Job Posting Detail

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

Department: Senior School

Reports to: Head of Senior School

Education:  Bachelor of Education, Ontario Teacher Certification


  • 3 + years’ experience teaching at the Intermediate/Senior grade leve
  • Additional Qualifications (an asset)
  • Experience in an Independent School
  • Experience in a Not-for Profit setting 
  • Computer Skills: Mac, Google, Blackbaud (Learning Management System)

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. 

Role Overview

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School has an opening for a Senior School Social Sciences and Humanities 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

  • Technology skills - an ability to effectively leverage new technologies in the classroom and to provide engaging online (synchronous and asynchronous) learning experiences for students

  • Leadership 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.

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