Teacher, French 8-12 (1 Month Contract)

REPORTS TO: Head of Senior School
START DATE: May 2018
CONTRACT: Full-time (1.0), 1 month contract (May/June 2018)

The Senior School French Teacher is a valued faculty member who will, with the support of our senior school leadership and teaching teams, plan and deliver adaptive, future-focused curricula to students in grades 8-12.
  • Prepare and deliver engaging, future-focused lesson plans and interactive learning activities/materials that follow BC curriculum standards 
  • Adapt instructional materials to students' individual education plans (IEPs)
  • Conduct formal and informal assessment of students, including report cards, progress reports and marking
  • Incorporate appropriate technology and media in lesson planning
  • 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, on-going communication
  • Actively participate in professional development sessions and faculty meetings
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification in education
  • Valid BC teaching certification
  • Formal program in teaching French as a second language
  • Experience applying the Common European Framework of Reference
  • Adept at integrating technology in class lessons
  • A passion for and 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
  • Multilingual proficiency 
  • DELF assessor accreditation  
  • Independent school experience  

Please email a cover letter and résumé, citing “SS French Teacher” in the subject line, to WPGA Careers by May 1, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest and all applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.