Work With Us

The Murphy Centre is an awesome place to work. When employment opportunities arise, they will be posted here. 


The Murphy Centre is a community-based agency committed to providing participants with effective, integrated academic, career and personal development opportunities since 1986.

In partnership with the Gathering Place, the Murphy Centre will be delivering a new literacy program to the guests of the Gathering Place.  Funding for this initiative has been provided by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

The learning services and supports offered through this initiative will mainly concentrate on adult literacy, including tutoring in literacy, numeracy and basic digital skills, and foundational learning.  Other learning opportunities may be required, depending on individual learning needs.

We are seeking two (2) Learning Support Workers, one full-time and the other part-time (3/4) on a 12-month contractual basis. The anticipated start date is mid- January 2021.

Core Responsibilities

  • assessing the learning needs of individual learners
  • designing and instructing learning plans tailored to each learner  
  • supporting learners through a learner advisory process
  • assisting with the evaluation of the initiative

Candidate Qualifications and Characteristics

  • knowledge and experience in:
  • adult education
  • literacy and numeracy
  • differentiated instruction
  • learning programs (i.e. Barton: Reading and Spelling System, Challenger Series, Breakthrough to Math)
  • working with vulnerable populations
  • supporting individuals to overcome academic barriers
  • learning assessments
  • education degree
  • valid Newfoundland and Labrador teaching certificate
  • effective team-player
  • an appropriate combination of candidate characteristics will be considered

Resumes must be received on or before Monday, January 4th, 2021. Please mail, fax or e-mail resume as follows:

Hiring Committee

Murphy Centre

1 Prince Philip Drive

P. O. Box 21157

St. John’s, NL

A1A 5B2

Fax: (709) 579-2655

E-mail: [email protected]

While we appreciate all expressions of interest, only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.  Thank you.