Tutor / Educational Assistant

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This is 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 independent boarding school that has provided a safe, healthy, living and learning environment for boys in grades 5-12 since 1978.


In this role, staff are required to perform a variety of duties which may include tutoring students, classroom coverage, providing academic instruction, supervising study halls, and supervising students in extra-curricular activities. As with all roles at the Academy, you are responsible for supporting the physical and emotional needs of the students in accordance with RLA values by counselling, monitoring, and evaluating. In this role, you will hold the Academy rank of Staff Sergeant and must be willing to wear the Academy (military-style) uniform and maintain standards with respect to personal grooming.

The successful applicant will:

  • hold a university 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;
  • work as a positive influence within a team environment;
  • communicate effectively with colleagues and students;
  • have excellent oral and writing communication and presentation skills.

Applicants must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence and be agreeable to provide a driver’s abstract and a satisfactory police clearance certificate with vulnerable sector screening. The applicant must also be willing to work unconventional hours including evenings and weekends on a rotating shift. Preference will be given to those holding current St. John Ambulance or Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certification, as well as training/certification in PMAB (Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behaviour).

Rate of Pay: $18.00 hourly (benefits for full-time employees)

Start Date: Immediate

Posting Date: Open

How to Apply

  • Email résumé to: careers@rla.ca (Please send 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, Ontario   L0R 2J0
No Telephone Calls Please. 
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.

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