Job opportunity English Language Peer Support (ELPS)
Department/Faculty International Relations, Schulich School of Business
Number of positions Two (2) positions available (part-time)
Reports to Ann Welsh, Associate Director of International
Bursary $2000 for total 120 hours (10-12 hours per week)
option for $1000 for 60 hours (5 hours per week)
Restriction Graduate student; Ontario resident (bursary requirement)
Time Requirements to be scheduled Monday – Friday (including evenings and weekends if preferred)
Application Deadline January 17, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Position Start Date January 25, 2021
Position End Date April 9, 2021

The English Language Peer Supporter(s) will provide English language support to
Schulich students for whom English is not a primary language.

• Hold Zoom appointments with students to provide English language assistance on written
and verbal academic work (cases/papers/assignments/presentations)
• Assist students with referencing/citations, grammar, composition, verbal skills
• Provide guidance and feedback on paper/case positioning and structure within the context
of Canadian business school expectations
• Prepare and facilitate online English Conversation Group sessions on a weekly basis
• Provide project assistance to the International Relations Unit as required

Must possess demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas:

• Communication – ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in
writing to English language learners
• Tutoring – experience with tutoring or editing academic work
• Knowledge – strong academic skills and understanding of academic expectations of
business school, along with familiarity with Canadian business contexts
• Diversity – experience interacting and working with people from diverse backgrounds
and English language capabilities
• Interest in helping others succeed
• Previous TA or English teaching experience to adults a strong asset
• Must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident and an Ontario resident (these are
government bursary requirements)
• Enrolment in a Schulich Master’s program required

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Ann Welsh, Associate Director of International
Relations at by January 17, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Only those invited to interview will be contacted – we thank all others for your interest in the position.