Social Studies Teacher 

Social Studies Teacher 

  • Administration
  • West Vancouver
  • The current faculty grid salary range for this position is $73,845 to $109,969 based on years of experience and a Bachelor of Education. Faculty with a Masters will be paid at a higher range. CAD / Year

Collingwood School is a gender inclusive day school located on two campuses in West Vancouver, BC.

Our vision is socially responsible students pursuing passions for a better world. We are committed to contributing positively to our local and global communities, environmental stewardship, and supporting the wellbeing, and inclusion of all people. Through the pursuit of passions, students will find their unique purpose in the world.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring a barrier-free work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers, including BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour), persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ (persons of all sexual orientations and genders). If you are an applicant with a disability, we will work with you to make reasonable workplace accommodations you may need for your best work performance.

At Collingwood, we seek faculty and staff who live our values of courage, curiosity and community to be in service of others and, who are inspired by our mission to inspire and support young people for meaningful lives.

We are looking for an exceptional, experienced Social Studies Teacher to join our Morven Campus (Grades 8-12). The ideal candidate is a caring and passionate educator who is both engaging and innovative. The candidate is a collaborative educator who demonstrates excellence in instructional and assessment practices and who is committed to ongoing professional growth. The candidate will contribute to the many facets of school life, which will include coaching and extra-curricular responsibilities. This is a Permanent Full-Time position that will start on August 23, 2024.


  • Deliver the Social Studies curriculum at or beyond the Ministry requirements
  • Create a learning environment that enables individual learners to thrive within a highly motivated learning environment
  • Teach both Middle (8-9) and Senior (10-12) Social Studies classes; this may include a role teaching a Grade 8 or 9 Humanities class or as a grade team and/or AP course leader
  • Build a classroom environment that engages students, provides accessible instruction to improve understanding and allows students a variety of options to show what they know and can do
  • Engage in ongoing professional development; be motivated and willing to take risks in the implementation of current pedagogical and assessment practice

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Experience teaching Social Studies and implementing Historical Thinking Skills at the high school level; AP experience an asset, but not required
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Certified (or in the process of becoming certified) by the British Columbia Ministry of Education
  • Basic First Aid
  • Canadian residency and legally entitled to work in Canada

Our “Must Haves”

  • Respect, dignity and inclusion for all members of the community
  • Collaborative mind-set and courageous approach to adversity
  • Demonstrated communications skills (oral and written)
  • Creative “out-of-the-box” thinker
  • Flexible and adaptable and embraces change
  • Proven work ethic with utmost integrity
  • Enthusiasm, eagerness and genuine interest in all aspects of the school’s success
  • Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-improvement (goal-oriented)

We offer professional development opportunities, competitive salaries, a generous benefits package, including RRSP, Personal Days and access to a Health Spending Account, health and wellness initiatives, along with one of the most beautiful locations in Canada to work!

If this role is a good fit, we would love to hear from you! Please submit a cover letter detailing your suitability for the position along with your resume, including three employment references, by July 5, 2024 to…


The current faculty grid salary range for this position is $73,845 to $109,969 based on years of experience and a Bachelor of Education. Faculty with a Masters will be paid at a higher range.

We sincerely thank all applicants for your interest however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please visit our website for more information about our school.

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