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 positions commencing the 2017-18 academic year.
Senior School Teachers
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.
1/5 Teaching Load – One Year Appointment
Using an inquiry-based, communicative approach, the BSS languages program aims to promote authentic interactions with language and culture that develop a meaningful competency in Spanish, and a global perspective. You are skilled at creating genuine and engaging learning experiences, both individually and collaboratively, that foster authentic language growth in speaking and writing for senior level learners. We are looking for a teacher with native fluency who is a skilled educator of Spanish and who is committed to reflection and pedagogical innovation, particularly in second language acquisition methodologies.
Both positions require 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 firstname.lastname@example.org indicating Senior English and Humanities or Senior Spanish in the subject line.
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to email@example.com indicating Senior English and Humanities or Senior Spanish 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.