Senior School Culinary Arts Teacher

Senior School Culinary Arts Teacher

Queen Margaret’s School is accepting applications for a Senior School Culinary Arts Teacher. This is a 0.67 FTE position from August 2022 until December 2022 (subject to a leave)

 

 

Culinary Arts introduces students in Grades 8-12 to hard skills in the area of foods and food preparation, as well as the history of food and culinary traditions. Students will be encouraged to generate new and innovative ideas and learn about diverse food cultures and traditions, both locally and globally. 

 

 

This posting will close upon appointment of a suitable candidate so early application is advised.

 

 

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 environment. Dedicated time for collaborating with a team to design and implement cross-curricular units of study through the year is provided.

 

Applications must include proof of teacher certification and degrees obtained.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Teach students a variety of hard skills related to culinary arts, including but not limited to: Safe food handling
Food cooking methodology

Food sustainability
Local and International cuisines
History of food and culinary traditions
Oversee a student-run cafe/snack bar
Use a variety of assessment strategies to measure student progress
Bring energy, enthusiasm, and a love of learning to the classroom
Attend meetings and school events as required
Lead co-curricular assignments with enthusiasm
Model the core values of the school
Collaborate with peers to support a student-centered learning environment
Take an active part in all professional development activities, including staff meetings

 

Qualifications:

 

The following are requirements for this position:

 

Graduate of a recognized B.Ed. program
Experience teaching culinary arts to adolescents

Experience in, or educational qualifications for, teaching the history of food and global culinary traditions
Experience with Socratic or Harkness discussion-based pedagogies
Experience with boarding and co-curricular ethos of an independent school
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
Proven ability to motivate students through meaningful curriculum and inquiry-driven learning
Demonstrated ability to develop strong learning relationships through the provision of a safe and trusting learning environment
Experience using project-based learning approaches and commitment to regularly engage in experiential learning opportunities with students
Familiarity with relevant assessment strategies to provide continual feedback
Demonstrated ability to effectively differentiate and be responsive to student needs
Experience, sensitivity and awareness of working within a multicultural environment
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:

 

Formal background or training in culinary arts

Entrepreneurial experience in the restaurant industry is considered an asset
Experience coaching rugby is considered an asset
Standard First Aid certification or above

 

 

The candidate must possess or be eligible for Teacher Certification through the BC Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch.

To apply for this job please visit qms.bamboohr.com.

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