Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Teacher
Teacher, French, Junior School
Part-time, Fixed-term Contract (0.5FTE)
At Crofton House School, we inspire girls to discover and pursue their personal excellence from the first day of Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 and beyond.
Bound by a belief in the power of all-girls education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our learning community – including you.
Crofton House School is seeking an experienced elementary school educator to teach French as an additional language. You will be part of a collaborative teaching team supporting the positive growth and development of young girls in the Junior School. Fulfill your vision as an teacher by joining this dynamic school community with motivated students, abundant resources, enriching professional development opportunities, inspirational colleagues and supportive parents. Teaching and learning is guided and enhanced by the principles of a student-centred, collaborative approach with an inquiry-based focus to deepen learning for young students.
Establish a day-to-day connection and belonging in the Junior School community
Collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals that embrace school values of courage, creativity, and citizenship
Participate in a dynamic professional development network
Integrate meaningful technology into student learning
Enjoy leadership in co-curricular activities
Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and generous support for professional, educational and leadership development
Teach French as an additional language
Work with young students (Grades 4 to 7)
Establish lively, engaging classes
Integrate French culture into lessons
Ensure continuity of FSL learning across the Junior School in collaboration with colleagues
Collaborate with all Junior School teachers
Differentiate expectations for young learners
Implement and integrate instructional technology to support learning
Participate in collaborative personal time with a focus on the implementation of the Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling approach (TPRS)
Create FSL curriculum and resources in line with BC language learning curricular competencies
Participate in the Junior School co-curricular program
Native-like French language skills (oral and written)
Familiarity with AIM Language Learning program and TPRS an asset
B.C. Ministry of Education Certificate or Independent School Certification
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Understanding on how to support diverse learning styles at an elementary level
Collaborative and energetic with a passion for teaching
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to be innovative, flexible, highly organized with attention to detail
Energy, commitment, and readiness to participate in the co-curricular program and the diverse life of the school community
Employment and Application Details:
Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and the successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check.
Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.
Please include the following with your application:
A cover letter and current resume that outlines exact dates of employment, the organization, job title and responsibilities. If you have gaps in your employment history, please advise as to why.
Please clearly identify your educational background and history of professional development related to this position.
Apply online at www.croftonhouse.ca/careers.
We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please.
About Crofton House
Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them.
Our approach supports the whole girl in her social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Girls are able to discover and pursue their own paths, developing the confidence and capacity to thrive and positively influence the world around them.
Established in 1898, the Crofton House has a long history of girl-centred education. Today, the School has over 900 students and almost 200 staff members learning, working and playing on our 10-acre campus in Vancouver.
To apply for this job please visit www.croftonhouse.ca.