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Emma Hendrie

Emma Hendrie,
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Careers at The Bishop Strachan School

Everything we do at BSS is in support of girls’ learning. We empower our students to become confident and compassionate women, tomorrow’s transformational leaders. This happens because our faculty and staff are the very best at what they do, and are inspired to contribute in meaningful ways to our Culture of Powerful Learning.

Current Opportunities

At BSS you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in an unparalleled setting, with access to innovative tools, support and resources. If you enjoy a diverse and dynamic workplace, and share our commitment to high standards, we invite you to explore a career with BSS.

We thank all candidates in advance and will contact only those selected for an interview.

We believe that diversity in our school fosters an inclusive and creative environment, and we encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

The Bishop Strachan School is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please contact Elisabeth Gsoels, Administrative Assistant, Human Resources and Finance at 416-483-4325, ext. 1163 or by email at EGsoels@bss.on.ca.

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Internationally acclaimed for its unique environment and expertise in the particular learning needs of girls, The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) has built a reputation over its long history as an undisputed leader in education. Offering a challenging, lively and creative atmosphere and a roster of uniquely qualified faculty and staff, BSS inspires each student to find her passion, pursue her dreams and reach her potential through a rigorous academic program. Helping students become smart, independent, compassionate young women, BSS provides the tools, technology and innovation required to thrive in post-secondary pursuits and beyond. Our unique whole girl approach, commitment to excellence and embodiment of strong values create a profound and powerful learning environment within a supportive, engaged community.

To support our mission of providing our students with the best educational experience, we strive for excellence in every facet of the organization – including providing a stimulating, creative and lively work environment that attracts the best staff and faculty. We are seeking the right candidate to fill the position of:

Administrative Assistant,

Student Services and Senior School

Maternity Leave August 14, 2017 – September 17, 2018

Reports to:

Head of Student Services

Executive Assistant to the Principal, Senior School/Senior School Office Manager

Summary of Position:

The Administrative Assistant, Student Services and Senior School provides exemplary administrative and customer support in a busy, nurturing environment and is able to easily switch from working in the Student Services Office (three days per week) to the Senior School Office (two days per week). This position provides curricular and event-related administrative support to the members of the Administrative Team. The Administrative Assistant works in a procedural, consensus-building manner with faculty, students, parents, and staff in keeping with the school’s vision, philosophy and strategic vision.

Specific Accountabilities Include:

  • Performs routine administrative functions such as data entry and tracking, correspondence preparation, scheduling, intranet postings, mailings, shredding, mail, faxes, filing, maintaining electronic and hard copy files
  • Performs more complex administrative functions such as arranging travel plans including itineraries, preparing information packages, and running various reports including transcripts, academic histories and forms
  • Provides administrative support such as electronic calendar maintenance, disseminating and collecting documents and working with faculty to proof and edit final documents, as well as, event-related support to members of the Student Services and Administrative Teams
  • Covers main reception area, including security, Front Reception (in person and over the phone) as part of a rotation
  • Participates in the Administrative Specialists Team meetings
  • Performs other related responsibilities as required.

 

Skills, Experience and Attributes Include:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a fast-paced, multi-faceted office
  • Experience in an educational environment, preferably within the independent school system is an asset
  • Proven strength in Microsoft Office with particular emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Experience with Gmail and Google Calendar is an asset
  • Competence in the effective use of databases – knowledge of Blackbaud is a particular asset
  • Familiarity with intranet posting
  • Keen interest and understanding of evolving technologies and office protocols
  • Familiarity with Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) requirements and EQAO
  • Working knowledge of Naviance, Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS) and the Common Application
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational, time management and customer-service skills
  • Proven ability to take initiative, multi-task, work under pressure, problem-solve and handle confidential information
  • Effective team player as well as the ability to work independently
  • A high degree of comfort with change
  • Ability to grasp the “overall picture” of the various ongoing school events
  • Sense of humour

Terms and Conditions:

  • Some planning, parent contact, and school/Boarding events fall outside the standard schedule as do the start and end of year and include: August 24, 2017 full day; August 25, 2017 full day; Monday September 4th (Labour Day) Full Day
  • Regular schedule begins Tuesday September 5, 2017.
  • Position ends June 9, 2018.
  • This is a one year contract, with an option for renewal for a second year.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Administrative Assistant, Student Services and Senior School position in the subject line.

We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. We believe that diversity in our School fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

The Bishop Strachan School (“BSS”) is an undisputed leader in girls’ education. It is within this dynamic, creative and nurturing setting that girls acquire the academic tools, the life skills and the personal confidence to become tomorrow’s leaders. BSS is a leading-edge, year-round, day and boarding school for girls, located in mid-town Toronto, with a student population of 900 JK to Grade 12 students. BSS prepares its students to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s world by focusing on the whole girl – her development in academics, athletics and the arts, as well as her emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. At BSS, girls are given the space, the encouragement and the tools to pursue all of their dreams.

To support our mission of providing our students with the best educational experience, we strive for excellence in every facet of the organization – including providing a stimulating, creative and lively work environment that attracts the best staff and faculty. We are seeking the right candidate to fill the position of:

Boarding Advisor

One Year Contract

Reports to: Dean of Boarding

Indirectly Reports to: Boarding Program Co-ordinators

Liaises with: Boarding Staff

Student Services Counselors

Summary of Position:

The Boarding Advisor assists the Boarding Program Co-ordinators in providing a safe, healthy, and supportive environment for all girls in our Boarding community. She is responsible for leading a small family group of girls as well as participating in routine supervision of all boarders in conjunction with other Boarding staff. She is expected to care for all boarders in the program in accordance with the BSS Code of Conduct, the Boarding Handbook, and the school’s vision, mission and values.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists the Boarding Program Co-ordinators to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all boarders. This includes carrying out shifts in the Boarding office, updating daily logs and reports, executing various safety, social, and attendance rounds as assigned, supervising meals, assisting with the evening study program, administering basic first aid and occasionally escorting students to medical clinics and the hospital
  • Assists with the planning of various creative experiences and outings for the boarders including weekend activities, start-of-year orientation, and special events
  • Leads, supervises, and promotes field trips, excursions and on-site activities for Boarding students (arts and crafts, culinary, cultural and educational experiences)
  • Takes specific and comprehensive care of the girls assigned to her family group and communicates effectively with their parents, teachers, and Student Services counselors
  • Ensures that the aims and objectives of the Boarding Program Curriculum are met
  • Keeps the Dean of Boarding and the Boarding Program Co-ordinators fully informed of any issues relating to students or other matters in boarding
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the school and the Boarding Program (as outlined in the Boarding Handbook)
  • Works to engender a feeling of respect and trust between boarders and staff
  • Intervenes in situations where the safety and well-being of the student is compromised
  • Acts as a student advocate by protecting and promoting the right to privacy and confidentiality
  • Active member of the defibrillator team, first responder to emergencies in the school and assists with regular Boarding Fire Drills in conjunction with other Boarding staff
  • Participates in regular Professional Learning and contributes to the department’s body of knowledge
  • Maintains professional accountability, responsibility and behavior
  • Remains flexible and undertakes any other responsibilities, in a variety of circumstances, as may reasonably be required by the Dean of Boarding or the Boarding Program Co-ordinators
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience and Attributes Include:

  • University degree/college diploma in a related area of discipline
  • Relevant experience working with students from Grades 7 to 12 including living/working in a residential or camping environment
  • Understanding of the developmental stages of adolescent girls including their health and wellness needs
  • Understanding of the importance of diversity in implementing an inclusive world-view
  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR, Red Cross/LSS and NLS certifications are an asset
  • Understanding of the ethical framework that influences and maintains a healthy boarding community
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Is a learner and is able to model learning
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated empathetic approach and patient demeanor
  • Demonstrated positive, enthusiastic approach to learning and engagement
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making ability
  • Sense of humour and perspective

Terms and Conditions:

  • The position begins August 16, 2017 and ends June 22, 2018 with an option for renewal for a second year.
  • The position is a live-in position in a furnished apartment (suitable for one person only) within the Boarding school. Guests (including overnight guests) are not allowed when Boarding is in session due to the location of the apartment. The apartment and meals are provided as a taxable benefit. Pets are not permitted.
  • The Boarding Advisor sleeps on-site when on duty (10 of the 14 days during each two-week period). The schedule, prepared by the Dean of Boarding, is composed of various day/evening/overnight and weekend shifts. Boarding Advisors must remain available for days and weekends as scheduled and for emergency on-call support as noted on the schedule. Some planning, parent contact, and school/Boarding events fall outside the standard schedule as do the start and end of year.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Boarding Advisor in the subject line.

We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. We believe that diversity in our School fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

The Bishop Strachan School (“BSS”) is an undisputed leader in girls’ education. It is within this dynamic, creative and nurturing setting that girls acquire the academic tools, the life skills and the personal confidence to become tomorrow’s leaders. BSS is a leading-edge, year-round, day and boarding school for girls, located in mid-town Toronto, with a student population of 900 JK to Grade 12 students. BSS prepares its students to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s world by focusing on the whole girl – her development in academics, athletics and the arts, as well as her emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. At BSS, girls are given the space, the encouragement and the tools to pursue all of their dreams.

To support our mission of providing our students with the best educational experience, we strive for excellence in every facet of the organization – including providing a stimulating, creative and lively work environment that attracts the best staff and faculty. We are seeking the right candidate to fill the position of:

Boarding Study/Weekend Advisor

One Year Contract

Reports to: Dean of Boarding

Liaises with: Boarding Staff

Student Service Counselors

Summary of Position:

The Boarding Study/Weekend Advisor supports and facilitates a strong nurturing and academic environment in Boarding that is safe, healthy, and conducive to excellence. She communicates with Family Advisors and Student Service Counselors, provides large and small group study skills workshops, and individual strategies for optimal learning. The Boarding Study/Weekend Advisor is also responsible for working with the Boarding team on the delivery of overall activities, outings and programing for our Boarding students on alternating weekends.

The schedule is as follows and does not include school holidays and Boarding closures:

  • Monday: 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: or Wednesday 3:30 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: 3:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Every 2nd weekend:

  • Saturday: 8:00 am overnight until
  • Sunday: 8:00 pm

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Works as an effective team member with Boarding staff while maintaining open communication
  • Supports the development and implementation of the Boarding curriculum, specifically Study Hall and learning strategies
  • Monitors students’ academic, social, physical and emotional progress in order to provide support to the Family Advisors and communicates regularly with the entire Boarding staff
  • Manages and develops the Study Hall program
  • Provides Study Hall orientation to new boarders
  • Implements and monitors strategies designed by the Learning Resource Centre to meet the needs of Boarders
  • Informs Dean of Boarding of any special academic concerns to bring forward to the weekly Student Services meetings
  • Delivers academic and emotional support in an effective, non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to student diversity in the school community that promotes and preserves student and family autonomy, dignity and rights
  • Assists with delivery of weekend programming and supervision as directed by the Boarding Program Co-ordinator and/or Boarding Advisor
  • Leads, supervises, and promotes field trips, excursions and on-site activities for Boarding students (arts and crafts, culinary, cultural and educational experiences)
  • Performs social, safety, and bedtime rounds as directed
  • Assists in the Boarding office as needed and as directed
  • Attends all Professional Learning opportunities, all Monday “family” dinners, curriculum events, Community Weekend events, and weekly Boarding Team meetings, boarder-parent activities, including parent nights
  • Encourages students to participate in decisions affecting their academic progress and care
  • Intervenes in situations where the safety and well-being of the student is compromised
  • Acts as a student advocate by protecting and promoting the right to privacy and confidentiality
  • Active member of the defibrillator team, first responder to emergencies in the school and assists with regular Boarding Fire Drills in conjunction with other Boarding staff
  • Participates in regular Professional Learning and contributes to the department’s body of knowledge
  • Maintains professional accountability, responsibility and behavior
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience and Attributes Include:

  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years tutoring or teaching (Intermediate/Senior divisions) experience
  • Experience working with young women in a residential situation, and other work with adolescent girls, exhibiting a passion for guiding their successes in a multicultural community
  • Experience teaching ESL students and ability to guide English language learners towards gaining knowledge and skills in order to become global citizens in 21st century environment
  • Living by an ethical framework that can positively shape and advance a vibrant boarding program for students in Grades 7 to 12
  • Understands the importance of diversity in implementing an inclusive worldview paradigm
  • Employs effective verbal skills and demonstrates articulate speech and good listening ability
  • Uses communication as a positive strategy to achieve academic goals
  • Identifies and uses own interpersonal strengths within a team structure
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the philosophy and/or mission of the school, the purpose of its activities, its programs and special services and relates this to the evening study hall program

Terms and Conditions:

  • The position begins August 16, 2017 and ends June 22, 2018 with an option for renewal for a second year.
  • The position is not a live-in position; however, she will sleep on site every other weekend in a furnished “on call” apartment (suitable for one person only) within the Boarding school. Guests (including overnight guests) are not allowed due to the location of the apartment. Pets are not permitted.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Boarding Study/Weekend Advisor in the subject line.

We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. We believe that diversity in our School fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) is an undisputed leader in girls’ education. It is within this dynamic, creative and nurturing setting that girls acquire the academic tools, the life skills and the personal confidence to become tomorrow’s leaders. BSS is a leading-edge, year-round, day and boarding school for girls, located in mid-town Toronto, with a student population of 900 JK to Grade 12 students. BSS prepares its students to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s world by focusing on the whole girl – her development in academics, athletics and the arts, as well as her emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. At BSS, girls are given the space, the encouragement and the tools to pursue all of their dreams.

To support our mission of providing our students with the best educational experience, we strive for excellence in every facet of the organization – including providing a stimulating, creative and lively work environment that attracts the best staff and faculty. We are seeking the right candidate to fill the position of:

Boarding Wellness Advisor

Part Time Position

One Year Contract

Reports to: Dean of Boarding

Summary of Position:

The Boarding Wellness Advisor will work, part time, together with the full time Boarding staff (Boarding Program Coordinators and Boarding Advisors) to form a cohesive environment which encourages boarders to cultivate healthy life habits, explore healthy eating, and participate in a variety of fitness and wellness programs.

Hours: 12 hours per week

Two days per week 6:00 to 9:30 pm and Saturdays 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Standard Accountabilities Include:

  • Plans, promotes and supervises a variety of wellness programs and fitness programs for individuals and groups, and encourages boarders to participate in the health and fitness activities that are offered
  • Plans and delivers education presentations on issues of mental and physical health to the Boarding community
  • Encourages students to participate in decisions affecting their self care and their mental and physical health
  • Intervenes in situations where the safety and well-being of the student is compromised
  • Delivers care for Boarders in an effective, non-judgemental and non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to student diversity in the school community. Delivers care in a manner that promotes and preserves student and family autonomy, dignity and rights
  • Leads the Boarding student Wellness Committee
  • Works as an effective team member with other Boarding staff while maintaining open communication
  • Assists with regular Boarding Fire Drills in conjunction with other Boarding staff when on duty
  • Assists with keeping Boarding maintained as a clean and safe environment
  • Notes any repairs/improvements needed for fitness areas and uses the protocol put in place for repairs

Specific Accountabilities Include:

  • Provides boarders with up-to-date information regarding a range of health related topics, such as nutrition, fitness, social and mental well-being
  • Assists boarders with one-on-one consultations and programming when necessary and requested
  • Keeps current with fitness trends and delivering knowledge through group fitness classes and one-on-one programming
  • Works with the student Wellness Committee and Food Committee and Food Services to implement healthy snack options and new ideas for meals
  • Maintains a monthly calendar, highlighting the weekly fitness centre hours, scheduled group workouts and offsite wellness activities and tracks participation
  • Works with full time boarding staff to ensure that the overall well-being of the boarders is met
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience and Attributes Include:

  • Relevant experience working with students from Grades 7 to 12
  • Minimum university degree/college diploma in a related area of discipline
  • Current CPR, First AID and AED Certification
  • Current Personal Training Certification
  • Experience training and developing individual fitness and group programs for adolescents
  • Demonstrates understanding and analysis of health and maintenance and promotion, leadership concepts and research methodology as applied to adolescents in a Boarding setting
  • Demonstrates understanding of the ethical framework that influences maintaining a healthy Boarding environment
  • Employs counselling techniques and crisis intervention strategies with individuals and groups as appropriate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the philosophy and/or mission of the school, the purpose of its activities, its programmes and special services and relates this to the Boarding Wellness program
  • Collaborates with other professionals, both on and offsite, to meet Boarding student health, development and educational needs, within a team structure

Terms and Conditions:

  • Some planning, parent contact, and school/Boarding events fall outside the standard schedule as do the start and end of year and include: August 24, 2017 full day; August 25, 2017 full day; Monday September 4th (Labour Day) Full Day
  • Regular schedule begins Tuesday September 5, 2017.
  • Position ends June 9, 2018.
  • This is a one year contract, with an option for renewal for a second year.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Boarding Wellness Advisor in the subject line.

We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. We believe that diversity in our School fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Renowned for its expertise in the particular learning needs of girls, BSS offers a single-gender environment that helps girls achieve their best, both academically and in their life’s pursuits. Continually reaching forward, renewing itself and keeping time with the fast-paced changes and increasing demands of the complicated world its graduates will face, BSS believes girls can do anything and strives to give them the 21st century tools to achieve whatever dreams they conceive.

Our teachers provide a rigorous curricular experience that embraces inquiry-based instructional strategies. We are seeking highly collaborative teachers who are passionate about their subject area and who actively seek the opportunity for interdisciplinary and real-world connections and who are innovative not only in the use of technology but in the ways that they engage students in learning. Experienced teachers who have been actively engaged in ongoing professional learning and are excited about making a difference in the lives of young women are encouraged to apply for the following position commencing the 2017-18 academic year.

Senior School Teacher
August 2017 – June 2018

English and Humanities (Law and/or History)

5/5 Teaching Load – One Year Appointment

You are an experienced English and Humanities teacher. Your classroom is student-centred and you employ a variety of teaching methodologies to create a dynamic, collaborative, inquiry-based learning environment. You have a knowledge of and practice in developing a writing pedagogy to nurture student writers. You are familiar with the Ontario curriculum and Ontario assessment and evaluation practices. Able to work in a fast-paced environment, you are passionate about your field of study and eager to see your students succeed.

This position requires a subject specialist with superior academic credentials, including relevant degrees, Ontario Teaching Certification and an Honours Specialist or equivalent and at least three to five years’ teaching experience. Your teaching record is exemplary and includes inquiry-based experience. You enjoy participating in the life of the school, including co-curricular activities. BSS is a learning environment for everyone and only those inspired by the opportunity to participate and contribute to that environment will be considered.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Senior English and Humanities in the subject line.

We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. We believe that diversity in our School fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Founded in 1867, The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) is Canada’s oldest day and boarding school for girls, offering rigorous academic programs and a full co-curricular program to challenge and inspire every student. With an expert faculty, skilled staff, state-of-the-art resources, and a dynamic and supportive environment, BSS is a leading school for girls in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, and an exceptional workplace for those committed to excellence, innovation and continuous learning. We are seeking exceptional candidates to fill the position of:

Student Recruiting Associate Junior and Middle Schools

Reports to: Assistant Head, Enrolment Management

Summary of Position:

The Student Recruiting Associate – JS and MS, as part of the Enrolment Management Team, ensures the admission levels are at capacity and students accepted into the school meet admissions criteria and support the Vision, Mission and Values of The Bishop Strachan School. Although involved with and supportive of recruiting initiatives across the school, the Student Recruiting Associate takes the lead responsibility on Junior School recruitment. The Associate works with the Assistant Head, Enrolment Management and is the key contact for Junior School prospective families.

Specific Accountabilities Include:

  • Together with the Student Recruiting Team identifies and solidifies current markets and determines new and emerging markets for BSS
  • With the oversight of the Assistant Head, Enrolment Management and working closely with the Student Recruiting Team, ensures suitable evaluation and assessment processes for prospective students in the Junior School, ensuring alignment with the evaluation and assessment – JK through Grade 12
  • Focuses recruitment efforts on Junior and Middle School, with support from the Assistant Head, Enrolment Management and the Student Recruiting Team.
  • Plans and co-ordinates the admissions/interview schedules with the Assistant Head, Enrolment Management
  • Liaises with the Junior School and Middle School Leadership teams and the Director of Community Relations regarding parent correspondence for newly enrolled families in the Junior and Middle School
  • Works in collaboration with the Student Recruiting Team and the Director of Community Relations to refine and further develop the New Parent strategy each year.
  • Co-ordinates with the Student Recruiting Associate – Administrative and External Outreach to ensure recruitment documentation are fully aligned
  • In collaboration with the Student Recruiting Team develops and implements effective Open Houses, ‘Coffee Connects’ and Student Transition Days for newly enrolled and prospective applicants and families
  • Collects and analyzes data throughout the recruiting cycle in order to build and maintain a strong applicant pipeline
  • Works with members of the Enrolment Management Team to provide input into the development of recruiting print material and digital communications outreach
  • Travels and supports the school at regional, national and international education events
  • Supports recruiting efforts for all areas of the school
  • Works with the Student Recruiting Team to ensure all documentation, application information and statistics are recorded in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Some travel and evening/weekend work
  • Other related responsibilities as appropriate

Skills, Experience and Attributes Include:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a fast-paced, multi-faceted office
  • Minimum 5-7 years admissions experience and/or related experience within an independent school or post-secondary school setting
  • Teaching experience is an asset
  • Additional language a definite asset – Mandarin, Spanish, French, etc.
  • Understanding of the BSS school-wide curricula and educational philosophy.
  • Proven ability to develop strong professional relationships with applicants and families.
  • An understanding of the developmental needs of girls and young women
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity within a global perspective
  • Ability to recognize and strategically analyze market trends affecting student recruiting e.g., economic and demographic issues
  • Ability to take individual initiative and work collaboratively within a team approach and across school divisions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to think creatively
  • Superb organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Technological expertise with an emphasis on the Blackbaud system and Google docs
  • Proven ability to multi-task and to work under time pressures in a cyclical environment
  • Commitment to and interest in working to further the BSS Vision, Mission and Values and a belief that Girls Can do Anything
  • Commitment to the Culture of Powerful Learning and the Signature of a BSS Girl
  • Sense of humour and perspective

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Student Recruiting Associate – Junior and Middle Schools in the subject line.

We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. We believe that diversity in our School fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

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