Due to internal promotions Queen Margaret’s School is accepting applications for a senior Math Teacher to join our Senior School faculty.
The Math Teacher is responsible for working with a team of STEM teachers to deliver the curricula in senior mathematics. This includes, but is not limited to, a proven ability to teach, inspire and assess a range of subjects from Pre-calculus and Foundations of Math to Calculus and Advanced Placement Courses.
Plan and teach engaging and relevant science and math classes as assigned, following the British Columbia curriculum
Assess and address student learning styles and implement strategies for promoting student progress
Familiarity with the Grade 10 Graduation Literacy and Numeracy assessments
Create a safe and nurturing classroom environment
Foster a climate of respect and fairness for all students
Use technology in curriculum and reporting (using MyEducationBC student information system and other technology resources provided)
Use a variety of assessment strategies and assessment collection (portfolios, self-assessment, testing, reflection, etc.)
Evaluate students and report on progress formally (report cards) and informally with families
Communicate effectively with homeroom teachers, faculty advisors, and learning support staff as required
Contribute to planning and delivery of special events
Lead co-curricular assignments with enthusiasm
Model the core values of the school
Collaborate with peers to support a student-centered learning environment
Be a role model for students
Take an active part in all professional development activities, including staff meetings.
The following are requirements for this position:
Graduate of a recognized B.Ed program, with focused studies in Science, Math or a related field of study
Proof of BC Ministry of Education Teacher Certification
Knowledge of BC Curriculum requirements for science
Experience and/or familiarity with AP College Board courses in the aforementioned subjects is an asset
Interest in experiential learning and practical hands-on applications of learning is an asset
Ability to lead a group of students in a school Advisory program if needed
Strong organizational and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate and develop relationships with a wide array of stakeholders (students, parents, teacher colleagues, community members, etc.)
Commitment to continuous professional growth and professional learning
Ability and desire to grow professionally through collaboration with colleagues
Proven ability to motivate students through meaningful curriculum and inquiry-driven learning
Demonstrated experience with innovative practices, including the integration of educational technology tools
Demonstrated ability to develop strong learning relationships through the provision of a safe and trusting learning environment
Ability to work effectively in a culturally responsive teaching environment
Understanding of British Columbia’s K-12 curriculum and the objectives of competency-based education
Demonstrated ability to effectively differentiate and be responsive to student needs
Willingness to regularly engage in experiential learning experiences
Willingness to embrace the ethos of an independent school and make a commitment to the extensive co-curricular life of an independent school
Preferences will be given to candidates who also have the following skills and qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have coaching experience in basketball, soccer, tennis or volleyball
Experience in a boarding school environment is an asset
Experience with Equestrian is an asset
Standard First Aid certification or above
Valid driver’s license and clean driver abstract
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.
This posting will close on March 27, 2023.
For further information about our school and this career opportunity please see our Applicant Information Pack or on our website Career Opportunities.
Applications should be made electronically. To submit your application, please upload your documents according to the instructions on our website link http://qms.bc.ca/discover-qms/careers/
To apply for this job please visit qms.bamboohr.com.