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Science Teacher

Senior School – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Senior School
Employment Type Full-Time

Science Teacher

Senior School (Gr.8-12)

Full Time, 1.0 FTE 
Starting September 1, 2018
York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an outstanding education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.  
Position Summary
York House School is inviting applications from compassionate, innovative and qualified Science Teachers committed to providing an exceptional 21st Century learning environment for our girls. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in instructional and assessment practices, a passion for teaching, and a strong understanding of how girls learn best. This individual will also fulfill the role of Teacher Advisor each day and will have opportunities to be involved in the co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school. This teaching position involves teaching full-time Science in the Senior School beginning September 2018. 
  • Bachelor of Education 
  • Master’s degree in Science or equivalent is an asset
  • British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent
  • Five years teaching experience is preferred
  • Experience in delivering a hands on approach to Science 8, 9,10 is an asset
  • Independent School experience is an asset
  • Coaching and/or extra-curricular experience is an asset
Desired Qualities and Competencies
  • Strong knowledge of British Columbia Curriculum and pedagogy
  • Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning, developing critical 21st Century global capacities
  • Demonstrated experience as a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic educator
  • Collaborative and flexible, supportive and effective team-player
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with all stakeholders
  • Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to educating the whole student
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology purposefully to transform learning
  • Demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction and assessment practices to meet the needs of individual learners
  • Experience with using Understanding by Design as a framework to teach for deeper understanding
  • Experience using an inquiry-based and project-based learning approach
  • Experience with supporting students interested in Science Fairs is an asset
  • Demonstrated passion for innovation and creativity in education
  • Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement
To learn more about this exceptional community please visit us at www.yorkhouse.ca
A criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement. 
Closing Date:  March 12, 2018
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    Vancouver, British Columbia
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