Temp Grade 1 Teacher

Glenlyon Norfolk School
1701 Beach Drive, Victoria
August 13, 2019
Aug 13 2019
As Soon As Possible

Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS) is an independent day school that is a caring and thriving community. As one of fifteen IB World Continuum schools in Canada offering three International Baccalaureate programs, GNS is proud of its unique 'IB Advantage': a 21st-Century education which educates the whole child and creates global thinkers. Our strength lies in meeting students where they are and in providing them the skills and opportunities to explore who they will become. We are currently seeking a creative and inspirational educator for the following opportunity:
 
Grade 1 Teacher
Temporary, Full-time (to cover a leave)
Start: September 2019
 
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• 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
 
Desired Qualifications/Skills:
• A valid BC teaching certificate (or eligibility to obtain)
• Experience teaching at the primary years level
• International Baccalaureate (IB) training and IB experience preferred
• 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
 
Glenlyon Norfolk School offers a comprehensive total compensation package and the opportunity to work with an exceptional community of professionals.  Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter indicating personal strengths and accomplishments by visiting the following link:  https://easyapply.co/job/grade-1-teacher?rcid=isabc
 
This position will remain open until filled however, interviews will commence immediately.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.