Job Posting Detail

CIS Ontario Member School: St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School
St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School

Junior School Teacher 

1-year Temporary Contract: August 29, 2022 to August 31, 2023

Full-time position

Department: Junior School 

Reports to: Head of Junior School 


  • Bachelor of Education, Ontario Teacher Certification 
  • Experience: 3+ years experience teaching at Junior grade level  
  • Experience developing/implementing Project/Inquiry Based Learning 

Additional Qualifications (asset) 

  • Experience in a non-profit setting (asset) 
  • Experience in an Independent School (asset) 

Working Conditions: Office Environment, Mac, Google 

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 

SMLS is seeking a Junior School (JS) Teacher.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Head of Junior School, Assistant Head of Junior School, and Junior School teaching team (JS1-JS5), and will be responsible for the development and delivery of creative and innovative inquiry based programming, while meeting the individual needs of all students in the classroom. 

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: 

  • Experience with developing innovative inquiry-based programming

  • Exemplary communication and collaboration 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 Teachers’ Pension Plan and provides a competitive compensation package for staff members. 

If you are interested in an opportunity to join our school, please apply online at

We appreciate and thank all applicants for your interest in SMLS, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

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. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please contact People & Culture with any requirements or questions.


  • Contract
  • Day School
  • Full-Time
  • Oakville
  • St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School
  • Teacher