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Queen Margaret’s School  is accepting applications for an Intermediate Core French Teacher to join our faculty, beginning August 27, 2018. Experience in teaching using a wide range of technologies is an asset. The candidate must possess or be eligible for Teacher certification through the BC Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch. The successful candidate will: Have a minimum of two years proven success in teaching French Have a passion for the language and the ability to generate enthusiasm for its use among students Be current in the use of instructional strategies that promote understanding Teachers interested in joining Queen Margaret’s School community must embrace the ethos of an independent school education, develop positive relationships with all community members, and contribute to a collaborative learning community. Dedicated time for collaborating with a team to design and implement cross-curricular units of study throughout the year is provided. Resume submissions must include proof of teacher certification and degrees obtained. Responsibilities: Plan and teach engaging and relevant lessons to Intermediate students, adhering to the BC Education Plan and the QMS mission, vision and values Differentiate to accommodate diverse student learning needs Create a safe and nurturing classroom environment in which all students feel valued and respected Use technology effectively to support student learning Report on progress formally using MyEd BC and informally with families on a regular basis Develop cross-curricular links through regular, collaborative planning meetings Bring energy, enthusiasm and a love for learning to the classroom Contribute to planning and delivery of special events Take part in all professional development activities, including staff meetings Lead co-curricular assignments with enthusiasm Model the core values of the school Collaborate with peers to support a student-centered learning environment *Be a role model for students Qualifications: The following are requirements for this position: Graduate of a recognized B.Ed program Proof of BC Ministry of Education Teacher Certification Experience teaching Intermediate students Commitment to continuous  professional growth and professional learning Strong knowledge base and experience with differentiated teaching and student-centered assessment practices Demonstrated experience with innovative practices including the integration of educational technology tools Demonstrated ability to develop strong learning relationships through the provision of a safe and trusting learning environment Ability to work effectively in a culturally responsive teaching environment Understanding of British Columbia's redesigned K-9 curriculum and the objectives of competency based education Willingness to regularly engage in experiential learning experiences Strong organizational and communication skills; ability to communicate and develop relationships with a wide array of stakeholders, including students, parents, colleagues, community members and other QMS team members A commitment to the co-curricular, athletic, and/or service experiences that are inherent to an independent school community. Preferences will be given to candidates who also have the following skills and qualifications: Standard First Aid certification or above Valid driver’s license and clean driver abstract
Queen Margaret's School Duncan, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
Southridge is a co-ed, independent day school located in South Surrey, BC with 688 students enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Our mission is to develop well-rounded students with the love of learning, integrity, character and confidence to realize their full potential and make a difference in the world. Southridge has affectionately been described as ‘a lighthearted place of serious purpose’ and we want you to know…it’s true! If you’re interested in working in an energizing environment with a team of dedicated professionals who like to work hard and have fun, please keep reading… POSITION DESCRIPTION:  RECEPTIONIST – SENIOR SCHOOL (PERMANENT, FULL-TIME) We are currently inviting applications for the full-time position of Receptionist- Senior School. Working Monday to Friday, the Receptionist supports the school on a 12-month cycle. As the first point of contact, you will greet visitors in person and over the phone and will create a welcoming reception area as well as supporting a variety of operational activities for the School and Administration Office. This role will require you to be highly organized, efficient, and resourceful.   You must feel comfortable working on the front line in a fast-paced environment and possess outstanding organizational and multi-tasking abilities – all with a high degree of professionalism.  If you are service -oriented with a helpful and positive attitude, who possesses a ‘roll up your sleeves and help’ approach, this might be the position for you. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Ensure smooth and efficient operation of the Senior School reception area. • Maintain the front office as a welcoming formal reception area for visitors and community members. • First point of contact for prospective families visiting the school. • Field admissions-related inquiries; answer incoming calls, greet potential constituents • Receive, direct and track all visitors to the Senior School ensuring the security protocol is communicated and adhered to. • In coordination with the Junior School Receptionist, manage the flow of all incoming telephone calls and direct them appropriately. • Oversee the sign-in/out logs • Maintain various schedule binders including teacher’s schedules, hourly/casual employee sign in binder and off campus excursion form binder • Receive and distribute all incoming mail, deliveries, and faxes; administer courier pick-ups and deliveries as well as maintain Senior School faculty mailboxes. • Maintain, receive and distribute office supplies (including letterhead, report card stationery and paper) for the Senior School. • Attend to sick and injured students, contacting parents when necessary; maintain the first aid room; order supplies, dispense and log medication according to school policy. • Ensure accident reports are completed for injuries sustained on school property. • Order, receive and catalogue textbooks for the Senior School. • Maintain photocopiers, fax machines and postage machine in the Senior School. • Responsible for daily attendance, daily attendance reports, daily attendance records, tracking attendance irregularities and reporting them to the Head of the Senior School as well as ensuring extended student absence notes are logged and printed for filing. • Input daily attendance for senior school teachers-on-call and maintain teacher-on-call sign-in binder. • Maintain and update the Senior School Receptionist Duties Manual. • Book all school transportation and organize drivers for busses and cargo van.   SCHOOL COMMUNITY • Work with the Junior School Receptionist to produce annual attendance report for audit. • Assist with mail outs and correspondence. • Provide occasional clerical and administrative support as required. • Support evacuation procedures for fire, earthquake and lockdown as required. • Maintain and track sick leave database for both Senior and Junior faculty. • Support for LEW week and service trips. • Support the Advancement and Admissions departments at fundraising events i.e. Gala, Golf Tournament and Open House, as well as senior school functions like Mini School Night, parent teacher interviews, awards ceremonies and commencement. • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Head of the Senior School or Assistant Head of the Senior School.   QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum of two years related work experience; previous experience in a not-for-profit environment would be an asset. • Certified in standard first aid. • Outstanding interpersonal skills, a warm and welcoming manner and the ability to communicate effectively by phone or in person. • Flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, busy environment where interruptions can be constant. • Observant and aware of what is happening in and around the school. • Excellent computer skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office • Ability to calmly and confidently deal with children and understand the Southridge ethos and approach. • Personable and professional manner when representing the School to parents, students and visitors. • Ability to work collaboratively with minimum supervision and function well as part of an administrative support team.   Southridge offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  Preferred candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory Criminal Records Check.
Southridge School Surrey, BC, Canada Other K-12 School
Career Counsellor Senior School (Gr. 8-12) 1.0 FTE Full time Starting September 2018 Position Summary: As a member of our Counselling team and Faculty, reporting to the Director of Experiential Learning, the Career Counsellor will empower students to discover their academic and personal strengths and interests to plan for their future. This individual will continue to develop and teach our Career Education Courses for Grades 8 through 12. The successful candidate will also help students (and parents) with finding the right post-secondary program and with facilitating the University Application process.   Responsibilities: Teach Career Education Develop Career Education Courses and Graduation Transition, with the new BC curriculum, for Grades 8 through 12 Work collaboratively with Counsellors and faculty to facilitate Career Education Courses Work with Counsellors and faculty to assess and  track students’ completion of  Career Education Courses Lead a team to develop the YHS Capstone Project and track students completion of the project Coordinate guest speakers and expert panels for career exploration Work collaboratively with the Director of Experiential Learning to develop a mentorship and internship program Course Planning/Academic Advising Provide guidance to students and parents of students in grades 10 - 12 with respect to post-secondary school options, including the application and admission procedures Work particularly closely with senior students (Gr. 11 & 12) and parents throughout the post-secondary application process Meet with students to facilitate the course selection processes, ensuring that prerequisites are met, and assist with scheduling issues University Applications Process Work collaboratively with the Director of University Admissions to help facilitate the University application process Support students in developing personal portfolios and preparing for interviews and scholarship applications Support Grade 12 girls and their parents in understanding the university selection process Other Responsibilities Performs the role of Teacher Advisor Other duties as assigned to support the implementation of the strategic plan May be asked to cover classes as needed Attend a variety of key school functions related to the Senior School   Qualities and Qualifications: A passion for learning about others and understanding a diverse range of jobs and careers Knowledge of the BC Curriculum and latest trends in educational research and pedagogy. Ability to initiate new ideas. Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning, developing critical 21st-century global competencies Demonstrated experience as a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic educator A proven track record of the sustained commitment to professional growth and improvement Diplomatic, tactful, courteous and calm when dealing with challenges Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with all stakeholders (students, parents, staff, faculty, business owners and employees) Demonstrated exceptional organizational, planning and time management skills Highly self-motivated, resourceful and detail-oriented Bachelor of Education Master’s degree or equivalent is an asset British Columbia Teachers certification A minimum of five years of Secondary teaching (Gr. 8 to 12) Post-secondary university admission/placement experience is an asset Independent School experience is an asset Coaching and/or extra-curricular experience is an asset A criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement.
York House School Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
POSITION: Vice Principal, Junior School Learning REPORTS TO: Head of Junior School START DATE: August 27, 2018 CONTRACT: Full-time (1.0), Continuing     POSITION SUMMARY     As a member of the Junior School Leadership Team, the VP of Learning is responsible for overseeing curriculum mapping, planning and coordination for JK through Grade 7. Working closely with the Assistant Head of Junior School, the VP of Learning acts as an instructional coach to Junior School teachers, facilitating teaching growth and reflection. This position ensures the continual growth and development of school programs and curriculum while using a student-centered focus to foster WPGA’s mission, core values and sense of community.     DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES   In collaboration with the JS Leadership Team, provide mentorship and coaching to teachers through: Encouraging the flow of curriculum and philosophies through the grade levels Attending grade meetings and fostering positive connections between the grade levels Facilitating teacher professional growth plans and monitoring progress towards goals Conducting mini visits and regular meetings Engaging in professional dialogue Ensuring best practices in, and timely completion of, assessment and reporting Managing the curriculum mapping program (Atlas) and ensure effective curriculum reflective practices Arranging school-wide and grade-wide professional development opportunities Keeping up to date with current approaches to teaching and learning – collaborate with teaching staff to implement changes and new methods Provide coaching and support to Department Heads through: Chairing DH meetings Acting as a sounding board for DHs to share ideas and move them forward Works as a collaborative member of the Junior School Leadership Team in: Creating efficient systems for scheduling, reporting, student supervision and student support services Effectively communicating school procedures, processes and practices with staff, parents and students Working closely with the Senior School Vice Principal of Learning to ensure a smooth transition for students between Junior and Senior School Managing the day-to-day procedures and logistics of the Junior School Assisting in the recruitment and onboarding of new faculty Oversee student-led conferences and parent-teacher interviews Managing multiple Junior School budgets, including professional development and supplies Working with the WPGA community, CAIS, ISABC and other organizations to develop a network of expertise and promote the WPGA brand   POSITION QUALIFICATIONS   A Master’s Degree in Education (coursework or specialization in Educational Leadership or Curriculum Development is an asset) Teaching experience in a K to Grade 7 classroom Thorough knowledge of the BC Curriculum for K to Grade 7 Proven track record of teaching achievements Alignment with WPGA’s mission and core values Commitment to future-focused, student-centered learning Exemplary professionalism Top notch communication skills, both oral and written Possess natural leadership skills with a high level of initiative, energy and commitment Proactive and innovative approach to solving problems
West Point Grey Academy Vancouver, BC, Canada Management / Administration K-12 School
Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Teacher Education/Teacher Assistant, Junior School Full Time - 40 Hours per week   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 a 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 community - including you.   Crofton House School is seeking two experienced education/teacher assistants to work with teachers in Senior Kindergarten classrooms. You will be part of a collaborative teaching team supporting the positive growth and development of young girls in the Junior School. Fulfill your vision as a teaching assistant by joining this dynamic school community with motivated students, abundant resources, enriching professional development opportunities, inspirational colleagues and supportive parents. Teaching and learning is guided and enhanced by the principles of a student-centred, collaborative approach with an inquiry-based focus to deepen learning for young students.    Responsibilities: Assist Kindergarten teachers in performing specific tasks and responsibilities Assist in providing individual and small group instruction Support individual children as required Prepare instructional materials and classroom visual displays Work in collaboration with teachers to organize enriching programs Support the creation of a play based learning environment Supervise children at lunch and at play outside Qualifications: Education Assistant Certificate/Diploma or equivalent Previous experience an asset Awareness of the learning styles of girls and young women Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively Excellent communication skills Flexible and innovative in approaching challenge Highly organized with attention to detail Strong time management skills  Employment and Application Details:   The appointment is effective September 2018 (orientation on August 28, 2018). We offer competitive compensation and generous support for professional, educational and leadership development. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada. 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 Other K-12 School
ONE YEAR APPOINTMENT, PART-TIME (0.77 FTE) STARTING SEPTEMBER 2018 This role, commencing September 2018, will complement a strong and passionate English Department in the delivery of our English Language Arts program across grades 9 to 12 and including the Advanced Placement level. The successful candidate will have the following skills, background and interest: • Passion for English literature as a discipline; • Advanced Placement English courses would be an asset; • Experience and familiarity with the redesigned BC Ministry of Education English Language Arts curriculum from grades 9 to 12; • Passion for creative writing and guiding young writers; • Understanding and appreciation of a wide variety of English writing and communication skills; • Understanding of creative and innovative teaching strategies; • Experience and aptitude in integrating technology into the learning experience; • A global education perspective; • A commitment to student advisory in the role of a homeroom teacher and the co-curricular life of the school; • Collaboration within a dynamic educational team Responsibilities Include: • Involvement within and outside of the department on curricular and co-curricular endeavours in a multi-grade setting; • Continuously reflecting on the program and with the input of students, faculty and parents determining future directions; • Serving as a Homeroom Advisor to a group of students who meet regularly in homeroom for pastoral care and support; • Liaising with teaching faculty, parents and administration as an advocate for students; • Contributing to the co-curricular life of the school. Application Details: Applicants must be eligible to teach in British Columbia. For each position, applicants are requested to supply a resume with references, accompanied by a cover letter outlining the candidate’s particular strengths and how the candidate is well-suited to teaching in a rich academic programme.
St. Michaels University School Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School