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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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JUNIOR SCHOOL POSITION

Full-time One Year Contract

2017-18 Academic Year

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 development and are excited about making a difference in the lives of young women are encouraged to apply for the following position for the 2017-18 academic year:

French Teacher (JK-Grade 3)

Using an inquiry-based, communicative approach, the BSS languages program aims to create experiences that promote authentic interactions with language and culture with a view to developing an oral fluency and grammatical competence. Native or native-like fluency is required.

You are a subject specialist with superior academic credentials, including AIM training, relevant degrees, as well as an Honours Specialist and Ontario Teaching Certification. Your teaching record is exemplary and includes inquiry-based and AIM 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 cover letter and resume in writing to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School, 298 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, ON, M4V 1X2, Fax: 416.481.5632 or email careers@bss.on.ca indicating Junior School French Teacher 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 Program Co-ordinator

Grades 10 to 12

One Year Contract

Reports to: Dean of Boarding

Liaises with: Boarding Staff

Student Services Counselors

Summary of Position:

The Boarding Program Co-ordinator (BPC) is a house-parenting position who manages and monitors the implementation of the Boarding Program in accordance with the BSS Code of Conduct and Boarding Handbook. The Boarding program contains two grade groups: Grades 7 to 9 (St. Bridget) and Grades 10 to 12 (St. Joan). The BPC leads the Boarding Advisor(s) assigned to her grade group. She also takes responsibility 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 supports the Dean of Boarding in implementing the aims and objectives of the school in accordance with the school’s vision, mission and values. The BPC remains flexible and undertakes any other responsibilities, in a variety of circumstances, as may reasonably be required by the Dean of Boarding.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Designs and implements programming to match the stages of adolescent development of the Boarders in her care
  • Plans and oversees the execution of various creative experiences and outings for the boarders including weekend activities, start-of-year orientation, and special events
  • Leads and supports the Boarding Advisor(s) working in her area
  • Engenders a feeling of respect and trust between boarders and the staff
  • Works with the Dean of Boarding, contributes to and ensures the standards, aims and objectives of the Boarding Program are fully met in accordance with all guidelines and regulations
  • Keeps the Dean of Boarding fully informed of any issues relating to students or other key matters in boarding
  • Monitors, reviews and organizes the grade group and its rules, routines, accommodations, and resources in accordance with the program curriculum as outlined in the Boarding Handbook
  • Reviews and updates various forms and documentation, in conjunction with the Dean of Boarding, relating to the Boarding Program
  • Monitors the delegated budget area for specific boarding activities in association with the Dean of Boarding
  • Manages the execution of Daily and Overnight Leave requests for the boarders in her grade group, and ensures that details are investigated and parent/host permissions are received
  • Manages the process for boarders leaving for school breaks and holidays when Boarding is closed and ensures that all parents have been contacted and travel arrangements are approved
  • Takes specific and comprehensive care of the girls assigned to her family group and communicates effectively with their parents, Supporters, teachers, and Student Services counselors
  • Liaises with boarders’ teachers and Student Services counselors to ensure that every boarder fulfils their academic potential, and informs staff of any issues relating to boarders’ academic performance
  • 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
  • Carries out shifts in the Boarding office, updates daily logs and reports, assigns and executes various safety, social, and attendance rounds, supervises meals, administers basic first aid and occasionally escorts students to medical clinics and the hospital
  • Assigns daily “clearing” roles for the team on duty in the event of an emergency evacuation
  • Informs the Dean immediately of a crisis situation
  • Carries out specific on site crisis responsibilities as the Dean’s designate in emergency situations when the Dean is not on site
  • 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:

  • University degree in a related area of discipline
  • Master’s Degree in a related area of discipline is an asset
  • Member of Ontario College of Teachers is an asset (J/I or I/S divisions)
  • Relevant experience working with students from Grades 7 to 12
  • Supervisory experience living/working in a residential or camping environment
  • Experience leading a team of colleagues
  • 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
  • Demonstrated positive, enthusiastic approach to learning and engagement
  • Is a learner and is able to model learning
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated empathetic approach and patient demeanor
  • Creativity and initiative in order to plan events which appeal to a broad cross-section of adolescent girls
  • 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
  • Flexibility
  • 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 Program Co-ordinator 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 Program Co-ordinator 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 Program Co-ordinator 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 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.

Spanish Teacher

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 careers@bss.on.ca 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 careers@bss.on.ca 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.

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