Teacher, Languages (French & Spanish), Senior School
Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Teacher
Full-Time, Continuing Contract
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 our 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 environment – including you.
The Languages Department at Crofton House School is distinguished by extraordinary teachers who provide a collaborative, inquiry-based learning environment for students to develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The teaching facilities are well equipped and offer bright and technology-rich learning environments, inquiry-based, and student-centred approach to teaching.
As an experienced, skilled, and innovative French & Spanish teacher, you inspire students and teachers alike. You have experience in planning, implementing and assessing student learning. You have a deep knowledge of curriculum development. You optimize the resources available to you. You support all learners with diverse strategies and approaches and bring innovative solutions to learning challenges experienced by students. Your classes are student-centred and dynamic. Students, members of your department, colleagues and parents describe you as approachable, available, knowledgeable, genuine and supportive. You are energized by what you do. You understand the importance of parents as partners in their daughter’s education by maintaining open and collaborative relationships with the parent community. As a lifelong learner, you demonstrate a commitment to actively seeking professional development. You participate actively in the life of the school.
You will find the school to be a professional learning centre. In addition to spending an engaging day with students who are genuinely interested in learning, thinking and playing, teachers are provided with dedicated work time as part of their daily schedule to plan and work collaboratively with others and to stay current in their field.
Bring a student-centred, inquiry-based and collaborative approach to the delivery of the B.C. curriculum of French and Spanish Languages
Support the growth and development of individual learners through the delivery of the Crofton House School Advisory program
Build relationships with teachers and staff across the school community
Be an active and positive participant in the co-curricular program as appropriate for the term of the contract
Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience:
Relevant university qualifications (e.g. Bachelor of Education plus Bachelor of Arts (French/Spanish), or equivalent)
A comprehensive understanding of current educational practices outlined in the BC Ministry of Education documents
Knowledge of the À Plus, D’accord, Encuentros, Avancemos, and the AP French and Spanish Programs, an asset
Experience in an independent school, an asset
An awareness of the learning styles of girls and young women
Collaborative and energetic with a passion for teaching languages
Committed to the craft of teaching, best practices, and standards of professional practice
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
Energy, commitment and a readiness to participate in the co-curricular program the diverse life of the school community
Employment and Application Details:
Classes begin in September 2021 following teacher orientation in late August 2021.
Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada.
Apply online at www.croftonhouse.ca/careers by April 18, 2021. We will review applications as soon as they are submitted.
We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please.
About Crofton House School
Crofton House School is a university preparatory day school for girls from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Set on a beautiful ten-acre campus in Vancouver, we offer an inclusive, supportive community of dedicated teachers, involved parents, and enthusiastic students. Collaborative, student-centred, inquiry-based education and world-class facilities create a unique learning environment where each girl can reach her full potential.
To apply for this job please visit www.croftonhouse.ca.