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Teacher, Humanities (Grade 6 & 7), Junior School

Crofton House School



Teacher, Humanities (Grade 6 & 7), Junior School Continuing Contract
2024/25

Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them.
Bound by our belief in the power of girl-centred education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our school- including you.

We offer extensive professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Our 10-acre campus provides modern facilities, as well as beautiful outdoor spaces and a daily connection to nature.



We are seeking an experienced elementary school educator to teach Humanities in the Middle School Program (Grade 6 and 7). You will be part of a collaborative teaching team supporting the positive growth and development of young girls in the Junior School. Teaching and learning is guided and enhanced by the principles of a student-centred, collaborative approach with an inquiry-based focus to deepen learning for young students.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant, innovative school community focussed on personal excellence, whole child development, and overall wellbeing. In addition to spending an engaging day with students who are genuinely interested in learning, thinking and playing, Crofton House School educators, teachers and leaders, are highly collaborative and dedicated to the profession of teaching.


Opportunities:

?Establish a day-to-day connection and belonging in the Junior School community
?Collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals that embrace school values of courage, creativity, and citizenship
?Provide leadership in the Middle School Program vision of the Junior School
?Participate in a dynamic professional development network, including weekly Late Start Wednesdays
?Enjoy leadership in co-curricular activities
?Integrate meaningful technology into student learning
?Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and generous support for professional, educational and leadership development

Responsibilities:

?Create a classroom community rich in SEL for Grade 6 girls in a homeroom setting
?Plan the Grade 6 & 7 Humanities Curriculum (English Language Arts and Social Studies) in a team-based, collaborative approach
?Implement dynamic and interactive lessons
?Consider the diverse needs of students in your planning and teaching, offering a range of entry points and extensions to accommodate the needs of individual learners
?Utilize a variety of assessment techniques that allow for timely, transparent, and strength-based communication of learning
?Develop a student-centered, inquiry-based, positive and supportive culture for learning
?Integrate technology into teaching and learning in meaningful ways
?Communicate and collaborate with students, parents, teachers and administration to support student learning and wellbeing
?Be an active and positive participant in school life including co-curricular activities
?Support the supervision of students during non-instructional time
?Participate in wider school wide events such as community time, student leadership opportunities and outdoor education experiences



Qualifications:



?B.C. Ministry of Education Certificate or Independent School Certification
?Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
?Previous experience teaching in a middle school capacity an asset
?Understanding on how to support diverse learning styles at an elementary level
?Collaborative and energetic with a passion for teaching
?Excellent written and oral communication skills
?Demonstrated ability to be innovative, flexible, highly organized with attention to detail
?Energy, commitment, and readiness to participate in the co-curricular program and the diverse lifeof the school community

Employment and Application Details:
Classes begin in September 2024 following teacher orientation in late August 2024.
Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and support for professional, educational and leadership development. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.
Compensation: $63,033-$111,707 depending on experience and education level plus annual stipend of $ $8,554.



Please include the following with your application:

?A cover letter and current resume that outlines exact dates of employment, the organization, job title and responsibilities.If you have gaps in your employment history, please advise as to why.
?Please clearly identify your educational background and history of professional development related to this position.



Apply online at www.croftonhouse.ca/careers.


We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please.

About Crofton House School
Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them.
Our approach supports the whole girl in her social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Guided by the School’s values of courage, creativity and citizenship, students are able to discover and pursue their own paths, developing the confidence and capacity to thrive and positively influence the world around them.
Established in 1898, Crofton House has a long history of girl-centred education. Today, the School has over 900 students and almost 200 staff members learning, working and playing on our 10-acre campus in Vancouver.

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