Queen Margaret’s School is accepting applications for a Middle Years (Grades 8-9) Project-Based Learning STEM Teacher to join our Senior School faculty, beginning August 23, 2021. This is anticipated to be a 1.0 FTE position, but Queen Margaret’s School reserves the right to confirm FTE based on student enrollment.
This posting will close at 4:00 pm PT on March 10, 2021.
Our Grade 8-9 STEM teacher will work in a project-based learning (PBL) team teaching environment with a Humanities co-teaching partner to design, plan and teach engaging and relevant STEAM integrated learning following the British Columbia curriculum.
The ideal candidate will be willing to adopt best practice as it pertains to project-based learning, inquiry, competency and experiential practices. The Middle Years STEM teacher will be a collaborative practitioner who is able to design, develop, assess, and manage STEAM learning experiences with Mathematics and Science curricular competencies, and the QMS Strategic Framework, in mind.
We are looking for a professional who can help design contemporary/progressive curriculum centered on fostering curiosity in a student-centred environment. QMS is looking to increase its inquiry-based, student-centered, interdisciplinary learning experiences and provide opportunities for students to develop their understanding of the world around them through authentic and relevant learning opportunities. Candidates will possess a strong understanding of the developmental, wellness and social-emotional needs of adolescents in this age-range. Successful candidates will be inclusive educators who have a strong desire to create a safe and nurturing environment for all students.
Candidates must possess or be eligible for Teacher certification through the BC Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch.
Teachers interested in joining Queen Margaret’s School community must embrace the ethos of an independent school education, develop positive relationships with all community members, and contribute to a collaborative learning community. Faculty are expected to support the school’s extensive co-curricular program. Dedicated time for collaborating with a team to design and implement cross-curricular units of study throughout the year is provided.
Applications must include proof of teacher certification and degrees obtained.
For more information about the responsibilities and requirements of this position, and to apply, please visit the QMS Careers webpage.
To apply for this job please visit www.qms.bc.ca.