York House School
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Located in the heart of Vancouver, York House School provides a progressive education for girls from JK to Grade 12. Since 1932, York House School has built its reputation on preparing girls to thrive and make a difference in the world.

15/03/2019
Physical and Health Education Teacher Senior School (Gr.8-12) Part Time , 0.4 FTE September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 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 exceptional education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Position Summary York House School is inviting applications from creative, innovative and qualified Physical Education 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 part-time PHE in the Senior School beginning in September 2019. This individual may also fulfill the role of Teacher Advisor each day. All members of the Physical Education department are expected to coach in the athletics program. Qualifications Bachelor of Education Master’s degree or equivalent is an asset British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent Secondary school qualifications, Physical Education Specialist or equivalent Five years of Secondary teaching experience is an asset Coaching certification is an asset Independent School experience is an asset Desired Qualities and Competencies Strong knowledge of British Columbia Curriculum and pedagogy including Teaching games for understanding Background and experience in promoting and developing all aspects of student health and wellness Knowledge and experience in developing programs to promote students’ self identity and emotional health 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 Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement To learn more about this exceptional community please visit us at www.yorkhouse.ca . York House School values diversity and provides an inclusive work environment. A criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement. Closing Date: April 1, 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
15/03/2019
Education Technology Coordinator Junior School Probationary, 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 Reporting to the Technology Integration and Operations Manager, the Educational Technology Coordinator takes a leadership role in developing and implementing the school plan for instructional use of technology including evaluation and periodic updating. This role will work with the Director of Junior School, the technology department members, teachers and others who will help implement the York House technology plan, and is focused on the Junior (grades 1-7) and Little (KG) Schools.   Responsibilities Teaching and Learning: Actively meet, plan, and co-teach with classroom teachers using a variety of educational technology tools Develop, implement and periodically evaluate a technology-oriented professional development plan Participate in the design, coordination and delivery of instructional technology workshops, and research and/or provide individual training opportunities for teachers to ensure the best use of technology Identify and/or help develop resource people in each discipline who can provide leadership to their groups to accomplish the school technology plan Provide on-going in-service to train specific groups of teachers (department, grade level, teacher skill level etc.) in the use of course/curriculum specific software and technology that may enhance their lessons and units Ensure that users support and are following the school responsible use policy Develop and deliver instruction around digital citizenship, coding, digital media, and the responsible use of technology Manage technology-related resources and emerging technologies, software and hardware solutions Confer with the Director of Technology and Innovation and technology support team to determine the need for new technology resources Collaborate on budgets for academic and administrative software, hardware, and services. Develop and implement a procedure for the evaluation of software, hardware, and courseware, and for the sharing of results of such evaluation Support and train teachers in the use of Seesaw Oversee the Junior School component of the school yearbook Experience with using Understanding by Design as a framework to teach for deeper understanding Experience using an inquiry-based and project-based learning approach Address questions from the parent/student community that may arise by creating information pages (FAQ’s, fact sheets etc.) and hosting information sessions Other Duties: Participate in extra-curricular activities Working with staff and students to troubleshoot technology problems, within guidelines Other duties as assigned and related Qualifications Technical knowledge in the fields of computer science, computer education, and the broad range of technologies used in multimedia environments. Knowledge of the theory and practice of instructional technology Substantial experience in working with students and educators in the instructional technology field, particularly at the junior school level Knowledge of teaching and learning theory as they relate to the roles of technology in content and pedagogy Bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate required; an advanced Education Technology degree is preferred Demonstrated excellence in working with teachers to integrate technology in the classroom across the full range of academic disciplines and key stages Demonstrated knowledge in IT functions, processes and capabilities (e.g. networking, security, infrastructure, information management, cloud technologies, etc.) Knowledge of BC curriculum, curriculum development, and school reform Familiarity with the Blackbaud product suite, Google Apps for Education, and Apple hardware Some understanding of coding and computer programming fundamentals Desired Qualities Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work well with a wide variety of stakeholders Must be results-driven with the ability to set and meet ambitious targets A broad general education and dedication to lifelong learning A strong work ethic, high ethical standards, self-confidence, and good time-management skills To be a compassionate agent for change with skills in active listening and written and oral communications   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 30, 2019   We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview.
York House School Vancouver, BC, Canada Management / Administration K-12 School
15/03/2019
FRENCH 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 compassionate, innovative and qualified French 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 best in a second language classroom. This teaching position involves teaching French in the Junior School beginning in September 2019.   Qualifications Bachelor of Education Master’s degree in French or equivalent is an asset British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent Knowledge of, or willingness to learn AIM Language Learning is required Five years of elementary teaching experience preferred Independent School experience is an asset Familiarity with DELF 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 25, 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
08/02/2019
Teachers On Call   September 2018 to June 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.   Overview of Position York House School is inviting applications from creative, innovative and qualified Elementary and Intermediate School 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. We are seeking Teachers on Call for the Junior and Senior School. For the Senior School, we are seeking teachers with a wide range of Grade 8 to 12 experience in these subjects; Math, Social Studies, English, Science, Languages (French/Spanish) Physical Education, Art and Drama.   Qualifications Bachelor of Education British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent Familiarity with new BC Curriculum is an asset Elementary / Intermediate / Secondary school qualifications Minimum of one year of Elementary / Intermediate / Secondary teaching experience preferred Independent School 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 A passed criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement.   To learn more about York House School, please visit www.yorkhouse.ca . A passed criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
York House School Vancouver, BC, Canada Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School