• Teacher
  • West Vancouver
  • $53,477 to $60,161 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 seeking an ECE to join our vibrant Junior Kindergarten program located at our Wentworth Campus (JK – Grade 7). This role will be part of a dynamic and collaborative team of educators providing a Reggio Inspired play- based approach to learning. Theideal candidate will be a collaborative and engaging educator with passion and expertise in the early years. This is a Temporary Contract position for the 2023-2024 school year, starting on August 23, 2024 and with the possibility of extension.


  • Building strong relationships with children, co-workers and parents.
  • Delivering a Reggio Emilia Inspired JK program.
  • Collaborate closely in planning for diverse learners, parent/ teacher meetings and  general classroom expectations.
  • Enhancing student learning by using the forest area and other outdoor areas and providing opportunities for students to follow their own interests.
  • Using documentation of Learning Moments and Stories to inform authentic assessment.
  • Demonstrate a passion for ongoing learning and professional development.
  • Ensure that all safety and supervision standards are implemented and maintained according to BC Licensing and Collingwood requirements.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to Collingwood
  • School, the children, their families, and staff
  • Some support for School Age Care

Required qualifications

  • ECE 5-year certificate.
  • At least 3 years of experience teaching children (age 4-5 years)
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of child development as well as an aptitude in the Reggio Emilia approach to educating young children.
  • Have a working knowledge of the BC Early Learning Framework
  • Be proficient in the use of technology
  • 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 and 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 May 24, 2024 to  

The hiring salary range for this position will be $53,477 to $60,161.
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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