Middle School Teacher and Coach for PHE/ Athletics

Middle School Teacher and Coach for PHE/ Athletics

Full-Time, Temporary (Maternity Leave Contract)

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 Middle School Teacher and Coach for PHE/ Athletics to start on August 15, 2024. 

As a member of our Middle School Physical Health Education (PHE) Life Skills teaching team, you will teach IB MYP PHE courses for Grades 6-10 and participate in teaching the Middle School Life Skills curriculum for Grades 6-9. You will also coach multiple co-curricular athletics teams, ideally in three or more core sports like badminton, rugby, basketball, soccer, and volleyball


In this role you will:

  • Inspire students to achieve their personal best by providing a rich and engaging programme that develops students’ skills, promotes curiosity and love of learning, and prioritises well-being.
  • Teach in a fast-paced, highly collaborative professional environment, where innovation is encouraged and student learning and well-being drive everything we do.
  • Appropriately challenge students, allowing them to feel safe, seen and that they belong.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Teach multiple PHE classes in the IB Middle Years Programme (G6-10)
  • Coach up to two teams per term in at least three of the core sports of badminton, rugby, basketball, soccer, and volleyball. Coaching will take place before and/or after school, including evenings and some weekends
  • Serve as a Homeroom Advisor for a group of approximately 12 Middle School students

Additional  Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Keep up to date with developments in subject and co-curricular areas, including coaching qualifications, athletic training and sport management
  • Establish strong, positive relationships with students while fostering a healthy environment for active living and sport
  • Organise and assist with tournaments and the planning of Athletics events

All Mulgrave teachers are expected to:

  • Develop a classroom environment that builds positive relationships and fosters an ethic of care
  • Identify and select instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying learning needs
  • Use relevant technology to enhance instruction and learning
  • Design and implement a range of authentic formative and summative assessments, providing appropriate and timely feedback to students

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a Canadian resident and legally entitled to work in Canada 
  • Certified to teach in BC
  • Minimum one  year teaching experience
  • An age-appropriate First Aid Certificate

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Advanced qualifications for coaching, including appropriate NCCP certification, in at least one of our core sports – badminton, rugby, basketball, soccer, and volleyball
  • A Class IV driver’s licence

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 $70,000.00 – $119,000.00. 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
  • Plenty of opportunities to get to know your colleagues during our various social events throughout the year
  • Sick days
    Personal Day
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Fitness / weight room & trainer 
  • 6% in lieu of benefits
  • Chair massages

Please visit our website at www.mulgrave.com 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.

To apply for this job please visit www.mulgrave.com.

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