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18/04/2019
Assistant Program Coordinator, Ivy Compass Program (0.5 FTE) & Career Education Teacher (0.5 FTE) Senior School (Grade 8 - 12) Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Teacher Full-Time - Continuing Contract At Crofton House School, we inspire girls to discover and pursue their personal excellence from the first day of junior kindergarten to grade 12 and beyond. Bound by our belief in the power of all-girls education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our learning environment – including you.   Crofton House School is distinguished by extraordinary teachers who provide a collaborative, inquiry-based learning environment for students to develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The Ivy Compass program is a core element of a Crofton House School education which reflects the importance of student self-knowledge, their understanding of their connection to others, their place in the community and world, and their role as environmental stewards. The teaching facilities are well equipped and offer bright and technology rich learning environments. inquiry-based, and student-centered approach to teaching. As the Assistant Coordinator of the Ivy Compass Program, you collaborate with the Senior School, Assistant Director, Ivy Compass to provide developmentally-appropriate experiences and student engagement that reflects all four quadrants of the program. You take responsibility for the planning, organization and implementation of specific Ivy Compass Days for Grade 8 and 9 students. In addition, you will support the goal of enhancing the Senior School student experience, overall, specifically global exchange and service learning initiatives. As an experienced, skilled, and innovative teacher in Career Education, you inspire students. You are actively engaged in planning, implementing and assessing student learning. You are confident in curriculum development and demonstrate an approach to teaching that is reflective of the way in which girls learn. You optimize the resources available to you. You support all learners with diverse strategies and approaches and bring innovative solutions to learning challenges experienced by students. Your classes are student-centered and dynamic. As an Ivy Compass Advisor, you support the development of the ‘whole girl’. Students, members of your department, colleagues and parents describe you as approachable, available, knowledgeable, genuine and supportive. You are energized by what you do. You understand the importance of parents as partners in their daughter’s education by maintaining open and collaborative relationships with the parent community. As a lifelong learner, you demonstrate a commitment to actively seeking professional development. You participate actively in the life of the school.   You will find the school to be a professional learning center. In addition to spending an engaging day with students who are genuinely interested in learning, thinking and playing, teachers are provided with dedicated work time as part of their daily schedule to plan and work collaboratively with others. Responsibilities of Assistant Program Coordinator, Ivy Compass Work in partnership with colleagues, counsellors, administration, and parents in fulfilling the school's strategic plan Collaborate with the Assistant Director, Ivy Compass to develop the Ivy Compass program and provide guidance / professional learning to advisors in the delivery of this specific program Collaborate with all Heads of Grade and administration to continually build and enhance the Ivy Compass and Senior School advisory programs Provide mentorship, training, and support to teachers who are implementing the Ivy Compass program Collaborate with Assistant Director, Student Life, to facilitate the Student Exchange program. Demonstrate a commitment for this work through constant reflection and improvement Have a working knowledge of IT software which, depending on grade, includes Naviance, and x2VOL (training can be provided as required) Responsibilities of a CHS Teacher Bring a student-centered, inquiry-based and collaborative approach to the delivery of the B.C. curriculum Support the growth and development of individual learners through the delivery of the Crofton House School Ivy and Advisory program Work collaboratively with teachers in the Senior School to plan, develop, and implement an extraordinary learning experience for each individual student Build relationships with teachers and staff across the school community Set annual professional growth goals Be an active and positive participant in the co-curricular program Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience Essential: B.C. Ministry of Education Certificate or Independent School Certification qualification criteria, (or application in process) Relevant university qualifications (e.g. Bachelor of Education plus Bachelor of Arts, or equivalent) Graduate degree, an asset A comprehensive understanding of current educational practices outlined in the BC Ministry of Education documents Experience in an independent school, an asset Leadership experience in a school-setting A demonstrable awareness of the learning styles of girls and young women Collaborative and energetic with a passion for teaching Committed to the craft of teaching, best practices, and standards of professional practice Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills A commitment toward continued professional development and growth Energy, commitment and a readiness to participate in the co-curricular program the diverse life of the school community Employment and Application Details: Classes begin in September 2019, following teacher orientation in late August 2019. Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation, including participation in Crofton House Pension Plan (RRSP), and generous support for professional, educational and leadership development. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada. Apply online by May 1, 2019. We will review applications as soon as they are submitted. Interviews will begin in mid-April, or as soon as possible. We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please.   About Crofton House School Crofton House School is a university preparatory day school for girls from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Set on a beautiful ten-acre campus in Vancouver, we offer an inclusive, supportive community of dedicated teachers, involved parents, and enthusiastic students. Collaborative, student-centred, inquiry-based education and world-class facilities create a unique learning environment where each girl can reach her full potential. 
Crofton House School Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
18/04/2019
University Counselling Administrative Assistant Permanent, 1.0 FTE, starting June 2019 This is a full-time position during the school year, with holiday time taken during school holidays (long weekends, Winter Break, Spring Break, July 1 - August 15). This role has frequent interaction with students, parents, and the external community. There is an operational focus on data collection and management, written communications, and event planning. Key Responsibilities: Reception for Personal Counselling and University Counselling: greet students and parents, make appointments, and facilitate smooth operational flow. Support the work of the Director of University Counselling: Coordinate and participate in department meetings. Plan department travel. Arrange appropriate coverage (classes, visits, presentations) when University Counsellors are unavailable or absent. Anticipate and monitor department work flow. Scheduling meetings, advisor appointments for students and parents (using Microsoft Outlook), and on campus university/college visits. Coordinating transportation, catering, and resource booking for UC events. Event planning and coordination: parent presentations, university fairs, daytime student events and evening presentations, and university tours. Electronic transmission and mailing of transcripts to Canadian universities. Account administrator for online database used by all senior school students. Update print/electronic documents for dissemination to students and families (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Maintain application and outcome data spreadsheet for each grad class; create pivot tables to extract information from data for use by the department, school administration, Admissions, and Marketing and Communications. Student communication: university visit promotion; scholarship information; and promotion of department events. Clerical support: photocopying; mailing/courier; meeting notes; provision of transcripts as requested by students and Advisors. Facilitate course equivalency review for all Grade 9-12 newly admitted students. Essential Attributes: Desire to be part of a small team of people who enjoy working together in a collegial and dynamic environment. Sense of personal responsibility for implementation and execution of work. Self-starter, self-motivated, and self-directed. Eye for design in written and graphic communication for external audiences. Attention to detail to ensure student documentation and department documents are created, maintained, disseminated and properly stored. Ability to solve problems independently: e.g., technical issues; booking conflicts; student transcript issues. Strong communication and computer skills Build and maintain professional relationships with university representatives. Work effectively under pressure in response to student and University Counsellor needs. Criminal Record Check - The successful candidate must pass and maintain a clear criminal record check for the purposes of working with children. Application Details Applicants are requested to supply a résumé with references, accompanied by a cover letter outlining the candidate’s particular strengths and how the candidate is well-suited to this multifaceted role in a rich academic environment. Please respond on or prior to Sunday, May 5, 2019 We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Once a successful candidate is hired, the posting will be removed from our Current Opportunities page. Thank you for your interest in our school. St. Michaels University School is one of Canada’s leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community. Our students come from over 25 different countries and our school community represents over 50 different ethnic backgrounds. Our graduates attend the top universities in the world, many of them on scholarships. The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned them national and international recognition, including several Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards. The school pursues academic success in an environment where the character and the self also grow. For more information about St. Michaels University School, please refer to the rest of our website.
St Michaels University School Victoria, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
18/04/2019
We are seeking a University Counsellor to work with students and their parents through the academic planning and university application processes in Canada, the United States, and abroad. Key Responsibilities This role includes academic advising, career education teaching, and university guidance, as well as the education of both parents and students in choices and processes. The candidate must have a good knowledge of independent school academic programs and of the array of post-secondary options that are appealing to students. It would be advantageous to have prior experience teaching career education. In addition to advising students about post-secondary pathways and options, the successful applicant will also be responsible for guiding a group of Grade 9 to 12 students through academic planning leading to their post-secondary transition; this is done through individual meetings, classroom teaching, workshops, and large group presentations. The successful candidate will be part of a university counselling team that works to build and maintain their network with and knowledge of post-secondary options worldwide. Qualifications Teacher certification in the province of British Columbia, or eligibility to obtain it; Understanding of BC Ministry of Education graduation requirements and career education courses; Knowledge of university programs and application processes in Canada, the United States, and abroad; Experience coordinating student support and advocating on behalf of students;  Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and collaboration within a dynamic educational team; Strong, professional verbal and written communication skills; Willingness to travel, both for counsellor visits and to accompany student groups on university tours; Knowledge of scholarships and scholarship application processes would be an asset. Criminal Record Check - The successful candidate must pass and maintain a clear criminal record check for the purposes of working with children. Application Details Applicants are requested to supply a résumé with references, accompanied by a cover letter outlining the candidate’s particular strengths and how the candidate is well-suited to this multifaceted role in a rich academic environment. Please respond on or prior to Sunday, May 5, 2019. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Once a successful candidate is hired, the posting will be removed from our Current Opportunities page. Thank you for your interest in our school. St. Michaels University School is one of Canada’s leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools. Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community. Our students come from over 25 different countries and our school community represents over 50 different ethnic backgrounds. Our graduates attend the top universities in the world, many of them on scholarships. The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned them national and international recognition, including several Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards. The school pursues academic success in an environment where the character and the self also grow. For more information about St. Michaels University School, please refer to the rest of our website.
St Michaels University School Victoria, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
17/04/2019
Founded in 2000, Stratford Hall is located in the heart of East Vancouver. An innovative International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, serving students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, Stratford Hall has grown steadily under the care of inspiring leaders and talented and thoughtful teachers and support staff. Over the past 18 years, the school’s graduates have matriculated to outstanding post-secondary institutions in Canada, the United States, and abroad. Stratford Hall is seeking a qualified and experienced Science Lab Technician (Part-time 20 hours per week) to join our faculty beginning August 26, 2019. Position Rationale and Goal : The Science Laboratory Technician’s (Lab Technician) main aim is to facilitate the appropriate use of the MYP and DP lab spaces by supporting teachers and students in the design and implementation of labs in a safe, organized and well-prepared learning environment. Candidate Profile and Qualifications : Candidates for any position at the school are expected to possess: Fluent communication skills in English, both spoken and Strong organizational, communication, administrative and interpersonal The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team Qualifications should include: Eligibility for Canadian residency; and A university degree with a science emphasis For this position, the ideal candidate will have: Experience in a school-lab Health and safety  Develop a vertical scope and sequence for lab safety and training Develop a health, safety and environmental affairs (HS&E) policy statement and monitor its implementation, including equipment checks, involving teachers and students as appropriate Conduct laboratory inspections to identify and correct hazardous conditions and unsafe practices Ensure that all science lab related incidents are reported in writing and then discussed as required Involve students and employees in simulated occupational health and safety act (OHSA) inspections Assess experiments with hazards or potential hazards for Senior School applicability Ensure that pre-lab/pre-experiment discussions include consideration of health and safety aspects Ensure that teachers, students and employees are familiar with, and abide by, laboratory safety rules, procedures and practices including: explosion, poisoning, chemical spill or vapor release, electric shock, bleeding and personal contamination Manage and dispose chemicals in a legal, safe and ecologically manner Teacher and Student Support  Utilize the lab request system for teachers Assemble materials and equipment for each lab in a central area or on individual trays Prepare chemical solutions Maintain a lab space booking system Act as a resource for teachers for finding science supplies Coordinate between MYP and DP lab schedules and equipment Maintain lab experiment handbooks and databases Conduct in class demonstrations from time to time as required Oversee and support labs from time to time Provide support with science fair, Personal Project, Internal Assessment and Extended Essays during daily lunch hours Maintenance, Purchasing and Inventory Manage the chemicals and equipment and establish a request system so as to maintain inventory, equipment and consumables sufficient for groups of up to 25 students in the lab Organize, label and inventory all materials and chemicals Ensure daily lab clean up Equipment checks between MYP and DP labs Oversee and repair of lab equipment Order all chemicals and science equipment within the lab budget Professional Development and Support Research and design new labs that align with the curriculum for Chemistry, Biology and Physics Develop strategies to support and enhance learning through the scientific method Train teachers to perform experiments involving Vernier probes and other analytical instrumentation  All interested candidates should forward their resumes addressed to the Senior School Principal.
Stratford Hall Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
17/04/2019
Collingwood School is a coeducational day school located on two campuses in West Vancouver, BC. Our purpose is to teach, model, inspire and encourage our students, ultimately preparing them to become successful global citizens. With an innovative, evolving approach to teaching, the totality of our curriculum provides students with a wealth of diverse, meaningful and transformative educational experiences.   At Collingwood, we are uncommon, unbounded and unassuming. We seek teachers who think differently, who are willing to learn and who are experts in academics, arts, athletics or service.   We are seeking a Full Time  Learning Resource Specialist  for our Morven campus (Grades 8-12). The successful candidate will be an experienced, flexible, collaborative, and inspirational educator who is looking to become a part of a vibrant teaching and learning community. The position will start in August 2019. Responsibilities The Learning Resource Specialist works in collaboration with Middle and Senior School teachers to support students with psychoeducational assessments or Individual Educational Plans. This highly motivated individual will support all mainstream students who have Individualized Education Plans at the Morven campus; this includes working alongside teachers, supporting student learning in the classroom, updating IEPs, facilitating parent and student meetings and monitoring student progress. Qualifications Bachelor of Education in secondary education with teaching experience at the secondary level Master’s Degree or Diploma in Special Education or experience working in Special Education programs an asset The ability to read and interpret psychoeducational assessments and to create an Individualized Education Plan and monitor student progress Experience in differentiating instruction and assessment, as well as teaching and co-teaching learning strategies to support executive functioning and academic skills Excellent management, organizational, interpersonal and relationship skills Certified (or in the process of becoming certified) by the British Columbia Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch Our “Must Haves” Proven work ethic with utmost integrity Desire to excel and succeed Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self improvement (goal –oriented) Self motivated, energetic and fun We offer a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, including a RRSP matching program, along with one of the most beautiful locations in Canada to work! If this role sounds like a good fit, we would love to hear from you! Please submit a cover letter detailing your suitability for the position along with your resume, including three employment references, by April 26, 2019. We sincerely thank all applicants for your interest however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Collingwood School West Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School