Senior School Humanities Teacher

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. 
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