English Teacher (Permanent, Full-Time)

English Teacher (Permanent, Full-Time)

  • Teacher
  • Surrey

Southridge is a co-ed, independent day school located in South Surrey, British Columbia with 680 students enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 12. We have a tradition of developing well-rounded students who have a love of learning, strong moral, character, and confidence to make the world a better place.

Southridge is affectionately described as ‘a lighthearted place of serious purpose’ and we want you to know…it’s true! If you’re passionate about working in an energizing environment with colleagues that value building strong relationships; fostering strong minds and good hearts through student-centered teaching and learning; and being a part of a great community that has fun and strives to make a difference, we want to hear from you!


We are currently inviting applications for the full-time (1.0 FTE) position of English Teacher – Senior School. This position will commence September 2023.

Teaching Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver the core English program requirements in assigned grade levels following the BC Ministry of Education curriculum and/or Advanced Placement and in alignment with the Southridge Senior School Educational Plan
  • Collaboratively plan within the department to develop and design consistent and well- articulated programs
  • Assess and report on student academic progress and effort, drawing attention to areas of achievement and areas requiring further development
  • Supervise and manage student deportment, including behaviour and adherence to uniform expectations
  • Monitor students’ academic, co-curricular, and personal growth as a homeroom advisor
  • Attend and participate in core school functions and special events
  • Participate in the co-curricular programme of the school
    Additional duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Faculty Handbook


  • Bachelor of Education degree, with undergraduate studies in English
  • Hold a valid BC teaching certificate
  • Knowledge of Harkness discussion-based teaching and learning is an asset
  • Experience teaching in a technology rich environment is an asset
  • Co-curricular coaching experience is valued
  • Must be highly collegial and a collaborative team partner
  • Advanced Placement experience is an asset
  • Experience teaching at the Senior School level in an independent school environment
  • Effective interpersonal skills to establish connections with students and parents in the role of advisor
  • A proven understanding of adolescents social and emotional needs

Southridge offers a competitive salary and pays 4% above the Vancouver School District. In addition, we have a comprehensive benefits package and a generous RRSP matching program, access to health and wellness activities including generous support for professional learning and development.

To apply for this position, please visit our How to Apply page for step-by-step instructions on submitting an application through our online system. This posting will remain open until filled.

To learn more about our school, explore our website: southridge.bc.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit network.applytoeducation.com.

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