Math Teacher, Senior School

Math Teacher, Senior School

MATH TEACHER

Senior School (Gr. 8-12)

Maternity Leave coverage, part-time

Starting January 10, 2022

 

Teaching at York House School

York House School is a vibrant and close-knit school community where people feel valued, engaged, and connected to the school. Our faculty enjoys robust professional development opportunities that support the ongoing design of strong foundational and transformative learning experiences. Our rigorous and innovative programs enable our Yorkies to develop knowledge, skills, and global competencies to succeed in the world beyond our doors. On an ongoing basis, we invite the creative input of faculty in the development of these programs. 

 

About this Role

York House School is inviting applications from compassionate, innovative, and qualified Math Teachers committed to providing an exceptional 21st Century learning environment for our students. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in instructional and assessment practices, a passion for teaching, and a strong understanding of how girls learn best. This individual will also fulfill the role of Teacher Advisor each day and will have opportunities to be involved in the co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school. 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education 
  • Master’s degree in Mathematics or equivalent is an asset
  • British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent
  • Five years teaching experience is preferred
  • Experience teaching Pre-Calculus 11 is required
  • Experience using Standards Based Assessment is an asset
  • Independent School experience is an asset
  • Coaching and/or extra-curricular experience is an asset

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Strong knowledge of British Columbia Curriculum
  • Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning
  • Demonstrated experience as an enthusiastic, innovative, and caring educator with a commitment to diversity and inclusion in all its many dimensions
  • Collaborative and flexible, supportive, and effective team-player
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with all stakeholders
  • Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to educating the whole student
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology purposefully to transform learning
  • Demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction and assessment practices to meet the needs of individual learners
  • Experience with using Understanding by Design as a framework to teach for deeper understanding
  • Experience using an inquiry-based and project-based learning approach
  • Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement

 

Faculty at York House are provided the following:

  • A diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Small class sizes and time for planning and working collaboratively
  • Access to exceptional resources
  • A robust peer Mentorship Program
  • Comprehensive compensation and benefits package

 

Review our Career Page for more information about benefits and programs for staff.

 

Please apply online here.

Closing Date: November 26, 2021

All employees of YHS must be able to provide a vulnerable sector screening criminal record report. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

About York House School

York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an outstanding education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.  For more information about York House School, please visit our website at yorkhouse.ca.

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

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