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Full Time - Long Term Occasional

2024-2025 Academic Year Igniting Minds to Create Meaningful Impact in the World Join us at University of Toronto Schools (UTS), where we ignite the brightest minds and help our students shape a better world. Established in 1910 by the University of Toronto, UTS continues to pursue excellence in teaching and learning through our affiliation with Canadas top-ranked university. Nestled within the U of T campus, UTS is an inclusive, all-gender student population of just under 700 students in grades 7 through 12. As Canadas only independent school with a selection process based on a carefully considered identification of merit and potential contribution to school life, UTS graduates can be found in leading university programmes worldwide and in careers that make a difference in an incredible array of impactful fields.Unwavering Values We unapologetically strive for excellence . As teachers, learners and as human beings.

We value diversity and we believe the most innovative thinking comes from people learning to exchange ideas with respect.

Without mental, emotional, physical and social well-being , we cant fulfill any of our loftier objectives.

Integrity is at the core of our curriculum, school culture, student experience and professional standards.The UTS Difference

We are more than just a school we are a community of exceptional learners from diverse backgrounds, brought together by a genuine passion for education and a drive to make a difference. Our unique approach to education, coupled with a robust bursary program, ensures that every student can attend UTS and thrive in a culture of belonging and academic excellence.

At UTS, youll join a community of award-winning educators who go above and beyond to challenge, inspire, and guide their students toward reaching their potential. UTS teachers are not just instructors; they are mentors, collaborators, and champions of paths forged by student interest and drive. We value academic success but also foster global citizens and ethical leaders.

If you are a forward-thinking, collaborative individual eager to make a difference in the lives of some of Canadas brightest minds, UTS invites you to embark on a journey that will be demanding, fast-paced, fun and rewarding with us!The Opportunity

Creativity, collaboration and a commitment to innovative practice are deeply valued at UTS. We are looking for a dynamic arts educator who can inspire and empower students to colour outside the lines and create masterpieces of their own. If you can dream in both paintbrushes and pixels, read on.UTS is looking for a creative and dynamic educator with Visual Arts qualifications who thrives on the challenge of teaching bright, highly motivated students. This is a 100% (full time) teaching position combining a Long Term Occasional (LTO) Visual Arts timetable equal to 80% FTE and 20% Associate Teacher duties, for the 2024-2025 academic year , starting August 28, 2024.

Teaching experience with fresh canvases and bright minds, demonstrated passion for intermediate education, reflecting that almost half the position involves teaching at the Foundation (grade 7-8 level)

Your expertise with Adobe Creative Suite, or another similar specialization, will foster a vibrant school studio utilizing traditional and contemporary media

A commitment to create inclusive learning and exhibition spaces where students experience a wide range of perspectives, voices and styles to fully explore visual art through an AEDI lens while finding their own unique creative voice

You need to be in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers and will ideally have two (2) years of teaching experience with Intermediate/Senior qualification as well as Honours Specialist Qualifications. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, or another studio specialization and an interest in Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion initiatives, as well as our rich co-curricular program will make you the ideal candidate. Some of our expectations will include: A demonstrated passion for the continuous improvement and enhancement of teaching, learning and growth that provides inspiration to students and co-workers.

A culturally responsive approach to teaching, incorporating diverse perspectives, histories, and experiences into their curriculum to ensure that all students feel seen, heard, and valued.

The ability to provide an academically rigorous learning experience in a way that is accessible to students, provides ample feedback and reflection opportunities, and shapes assessment that brings clarity to students as they develop learning habits and processes.

A detailed and comprehensive documentation process for course planning and assessment and evaluation.

Being an effective link between the school and parents on both academic and non-academic matters.

Active participation in the life of the school including, but not limited to graduation, school dances and other extracurricular community events as required.

We offer:

Equity, diversity and inclusion underpin the UTS experience. Our school honours and celebrates the rich tapestry of diverse people and perspectives that make up our community. We do not sit on our laurels but take the initiative to advance ongoing improvement on every front. New ideas always have a voice, and are realized through creativity, collaboration and community. UTS is in the midst of implementing an integrated anti-racism, equity, diversity and inclusion strategy, setting a framework that aims to remove barriers that impede access to students from historically under-represented communities, and eliminate biases that undermine belonging and inclusion. This framework is already in progress, paving the way for positive change across all aspects of the school experience, from access and admissions to curricular and co-curricular programs, student life, student support and the integration of new families into our community, as well as staffing and professional development.Our Compensation:

UTS offers a highly competitive compensation package that includes; Base salary that is on the grid with an additional generous service supplement;

Health and dental benefits;

Participation in OTPP;

Employee assistance program.

Other benefits of working at UTS include: Generous holidays;

Working in a newly built excellent facility on U of T campus, with access to many of U of T amenities;

Being part of a committed and collegial team of professionals;

Easy access to the TTC;

The opportunity to join an amazing team!;

Excellent professional development opportunities;

Great colleagues who do fun things together;

A welcoming and vibrant school community.

Application Details:

If you feel that this position is made for you, please submit an up-to-date resume highlighting relevant qualifications and experience and a cover letter through the UTS Career Centre portal. This posting will stay open until the position is filled. We are looking to fill the position by June 25, 2024 or earlier. The application deadline is June 25, 2024. University of Toronto Schools is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.We thank all candidates in advance; however, we will contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please. If selected for an interview please inform us if you require any accommodations. For more information please visit