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19/07/2018
Starting September 2018 Position Summary   Reporting to the Interim Director of Advancement & Communications and Marketing, the Advancement Events Officer will develop, execute, and support a wide variety of advancement related special events throughout the year. These events range in size and scope from small to large and require coordination both onsite as well as outside of the school. This role will also work closely with the Parents’ Association to support the execution of many of their fundraising and community building events.   Responsibilities Assist in the leadership and execution of small and larger scale high calibre events Work with Communications & Advancement teams to develop a calendar of events for the year Liaise with internal departments and committees to support event requirements Liaise with the Parents’ Association and attend meetings as required to support the coordination of events throughout the year Coordinate and support volunteer committees to ensure successful event execution Create detailed proposals, critical paths, run sheets, and budgets for all events Draft and prepare correspondence, event agendas, and assist in the coordination for the production of formal invitations and programs for special events Manage RSVP lists Ensure that event requirements are communicated to individual departments Coordinate with internal departments to ensure the availability of space and services Arrange audiovisual, security, parking, signage, photography, catering, bar services and liquor licenses, and décor for various events Coordinate with Facilities and Audio Visual and Technology teams, and outside suppliers as required (ie; caterers, rental companies etc) to fulfill event set-up requirements Assist with set-up and tear down of each event Ensure all financial information for events is processed in a timely and accurate manner and invoicing information is provided to the Finance department Work with Database Manager to ensure that event information and details for ticketed events are captured and processed in the Raiser’s Edge database, as appropriate Develop and improve upon procedures, processes, guidelines, and reference documents as they relate to events in conjunction with the Director of Communications & Marketing Support other functions within the Advancement department, as needed Support the Interim Director of Advancement & Communications and Marketing with administrative and planning tasks, as needed Work with the Communications team to develop collateral materials in support of events such as invitations, RSVPs, posters, and signage as necessary   Qualities Outgoing individual who is committed to building strong relationships with a variety of our constituent groups Ability to exercise absolute confidentiality when working with constituent/donor information Ability to demonstrate sound judgment, tact, diplomacy, and discretion in the performance of job duties Must exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously as well as work with and support others to complete projects and work within deadlines that may conflict Ability to establish rapport with volunteers, donors, alumnae, and staff Must pay meticulous attention to detail in all aspects of the job and be able to work independently to accomplish goals Must be available to attend meetings and functions after hours when necessary Strong interpersonal skills, including flexibility, patience, and integrity Must be willing to make the commitment to both the position and the organization, as it is requisite to building and sustaining relationships Desire to learn and grow in fundraising, friendraising, and development Ability to learn new systems quickly   Qualifications Post Secondary Education in a related discipline 2-4 years of experience managing events Experience working within a fundraising department is an asset Demonstrated computer literacy and competency in social media, Adobe suite, Microsoft Suite, Google products, and Raiser’s Edge Must have a valid BC Driver’s License (own vehicle is an asset) A criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement.   Closing date: August 17, 2018
York House School Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
19/07/2018
TEACHING AT WPGA At WPGA, we focus on the individual child, the whole person and a balanced life. We give each student trans-formative learning experiences rooted in inquiry, shaped by action and celebrated with joy. Teaching at WPGA is fulfilling, collaborative and dynamic. Our Leadership Teams support our educators to teach with confidence; create relevant, creative curriculum and programs; build meaningful relationships with students and families; and develop professionally. POSITION SUMMARY The Homeroom Teacher is the key point of contact for all students and parents.  The Homeroom teacher acts as mentor, role model, disciplinarian and counsellor for each student. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare course timelines and materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts. Prepare lesson plans with clear objectives that follow B.C. curriculum standards. Use information in Individualized Education Programmes (IEPs) to strategically adapt instructional materials. Work collaboratively with specialist teachers to support the development of integrated lessons and units. Present materials in logical manner and in appropriate quantities. Understand the principles of Attachment Theory and how they relate to teaching Maintain appropriate standards of behaviour, mutual respect, and safety within classroom. Uphold WPGA’s Code of Conduct, provide appropriate consequences and contact both/all sets of parents when required. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. Incorporate appropriate technology and media in lesson planning. Formal and informal on going assessment of students, including report cards, progress reports and marking. Develop a positive, safe culture through actions and words. Be the touchstone for parents, students and teachers. Ensures consistency across the grade and integration/reinforcement of other subjects. Organize daily schedules and course outlines for each student. Integrate social responsibility and kindness into daily teaching and routines. Monitor and address the behaviour and emotional needs of students and provide follow-up. Be available to students outside of class time. Implement and make regular connections to the CARE program (Citizenship, Attitude, Respect and Esteem). Attend and monitor behaviour at all concerts, theme nights and assemblies. Organize athletic and field trips, and collect notices, forms, Scholastic orders, book and supply order, and organize lockers. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Possess or be in application of a valid BC Teaching Certificate Models a strong work ethic as well as high standards of commitment Fosters school mission, values and sense of community through student-centred decisions Effectively communicates with staff, parents and students Maintains professionalism through all school interactions and activities Collaborates with colleagues in Junior and Senior School positions Values continual growth and development of school programs and curriculum Participates in reflective practice and attends regular professional development TO APPLY Please apply with a cover letter and résumé by August 3, 2018.
West Point Grey Academy Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
19/07/2018
At WPGA, we focus on the individual child, the whole person and a balanced life. We give each student trans-formative learning experiences rooted in inquiry, shaped by action and celebrated with joy. Teaching at WPGA is fulfilling, collaborative and dynamic. Our Leadership Teams support our educators to teach with confidence; create relevant, creative curriculum and programs; build meaningful relationships with students and families; and develop professionally. POSITION SUMMARY The Homeroom Teacher is the key point of contact for all students and parents.  The Homeroom teacher acts as mentor, role model, disciplinarian and counsellor for each student. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare course timelines and materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts. Prepare lesson plans with clear objectives that follow B.C. curriculum standards. Use information in Individualized Education Programmes (IEPs) to strategically adapt instructional ma-terials. Work collaboratively with specialist teachers to support the development of integrated lessons and units. Present materials in logical manner and in appropriate quantities. Understand the principles of Attachment Theory and how they relate to teaching Maintain appropriate standards of behaviour, mutual respect, and safety within classroom. Uphold WPGA’s Code of Conduct, provide appropriate consequences and contact both/all sets of parents when required. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. Incorporate appropriate technology and media in lesson planning. Formal and informal on going assessment of students, including report cards, progress reports and marking. Develop a positive, safe culture through actions and words. Be the touchstone for parents, students and teachers. Ensures consistency across the grade and integration/reinforcement of other subjects. Organize daily schedules and course outlines for each student. Integrate social responsibility and kindness into daily teaching and routines. Monitor and address the behaviour and emotional needs of students and provide follow-up. Be available to students outside of class time. Implement and make regular connections to the CARE program (Citizenship, Attitude, Respect and Esteem). Attend and monitor behaviour at all concerts, theme nights and assemblies. Organize athletic and field trips, and collect notices, forms, Scholastic orders, book and supply order, and organize lockers. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Possess or be in application of a valid BC Teaching Certificate Models a strong work ethic as well as high standards of commitment Fosters school mission, values and sense of community through student-centred decisions Effectively communicates with staff, parents and students Maintains professionalism through all school interactions and activities Collaborates with colleagues in Junior and Senior School positions Values continual growth and development of school programs and curriculum Participates in reflective practice and attends regular professional development TO APPLY Please apply with a cover letter and résumé by August 3, 2018.
West Point Grey Academy Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
19/07/2018
This position will provide administrative support to the Junior School and executive support to the Head of Junior School. The candidate will be the first point of contact for questions, concerns and requests addressed to the Junior School Leadership Team. A high degree of professionalism, with enthusiasm and decorum in presenting the school to all constituents is required.   DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES Executive Support Maintain and update calendars for the Junior School Leadership Team Arrange meetings for Leadership Team and prepare necessary documents Take meeting minutes Field parent communications for response by Leadership Team Prepare internal and external correspondence Edit and format school documents Collect and combine budget information for review Book travel and accommodation for Faculty & Leadership School Support Maintain and update main Junior School calendar Organize and order staff lunches Assist with special events and projects Back up reception as needed Back up phones/switchboard as needed POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Minimum 1-year experience in a similar administrative and/or executive assistant role Superior communication and interpersonal skills A positive attitude, with energy and a decorum that reflects WPGA’s values Self-motivated and proven record of achieving goals High degree of discretion and tact Strong administrative skills in computing and information presentation Strong technology skills, both database and office tools A resilient personality to deal with multiple and occasionally conflicting priorities. A dedication and commitment to the values and dynamic life of the school Knowledge of WH-Blackbaud software an asset Knowledge of CAIS and Independent School operations an asset Grades JK- 12 educational experience an asset To Apply: Please sent a cover letter and résumé by August 10, 2018.
West Point Grey Academy Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
19/07/2018
Enjoy the very best of both worlds by teaching the Canadian curriculum in fascinating China. The schools we are working with offer Canadian accredited high school programs in major cities across China and they still have a number of high school Math and Science teachers for August 2018. The students are eligible to graduate with a Canadian high school diploma, and they will typically attend a college or university in Canada or another English speaking country after graduation. The schools that we work with are looking for professional, academic-minded, certified, native English speaking teachers. A one-year contract is required, with room for growth and excellent benefits.
It's Academic Jobs and Recruiting Multiple,China Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
19/07/2018
Enjoy the very best of both worlds by teaching the Canadian curriculum in fascinating China. The schools we are working with offer Canadian accredited high school programs in major cities across China and they still have a number of high school English and Social Science teachers for August 2018. The students are eligible to graduate with a Canadian high school diploma, and they will typically attend a college or university in Canada or another English speaking country after graduation. The schools that we work with are looking for professional, academic-minded, certified, native English speaking teachers. A one-year contract is required, with room for growth and excellent benefits.
It's Academic Jobs and Recruiting Multiple,China Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School