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22/02/2019
York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an outstanding education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Position Summary We are inviting applications from Learning Strategies Teachers who have experience working closely with a team to provide a variety of support for students, teachers and parents and who are compassionate, creative and committed to an inclusive approach to student success. This individual, along with the members of the Learning Strategies Department, will work closely with teachers to develop and implement strategies for student success. This individual will also ensure that all stakeholders have a good understanding of how best to support students in meeting their learning goals. Along with being a learning strategies teacher, this individual will also be asked to be a Teacher Advisor each day and will have opportunities to be involved in the co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school. Qualifications and Experience Bachelor of Education British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent Special Education Qualifications and experience Five years teaching experience is an asset Three years experience in the role of a Learning Services/Resource Teacher in a Senior School Experience teaching students with specific needs, including learning disabilities and giftedness and meeting the diverse behavioural and emotional needs of students Knowledge of computer technology for the classroom Knowledge of BC Special Education policies and guidelines Student-Based Coaching and Co-Teaching experience as asset Desired Qualities and Competencies Strong knowledge of British Columbia curriculum and pedagogy Demonstrated experience as a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic educator Collaborative and flexible, supportive and effective team-player Ability to develop strong professional relationships with all stakeholders Strong interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills Expertise in a wide range of teaching and learning strategies Ability to co-plan with teachers to ensure students’ needs are being addressed effectively in the program and in all assessments Demonstrated experience assisting classroom teachers in providing appropriate accommodations to meet the needs of the students Knowledge of methods for evaluating and selecting instructional materials suitable for students with a variety of special needs Demonstrated ability to carry out a variety of assessments, including classroom observation, curriculum-based assessment and diagnostic teaching methods Demonstrated experience with the administration and interpretation of standardized, norm-referenced assessment instruments to Level B Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of an IEP in consultation with classroom teachers, parents, students, and community resource personnel Demonstrated experience facilitating sessions on how to help teachers meet students’ diverse needs in the classroom Strong understanding and experience with pedagogical approaches such as differentiation, curriculum based assessment and Understanding by Design Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement A criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement. York House School values diversity and provides an inclusive work environment. Closing Date: March 12, 2019
York House School Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
22/02/2019
Meadowridge is an independent, co-educational, secular day school offering an IB education to over 630 students ages 3 to 17 (JK to 12), in Maple Ridge, B.C. We are accredited by many agencies (provincial, national, and international) and we work rigorously to provide a world class education.  More importantly, we seek to help children reach their potential in an environment of care where they are dignified and treated with kindness. Our mission is to “live well with others and for others in a just community”. Our classrooms are located on a large campus with a 10-acre forest proximal to the classrooms.  Our students experience the world by doing.  Our physical spaces reflect the importance of movement, play and interaction with the outdoors.  Doors from classrooms provide access to natural spaces, including a community garden, green houses, a trail network and soon, a camp ground.  Our play spaces are vast and take into consideration of the developmental needs of children.  The IB Continuum is well-established at our school.  Many of our faculty are IB Academy Trainers.  Instructional excellence is supported by an MYP IB Coordintoar (0.5 FTE) and a PYP IB Coordinator (0.5 FTE) & Continuum Director of Teaching & Learning. There are approximately 266 students in the PYP and 278 students in the MYP.  We are an IB World Continuum School.  So, the IB Learner Profile is our guide for character development, inquiry is our central approach to learning and we really believe in the promise of education to create a better world.  We are accredited by the Council of International Schools which compliments well the global perspective inherent in the IB. Meadowridge School seeks a visionary, passionate, organized and hard-working PYP/MYP Music Teacher.  The position is salaried and full-time (1.0 FTE).  Remuneration is superior for this position and working conditions are as well.  You will find the environment to be fun, friendly and supportive of your efforts.   Duties: plan and deliver the core program requirements for their respective grade collaboratively plan and deliver International Baccalaureate (IB) Units that incorporate the BC curriculum monitor and support student’s academic, co-curricular, and personal growth nurture each child to discover their own talents, sense of purpose, sense of self and inner strength make an active contribution to our extensive co-curricular programs, and participate fully in the culture of our independent school community Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Education specializing in Music A valid BC teaching certificate (or eligibility to obtain) International Baccalaureate (IB) training and IB experience preferred Experience teaching at an independent school environment, an asset Must be highly collegial and a collaborative team player willing to work on parallel programming with grade partner Exceptional interpersonal skills to establish connections with students, parents and colleagues A strong aptitude in differentiated learning styles and a passion for educating the whole student Demonstrated commitment to integrating technology purposefully to transform learning Strong knowledge of inquiry-based and project-based learning approaches Demonstrated passion for innovation and creativity in education Highly reflective and committed to continuous professional growth and improvement We are an exemplary employer – providing a fun, engaging and supportive place to work!  Meadowridge School offers a comprehensive total compensation package and the opportunity to work with an exceptional community of professionals.  Interested candidates should submit a resume, teaching certificate issued by the BC TRB, cover letter indicating personal strengths and accomplishments. We thank all candidates for their interest however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Meadowridge School Maple Ridge, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
22/02/2019
GRADE 6 HOMEROOM TEACHER JUNIOR SCHOOL Full-time, 1.0 FTE Starting September 1, 2019   York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an outstanding education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.    Position Summary York House School is inviting applications from creative, innovative and qualified Elementary Teachers committed to providing an exceptional 21st-century learning environment for our girls. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in instructional and assessment practices, a passion for teaching, and a strong understanding of how girls learn. This teaching position involves teaching full-time Grade 6 in the Junior School.  Homeroom teachers enable an environment that is conducive to girls learning. It is recognized that teachers provide services to the school in both curricular, and extra-curricular activities.   Qualifications Bachelor of Education British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent Familiarity with new BC Curriculum is an asset Elementary / Intermediate school qualification Experience in teaching  Math and Science is essential Minimum of three years of Elementary / Intermediate teaching experience Coaching and/or extra-curricular experience is an asset Desired Qualities and Competencies Strong knowledge of British Columbia Curriculum and pedagogy Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning, developing critical 21st-century global capacities Demonstrated experience as an inspiring, innovative and enthusiastic educator Collaborative and flexible, supportive and effective team player Ability to develop strong professional relationships with all stakeholders Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills Strong organizational and time-management skills Demonstrated commitment to educating the whole student Demonstrated ability to integrate technology purposefully to transform learning Demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction and assessment practices to meet the needs of individual learners Experience with using Understanding by Design as a framework to teach for deeper understanding Experience using an inquiry-based and project-based learning approach Demonstrated passion for innovation and creativity in education Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement To learn more about this exceptional community please visit us at www.yorkhouse.ca . A criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement. York House School values diversity and provides an inclusive work environment.   Closing Date:  March 9, 2019   We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview.
York House School Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
21/02/2019
Southridge is a co-ed, independent day school located in South Surrey, British Columbia with 680 students enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 12. We have a tradition of developing well-rounded students who have a love of learning, strong moral character, and confidence to make the world a better place. Southridge is affectionately described as ‘a lighthearted place of serious purpose’ and we want you to know…it’s true! If you’re passionate about working in an energizing environment with colleagues that value building strong relationships; fostering strong minds and good hearts through student-centered teaching and learning; and being a part of a great community that has fun and strives to make a difference, we want to hear from you! POSITION DESCRIPTION:   SENIOR SCHOOL UNIVERSITY COUNSELLOR (FULL-TIME) We are currently inviting applications for the position of Senior School University Counsellor. This position is full-time (1.0 FTE) and will commence September 1, 2019. Working as part of the school’s Student Support Services department, the University Counsellor is responsible for helping students evaluate and realize educational and career options while providing advice and support to students in university planning, selection and the application process. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provide a counselling programme that informs, educates and advises students and parents in the university planning, selection and application process. Assist with the application process, resulting in admission to one or more of a students preferred university/college options. Emphasize and develop the ability of each student as a leader and primary decision-maker in the process of gaining university admission. Teach Career Education. In partnership with the Director of University Counselling coordinate and plan the summer internship program. As the Graduation Coordinator, plan and organize fundraising events while honoring school traditions. QUALIFICATIONS Training and experience in counselling Senior School students on university and college applications and criteria Experience with Canadian, US and UK university admissions procedures Eligibility for teacher certification in BC independent schools Familiarity with independent school culture Comfortable working in a technology rich environment Effective interpersonal skills to establish connections, build trust and rapport with students and parents Desire to help students achieve personal success Proven work ethic and a high level of integrity Excellent professionalism Superior oral and written communication skills High level of initiative, energy and motivation Southridge offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Preferred candidates may be required to complete a satisfactory Criminal Records Check.   The closing date for this posting is February 25, 2019.   To learn more about our school, explore our website: southridge.bc.ca.   We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.  
Southridge School Surrey, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
21/02/2019
MATHEMATICS TEACHER Senior School (Gr.8-12) 1.0 FTE, Full time Starting September 1, 2019   York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an outstanding education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.    Position Summary York House School is inviting applications from compassionate, innovative and qualified Math Teachers committed to providing an exceptional 21st century learning environment for our students. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence and innovation in instructional and assessment practices, a passion for teaching, and a strong understanding of how girls learn best. This individual may also fulfill the role of Teacher Advisor each day and will have opportunities to be involved in the co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school. This is a full-time position teaching Math classes within the Senior School.   Qualifications Bachelor of Education Master’s degree in Mathematics or equivalent is an asset British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent Secondary school qualifications Five years teaching senior level math courses is preferred Experience teaching Advanced Placement courses is an asset Independent School experience is an asset Coaching and/or extra-curricular experience is an asset Desired Qualities and Competencies Strong knowledge of British Columbia Curriculum and pedagogy Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning, developing critical 21st-century global capacities Demonstrated experience as a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic educator Collaborative and flexible, supportive and effective team player Ability to develop strong professional relationships with all stakeholders Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills Strong organizational and time-management skills Demonstrated commitment to educating the whole student Demonstrated ability to integrate technology purposefully to transform learning Demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction and assessment practices to meet the needs of individual learners Experience with using Understanding by Design as a framework to teach for deeper understanding Experience using an inquiry-based and project-based learning approach Demonstrated passion for innovation and creativity in education Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement   To learn more about this exceptional community please visit us at www.yorkhouse.ca . A criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement. York House School values diversity and provides an inclusive work environment.   Closing Date: March 6, 2019   We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview.
York House School Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
20/02/2019
REPORTS TO :  Head of Junior School START DATE:   August 26, 2019 CONTRACT:   Full-time (1.0), 1 year term TEACHING AT WPGA At WPGA, we focus on the individual child, the whole person and a balanced life. We give each student transformative 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 Our Primary Teacher is a valued member of our Junior School community who, with the support of the school leadership and teaching teams, provides future-focused, engaging program delivery and a warm, supportive learning environment to their classroom of learners. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES Plan and create student learning that incorporate BC Curriculum’s objectives, including STEM and design thinking Use ATLAS, WPGA’s curriculum mapping tool to plan, collaborate and reflect Assess student learning using formative and summative methods, incorporating feedback, student reflection and formal reporting, to grow and develop skills Use information in Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to develop strategies and support learning Personalize learning opportunities for students Work collaboratively with colleagues to support the development of integrated lessons and units 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 homeroom teachers/parents when required Incorporate appropriate technology use Develop a positive, safe culture through actions and words Integrate social responsibility and kindness into daily teaching and routines. Be available to students outside of class time Implement and make regular connections to the CARE program (Citizenship, Attitude, Respect and Esteem) POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Possess or be in application of a valid BC Teaching Certificate Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification in education Understands and uses current literacy practices and teaching strategies Models a strong work ethic as well as high standards of commitment Fosters school mission, values and sense of community through student-centered decisions Effectively communicates with staff, parents and students Maintains professionalism through all school interactions and activities Values continual growth and development of school programs and curriculum Participates in reflective practice and attends regular professional development TO APPLY Please email a cover letter and résumé by March 31, 2019.
West Point Grey Academy Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
20/02/2019
REPORTS TO:   Head of Junior School START DATE:   August 26, 2019 CONTRACT:   Full-time (1.0), 1 year term TEACHING AT WPGA At WPGA, we focus on the individual child, the whole person and a balanced life. We give each student transformative 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 Our French Teacher is a valued member of our Junior School community who, with the support of the school leadership and teaching teams, provides future-focused, engaging program delivery and a warm, supportive learning environment to their classroom of learners. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES Plan and create student learning that incorporate BC Curriculum’s objectives, including STEM and design thinking Use ATLAS, WPGA’s curriculum mapping tool to plan, collaborate and reflect Assess student learning using formative and summative methods, incorporating feedback, student reflection and formal reporting, to grow and develop skills Use information in Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to develop strategies and support learning Personalize learning opportunities for students Work collaboratively with colleagues to support the development of integrated lessons and units 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 homeroom teachers/parents when required Incorporate appropriate technology use Develop a positive, safe culture through actions and words Integrate social responsibility and kindness into daily teaching and routines. Be available to students outside of class time Implement and make regular connections to the CARE program (Citizenship, Attitude, Respect and Esteem) POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Possess or be in application of a valid BC Teaching Certificate Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification in education Formal program in teaching French as a second language Multilingual proficiency an asset Understanding of DELF and the AIM program an asset Models a strong work ethic as well as high standards of commitment Fosters school mission, values and sense of community through student-centered decisions Effectively communicates with staff, parents and students Maintains professionalism through all school interactions and activities Values continual growth and development of school programs and curriculum Participates in reflective practice and attends regular professional development TO APPLY Please email a cover letter and résumé by March 31, 2019. 
West Point Grey Academy Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
20/02/2019
Fraser Academy is seeking a permanent full-time Middle/Senior Math Teacher to join our team of educators starting as soon as possible.   Fraser Academy is a fully accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in Grades 2-12 with language-based learning disabilities. These students are taught in small class sizes with up to ten students. Each student receives one-to-one language training daily and works with a variety of subject specialist teachers. Fraser Academy is also an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA). Position: Middle/Senior Math Teacher Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time Reports to: Director of Academics & Curriculum, and Head of Department   Job Summary   As a Math Teacher, you will play an important role in developing mathematical thinking in students, and promoting math throughout the school. You will work with a collaborative, dynamic team of educators and staff who are passionate about the success of all learners. This role requires someone who can adapt and adjust their teaching to meet the diverse needs of each learner and is passionate about student success. Excellent instructional practice and an eagerness to learn and grow as an educator are required for this role.   Opportunities Belong to and collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals Continue professional growth and learning through a variety of development opportunities Participate in field trips, outdoor education trips, athletics, clubs, and leadership development Responsibilities Plan, teach & assess your students Support the development of the IEP for each student in your classes Design and implement lessons that build core competencies and support growth in executive functioning and cognitive processing using in-school programs (training provided) Participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school Competencies Provides a dynamic, innovative, adaptive and enthusiastic learning experience to students Thrives in a collaborative, flexible and supportive team environment Strong organizational, time management skills An active commitment to ongoing professional growth and development Exemplary communication in English (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (students, colleagues, parents) Passion for continuous improvement Requirements 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in a mathematics field of study 2+ years of experience teaching Math Work with students who have learning differences preferred Bachelor of Education BC Teacher certification (or equivalent), Independent school experience, and coaching/extracurricular experience are all assets. To apply please send your resume and cover letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!
Fraser Academy Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
20/02/2019
Exciting Opportunity for an Outstanding Educator Teacher, Applied Design, Skills & Technology, Junior School - Kindergarten - Grade 7 0.5 FTE  Maternity Leave Coverage Fixed-term contract  from August 27, 2019 to December 20, 2019 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 an experienced Junior School teacher to implement the Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies BC Curriculum during a maternity leave from January 2019 to June 2019. 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 an educator by joining this dynamic school community with motivated students, abundant resources, inspirational colleagues and supportive parents. Teaching and learning is guided and enriched by the principles of a student-centred, collaborative approach with an inquiry-based focus to deepen learning for young students.    Responsibilities: Implement the revised BC Curriculum, ADST Integrate the design cycle into the Kindergarten to Grade 7 program Plan, implement and assess design thinking, ideas and fabrication with classroom teachers as partners Work as a team with the design lab technician to prepare supplies Vision the use of the design space - Ideation and Fabrication Lab with the young learner in mind Integrate meaningful technology into the ADST program Enhance the experience for diverse learners Engage in ongoing teacher professional growth Participate in a comprehensive co-curricular program Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience: B.C. Ministry of Education Certification Bachelor of Education, elementary school focus An interest in tinkering and making Background, education and passion that highlights the Design Cycle Independent school experience an asset Demonstrated awareness of the learning styles of girls Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively Demonstrated ability to be innovative and flexible Employment and Application Details: 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 by March 6, 2019.  We will review applications as soon as they are submitted. 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