High School Social Studies Teacher

Full Time


High School Social Studies Teacher (Full time – Parental Leave (1.0 FTE))

Starting Date: End of August 2024

Who we are:

King David High School is a top-rated, independent school in central Vancouver with memberships in ISABC and CAIS. Our staff come from all walks of life and backgrounds – we value diversity. King David staff members enjoy working in a fun, caring, warm, supportive, collegial environment where we collaborate to ensure our students reach their potential. King David nurtures a Jewish culture characterized by a shared tradition, a common dedication to social justice, and a love for learning.

About the position:

We are looking for a dedicated, dynamic, compassionate, innovative and inspiring teacher to join our school family.

A person with integrity, the successful candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively with staff and students to make a difference in the lives of others while working hard and having fun. King David is a young and growing school with approximately 260 students and 50 staff members. We are looking for an educator who will thrive in a relational setting and will support and implement a competency-based approach to teaching while caring for and supporting students’ emotional well-being and development. The specific courses and teaching schedule will be determined depending on the successful candidate’s skills to best meet both the teacher and school’s needs.

The successful candidate will have a love of Social Studies and joy for teaching adolescents.

We are looking for candidates who truly want to use their passion to make a difference in the lives of our students. You must value diversity as it relates to all people, including aspects of identity, and have respect for indigenous traditions and ways of knowing. We also want you to know that you will be a valued and cared for member of our school team.

Requirements for the position:

Be certified to teach in British Columbia with a university degree in this teaching discipline

A documented ability to teach with kindness and flexibility to support students in their learning

A desire to always improve one’s teaching practice and the learning experience for students

Why work at King David:

King David staff enjoy working in a warm, welcoming, modern and collegial environment

Professional development is supported, both in and out of school, through conference attendance or course and workshop participation

We encourage teachers to develop new courses, clubs, teams, and other student opportunities

We are learning together to develop a student-centered learning environment in all classes as we place an emphasis on being at the forefront of creating an innovative learning experience for all our students

We have a young, motivated, and engaged staff with an administration that is committed to creating a safe, positive work environment

We offer a comprehensive compensation package with salaries well above local public schools, extended health benefits, RRSP pension matching, and other perks

How to apply:

If you are excited to work with a committed and team-oriented group of educators and you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of others, we want to hear from you. King David values diversity, equity and inclusion and we are committed to equal employment opportunities.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to Russ Klein, Head of School, at .

We thank all candidates for their application.


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