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Culminating Task Facilitators

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School Name Branksome Hall
City, State Toronto, ON 
Posted 04/16/2019

Culminating Task Facilitators

Employment Terms: Short-Term, Part-Time Contract Positions (May 22, June 3 – 11, 2019)

Start Date: May, 2019

Branksome Hall, a leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls challenges and inspires girls to love learning and shape a better world. Through the unique combination of wellbeing, outstanding academics and international mindedness, Branksome Hall students and employees become impactful leaders. The school offers a strong liberal arts curriculum that develops critical thinking and inquiry skills. Our graduates are accepted by the leading universities in Canada and around the world.

The Opportunity:

Branksome Hall is seeking six short-term, part-time facilitators who are required to deliver off timetable programming to Grade 7 students. The Grade 7 Culminating Task is an innovative design challenge in conjunction with residence from the local Rekai Centre (a long term care facility in the city).

Successful candidates will compensated in the form of an honorarium.

Who are we looking for?

Facilitators are an integral part of this task, in delivering lessons and providing support and guidance to the Grade 7 students with their innovative designs. Facilitators are required from June 3-11, 2019 from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each week day. In addition, facilitators will need to make themselves available for a training session, on May 22, 2019 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. The ideal candidate is a creative problem-solver, can motivate students to take risks while working through challenges and has a ‘tinkering’ mindset.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Presenting lessons;
  • Facilitating student through the design cycle;
  • Supervising students at recess and on off-site trips;
  • One-on-one student support on assignments;
  • Preparing documents;
  • Assessing student work and approaches to learning skills.

The students will be working on an interdisciplinary design challenge where they could be working with robots, construction materials, and textiles or designing innovative programing. No previous experience with these materials is necessary, but would be considered an asset.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates should have graduated, or be in the process of graduating from, a teacher’s education program, preferably with a focus on the intermediate years.

The ideal candidate will have a background in two of the following subject areas: Science, Math, Social Sciences, or Design.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about working at Branksome Hall, please visit www.thinkerswanted.ca or visit our website at www.branksome.on.ca.

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