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Posted: 
2024-06-14
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
College/CEGEP
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Vancouver
Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Teacher Teacher, French, Junior School Full-Time Continuing Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them. Bound by our belief in the power of girl-centred education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our school including you. We offer extensive professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Our 10-acre campus provides modern facilities, as well as beautiful outdoor spaces and a daily connection to nature Crofton House School is seeking an experienced elementary school educator to teach French as an additional language. French is taught in the Junior School from Grade 1-7. The grade levels for this position will be determined by the strengths and experiences of the candidates and the right fit for the program. You will be part of a collaborative teaching team supporting the positive growth and development of young girls in the Junior School. Fulfill your vision as a teacher by joining this dynamic school community with motivated students, abundant resources, enriching professional development opportunities, inspirational colleagues and supportive parents. Teaching and learning is guided and enhanced by the principles of a student-centred, collaborative approach with an inquiry-based focus to deepen learning for young students. Opportunities: ? Establish a day-to-day connection and belonging in the Junior School community ? Collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals that embrace school values of courage, creativity, and citizenship ? Participate in a dynamic professional development network ? Integrate meaningful technology into student learning ? Enjoy leadership in co-curricular activities ? Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and generous support for professional, educational and leadership development Responsibilities: ? Teach French as an additional language ? Work with Junior School students; the grade level will be determined based on candidate strengths and program needs. ? Establish lively, engaging classes ? Integrate French culture into lessons ? Ensure continuity of language learning competencies in a vertical and horizontal manner across the Junior School in collaboration with colleagues ? Collaborate with all Junior School teachers ? Differentiate expectations for language learners ? Implement and integrate instructional technology to support learning ? Implement the BC Curriculum for French as a second language, with a focus on the application of the Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling approach. ? Participate in the Junior School co-curricular program Requirements/ Qualifications: ? Native-like French language skills (oral and written) ? Familiarity with TPRS an asset ? B.C. Ministry of Education Certificate or Independent School Certification ? Bachelors Degree or equivalent ? Understanding of how to support diverse learning styles at an elementary level ? Collaborative and energetic with a passion for teaching ? Excellent written and oral communication skills ? Demonstrated ability to be innovative, flexible, highly organized with attention to detail ? Energy, commitment, and readiness to participate in the co-curricular program and the diverse life of the school community Employment and Application Details: Classes begin in September 2024 following teacher orientation in late August 2024. Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and support for professional, educational and leadership development. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and hold a valid BC Teaching Certificate. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. Compensation: $63,033 - $111,707 depending on experience and education. Please include the following with your application: ? A cover letter and current resume that outlines exact dates of employment, the organization, job title and responsibilities. If you have gaps in your employment history, please advise as to why. ? Please clearly identify your educational background and history of professional development related to this position. Apply online at www.croftonhouse.ca/careers . We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please. About Crofton House School Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them. Our approach supports the whole girl in her social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Guided by the Schools values of courage, creativity and citizenship, students are able to discover and pursue their own paths, developing the confidence and capacity to thrive and positively influence the world around them. Established in 1898, Crofton House has a long history of girl-centred education. Today, the School has over 900 students and almost 200 staff members learning, working and playing on our 10-acre campus in Vancouver.