Homestay Coordinator


Homestay Coordinator

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
Location: Belleville, Ontario
Posted: September 22nd 2019
Deadline: October 4th, 2019

At Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, we are committed to student achievement and wellbeing. Each student is an individual with unique interests, goals and strengths. Each should be given the opportunity to explore the possibilities for today and tomorrow and move towards graduation from their chosen pathway. In support of this, our vision in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan is: All students prepared and empowered for the possibilities of today and tomorrow.

We are currently recruiting for a Homestay Coordinator. This is a full-time position to be part of the International Student Program recruiting, retaining and supporting homestay families.

The Homestay Coordinator will monitor and support international student, and assist implementing and planning social events, trips, short term camps, and student orientation and provide back-up support as required. The Incumbent will liaise with the board and school staff, homestay families, students, community and international partners to ensure student progress.

  • Possess at a minimum a two-year diploma in business administration or equivalent education
  • Experience working with adolescents and preferably within an international program
  • Outstanding interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills for working within a team environment
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and computer expertise
  • Demonstrated ability to protect confidential information
  • Knowledge of the education system is considered an asset
Additional Information

Qualified applicants must submit an application package consisting of a covering letter, resume and professional references no later than Friday, October 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.

The board thanks all applicants for their interest, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This information is collected under the authority of the Education Act, and M.F.I.P.P.A and is used to determine eligibility for employment. In accordance with Ontario Regulation 521/01, Collection of Personal Information, criminal record checks and vulnerable sector screening will be required of all employees of the board that have direct and regular contact with students.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available during all phases of the recruitment process.

Contact Information
Catherine Sheridan-Harris, Staffing Officer Support Staff
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
156 Ann Street,
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
K8N 3L3

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