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Junior School Teacher, Grades 5 - 8

Position Type Full-Time, Contract
Start 08/21/2019
School Name Ashbury College
City, State Ottawa, ON 
Posted 03/08/2019

Ashbury College

Junior School Teacher, Grades 5 - 8

Full-Time; Two-Year Term


Ashbury College is a leading independent school for boys and girls, Grades 4 to 12. Benefiting from small class sizes, a respectful environment, technology-enhanced classrooms, and dynamic teachers, our students are inspired to become intellectually vibrant, compassionate and responsible citizens. This includes our emphasis on mental and physical health, by promoting self-confidence, cooperation and commitment. 


Based in central Ottawa, Ashbury College has an opening for a Junior School Teacher, responsible for Grade 5 Form room, Grade 5 Social Studies, Grade 6 Social Studies, Grade 7 Core French, Grade 8 Core French, Junior School Yearbook, and other extra-curricular activities, supervision duties and school trips.


As the successful candidate, you have a history of school and volunteer involvement, bringing enthusiasm and energy to the classroom, thriving in a busy learning community, working collaboratively with colleagues, and leading co-curricular activities. Your teaching practice includes current learning theories, technology and creative course design and delivery.


Education, Experience and Qualifications:


  • Ontario Teacher Certification
  • B.A. or M.A. in Social Studies or French
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience teaching Grades 5 to 8
  • Evidence of teaching that has been enhanced by technology
  • Fluency in oral and written French
  • International Baccalaureate experience an asset


If you are interested in joining our Junior School team and playing an integral role in developing exemplary teaching practices, please forward your resume and cover letter to hr@ashbury.ca and quote “JS Grades 5 - 8” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 27. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


Please note that this full-time appointment, which begins late August 2019, is a leave coverage for academic years 2019 – 2020, and 2020 – 2021. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including participation in the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. For more information about our school, please visit our website at www.ashbury.ca.


Ashbury College is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please let us know by e-mail to hr@ashbury.ca, or by calling the College at 613-749-9630 and asking to speak with Human Resources.




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