Stratford Hall
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Stratford Hall educates students to the highest global standards, through the programs of the International Baccalaureate.

30/05/2019
      Date: May 2019      Position : Educational Assistant (Instructional)-Senior School Learning Support Department: Faculty Division: Senior School Reports to: Principal Interfaces with:  Students, teachers, and the entire school community   Introduction Stratford Hall, an independent, K-12 IB World School, invites applications from individuals who wish to join our dynamic team. Located in Vancouver, BC, the School is home to 530 students and a faculty and staff of over 85 teachers and support staff. Our graduates attend the top post-secondary schools in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Stratford Hall was the first IB continuum school in BC and has a rich tradition of educational excellence in the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.   Position Rationale Working collaboratively with teachers and other support staff, and under the management of the Principal, Educational Assistants support teachers by assisting students with learning tasks, organizing the learning environment, providing pastoral care for students, and/or performing other duties as assigned by teachers or the Principal. As key members of the staff, Educational Assistants contribute to the development and overall improvement of the School. Educational Assistants see themselves as an important part of the school community, interacting with colleagues from across the school. As Stratford Hall has a strong focus on information and communication technologies, Educational Assistants are competent and confident users of computer applications relevant to both classroom administration procedures and the instructional program.   Key Duties and Responsibilities 1. Teaching and Learning Work directly with students in small groups or one to one in order to reinforce concepts and skills introduced by the teacher and implement instructional programs designed by the teacher Ensure students are actively engaged in their own learning Empower students to feel responsible and take action Support students in the pursuit of open-ended inquiry and real-life investigations Accommodate the individual needs of students as directed May be required to administer medications and carry out emergency procedures 2. Management Assist in organizing events specific to a grade/class/subject area Provide meaningful and timely communication to teachers Assist in monitoring student attendance, behaviour and progress Inform the appropriate ‘person of responsibility’ of concerns regarding parents, staff or students Take responsibility for classroom displays as directed Create and prepare teaching resources as directed Maintain resources and storage areas as directed Actively supervise students during recess, lunch break, or at other times as required   3. Professional Appraisal and Development Engage in professional development Actively participate in constructive professional appraisal Seek and act upon constructive feedback and advice 4. Involvement in the Wider School Community Take an active role within the school community by making a conscious effort to interact with all staff and be aware of current school events and initiatives Positively support school initiatives organized by staff, students or parents through active participation and promotion within classrooms Promote school unity by attending staff social functions when possible Attend special events such as Meet the Teacher Night, concerts, sports day, etc., as required Attend school camps, experience trips and field trips as required Assist in the preparation of assembly presentations Attend and actively participate in scheduled meetings Take an active involvement in committees and co-curricular activities Take positive action to ensure the school is clean and well maintained, classrooms are neat and attractive and displays in classrooms and general purpose areas reflect the pursuit of excellence   At times Educational Assistants may be requested to take on further duties as requested by their supervisor or the school administration.   Preferred attributes Strong communication skills in English Strong organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team Ability to operate a variety of office and school equipment, including equipment specific to the needs of the students Ability to use judgment when providing information   Qualifications Education: require a high school diploma; prefer undergraduate degree; additional qualification or training in education is an asset Work experience: previous work experience with children, preferably in a school setting   Terms of Employment An Educational Assistant will work full time on all days in which school is in session and on professional development days for teachers. Annual salary will be determined by the Head of School in conjunction with the Director of Finance and Operations and will be commensurate with the employee’s experience and training. All other terms of employment not covered in this position profile are outlined in the Employment Agreement.   Hours and Duties Under the Educational Assistant category of employee, there are various roles available. The hours and duties vary depending on the position.   EA - Senior School Learning Support Hours of work: 8:00am to 4:00pm; supervision of Study Centre 2 days/week until 5:00pm Support reading comprehension and written expression in small groups and one to one settings Previous IB experience and familiarity with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) an asset The ideal candidate will also have a familiarity with scaffolding strategies for reading and writing, i.e. pre-reading/pre-writing strategies, graphic organizers, etc.   Application Process: All applicants should submit a current CV/résume and cover letter, attention Principal, to careers@stratfordhall.ca
Stratford Hall Vancouver, BC, Canada K-12 School
30/05/2019
      Date: May 2019      Position: Educational Assistant (Instructional)-IDEA Lab  Department: Faculty Division: Junior or Senior School Reports to: Principal Interfaces with:  Students, teachers, and the entire school community Introduction Stratford Hall, an independent, K-12 IB World School, invites applications from individuals who wish to join our dynamic team. Located in Vancouver, BC, the School is home to 530 students and a faculty and staff of over 85 teachers and support staff. Our graduates attend the top post-secondary schools in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Stratford Hall was the first IB continuum school in BC and has a rich tradition of educational excellence in the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. Position Rationale Working collaboratively with teachers and other support staff, and under the management of the Principal, Educational Assistants support teachers by assisting students with learning tasks, organizing the learning environment, providing pastoral care for students, and/or performing other duties as assigned by teachers or the Principal. As key members of the staff, Educational Assistants contribute to the development and overall improvement of the School. Educational Assistants see themselves as an important part of the school community, interacting with colleagues from across the school. As Stratford Hall has a strong focus on information and communication technologies, Educational Assistants are competent and confident users of computer applications relevant to both classroom administration procedures and the instructional program.   Key Duties and Responsibilities 1. Teaching and Learning Work directly with students in small groups or one to one in order to reinforce concepts and skills introduced by the teacher and implement instructional programs designed by the teacher Ensure students are actively engaged in their own learning Empower students to feel responsible and take action Support students in the pursuit of open-ended inquiry and real-life investigations Accommodate the individual needs of students as directed May be required to administer medications and carry out emergency procedures   2. Management Assist in organizing events specific to a grade/class/subject area Provide meaningful and timely communication to teachers Assist in monitoring student attendance, behaviour and progress Inform the appropriate ‘person of responsibility’ of concerns regarding parents, staff or students Take responsibility for classroom displays as directed Create and prepare teaching resources as directed Maintain resources and storage areas as directed Actively supervise students during recess, lunch break, or at other times as required   3. Professional Appraisal and Development Engage in professional development Actively participate in constructive professional appraisal Seek and act upon constructive feedback and advice   4. Involvement in the Wider School Community Take an active role within the school community by making a conscious effort to interact with all staff and be aware of current school events and initiatives Positively support school initiatives organized by staff, students or parents through active participation and promotion within classrooms Promote school unity by attending staff social functions when possible Attend special events such as Meet the Teacher Night, concerts, sports day, etc., as required Attend school camps, experience trips and field trips as required Assist in the preparation of assembly presentations Attend and actively participate in scheduled meetings Take an active involvement in committees and co-curricular activities Take positive action to ensure the school is clean and well maintained, classrooms are neat and attractive and displays in classrooms and general purpose areas reflect the pursuit of excellence At times Educational Assistants may be requested to take on further duties as requested by their supervisor or the school administration.   Preferred attributes Strong communication skills in English Strong organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team Ability to operate a variety of office and school equipment, including equipment specific to the needs of the students Ability to use judgment when providing information   Qualifications Education: require a high school diploma; prefer undergraduate degree; additional qualification or training in education is an asset Work experience: previous work experience with children, preferably in a school setting   Terms of Employment An Educational Assistant will work full time on all days in which school is in session and on professional development days for teachers. Annual salary will be determined by the Head of School in conjunction with the Director of Finance and Operations and will be commensurate with the employee’s experience and training. All other terms of employment not covered in this position profile are outlined in the Employment Agreement.   Hours and Duties Under the Educational Assistant category of employee, there are various roles available. The hours and duties vary depending on the position.   EA - IDEA Lab (Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurial and the Arts) Hours of work: 8:00am to 4:00pm The allocation of time in this role is divided equally into: Supporting students as required within a classroom setting Supporting teachers with instruction and with the organization of the classroom and instructional materials (set up and/or take down) Co-curricular duties: sponsor or assist with two clubs/activities (two out of three terms during the year), which will meet after school or during lunch The ideal candidate will have experience and interest in any of the following: woodworking, coding, small electronics, interactive digital arts, robotics and design thinking Experience with Adobe Creative Suite Apps (e.g. Indesign, Illustrator) is preferred   Application Process: All applicants should submit a current CV/résume and cover letter, attention Principal, to careers@stratfordhall.ca
Stratford Hall Vancouver, BC, Canada K-12 School
30/05/2019
        Date: May 2019                                                          Position: Educational Assistant (Instructional) - Junior School Learning Support Reports to : Principal      Department: Faculty                                                    Interfaces with: Students, teachers, and the entire school community Division: Junior School Classification : Permanent   Introduction Stratford Hall, an independent, K-12 IB World School, invites applications from individuals who wish to join our dynamic team. Located in Vancouver, BC, the School is home to 530 students and a faculty and staff of over 85 teachers and support staff. Our graduates attend the top post-secondary schools in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Stratford Hall was the first IB continuum school in BC and has a rich tradition of educational excellence in the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.   Position Rationale: Working collaboratively with teachers and other support staff, and under the management of the Principal, Educational Assistants support teachers by assisting students with learning tasks, organizing the learning environment, providing pastoral care for students, and/or performing other duties as assigned by teachers or the Principal. As key members of the staff, Educational Assistants contribute to the development and overall improvement of the School. Educational Assistants see themselves as an important part of the school community, interacting with colleagues from across the school. As Stratford Hall has a strong focus on information and communication technologies, Educational Assistants are competent and confident users of computer applications relevant to both classroom administration procedures and the instructional program.     Key Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Teaching and Learning Work directly with students in small groups or one to one in order to reinforce concepts and skills introduced by the teacher and implement instructional programs designed by the teacher Ensure students are actively engaged in their own learning Empower students to feel responsible and take actionSupport students in the pursuit of open-ended inquiry and real-life investigations Accommodate the individual needs of students as directed May be required to administer medications and carry out emergency procedures 2. Management Assist in organizing events specific to a grade/class/subject area Provide meaningful and timely communication to teachers Assist in monitoring student attendance, behaviour and progress Inform the appropriate ‘person of responsibility’ of concerns regarding parents, staff or students Take responsibility for classroom displays as directed Create and prepare teaching resources as directed Maintain resources and storage areas as directed Actively supervise students during recess, lunch break, or at other times as required   3. Professional Appraisal and Development Engage in professional development Actively participate in constructive professional appraisal Seek and act upon constructive feedback and advice 4. Involvement in the Wider School Community Take an active role within the school community by making a conscious effort to interact with all staff and be aware of current school events and initiatives Positively support school initiatives organized by staff, students or parents through active participation and promotion within classrooms Promote school unity by attending staff social functions when possible Attend special events such as Meet the Teacher Night, concerts, sports day, etc., as required Attend school camps, experience trips and field trips as required Assist in the preparation of assembly presentations Attend and actively participate in scheduled meetings Take an active involvement in committees and co-curricular activities Take positive action to ensure the school is clean and well maintained, classrooms are neat and attractive and displays in classrooms and general purpose areas reflect the pursuit of excellence At times Educational Assistants may be requested to take on further duties as requested by their supervisor or the school administration.   Preferred attributes: Strong communication skills in English Strong organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team Ability to operate a variety of office and school equipment, including equipment specific to the needs of the students Ability to use judgment when providing information   Qualifications: Education: require a high school diploma; prefer undergraduate degree; additional qualification or training in education is an asset Work experience: previous work experience with children, preferably in a school setting   Terms of Employment: An Educational Assistant will work full time on all days in which school is in session and on professional development days for teachers. Annual salary will be determined by the Head of School in conjunction with the Director of Finance and Operations and will be commensurate with the employee’s experience and training. All other terms of employment not covered in this position profile are outlined in the Employment Agreement.   Hours and Duties: Under the Educational Assistant category of employee, there are various roles available. The hours and duties vary depending on the position.   EA - Junior School Learning Support Hours of work: 8:30am to 4:30pm Support students with learning tasks in small groups and one to one settings Collaborate with faculty to design and implement differentiated lessons, using methodologies such as Orton Gillingham Assist with diagnostic and benchmark assessments in literacy and numeracy Implement scaffolding strategies for reading and writing, i.e. pre-reading/pre-writing strategies, graphic organizers, etc. Implement and contribute to learning plans based on student Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Student Support Plans Support peer tutoring and other student support programs Participate in the co-curricular program from time to time as required A qualification in special education training is preferred   Application Process: All applicants should submit a current CV/résume and cover letter, attention Principal, to careers@stratfordhall.ca  
Stratford Hall Vancouver, BC, Canada K-12 School
30/05/2019
      Date: May 2019                                                            Department: Faculty Position: PYP Coordinator                                      Division: Junior School Reports to: Junior School Principal                    Classification: Parental Leave (August 22, 2019                                                                                              to October 5, 2020)                                                                                                                   Supervises: This role works closely with all PYP Teachers to ensure program is successful in all aspects Interfaces with: PYP students, teachers, parents, senior leaders, finance department, IBO, BC Association of IB World Schools (BCIBAWS)   Introduction Stratford Hall, an independent, K-12 IB World School, invites applications from individuals who wish to join our dynamic team. Located in Vancouver, BC, the School is home to 530 students and a faculty and staff of over 85 teachers and support staff. Our graduates attend the top post-secondary schools in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Stratford Hall was the first IB continuum school in BC and has a rich tradition of educational excellence in the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.   Position Rationale: Stratford Hall is authorized to teach the IB Continuum, which in many ways is viewed as a single program. However, the three separate programs require individual leadership, provided by the PYP, Middle Years Programme  (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) Coordinators. The Coordinators are responsible for the curriculum in each of their areas. Stratford Hall is authorized to operate by the British Columbia (BC) Ministry of Education. The PYP and MYP Coordinators ensure the School curriculum meets the Ministry standards. DP courses are given full equivalency by the Ministry of Education, and the DP Coordinator ensures courses offered by Stratford Hall meet the equivalency standards. The IB Coordinators also work with their teams to ensure the School meets the rigorous standards of Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS) of which Stratford Hall is a member.   For a full Job Description and application process please see our website: https://www.stratfordhall.ca/about-us/working-at-stratford-hall   
Stratford Hall Vancouver, BC, Canada K-12 School
16/05/2019
Job Description Title : Resource Teacher Department: Junior School Supervises : No Supervisory Duties Interfaces with : Students, teachers, and the entire school community Introduction Stratford Hall, an independent, K-12 IB World School, invites applications from individuals who wish to join our dynamic team. Located in Vancouver, BC, the School is home to 530 students and a faculty and staff of over 85 teachers and support staff. Our graduates attend the top post-secondary schools in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Stratford Hall was the first IB continuum school in BC and has a rich tradition of educational excellence in the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. Primary Accountability Under the management of the Principal, working collaboratively with teachers and other support staff, Resource Teachers enhance learning by supporting students, organizing the learning environment, providing pastoral care for students, and performing other duties as assigned by teachers or administrators. As key members of the faculty, Resource Teachers contribute to the development and overall improvement of the School. Key Duties and Responsibilities 1. Teaching and Learning Work in classrooms with small groups and individual students Recognize a variety of levels of language competency and maintain constant awareness of the needs of English language learners Ensure students are actively engaged in their own learning Empower students to feel responsible and take action Support teachers in the pursuit of open-ended inquiry and real-life investigations Accommodate special needs of students as directed Teach lessons as directed by the teacher or Principal 2. Management Assist in organizing events specific to the grade/class/subject area Provide meaningful and timely communication to faculty, staff and management Assist in monitoring student attendance, behaviour and progress Inform the appropriate ‘person of responsibility’ when issues or concerns arise Initiate and take responsibility for classroom displays as directed Create and prepare teaching resources as directed Maintain resources and storage areas as directed 3. Professional Appraisal and Development As instructed, engage in professional development in order to better understand the needs of students and the classroom instructional program Actively participate in constructive professional appraisal Seek and act upon constructive feedback and advice 4. Involvement in the Wider School Community Take an active role within the school community by making a conscious effort to interact with all staff and be aware of current school events and initiatives Positively support school initiatives organized by staff, students or parents through active participation and promotion within classrooms Promote school unity by attending staff social functions when possible Attend special events such as Meet the Teacher Night and concerts Assist in the preparation of assembly presentations Attend and actively participate in scheduled meetings Maintain an active presence in common areas and during scheduled supervision duties Take positive action to ensure the school is clean and well maintained, classrooms are neat and attractive and displays in classrooms and general purpose areas reflect the pursuit of excellence At times Resource Teachers may be requested to take on additional duties as assigned by the Principal. Days of work: Resource Teachers work on days on which teachers are at school, including the in-service days prior to the start of the school year and professional development days during the school year. Specific hours and duties for each Resource Teacher position Junior School Resource Teacher (RT) – Kindergarten to Grade 5 The hours of work are from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Responsibilities, in addition to teaching and support, include participation in the extra-curricular program. Junior School RTs should have a specialized skill in one more of the following areas: fluency in Spanish or another skill/attribute which adds value to the program, i.e. a speciality in the arts, learning support/gifted, early childhood, etc. Bachelor of Education, Elementary preferred Required qualifications: Education: typically Resource Teachers are newly qualified teachers, who are recent graduates from a Bachelor of Education program Strong written and verbal communication skills Team player with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Computer Literacy: computer literate with experience with G Suite All RTs will be trained in First Aid if they are not currently qualified All interested candidates should forward their resume addressed to the Junior School Principal in confidence to careers@stratfordhall.ca
Stratford Hall Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School
16/05/2019
Job Description Title: Resource Teacher Department:  Senior School Supervises : No Supervisory Duties Interfaces with: Students, teachers, and the entire school community Introduction Stratford Hall, an independent, K-12 IB World School, invites applications from individuals who wish to join our dynamic team. Located in Vancouver, BC, the School is home to 530 students and a faculty and staff of over 85 teachers and support staff. Our graduates attend the top post-secondary schools in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Stratford Hall was the first IB continuum school in BC and has a rich tradition of educational excellence in the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. Primary Accountability Under the management of the Principal, working collaboratively with teachers and other support staff, Resource Teachers enhance learning by supporting students, organizing the learning environment, providing pastoral care for students, and performing other duties as assigned by teachers or administrators. As key members of the faculty, Resource Teachers contribute to the development and overall improvement of the School. Key Duties and Responsibilities 1. Teaching and Learning Work in classrooms with small groups and individual students Recognize a variety of levels of language competency and maintain constant awareness of the needs of English language learners Ensure students are actively engaged in their own learning Empower students to feel responsible and take action Support teachers in the pursuit of open-ended inquiry and real-life investigations Accommodate special needs of students as directed Teach lessons as directed by the teacher or Principal 2. Management Assist in organizing events specific to the grade/class/subject area Provide meaningful and timely communication to faculty, staff and management Assist in monitoring student attendance, behaviour and progress Inform the appropriate ‘person of responsibility’ when issues or concerns arise Initiate and take responsibility for classroom displays as directed Create and prepare teaching resources as directed Maintain resources and storage areas as directed 3. Professional Appraisal and Development As instructed, engage in professional development in order to better understand the needs of students and the classroom instructional program Actively participate in constructive professional appraisal Seek and act upon constructive feedback and advice 4. Involvement in the Wider School Community Take an active role within the school community by making a conscious effort to interact with all staff and be aware of current school events and initiatives Positively support school initiatives organized by staff, students or parents through active participation and promotion within classrooms Promote school unity by attending staff social functions when possible Attend special events such as Meet the Teacher Night and concerts Assist in the preparation of assembly presentations Attend and actively participate in scheduled meetings Maintain an active presence in common areas and during scheduled supervision duties Take positive action to ensure the school is clean and well maintained, classrooms are neat and attractive and displays in classrooms and general purpose areas reflect the pursuit of excellence At times Resource Teachers may be requested to take on additional duties as assigned by the Principal. Days of work: Resource Teachers work on days on which teachers are at school, including the in-service days prior to the start of the school year and professional development days during the school year. Specific hours and duties for each Resource Teacher position Physical Education (PE), Athletics and Outdoor and Experiential Education (OEE) Hours are 8:00am to 4:00pm when students are at school. Responsibilities, in addition to teaching and support, include participating in the athletics program each term and a minimum of 2 overnight outdoor education trips during the year. Note that this position requires the Resource Teacher to participate in local OEE activities throughout the school year. PE and OEE RT’s will perform admin duties in relation to athletics Bachelor of Education preferred.  Required qualifications: Education: typically Resource Teachers are newly qualified teachers, who are recent graduates from a Bachelor of Education program Strong written and verbal communication skills Team player with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Computer Literacy: computer literate with experience with G Suite All RTs will be trained in First Aid if they are not currently qualified All interested candidates should forward their resume addressed to the Senior School Principal in confidence to careers@stratfordhall.ca
Stratford Hall Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School