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Drama Teacher (Middle School)- 40%

Position Type Teacher
Start 08/26/2019
School Name St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School
City, State Oakville, ON 
Posted 03/22/2019

Middle School

Drama Teacher

1 Year Contract - 40%

Department: Middle School

Reports to: Head of Middle School

Education:  Bachelor of Education, Ontario Teacher Certification

Experience:  3 + years’ experience teaching drama at the Junior/Intermediate

Additional Qualifications (an asset)

Experience in an Independent School

Experience in a Not-for Profit setting

Computer Skills: Mac, Google, Microsoft Office

Working Conditions: School/Office Environment

Note: This role may be combined with another part-time role based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School

Inspired Girls. Empowered Women. St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School (SMLS) is recognized as one of the premier independent schools in the country and brings a long history of educational excellence to girls from preschool to university entrance. For well over a century, SMLS has helped develop courageous girls who challenge and change the world.


Role Overview

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School has a 1 year opening for a Middle School Drama Teacher (40%). The successful candidate will be responsible for collaborating with the Middle School and Arts Teaching teams in the development and delivery of creative, innovative and comprehensive programming.

The successful candidate is enthusiastic, articulate and a creative teacher who communicates with ease and confidence. You offer a learning community that allows different learners to thrive and prosper. You are comfortable engaging in innovative and diverse programming. You are a critical thinker who demonstrates initiative, integrity and attention to detail. You are an educator who never stops learning and continually seeks best practices in girls’ education to enrich your teaching.  


Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience

We are seeking a dynamic, exemplary educator with the following key qualities and a willingness to continue to develop and grow as a professional:

  • Strong planning skills and proven ability to create engaging, differentiated programming and assessments that challenge students with a variety of learning styles, interests, and strengths

  • Highly professional collaboration and communication skills to be applied with all stakeholders including students, parents, teachers, other staff, and administration

  • Leadership skills – desire to seek opportunities that go above and beyond to contribute to a dynamic academic and co-curricular learning environment


SMLS Values

Respect:  We welcome and support the diversity of our school community and the broader communities and environment in which we learn, work and live. We respect our Anglican roots and our traditions.

Integrity:  Honesty and responsibility are fundamental to everything we do – from the classroom to the boardroom.

Innovation:  We are in a place where new ideas and promising practices can be explored, evaluated and flourish.

Commitment:  We recognize our responsibilities to each other and to the world, and we will stand by our word and persevere with passion, pride and hard work.

Courage:  We are not afraid to confront the uncertainties or difficulties the future may bring.  We are resilient and are prepared to be bold and take action.

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School is a member of the Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan and provides a competitive salary for staff members.


If you are interested in supporting the development of young women, please apply online at smls.simplication.com.


We appreciate and thank all applicants for your interest in SMLS, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. We will begin reaching out to applicable candidates in late March/ early April 2019.

 SMLS is an equal opportunity employer and we accommodate any needs under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Please contact People & Culture with any questions.

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