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Director Guidance/Leadership Program Teacher - The Hill Academy


 

DIRECTOR GUIDANCE/LEADERSHIP PROGRAM TEACHER

Reports to: School Principal

Start Date: August 9/2021

Summary of Position

This position is a 60% guidance position and a 40% teaching position leading the Post-Graduate Leadership program.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • A contributing member of the Academic Leadership Team working to support and implement the school’s strategic directions.
  • Helps to creates a safe, nurturing and encouraging environment for all students' Highest Level of Achievement, Individual support and responsibility, Leadership development and Legacy.
  • Serve as a champion for the social, mental, and emotional wellbeing of all students across the school program.
  • Organize and plan guest speakers to enhance students experience and assist them in dealing with social/emotional and adolescent issues
  • Increase student success by supporting informed decision making related to all educational goals
  • Assist students in the development of an educational plan including investigating post- secondary programs of study and/or clarifying their educational and athletic goals
  • Provide counsel to students related to alternatives, limitations and possible impacts of changes to their educational and athletic plan
  • Create and execute student and parent presentations on post secondary planning.
  • Scheduling university/college visits and scholarship opportunities.
  • Support the Director of Athletics and individual sport General Managers and coaches in post secondary planning with students-athletes.
  • Support students in the course selection process.
  • Work collaboratively with the Academic Team to create a program of study and a timetable.
  • Support the admissions process through report card and transcript reviews.
  • Support student transition from grade 8 to grade 9.
  • Develop and teach the PG Leadership program.
  • Other related responsibilities as assigned by the Principal.

Requirements for this post are:

  • A degree in Education
  • An experienced educator with minimum three years’ experience including a proven record of supporting students.
  • Experience in student services, guidance, or other opportunities to support post secondary planning.
  • Knowledge of both the Canadian and United States post secondary application process.
  • Knowledge of academic testing processes and supports and of the NCAA clearinghouse process.
  • Evidence of successful leadership experiences including success in team building and the development of positive working relationships.
  • Proven ability to support student-athletes.
  • Experience in developing programs to support student wellness is an asset.
  • A highly engaging and visible style in dealing with students and parents to ensure outstanding rapport with the community.
  • An equity mindset and a commitment to inclusive and anti-racist practices.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to respond with care and concern, make wise decisions in complex situations, and partner with other members of the academic leadership team.
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven teaching skills with the ability to manage PG level students
  • Demonstrates the ability to create an engaging and effective leadership program.
  • Energy and a sense of humour

Compensation: commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to forward by email a letter of application and a résumé to Rick Kunc, Director of Academics by Monday, May 3, 2021 to: careers@thehillacademy.com.

The Hill is an equal opportunity employer, while we appreciate all applications, we can only contact those individuals selected for interviews. As a condition of employment, a vulnerable sector screening will be required.