Senior School Humanities Teacher

West Point Grey Academy
February 11, 2019
Feb 11 2019
As Soon As Possible
Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY
We are currently seeking candidates qualified to teach English and social studies to grades 8-12.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  •     Prepare and deliver engaging, future-focused learning experiences that meet BC curriculum standards
  •     Plan and provide feedback and formative assessment to support student growth in competencies and curricular content
  •     Conduct summative assessments and reports consistent with departmental standards
  •     Use appropriate technologies, including the school’s LMS/SIS, to facilitate learning experiences and accommodate busy student schedules
  •     Adapt learning experiences for students with individual education plans (IEPs)
  •     Participate in school life and cocurricular activities
  •     Model and promote our core values and high standards of behaviour in and out of the classroom
  •     Support students and families with open, ongoing communication
  •     Actively participate in professional development and faculty meetings

 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  •     Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification in education
  •     Valid BC teaching certification
  •     A passion for and experience working with adolescents
  •     Team player who enjoys creative collaboration, and will work with colleagues to integrate programs and projects across disciplines, as appropriate
  •     Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •     Self-starter and continuous learner who values and has demonstrated teaching innovation and professional growth
  •     Positivity, enthusiasm and a sense of fun

 
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  •     Independent school experience is an asset.
  •     Additional relevant qualifications or experiences are assets.
  •     Ability to teach additional subjects is an asset (e.g. drama, languages, science, math).
  •     Early adopters of teaching innovations, including technological tools, are valued.

 
TO APPLY: Please email a resume and cover letter to WPGA Careers, citing 'Senior School Humanities Teacher' in the subject line.