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Careers - Teacher / House Master

A unique opportunity to work in an all-boys military-themed boarding school located in West Lincoln, Ontario, a short drive from Hamilton, Niagara, and Haldimand. Robert Land Academy (RLA) is a highly structured not-for-profit boarding school that has provided a safe, healthy, living and learning environment for boys in grades 5-12 since 1978.

THE FACULTY:  The Academy’s academic faculty is comprised of men and women who are committed to teaching both in and out of the classroom.  They instill not only knowledge but also the values to provide a framework within which knowledge can be used in a positive way.  

Faculty members are familiar with each student’s learning characteristics, personality, strengths, and shortcomings.  Common sense and hard work are the hallmarks of the faculty’s endeavours with students.

The Academy welcomes those applicants who wish to bring their skills and experience to this dynamic environment.

Teacher / House Master

As well as providing academic instruction under the Ontario curriculum, teachers perform the duties of House Master (non-residential) in charge of a section of approximately 10 Cadets.  Duties also include counseling, coaching sports teams, running clubs, tutoring, and supervising meals and daily study halls.  All teachers are Officers of the Academy and wear a uniform with appropriate rank.

Note: We are presently accepting applications for the following teaching disciplines: Elementary Level (grades 5-8)

Other teaching disciplines, as well as teacher/tutor positions, may also be available. Please indicate preference when applying

The successful applicant will:

  • hold a degree in a related field;

  • provide proof of relevant teaching experience.  While membership in the Ontario College of Teachers or an equivalent teaching degree is an asset, it is not mandatory for applying to this position;

  • be willing to work unconventional hours including weekends, and participate in extra-curricular activities before, during and after school;

  • work as a positive influence within in a team environment;

  • communicate effectively with colleagues and students;

  • have excellent oral and writing communication and presentation skills;

  • be capable of fulfilling the physical requirements of the position;

  • provide a satisfactory police certificate with vulnerable sector screening.

Start Date: immediate

Posted: September 8, 2019

How to Apply

  • Email résumé to: [email protected] (Please send cover letter and resume in MS Word or PDF format)

  • Fax résumé to: 905-386-6607 

  • Mail résumé to:  
    Administration Officer
    Robert Land Academy
    6727 South Chippawa Rd.
    Wellandport, ON   L0R 2J0

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please!

Robert Land Academy is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Please notify us when an employment interview time is scheduled if you require accommodation during the interview process.

Accessible Customer Service Plan
Robert Land Academy is committed to excellence in serving all customers including people with disabilities. This policy is reflective of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service, Ontario Regulation 429/07. [ Full Policy ]

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