• Teacher
  • Victoria

Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS) is an independent day school from JK-12 that is a caring and thriving community. As one of a few IB World Continuum schools in Canada offering three International Baccalaureate Programmes, GNS is proud of its unique ‘IB Advantage’: a 21st-Century education which educates the whole child and creates global thinkers. 

We are a dedicated and community-minded team at GNS with a big heart and a strong work ethic. We are looking for like-minded individuals who will share in our passion for preparing outstanding citizens of character who will contribute to the world through their leadership, a commitment to service and an understanding that we are all responsible for the future of our communities.  We are currently seeking an exceptional educator for the following opportunity:

0.8FTE Teacher-Librarian

Senior School

Start: August 2023

Position Overview

The Senior School Teacher-Librarian ensures that library programs and resources support the instructional programs and educational goals of the school. This role collaborates with teachers to build and strengthen the connections between information literacy and research skills, curricular content, learning outcomes, and information resources. The successful individual will remain current in professional practices and developments, and educational research; and make recommendations to continually enhance a 21st Century Learning Commons.

Who We Are

GNS educators offer our students an internationally recognized ‘gold standard’ of education.  As a highly collegial and collaborative team player, you will support the delivery of International Baccalaureate (IB) units that incorporate the BC curriculum.  Every student matters at GNS, which comes through in our dedication to supporting and inspiring students’ academic, co-curricular and personal growth through a high level of pastoral care. Our teachers are passionate educators who make an active contribution to our extensive co-curricular programs, and participate fully in the culture of our independent school community.

What You’ll Bring

You will hold a valid BC teaching certificate. Experience as a Teacher-Librarian or teaching within the IB framework is preferred but not required. You will have a strong knowledge of inquiry-based and project-based learning approaches, possess a passion for innovation and creativity, and be highly reflective and committed to continuous professional growth and improvement. A strong aptitude in differentiated learning styles and a passion for educating the whole student is expected.

Our “Must-Haves”

You will be a caring and compassionate educator who actively lives the GNS values of Truth, Courage, Caring, Individuality and Community. You will demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and integrity, be driven to succeed, and always put relationships first. You will have a natural ability to connect with others, be tactful and diplomatic in your approach, and ultimately help our students do their best through truth and courage.  

Why work for GNS? 

Working at GNS means joining a community that fosters a collaborative, caring, innovative and inclusive culture where learning and professional development are life-long passions. We are a committed group of people that love what we do and believe firmly in living our values.  We work hard but we also believe in having fun while we’re at it! 

GNS offers a comprehensive total compensation package including immediate benefits plus a generous RRSP program, tuition discount, free parking, wellness programs, fitness centre and much more. We invite you to join our truly exceptional learning community and to experience a rewarding career in independent education. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter indicating personal strengths and accomplishments by visiting the following link:  https://mygns.bamboohr.com/careers/64?source=aWQ9MTM%3D 

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by Friday, May 19, 2023. 


It is the policy of Glenlyon Norfolk School to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. Additionally, we invite those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity and inclusion and who will assist us in expanding our capacity in this regard. To correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized. All qualified people are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Glenlyon Norfolk School will only use and retain personal information for the purpose for which it was collected. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

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

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