuals to build professional development and expand their knowledge on supporting students with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD.
For more information: Erica Ramey conference@Ldahh.ca

Organization: YMCA Wanakita Family Camp
Event/Role: Program Area Heads
Details: Staff provide camp activities for campers of all ages (age 3 to adult). Customer service is a huge aspect, as is a love of being outdoors, and a specialization in one camp area.
For more information: https://www.ymcahbb.ca/Wanakita/About-Us/Careers-Volunteer  or contact sarah.bell@ymcahbb.ca 1800-37-5081 ex 2245

Organization: Edgware Associates – UK Based
Event/Role: Newly Qualified Teacher
Details: We have many client schools in London and South East who are actively looking for international NQTs for September 2020. We have positions available across all subjects and have vacancies which offer accommodation packages to international teachers.
For more information: Please send your CV to NQT@edgwareassociates.com or find out more on https://www.edgwareassociates.com

Organization: Canadian Space Agency
Event/Role: Junior Astronauts Campaign
Details: This may be an opportunity for some students to incorporate in their teaching. “Teachers, educators and youth group leaders will have an opportunity to win a visit by an astronaut or space expert to their school or youth organization in spring 2020. All they have to do is to register and complete at least one of the activities available on the Junior Astronauts website with a group in any of the proposed streams: science and technology, fitness and nutrition, and teamwork and communications. The CSA will randomly select institutions from every province and territory. The more streams they participate in, the more chances they will have (up to three)!”
For more information: Visit the Junior Astronauts website to learn more and register! You can also subscribe to an email list for timely updates about the campaign.

Organization: WestCAST conference. Vision 2020 – Ignite the Future
Event/Role: Indigenous Teacher Candidates
Details: Scheduled for February 19-21, 2020, on the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia, and we warmly welcome all of you and your students to come and enjoy some west coast hospitality next February
For More Information: Visit website