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 and resources, including a new arts and science wing as well as athletics facility, 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 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 for the 2018-19 academic year.
Senior School Health & Physical Education Teacher
5/5 Teaching Load – One Year Appointment
Your classroom is student-centered and skill based. You employ a variety of teaching methodologies to encourage the active participation of students and to support their development of physical and health literacies. You have a deep understanding of the Ontario curriculum, and your assessment and evaluation practices are guided by “Growing Success”. Able to work in a fast-paced environment, you are passionate about Health and Physical Education, and eager to see your students succeed. You have superior academic credentials, including relevant degrees and Ontario Teaching Certification.
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.
Director of Outdoor Education
(5/5 with 2/5 Geography Teaching) – One Year Appointment
The Director of Outdoor Education (Director) manages the Outdoor Education program in the Middle and Senior school. The Director is responsible for envisioning an inclusive experiential education that aligns curricular and co-curricular program options across the school and provides opportunities for all girls to be engaged and participate in outdoor experiential education at different levels of participation.
The Director is expected to inspire and coach teachers, staff and students to participate in and live the values of environmental stewardship on campus and beyond. The Director will also foster the principles of student leadership as a core part of the outdoor education program.
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to email@example.com indicating the teaching position applied for 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. Visit us at www.bss.on.ca