JUNIOR SCHOOL ASSOCIATE TEACHER
1 year term, full-time (through the school year)
September, 2021 through June 2022
Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, St. Michaels University School (SMUS) is a Kindergarten to Grade 12 co-educational day and boarding school with a global reputation for academic excellence.
Our students from over 30 countries all over the world have opportunities in athletics, arts, leadership, service and outdoor education, and are inspired by an extraordinary staff committed to character growth and preparing students for what lies ahead in life. The school’s Mission shapes these endeavours: Our school seeks the excellence in all of us, with passion and compassion. We are a community shaped by the pursuit of truth and goodness, providing outstanding preparation for life.
At St. Michaels University School, we seek to employ and empower individuals who wish to forge impactful relationships and careers that place our students at the centre. We firmly believe that expanding our diversity while adjusting our practice will lead to becoming the community we envision – a place where staff and students share a sense that they fully belong.
The Associate Teacher is responsible for supporting student learning by assisting classroom teachers with student learning along with curricular and non-curricular needs of the classes. This position also includes supervisory duties at recess and lunch, as well as occasional meetings after school.
Key Responsibilities and Expectations:
Must be a dynamic, engaging educator
Ability to collaborate effectively as part of a team and also work independently
Ability to take direction well
Sense of humour and love of this age group
Must have a supportive, nurturing personality
Ability to document student learning using various tools and methods
Bachelor of Education degree preferred
Experience teaching or assistant teaching experience at the elementary level
A sound knowledge of early childhood development and pedagogy
Understanding of and/or experience in teaching with a Reggio-inspired, constructivist approach
Willingness to support SMUS Mission and the philosophy that drives our school
Professionalism and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Criminal Record Check:
Must pass and maintain a clear Solicitor General criminal record check for the purpose of working with children.
Please respond by 2:00 PM on Friday, June 11, 2021 to https://careers.risepeople.com/SMUS/en/1713_associate-teacher
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