Director of Curriculum

Director of Curriculum

  • Administration
  • Victoria

Director of Curriculum
Regular – Full Time

Internal/External
Posting Date:  April 29, 2024
Closing Date:  May 5, 2024
Posting # 2024037

Salary
Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
This is a non – bargaining unit position.

All candidates must hold a valid B.C. TRB Teacher’s Certificate and be legally able to work in Canada.

Summary

St. Margaret’s School (SMS) is Western Canada’s only girl-centered, independent day and boarding school located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on the unceded traditional territories of the Esquimalt Nations, Songhees Nations, and W̱SÁNEĆ Nations. Founded in 1908, SMS is an international centre for girl-centered learning and leadership development, providing empowering education for girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 (boarding grades 7–12).  St. Margaret’s School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) School offering the Diploma Program.

Reporting to and working closely with the Principal of Academics and Deputy Head of School, the Director of Curriculum is an IB expert with 5+ years of experience who oversees educational programs, JK-Grade 12. The Director of Curriculum maintains congruency between the Mission, Vision and Value Statements of St. Margaret’s School, and alignment with the principles and requirements of the PYP, MYP and DP Programmes, in the leading and shaping of instructional practices at SMS. The Director of Curriculum takes the lead in all aspects of curriculum, including supporting and supervising the IB Coordinators, the STEM-X Curriculum Coordinator, the Nature-Based Pedagogy Coordinator, the Numeracy Specialist, the Instructional Leaders and the IB Administrative Assistant. The Director of Curriculum has a proven background of academic leadership who supports academic and teaching excellence as well as a climate that promotes and celebrates the whole child, fosters student wellness and leadership and encourages each student to participate and contribute with confidence and competence. The Director of Curriculum is a strong pedagogical leader and lifelong learner with experience teaching within an IB school environment, and who embraces and moves forward the mission, vision and values of the school. Working closely with the Educational Leadership Team, they ensure that each student receives a rich and personalized educational experience rooted in inquiry-based, experiential learning that is nurturing, stimulating and challenging. The Director of Curriculum is open-minded, receptive to and welcoming of meaningful dialogue with students, staff and families and promotes a healthy partnership in the education of the whole child. The Director of Curriculum regularly liaises with the Principal of Academics and Deputy Head of School, Vice Principals, the Student Records Coordinator, the IB Administrative Assistant, the External Programs Coordinator. and the wider educational leadership team. The Director of Curriculum is a positive role model to all members of the SMS community and assists in creating cohesion between all areas of the school.

Join Our Team at St. Margaret’s School!

We look forward to welcoming talented individuals who share our commitment to excellence in all girls’ education and student development. If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for considering St. Margaret’s School as your next career destination!

To view and apply for available positions at SMS, please visit our careers page.

To submit a general application, please email your resume and a cover letter (no phone calls, please) to Human Resources at [email protected].

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

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