Coordinator, Junior Kindergarten

Coordinator, Junior Kindergarten

  • Teacher
  • Victoria
  • $56,788 to $101,321 depending on teaching education and experience. CAD / Year

Coordinator, Junior Kindergarten
Regular
Internal/External Posting

Posting Date:  June 18, 2024
Closing Date:  June 30, 2024
Posting # 2024047

Hours
1.0 FTE projected, dependent on Enrollment
Beginning August 27, 2024

Salary

Commensurate with placement on the SMS Salary Grid, based on years of teaching experience & education (TQS Category).

This is a bargaining unit position in the Professional Employees Association.

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.

As the Junior Kindergarten Coordinator, you would be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Junior Kindergarten Education program including maintaining regulatory standards, policies and guidelines outlined in the B.C. Child Care Licensing Regulation.

The Junior Kindergarten Coordinator is key to the realization of the philosophy and practice of the program, while maintaining alignment with the mission and vision of the school. This includes the enhancement and implementation of the Junior Kindergarten curriculum. The Junior Kindergarten Coordinator ensures a stimulating and safe learning environment that supports the student’s cognitive, physical, and social-emotional growth and development. The Junior Kindergarten Coordinator will guide the learning, care, and well-being of the students in the program.

The Junior Kindergarten Coordinator is responsible for maintaining all documentation with respect to curriculum, each child’s development, as well as maintaining ongoing communication with parents. Providing daily supervision of the educators on the team, the Junior Kindergarten Coordinator acts as a role model and mentor by leading professional development and coaching in the areas of curriculum development, teaching and learning. As such, this person will display a strong understanding of BC Early Learning Framework, inquiry-based learning, and learning through play.

The Junior Kindergarten Coordinator reports to the Vice Principal, Primary Years Programme and works collaboratively with other members of the Senior Leadership Team and the ECE educators. As a member of the school community, the Junior Kindergarten Coordinator will participate in meetings and events that promote the school and the early learning program.

Our school’s motto “service with love” embraces both individual pursuits and shared responsibilities. At SMS, teachers are required to participate in the extra-curricular life of the school, thereby educating the whole person and supporting students to develop the full range of their skills, talents, and interests.

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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