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CIS Ontario Member School: Lakefield College School
Lakefield College School

Organizational Overview:

Founded in 1879, Lakefield College School is a leader among Canada’s independent boarding and day schools and prides itself on its reputation for providing a strong, caring community, a well-rounded program, and a transformational student experience on one of the largest waterfront campuses in the country.  Of our total student population of 425, we have 280+ students who live on campus, coming from over 45 countries.  LCS is a coeducational high school committed to its mission of challenging and enabling students to reach their individual potential in mind, body, and spirit.

A challenging academic program prepares our high school students to pursue their post-secondary passions in a variety of fields. Our spectacular 315-acres campuses, located just 1.5 hours northeast of Toronto, allow students to be outdoors every day, enjoying a variety of sports, arts, co-curricular programs and experiential learning opportunities across the curriculum. Lakefield College School has a proud 144-year history of educating some of Canada's finest young leaders. Our graduates go on to successful careers in all aspects of business, politics, social services, academia, and the arts. We are particularly proud to have been the alma mater for His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain and four Rhodes Scholars.

Position Summary:

Associate Faculty live on campus and enjoy being part of an on-campus, active learning community with an opportunity to experience mentorship and career development. Associate Faculty work within the Residential and Academic programs.

Associate Faculty duties are catered to your individual strengths and experience. In addition to two or three weekdays of 24-hour residential coverage and one or two weekends a month of residential coverage, duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assigned to teach or support the Program Area relevant to the candidate:
    • Candidates with a B. Ed. will be assigned one to two classes of co-teaching and may have the opportunity for a class of their own.
    • Candidates without a B. Ed. will be assigned to a value program (Outdoor Education, Athletics, Arts, Community Service, Leadership and more)
  • Coaching/leading athletic or artistic co-curricular programs throughout the year
  • Rotating school duties including: teaching/classroom coverage, evening and weekend programming supervision, various on-campus student/spirit events, emergency hospital coverage

The Associate Faculty role is a paid contract position including health and dental benefits, professional development funding, as well as OTPP contributions for OCT qualified teachers. Most Associate Faculty apartments are attached to the residence while some live on campus in staff buildings. Each apartment includes living space, a bedroom and a bathroom. Food at the dining hall, access to our beautiful 315-acre lakefront campus and all of the facilities are included with the position.

Qualifications and Experience:

Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Undergraduate diploma and/or degree required
  • For teaching and co-teaching assignments a B.Ed. with I/S qualifications is required
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with teenagers and support them in their development and living the school’s values
  • Personal qualities:
    • student-centered, collaborative, reflective, and receptive practitioner, able to inspire and motivate
    • open-minded, resilient, empathetic, caring, and enthusiastic
    • innovative - including cross-curricular integration appreciation
    • flexible, ability to problem solve and think strategically
    • strong interpersonal and communication skills, well developed professional judgment
  • Previous experience in a residential camp or boarding school setting would be considered an asset
  • Athletic or Artistic coaching experience would be preferred
  • Current certification for First Aid, CPR/AED
  • Second language proficiency is considered an asset
  • NLS, WFA, and other outdoor qualifications are assets

Start Date:

  • August 23, 2023

Why LCS?

You’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the most enthusiastic staff members you’ve ever met. You’ll witness all of the things that make the best boarding schools great. You’ll become part of a community. But more importantly, you will grow. You’ll do challenging work you love and be part of a success story that you can be proud of.

How to apply:

Please complete your profile and submit your resume information through the Careers Section of our website on or before February 20, 2023. (This is an ongoing recruitment process and we will be connecting with candidates as we receive applications and arranging for interviews).

Please Note:  LCS is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Please visit our Accessibility page for further details or contact our Human Resources department, for any information in an alternate format.

Lakefield College School is an inclusive, caring community. We believe in the dignity and worth of all individuals. We embrace diversity and practice equity. We lead with empathy to create a sense of belonging for all. We are committed to equal employment opportunities for persons of all cultures, colours, ancestries, religions, sexes, national origins, sexual orientations, ages, marital statuses, disabilities, gender identities and veteran statuses.

We respectfully acknowledge that Lakefield College School is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.

Lakefield College School respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.

  • Boarding
  • Contract
  • Day & Boarding School
  • Full-Time
  • Lakefield
  • Lakefield College School
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