English Teacher (Temporary 1 yr)

English Teacher (Temporary 1 yr)

  • Administration
  • Mill Bay


* Ability to coach/instruct in these co-curricular areas is a significant asset:
Rowing, Field Hockey, Robotics

Position Title: English Teacher (Temporary Full Time – 1 yr) Department:
Faculty – English
Immediate Supervisor: Deputy Head – Academics / Instructional Leader – English

Nature and Scope
The successful candidate will work with a strong team of English teachers to create a positive and engaging learning environment for our students. They will demonstrate superior teaching ability for all offered English courses – Grade 9 to Advanced Placement (AP). Commitment to developing the whole-child by participating in our co-curricular and boarding programs is essential. They will embrace contemporary teaching and learning practices and be committed to ongoing professional growth. Furthermore, the successful candidate will carry out planning, lesson delivery, assessment and student support as well as communicate with parents, advisors, and houseparents in a timely and effective manner. They will be part of a dynamic campus environment where highly motivated students and dedicated staff combine to create a vital, inclusive community culture.
Teaching Responsibilities
• Demonstrated ability to teach the full range of English offerings – Grade 9 to Advanced Placement (AP).
• Create dynamic and relevant lessons and learning experiences.
• As the academic year progresses, make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities.
• Assist students with comprehension and application of various learning concepts;
• Employ a variety of innovative pedagogical strategies, including the use of technology;
• Generate excitement about key concepts and areas of study;
• Maintain a safe, clean, welcoming, and positive learning environment;
• Maintain behavioural expectations in the classroom by applying consistent and fair boundaries;
• Address student questions, focusing on areas of greatest difficulty;
• Offer extra tutorial support;
• Model and assist students with understanding and application of good study habits;
• Ensure that students have appropriate academic resources;
• Behave in a respectful manner at all times with students, staff, and parents.
• Administer formative and summative assessments to evaluate students’ progress;
• Keep accurate records of progress;
• Be prepared to re-assess for students’ best interests;
• Deliver consistent feedback to students to keep them apprised of their progress;
• Inform parents/advisor/house parents of student progress via direct contact and the completion of written reports.
• Participate in the co-curricular and boarding program;
• Act as an Advisor to a selected group of students;
• Commit to all assigned school duties;
* Ability to coach/instruct in these co-curricular areas is a significant asset:
Rowing, Field Hockey, Robotics
• Participate in department and school meetings, including parent meetings;
• Deal tactfully with staff, students, parents and the public;
• Perform pastoral duties, e.g. counsel students with academic problems and provide encouragement;
• Be willing to participate in school events and activities, including overnight trips with the students;
• Post-secondary degree;
• B.Ed or equivalent, post graduate degree an asset;
• Accredited to teach in the province of British Columbia.
• Significant experience teaching English at the secondary level;
• Familiarity with Grade 9 -12 BC curriculum and AP Literature;
• Ability to integrate technology into teaching and learning;
• Self-motivated and detail oriented, adaptable to changing priorities and procedures;
• Excellent teamwork, analytical thinking, planning, organization, and problem solving skills;
• High level of energy and patience;
• Other assets include experience in a boarding school or independent school setting, and leadership experience.
• Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
• Criminal Record Check clearance is a condition of initial and ongoing employment;
• Works well under pressure and to tight deadlines, maintains a calm and analytical mindset;
• Work environment and responsibilities of this position provide for a high degree of self-direction in setting work priorities.
Qualified applicants should forward their applications, including cover letter and résumé,
to the attention of Human Resources, no later than at noon on Saturday March 6th, 2021.
Fax (250) 743-8446 | [email protected]
2735 Mt. Baker Road, Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P1

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity

To apply for this job email your details to connie.worth@brentwood.bc.ca.

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