Want to add Superhero to your job title? Look no further!
We know why you work in the field of education, and we offer the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of every single family who comes through our door.
Oxford Learning Barrie South is looking for dynamic and motivated teachers with certification in the following:
High School Math and Science
Grades 1-12 French
Grades 1-12 English
Oxford Learning programs impart new approaches to learning, designed to last a lifetime. We teach children from pre-school to post-secondary levels how to learn, concentrate, listen, and remember, but most importantly to believe in themselves.
Our Teachers are academic superheroes: helping kids of all ages get better grades. He or she is an integral part of an enthusiastic team that is dedicated to helping students achieve academic success.
Our Teachers must be able to work 2-12 hour days and 1-4 evenings per week plus occasional Saturdays, and be willing to be comprehensively trained in our systems, methodologies, and approach. Hours and days of work can be extremely flexible, as is mutually convenient, however availability from 4-8pm weekdays and 9am-1pm Saturdays would be ideal.
The selected candidate will:
Be personable, friendly, outgoing, creative, confident, patient, and energetic
Be comfortable working with minimal supervision in an extremely fast-paced environment
Work with Oxford Learning programming and methodologies
Enthusiastically engage and celebrate student effort as well as academic success
We would like to discuss your resume with you if you meet or exceed the following criteria:
Exceptional communication skills
Whether you are young, or young-at-heart; if you want to get fired up, be challenged, and work someplace where you know that what you do makes a difference, then Oxford Learning Barrie South needs you!
As Centre Director for the Barrie South location, I am very proud of the incredible team we have assembled and the work that they do. In partnership with my eldest son Jake as co-owners of the Oxford Learning Centres in Ancaster and Barrie South, we are fully committed to making a lasting difference in these communities and believe that children are our future.
For over 30 years I primarily worked in the field of Sales and Marketing, including 18 years as a Corporate Trainer within various industries. In addition, I am grateful for the opportunities I have had including; hosting my own cable program with Shaw television; publishing editorials, poetry and fictional works for several publications including a monthly columnist position with Edge magazine. I have also run my own event planning and interior design consultancy business and have enjoyed many opportunities to develop as a successful entrepreneur.
While raising three children through University, I spent their infant years working from home providing care for children with special needs through the Children’s Aid Society. I have a passion for volunteering and have given time to numerous organizations over the years; some of which include Habitat for Humanity, Look Good Feel Better, The Salvation Army, and Wellsprings Cancer Centre.
I love to travel, cook and entertain but most of all I am fiercely committed to helping our students develop to their highest potential.
Co-owner Jake Vella studied business and graduated from Western University before completing a Human Resource Management Graduate Program through Georgian College. He began his career in the field of Human Resources, specializing in training and program implementation and moved into Management in a very diverse and fast paced industry.
Jake utilizes the experience he gained to manage a variety of business projects including multiple Oxford Learning Centre’s, as well as in his current position as Vice President of Continental Cosmetics.
Jake is a self-proclaimed sports fanatic, both amateur and professional. He both plays and coaches Basketball, Baseball, Ball Hockey, Football and more. Through the ownership of Oxford Learning franchises, Jake has been able to realize the dream of combining his love of managing a business, with his love of helping children to reach their full potential.
Currently, partnered with his mother Laurey, Jake is proud to be co-owner of Oxford Learning Ancaster and Barrie South.
The Oxford Learning philosophy, which uses a cognitive approach to learning, is in line with Jake’s belief that every child is unique in how they learn.
“It is my mission to assemble the finest teams, and to provide the ideal learning environment within our Oxford Learning Centers to ensure that all children reach their full potential!”
I graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Culture and proceeded further at Brock University with a Bachelor of Education degree.
I am OCT certified and have developed my teaching skills working with students of all ages within the private school system.
By incorporating my hobbies: reading, singing and travel, I have had the great fortune to work with different cultures, experience unique learning approaches and develop strong teaching skills that have encouraged me to go into the field of education.
Being a student of the Oxford Learning program for a number of years, I am living proof of the possibilities that Oxford Learning has to offer.
As an Education Coordinator, I look forward to both utilizing and honing my skills as part of the amazing leadership team that is committed to ensuring your child reaches his or her potential. At this time, I am focusing on Advantage (high school), French, and SAT/ACT preparation students; however I will be available to respond to any questions or concerns you may have.
As a lifelong history buff, I have always been fascinated by the unknown. This has inspired a passion for learning and, in turn, a passion for teaching. I started working with kids as a camp counselor for the City of Barrie Day Camps. I enjoyed this role so much and continued to work in camps for seven summers.
My love for great literature and and my intense interest in history have inspired my desire for lifelong learning and teaching.
My first taste of teaching was as a tutor and with this I found a love of inspiring a passion for learning. I graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Arts in English and History. I then went on to Queen’s University to obtain an education degree with an emphasis in the Intermediate and Senior divisions. I am a member of the Ontario College of Teachers with experience as a private tutor, EA, Program Instructor and Teacher.
I have been teaching at Oxford Learning since October 2016 and I have enjoyed building a rapport with the great students and staff that make up our Oxford Learning family.
As an Education Coordinator I look forward to building relationships with you and your family. I have a passion for education and I believe in the importance of teaching students how to learn in a way that works for them. As part of the Oxford Learning leadership team, I am committed to ensuring that the time our students spend with us is productive while maintaining a focus on the building of self esteem, self motivation skills and intellectual growth.
As an avid reader, I strive to foster a love of literature in my students because I am passionate about the English language. I enjoy all types of reading and writing and love analyzing literature. I believe that sharing my passion for language with my students will help to guide their own positive exploration of the subject.
I graduated from York University in June 2014 and currently have my OCT certification in the Primary, Junior, and Intermediate divisions. Since graduation, I have been working to develop my teaching skills by obtaining additional qualifications in Special Education and Primary/Junior Math.
I have many teaching outlets as I enjoy working in a diverse variety of educational environments. These include teaching at Oxford Learning, supply teaching for the Simcoe County District School Board, and volunteering in a Grade two classroom in the York Region District School Board.
When I am not working with my students, I can be found reading, hiking, swimming, or skiing. I also have an extreme love affair with food and seek to discover new restaurants whenever I get the chance! I have been passionate about teaching since I was a child and have endeavored to immerse myself in the world of education ever since. I believe that I learn just as much from my students as they learn from me and I enjoy sharing new teaching and learning experiences every day.