Middle Years Teacher – Grade 6 (Temporary – 1 Year)

Middle Years Teacher – Grade 6 (Temporary – 1 Year)

  • Teacher
  • Victoria

St Margaret’s School is seeking a self-motivated, energetic and team-oriented teacher to join our small and vibrant school community. As an inspiring educator, this teacher will have a passion for the Middle Years, strong instructional skills and a commitment to improving the school through designing and implementing interdisciplinary projects that connect teaching and learning to the overall mission and vision of the school. Key to this role is a motivation to work in an environment that develops competent, confident and courageous girls.

At St. Margaret’s School, teachers are required to participate in the extra-curricular life of the school.

Hours – 0.93 FTE. This is a temporary position from September 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, covering a maternity leave.

Salary – Commensurate with placement on the SMS Salary Grid, based on years of teaching experience and education (TQS Category). This is a bargaining unit position in the Professional Employees Association.

Job Duties include

  • Create, implement and deliver a motivating and engaging course curriculum to students in the Middle Years Program – Grade 6.
  • Adept at incorporating creativity, variety and intrigue into lesson plans that are relevant to girls learning.
  • Provide supportive, flexible routines and procedures within a culturally and intellectually inclusive classroom.
  • Incorporate differentiation strategies to support a diversity of learning styles.
  • Foster the cognitive, social, and emotional growth of girls.
  • Regular collaboration with colleagues to share ideas and plan interdisciplinary units.
  • Attend regular staff meetings and school-required events.
  • Preparation of student progress reports is required, both formal written reports and regular, informal communication with parents.
  • Available to attend meetings with parents and colleagues to support the needs of the students in the class.

Requirements and Qualifications include

  • Current and Valid teacher certification through the Teacher Regulation Branch.
  • Bachelor of Education degree with Middle Years.
  • Specialized training and experience in STEM and Humanities is required.
  • Familiarity working in an inquiry-focused setting and incorporating 21st Century teaching strategies.
  • Familiar with a variety of teaching strategies to meet the individual needs of girls.
  • Superior communication, organizational and interpersonal skills in working with colleagues and parents.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Willingness to participate in school-wide professional development opportunities and to attend whole school staff meetings.
  • Embodies a growth mindset.
  • Evidence of continued professional growth.
  • Maintains confidentiality and demonstrates integrity.
  • Actively support the vision, mission and values of our school.

Interested candidates are invited to submit an application package, which includes a covering letter, curriculum vitae and professional references, quoting the Posting #2021050 in the subject line of your email to:

Human Resources

St. Margaret’s School

1080 Lucas Avenue

Victoria, BC   V8X 3P7

Email:  [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to careers@stmarg.ca.

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