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Residential Staff – Senior School Girls

Position Type Teacher
Start 08/21/2019
School Name Ashbury College
City, State Ottawa, ON 
Posted 04/05/2019

Residential Staff – Senior School Girls

Full Time


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.


Situated in prestigious Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa, Ashbury College is currently seeking a Residential Staff to contribute to the overall quality of the school and boarding life for 51 Canadian and international girls in grades 9-12 who board in our Heather Gillin Residence.


Working in tandem with the Head of Gillin Residence, and collaborating with a team of resident staff, our student services group, and other faculty, you will actively contribute to the ongoing success of the Gillin boarders, as well as the 58 additional male and female students boarding at Ashbury College. Your responsibilities will include providing for the care and well-being of the Gillin Residence boarding students for one evening per week and one weekend per month. You will also be responsible for supervising the ongoing activities of student residents, planning and supervising weekend and special events, coaching sports or coordinating clubs, attending weekly house and residential teacher meetings, and potentially leading a Teacher Advisory Group.


You will also have the opportunity to teach; providing class coverage for absent faculty on a scheduled basis.


As you will need to be accessible and provide ongoing support to boarding students, you are expected to reside in a self-contained apartment in Gillin Residence. Room and Board is included over the course of the academic year, and housing may be extended into the summer.


Teaching certification and/or experience leading boarding programs plus prior teaching experience is required, as is a history of adding to the full life of the school. Teaching experience for all disciplines will be considered, with Math and Science preferred. Experience or interest in coaching football, rugby, soccer, basketball, track and field, and/or volleyball; plus, bilingualism, and international experience, are highly desirable.


If you are as passionate about guiding and supporting youth as you are committed to encouraging curiosity and instilling an enthusiasm for learning in senior grade students, we want to hear from you.


Ashbury College provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including participation in the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. And, if you are not familiar with our modern facilities, international student body, academic excellence, wealth of co-curricular activities, school values and culture, please visit our website at Ashbury.ca      


This appointment is effective late August 2019 for an annual term renewable for up to three years.



If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume and cover letter to hr@ashbury.ca without delay and quote “Girls’ Residential Teacher” in the subject line.


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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