Academic Junior School Gr4 Teacher and Learning Commons Teacher
January to June 2022 Maternity Leaves
100% Teaching Loads –LTO Contracts
2021-22 Academic Year
Renowned for its expertise in the particular learning needs of girls, BSS offers a single-gender environment that helps girls achieve their best, both academically and in their life’s pursuits. Continually reaching forward, renewing itself and keeping time with the fast-paced changes and increasing demands of the complicated world its graduates will face, BSS believes girls can do anything and strives to give them the 21st century tools to achieve whatever dreams they conceive.
Our teachers provide a rigorous curricular experience that embraces inquiry-based instructional strategies. We are seeking highly collaborative teachers who are passionate about their subject area and who actively seek the opportunity for interdisciplinary and real-world connections and who are innovative not only in the use of technology but in the ways that they engage students in learning. Experienced teachers who have been actively engaged in ongoing professional development and are excited about making a difference in the lives of young women, in our Reggio-inspired Junior School, are encouraged to apply for the following positions for the remainder of the 202-22 academic year:
Grade 4 Teacher
Your responsibilities as a Junior Division Teacher include collaboratively planning, implementing and assessing a challenging, dynamic inquiry-based program. You will be collaborating with lead and specialist teachers and using inquiry and a Reggio-inspired pedagogy to foster curiosity, research and a challenging experience that meets the differentiated needs of our students. As part of our professional learning community, you will embrace professional learning opportunities, attend faculty planning sessions and be involved with co-curricular activities, including academics and athletics with interest and enthusiasm. Our teachers see themselves as researchers and contribute to the students’ experience through that work.
As a Learning Commons Teacher, you are an information specialist who is skillful in selecting appropriate materials to support the curriculum. The Learning Commons Teacher is also an instructional partner who works collaboratively with teachers and students in the Junior School using inquiry and a Reggio-inspired pedagogy to foster curiosity, research and reading exploration. In addition, you will work with faculty and other Learning Commons staff to identify and integrate the necessary information technology competencies and information literacy skills into the curriculum.
A Bachelor of Education, a passion for aligning educational research with classroom practice, the ability to collaborate, multi-task and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment, as well as at least three-five years of experience working at the primary/junior level, are the requirements for this exciting opportunity.
You are committed to best practices and have superior academic/teaching track records, appropriate experience, degrees and Ontario Teaching Certification. You are passionate about your work and eager to teach as part of a team. You enjoy participating in the life of the school, including co-curricular activities.
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to email@example.com indicating Grade 4 Teacher or Learning Commons Teacher in the subject line by Tuesday, October 12, 2021.
The Bishop Strachan School has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for employees and students, unless official documentation of a human rights exemption is provided and can be accommodated.
We thank all candidates in advance.
We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview.
We believe that diversity in our school fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment.
We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.
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