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Working at The Bishop Strachan School is challenging, exciting and rewarding. It’s also a lot of fun. This is the place to be if you value forward-thinking leadership and enthusiastically embrace a global perspective.
We offer the opportunity to join an exceptional community of professionals and contribute meaningfully to the education of tomorrow’s transformational leaders. As an employer, we focus on building and developing our employees to be the very best at what they do. We offer competitive compensation, a variety of benefits and supports, and a thought-provoking and inspirational environment

If you’re looking to challenge yourself and be a leader in girls’ education, we invite you to explore a career with BSS.

Current Opportunities

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  • Boarding Advisor

    Permanent Full-Time, 10 Month Live-In Position
    Commencing August 2022

    Summary of Position:
    The Boarding Advisor is a live-in position responsible for the care and supervision of all boarders in accordance with the BSS Code of Conduct, the Boarding Handbook, and the School’s Vision, mission and values. Reporting to the Dean of Boarding, this position will assist the Boarding Co-ordinators in providing a safe, healthy, and supportive environment for Boarding students in Grades 8-12. Our Boarding staff are experts in understanding current needs of adolescents to help them grow as individuals and are deeply committed to creating a warm, encouraging atmosphere. In addition, they are passionate about supporting boarders in building the confidence and resilience to know themselves well, and to navigate the transition to successfully learning and living in a new environment. In conjunction with other Boarding staff, the position is responsible for leading a small family group of boarders, communicating regularly with parents/guardians and ensuring that the aims and objectives of the Boarding curriculum are met.

    Specific Accountabilities:
    • Monitors students’ academic, social, physical and emotional progress and acts as a mentor by interacting with students in a variety of formal and informal ways; attending Monday Night Dinners and evening Family/House meetings
    • Assists the Boarding Co-ordinators in ensuring the health, safety and well-being 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 escorting students to medical clinics and the hospital
    • Determines safety of student leaves according to Boarding leave protocols and ensures that details are investigated and parent/host permissions are received
    • Expertly advises, supports, mentors and empowers boarders assigned to their family and advisor group, building meaningful relationships with their parents, teachers, and counselors
    • Plans and supervises a relevant Boarding Program, including activities that promote inclusion, belonging, community involvement and student well-being
    • Works to engender a feeling of respect and trust between boarders and staff
    • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the School and the Boarding Program (as outlined in the Boarding Handbook)
    • Intervenes in situations where the safety and well-being of a student is compromised
    • 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 professional learning on an ongoing basis and contributes to the department’s body of knowledge
    • Creates an inclusive environment for all students and staff and provides a program that recognizes and celebrates each student’s identities
    • 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 Co-ordinators
    • Embeds diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging values into all activities
    • Commits to the Staff/Faculty Growth and Evaluation Process
    • Other responsibilities as required
    Skills, Experience and Attributes:
    • University degree/college diploma in a related area of discipline i.e. Child and Youth Studies, Education or Social Work 
    • Master’s Degree in a related area of discipline is an asset
    • Relevant experience working with adolescents including living/working in a residential or camping environment
    • Understanding of the developmental stages of adolescent including their health and wellness needs
    • Current Standard First Aid, CPR, Red Cross/LSS and NLS certifications are an asset
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, judgment and decision making ability
    • Demonstrated positive, enthusiastic approach to learning and engagement
    • Proven leadership skills and 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
    • Positive, creative, collaborative and organized
    • Commitment to and passion for the vision, mission and values of the school
    • Ability to manage changing priorities, concurrent projects and demanding deadlines

    Why Work at BSS?

    We value the willingness to take risks in order to learn and grow - and not just for our students. At BSS, you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in an unparalleled setting, with access to innovative tools, support and resources, so you can pursue ongoing professional learning, whatever your role. BSS offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:
    • Extensive health and dental benefits package
    • Faculty members participate in the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan and our administration participate in our robust pension plan with up to 8% match
    • Lunches provided with a taxable benefit
    • Discounted tuition for eligible staff
    • Use of on-site fitness center
    • As the Boarding Advisor, you will have the summers off and will return mid-August for the new School year
    • And a chance to be part of a great community!
    How to Apply:
    Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Boarding Advisor in the subject line. For more information about BSS, please visit our website at www.bss.on.ca 
     
  • Learning Commons Coordinator, Content & Collections

    Permanent Full-Time (12 Months)

    Are you passionate about reading and providing a student- centered, dynamic and an innovative approach to learning? Then we have the opportunity for you as our Learning Commons Coordinator! Our Learning Commons encourages students to become life-long learners. We promote literacy in all its forms and nurture reading and thinking in order to foster both self-knowledge and global awareness.
     
    Summary of Position:
    The Learning Commons Coordinator, Content and Collections, oversees the daily operations of the Learning Commons area, focusing on creating a welcoming environment that is conducive to Learning. They collaborate with community members to co-create resource guides and recommend resource materials for classes, affinity groups and councils. Collaborating with other Learning Commons staff, they identify the necessary information technology competencies and information literacy skills and work with faculty to weave those skills into the curriculum.  The LC Coordinator works in a procedural, consensus-building manner with faculty, students, parents, and staff in keeping with the school’s vision, mission and values.

    Specific Accountabilities:
    Maintenance and Daily Operations
    • Oversees the physical LC space, collaborating with faculty and student groups in showcasing student work, organizing displays and special events 
    • Manages traffic flow throughout the space, including Room Booking requests
    • Strategic planning to promote and ensure access to all LC resources, both print and digital
    • Provides reader’s advisory to students, staff and faculty, and promotes recreational reading through displays, special collections and reading programs
    Acquisitions and Cataloging
    • Manages periodical subscriptions (print & online)
    • Collaborates on selection, ordering and coordinating with all key stakeholders
    • Supplementary cataloging
     Information Desk
    • Patron assistance: supports students, staff and faculty in all information needs
    • Help students troubleshoot technology and use academic resources for homework and projects
    • Provides Reader’s Advisory
    • Troubleshooting tech issues
    • Manage LC Room Bookings and general traffic flow
    • Manage circulation module on ILS
    Outreach/Community Relations
    • Maintains and updates all facets of the library website
    • Liaise with Faculty; attend Dept Meetings
    • Liaise with student organizations
    • Manages volunteers
    Collection Maintenance
    • Oversees processing of all materials
    • Maintenance of marc records for eresources
    • Removes deselected materials from catalog (print & eresources)
    • Manages Overdue notices
    • Inventory management
    • Weeding
    General
    • Promotes information literacy and digital citizenship in all individual and group interactions
    • Attends department meeting and participates in the Administrative Specialist Team Meetings
    • Supports students in developing research skills, advises and assists students in selecting appropriate resources, demonstrate search strategies for databases, ebooks, the ILS (Destiny) and the internet
    • Provides services essential to a program centered on students’ needs and the instructional goals of the school
    • Provides reader’s advisory to students, faculty and staff, and promotes recreational reading through displays, special collections and reading programs.
    Skills, Experience and Attributes Include:
    • Graduate of a Library Technician Program with an emphasis on media and digital literacies
    • Strong knowledge of reading materials, both curriculum-related and recreational, appropriate for Middle School and Senior School students
    • Familiarity with Middle School and Senior School curriculum
    • Competence in the effective use of online Library databases, anad other digital and online resources
    • Keen interest and understanding of emerging technologies
    • Capacity to analyse problems and use the appropriate electronic tools required
    • Advanced familiarity with library OPACs, library automation and ILA modules
    • Proven strength in Microsoft Office, Google tools and products
    • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to work well with staff and students
    • Effective team player and ability to work independently with interruptions
    • Proven ability to think creatively, work collaboratively and problem-solve
    • Physical ability to perform shelving duties
    How to Apply:
    Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Learning Commons Coordinator in the subject line. For more information about BSS, please visit our website at www.bss.on.ca 

    Please note, we have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for employees, unless official documentation of a human rights exemption is provided and can be accommodated.

    We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Middle School Teacher - English & Humanities

    2022-23 Academic Year 
    Full-Time - (September to December) 
    4 Month Contract with possible extension 
     
    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 their dreams. 
     
    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. If you are an experienced teacher who has been actively engaged in ongoing professional learning and you are excited about making a difference in the lives of young women, you are encouraged to apply for the Middle School English & Humanities Teacher position. 
     
    Key Responsibilities: 
    • Prepare lesson plans, outlines and assessments using inquiry and problem-based learning that engages students, challenges them, and meets the subject-specific outcomes and expectations
    • Integrate diversity, equity, inclusiveness and belonging into the classroom learning environment
    • Ability to differentiate lesson plans based on the needs of your students
    • Participate in co-curricular activities including coaching, clubs, trips and participating in the school community as a whole
    • Engage in interdisciplinary initiatives particularly between humanities and social sciences
    • Make contributions that productively support the overall well-being and growth of students in the Middle School
    • Integrate technology in the classroom in ways that  enhance the student learning experience and deepen knowledge and conceptual understanding
    • Communicate effectively with parents about all aspects of the overall program and the individual learning of each student
    Skills, Experience and Attributes
    • Must have an Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) certificate 
    • Junior/Intermediate teaching qualifications 
    • Subject specialist with superior academic credentials, including relevant degrees, Ontario Teaching Certification 
    • Strong proficiency in Google Suite; knowledge of Brightspace an asset  
    • Commitment to, and passion for, furthering the work of the school and girls’ education
    • A demonstrated passion for innovation and creativity in education
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, multi-task, adapt to change and work under pressure in a highly rigorous educational setting
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the proven ability to develop relationships and a caring rapport with students and their families, and with teachers
    • Commitment to participate as a collaborative member in all aspects of the department, school and in school life
    • Passion and desire to continually learn about the changing dynamic landscape of post secondary education
    • Commitment and desire to create inclusive and diverse spaces of belonging 
    • Proven strengths in problem-solving and adapting to change
    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 Middle School English & Humanities Teacher in the subject line.  
  • Office Manager (Administration Team Lead)

    Office Manager (Administration Team Lead)
    Full-Time Permanent
     
    Summary of Position 
    The Administration Lead oversees and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the main academic administration roles across the School. Reporting to the Principal, Senior School, the Administration Team Lead leads a culture of exemplary customer support in a busy, efficient environment, and can easily switch from office routines to complex administrative responsibilities over the course of the day. The academic support roles are accountable to this position to ensure consistency of practice, a proactive roster of coverage, and to help develop skills and capacities to be able to provide strong administration support across the academic teams. This is a highly collaborative role, working across the Junior, Middle, and Senior Schools. This role also supports the Principal, Senior School with calendar management, project administration and day to day operations. The Administration Team Lead works in a procedural, consensus-building manner with faculty, students, parents, and staff in keeping with the school’s vision, mission, and values.   
     
    Specific Accountabilities
    • Develops and maintains the year-long critical path for the Junior, Middle, and Senior School administrative workflow, along with documenting related procedures 
    • Develops, shares, and monitors a coverage schedule for all academic administration roles
    • Conducts weekly check-ins with academic administration team members to coach and provide support and/or develop skills and professional learning opportunities 
    • Coordinates and oversees the academic administration team, assigning duties, managing the reception coverage roster, ensuring portfolios are well maintained, overseeing the workflow, and ensuring cross-training is completed amongst the team
    • Ensures all academic administrative team members are trained to effectively use Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, Rendezvous and myBSS
    • Ensures Senior School communication to faculty, students and parents is timely and efficient (News You Can Use, Senior School Bulletin, myBSS push pages, other communication)
    • Oversees the attendance process 
    • Leads the Senior School academic administration in school opening and closing, communicates with the Senior School Principal and Vice Principals regularly and takes part in the planning meetings 
    • With the Senior School academic administration team, tracks the annual Student Information Forms (SIF) 
    • Works with the appropriate Senior School Leadership to ensure the accurate and timely production of communications including: 
      • online Senior School Handbook 
      • Senior School News You Can Use 
      • Senior School Bulletin (weekly)
      • myBSS postings and updates 
    • Processes and provides risk management oversight for all Senior School Level 1 excursions 
    • Contributes to the Staff Growth and Evaluation process for the academic administration roles, including professional development opportunities and skills development
    • Embeds diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging values into all activities 
    • Is committed to the Staff Growth and Evaluation Process
    • Participates in professional learning and growth
    • Provides back-up support and assistance to all the academic admin support staff
     
    Skills, Experience and Attributes
    • Prior supervisory/oversight experience required with proven leadership skills
    • Post-secondary education, college diploma or other academic training equivalent in the areas of administration, management considered a strong asset
    • Culturally competent with a positive attitude toward cultural uniqueness and a readiness to accept and respect others
    • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
    • Experience in an educational environment, preferably within school system is an asset  
    • Proven strength in Microsoft Office and Google products with particular emphasis on Excel and Word, Gmail and Google Calendar 
    • Competence in the effective use of databases – knowledge of Blackbaud is an asset 
    • Familiarity with intranet posting 
    • Keen interest and understanding of evolving technologies and office protocols 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including strong verbal and written communication skills 
    • Strong organizational, time management and customer service skills 
    • Proven ability to take initiative, multi-task, work under pressure, problem-solve and handle confidential information 
    • Confidence with providing and receiving feedback
     
    Core Competencies
    Demonstrated ability and commitment to the Core and Leadership Competencies at BSS:
    • Respect and care
    • Trust and integrity
    • Collaboration
    • Flexibility and adaptability
    • Initiative
    • Community focused
    • Communication
     
    Leadership Competencies:
    • Managerial courage
    • Champion change
    • Build and develop effective teams
    • Strategic planning and alignment
     
    How to Apply:
    Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Administration Lead in the subject line.
  • Part-Time Boarding Advisor 

    Part-Time Boarding Advisor 
    Permanent Part-Time 
    (Commencing end of August 2022)

    Terms & Hours of Work:
    • Approximately 22 hours per week. 
    • Regular evening and weekend shifts. Hours can be scheduled from Monday to Sunday
    • The position is not a live-in position; however, you will sleep on site every other weekend in a furnished “on call” apartment (suitable for one person only) within the Boarding school.
    • The ability to work a flexible schedule based on Boarding needs  
    Summary of Position:
    The Part-Time Boarding Advisor is responsible for the care and supervision of all boarders living on campus. Reporting to the Dean of Boarding, this position will assist the Boarding Co-ordinators in providing a safe, healthy, and supportive environment for Boarding students in Grades 8-12. Our Boarding staff are experts in understanding current needs of adolescents to help them grow as individuals and are deeply committed to creating a warm, encouraging atmosphere. In addition, they are passionate about supporting boarders in building the confidence and resilience to know themselves well, and to navigate the transition to successfully learn and live in a new environment. In conjunction with other Boarding staff, the position is responsible for the delivery of overall activities, outings and programming, communicating regularly with parents/guardians and ensuring that the aims and objectives of the Boarding curriculum are met.
     
    Specific Accountabilities:
    • Monitors students’ academic, social, physical and emotional progress and acts as a mentor by interacting with students in a variety of formal and informal ways
    • Assists the Boarding Co-ordinators in ensuring the health, safety and well-being 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, and administering basic first aid 
    • Determines safety of student leaves according to Boarding leave protocols and ensures that details are investigated and parent/host permissions are received
    • Supports the development and implementation of educational presentations on issues of wellbeing to the Boarding community as part of the Boarding Life Curriculum. 
    • Plans and supervises a relevant Boarding Program, including activities that promote inclusion, belonging, community involvement and student well-being
    • Works to engender a feeling of respect and trust between boarders and staff
    • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the School and the Boarding Program (as outlined in the Boarding Handbook)
    • Intervenes in situations where the safety and well-being of a student is compromised
    • Participates in professional learning on an ongoing basis and contributes to the department’s body of knowledge
    • Creates an inclusive environment for all students and staff and provides a program that recognizes and celebrates each student’s identities
    • 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 Co-ordinators
    • Embeds diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging values into all activities
    • Commits to the Staff/Faculty Growth and Evaluation Process
    • Other responsibilities as required
    Skills, Experience and Attributes
    • Relevant experience working with adolescents including living/working in a residential or camping environment
    • University degree/college diploma in a related area of discipline i.e. Child and Youth Studies, Education or Social Work 
    • Understanding of the developmental stages of adolescent including their health and wellness needs
    • Current Standard First Aid, CPR considered an asset or willing to obtain
    • Red Cross/LSS and NLS certifications are an asset or willing to obtain
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, judgment and decision making ability
    • Demonstrated positive, enthusiastic approach to learning and engagement
    • Proven leadership skills and 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
    • Positive, creative, collaborative and organized
    • Commitment to and passion for the vision, mission and values of the school
    • Ability to manage changing priorities, concurrent projects and demanding deadlines
    How to Apply:
    Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Part-Time Boarding Advisor in the subject line.
  • Receptionist and Administrative Co-ordinator 

    Receptionist and Administrative Co-ordinator 
    Full-Time Permanent

    Summary of Position
    The Receptionist and Administrative Co-ordinator has four main responsibilities. As the first point of contact for the BSS community, the Receptionist and Administrative  Co-ordinator will use exceptional customer service skills to manage visitors in a friendly, professional, and efficient manner. They will manage the daily student attendance process and tracking, and report relevant information to the VP Student Life and Belonging. They will also provide administrative support to the Summer Academy Program while it is operating in July and August, including the Director. This position works in a procedural, collaborative manner with faculty, students, parents, and staff in keeping with the school’s vision, philosophy, and strategic plan. 
     
    Specific Accountabilities
    Reception & General Support
    • Provides professional and friendly help and direction to members of the BSS community and the public 
    • Tracks and monitors visitors and assigns appropriate documentation for security purposes 
    • Ensures COVID screening and compliance with the current protocols 
    • Answers the main phone lines 
    • Ensures the reception area is always inviting and presentable 
    • Provides administrative support such as electronic calendar maintenance, filing and preparing correspondence, as well as event-related support to the members of the Front Office team 
    • Performs routine administrative functions as required, such as correspondence preparation, scheduling, mailings, mail, and maintaining electronic files 
    • Has an in-depth knowledge of school’s Crisis Management protocols 
    • Provides back-up support and assistance to all the Academic Admin Support staff
    Student Attendance 
    • Oversees the full attendance process in a timely manner 
    • Tracks student arrivals and departures during the school day and liaises with the division offices for attendance purposes 
    • Follows-up on student attendance records and class attendance for every block; monitors student sign-in and sign-out; tracks and inputs student absences, late arrival, and early dismissals 
    • Ensures that faculty complete their class attendance in a timely manner every period 
    • Communicates with parents and Vice Principal daily regarding attendance issues; produces attendance reports and queries for the Vice Principal, Student Life and Belonging 
    Summer Academy  
    • Is present and working during Summer Academy to support the Director, monitor student absences and sign outs for Summer Academy (All of July for credit courses and a week in August for skills camps) 
    • Manages parent communications in a timely and professional manner 
    • Supports Summer Academy Teachers as needed 
    • Assists with the report card process  
    Vice Principal, Student Life and Belonging Support 
    • Acts as a first point of contact and dealing with correspondence and phone calls 
    • Manages calendar and organizes agendas for meetings and appointments 
    • Books and arranges travel, transport, and accommodation 
    • Supports the school with speakers, events and conferences as needed 
    • Prepares communications on behalf of manager 
    • Embeds diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging values into all activities 
    • Participates in professional learning and growth 
    • Commits to the Staff Growth and Evaluation Process
    Skills, Experience and Attributes 
    • Post-Secondary education is an asset
    • Previous reception and administration experience is an asset 
    • Culturally competent with a positive attitude toward cultural uniqueness and a readiness to accept and respect others
    • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
    • Outstanding customer service focus 
    • Experience in an educational environment, is an asset 
    • Proven strength in Microsoft Office including Excel, and proficiency working in a Google environment including Drive, Docs, Sheets, Calendars  
    • Demonstrated expertise in the effective use of database technology – knowledge and experience with Blackbaud an asset 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, both in person and over the telephone 
    • Demonstrated professionalism at all times including reliability 
    • Proven ability to be vigilant with respect to security issues 
    • Proven ability to exercise good judgment and make split-second decisions, prioritize, and handle confidential information 
    • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to remain flexible 
    Core Competencies
    Demonstrated ability and commitment to the Core Competencies at BSS:
    • Respect and care
    • Trust and integrity
    • Collaboration
    • Flexibility and adaptability
    • Initiative
    • Community focused
    • Communication
    How to Apply:
    Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Receptionist and Administrative Co-ordinator in the subject line.
  • Senior School Co-ordinator

    Senior School Co-ordinator
    Full-Time Contract
    (Commencing immediately until March 2023)

    Summary of Position
    The Senior School Co-ordinator is a key member of the Senior School Office Team whose central purpose is coordinating the complex and efficient day-to-day operations of the Senior School. Reporting to the Vice Principal, Student Success, and supporting the Dean of Teaching and Learning, the Senior School Co-ordinator provides exemplary administrative and customer support in a busy, nurturing environment and can easily switch from working with basic office routines to complex administrative responsibilities over the course of the day. This role collaborates closely with members of the Academic Administration Team and other school leaders. The Senior School Co-ordinator works in a procedural, consensus-building manner with faculty, students, parents, and staff in keeping with the school’s vision, mission, and values. 
     
    Specific Accountabilities
    • Coordinates and communicates the annual Senior School (SS) Critical Path and workback schedule for school events, activities, deliverables (e.g. reporting timeline)
    • Coordinates, reviews and updates internal publications (SS handbooks, Code of Conduct, various documents, myBSS) 
    • Coordinates management and storage of documents for Ministry Inspections 
    • Coordinates development of annual calendar for OTTP 
    • Coordinates myBSS management and annual roll-over 
    • Provides administrative support pertaining to closing ceremonies 
    • Cross trains for backup - supply teachers, scheduling/calendar/room booking, SS/ MS/ JS reception/ News You Can Use/SS Bulletin 
    • Manages parent communications in a timely and professional manner 
    • Supports Summer Academy Teachers as needed 
    • Assists with the report card process 
    • Has an in-depth understanding of the daily routines and special events at the school 
    • Keeps Fire Drill attendance lists up to date with student additions and withdrawals 
    • Has an in-depth knowledge of school’s Crisis Management protocols 
    • Provides back-up support and assistance to all the academic administrative support staff, including coverage to the main reception area, security, meeting and greeting guests and the BSS community in person and over the phone, as part of the admin support team rotation
    • Participates in professional learning and growth 
    • Embeds diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging into all processes
    • Commits to the Staff Growth and Evaluation Process
    Senior School Event Coordination
    • Coordinates annual events (curriculum night, learning conferences, parent speaker series)
    • Books nominated speakers, publishes promotional materials, manages registrations and gathers feedback through surveys
    • Ensures that events are properly documented on school systems (calendar, room bookings, IT needs), communicated and supported 
    Dean of Teaching and Learning
    • Provides administrative support
    • Coordinates meetings for the Equity Advisory Committee and Academic Program Team
    • Assists the Professional Growth and Learning committee by coordinating workflows and supporting the organization, roll out and data collection connected to PL events 
    Summer Academy Preparation 
    • Supports the VP Student Success and Summer Academy Director in the planning and communication around registration for Summer Academy 
    • Sorts and distributes inquiries and information while alerting the Director of Summer Academy of all updates and communication that require immediate attention 
    • Communicates and liaises with other departments and colleagues to ensure clear communication and processes are followed. For example: Learning Resource, the eLearning Consortium of Canada (ELCC) and Communications 
    • Is present and working during Summer Academy to support the Director, monitor student absences and sign outs for Summer Academy (All of July for credit courses and a week in August for skills camps)  
    Skills, Experience and Attributes 
    • Post-Secondary education  
    • Previous reception and administration experience is an asset 
    • Culturally competent with a positive attitude toward cultural uniqueness and a readiness to accept and respect others
    • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
    • Outstanding customer service focus and excellent interpersonal skills, both in person and telephone 
    • Demonstrated professionalism at all times including reliability 
    • Proven ability to be vigilant with respect to security issues 
    • Proven ability to exercise good judgment and make split-second decisions 
    • Proficiency in Google suite and Microsoft Office 
    • Competence in the effective use of databases 
    • Proven ability to prioritize and handle confidential information 
    • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to remain flexible 
    Core Competencies
    Demonstrated ability and commitment to the Core Competencies at BSS:
    • Respect and care
    • Trust and integrity
    • Collaboration
    • Flexibility and adaptability
    • Initiative
    • Community focused
    • Communication
    How to Apply:
    Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Senior School 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.

We are also committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please contact Elisabeth Gsoels, Executive Assistant, Human Resources and Finance at 416-483-4325, ext. 1163 or by email at egsoels@bss.on.ca.

Please note, we have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for employees and students, unless official documentation of a medical exemption is provided and can be accommodated.

Why work at BSS?

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    Professional Growth & Learning

    We value the willingness to take risks in order to learn and grow - and not just for our students. At BSS, you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in an unparalleled setting, with access to innovative tools, support and resources, so you can pursue ongoing professional learning, whatever your role.

    Learn more about our professional learning sessions for early childhood, primary and junior educators, Investigations and Expressions.

Middle School math teacher Taeko Knockaert on attending the NAIS People of Colour Conference

I was interested in learning more about the international student experience and exploring how to create a strong sense of community at BSS. My favourite workshop planted the seed that we all have a role to play in addressing social justice, whether that’s through our pedagogy or our curriculum.

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  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

    We value and are committed to fostering a respectful, diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity leads to a creative workplace, and we embrace the cultural and economic backgrounds of all our students, employees and school leadership. We are always seeking to understand and engage with the world we live in, and our diverse perspectives enrich our learning environment and affirm our commitment to excellence.

    BSS employees regularly engage in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging training and are encouraged to develop and put into practice their knowledge and skills in this area - both inside and outside the classroom.