English & Social Studies Teacher
1 Year Contract - 50%
Department: Senior School
Reports to: Head of Senior School
Education: Bachelor of Education, Ontario Teacher Certification
Experience: 3 + years’ experience teaching at the Intermediate/Senior grade level
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
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.
St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School has a 1 year opening for a Senior School English & Social Studies Teacher (50%). The successful candidate will be responsible for 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
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 playing an integral role in the development of young women, lease apply online at: smls.simplication.com and under ‘Senior School English & Social Studies Teacher.
If you are interested in an opportunity to join our school, please apply online at smls.simplification.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 at SMLS with any questions or needs.