Associate Teacher – Kindergarten

Associate Teacher – Kindergarten

Full-Time, Temporary

Mulgrave is one of Canada’s leading independent co-educational pre-K – 12 day schools, serving the North Shore of Vancouver. We are an established IB Continuum World School with a reputation for excellence and innovation. We are now seeking applicants for the role of Associate Teacher – Kindergarten, to start in August 2024. 

Our unique Associate Teacher model helps us to provide personalised support for every learner by ensuring a low student-teacher ratio and opportunities for flexible grouping. There is one Associate Teacher per class from Pre-K to Grade 3 and one per grade in Grades 4 & 6. Associate Teachers work alongside and benefit from the expertise of experienced Lead Teachers, and are mentored and supported in developing the skills, knowledge, and confidence to become successful and inspiring PYP educators. 

Position Duties: 

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the daily programme
  • Work under the guidance of our Learner Support Coordinators to provide additional assistance to students in need when necessary
  • Assist with emotional and social development of students
  • Plan and meet regularly with Lead Teacher(s)
  • Assist with the evaluation and assessment of student progress
  • Adhere to recess and lunch duty schedules
  • Adhere to Before and After-School Care duty schedules
  • Become involved in our co-curricular programme during at least two terms.  
  • Occasionally TOC in other classrooms when necessary. This includes the PK classes.
  • Occasionally help out with large-scale school events (assemblies, concerts, camps, student-led conferences, etc.).

Before and After-school Care (ASC):

  • Supervision of students from K-Grade 4
  • Responsible for signing students in and out of ASC, and communicating with parents

Candidates will be expected to have:

  • Canadian residency and be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • All of the requirements and certifications to teach in BC and hold an age appropriate First Aid Certificate

Successful Candidates will:

  • Actively seek to build understanding of current educational developments
  • Have a strong desire to work with children 
  • Have a desire to build on your career in the education industry
  • Embrace flexibility and open-mindedness, and demonstrating a willingness to be collaborative, innovative, and take initiative

Work hours:

  • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm with the understanding that these may occasionally extend beyond 4:00 pm (4:30 pm on club days). Hours may vary slightly depending on start and end times of the Kindergarten program. 
  • Be available to assist with new student assessments on one or two Saturdays during the year

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commitment 

In order to provide the best possible learning environment for our highly diverse, multicultural student population, Mulgrave actively seeks to recruit teachers from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in independent and international school faculties. BIPoC and 2SLGBTQ+ educators and those with disabilities are warmly encouraged to apply, and invited to reach out for more information about our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.

The base annual salary for this position is competitive and falls within the range of $56,000.00 – $66,000.00. The final salary offer will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, and relevant experience in accordance with BC labour laws and company policies.

Other benefits include:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Personal day
  • Plenty of opportunities to get to know your colleagues during our various social events throughout the year
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Fitness / weight room & trainer 
  • 6% in lieu of benefits
  • Chair massages

Please visit our website at for further information about our School and detailed job description.

Resumes should be submitted through Mulgrave Careers by May 31, 2024. Given the location of the school, applicants must provide their own transportation.

We thank all interested parties. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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