Senior School Social Studies Teacher

One-year maternity leave position beginning September, 2018.

The successful candidate will have the following skills, background and interest:

  • A relevant degree and teaching certification in the province of British Columbia;
  • Experience teaching AP Psychology, Economics and/or AP Economics as well as other senior level social studies courses;
  • Experience with the implementation of the new social studies curriculum in British Columbia;
  • Experience teaching Social Studies 9, 10 and 11;
  • Professionalism and excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong collaboration skills;
  • Experience working in an environment where a broad spectrum of programs operate simultaneously, demanding much forward planning and creativity;
  • An interest in collaborating in the development of innovative programming ideas in the social sciences.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Involvement within and outside of the department on curricular and co-curricular endeavours in a multi-grade setting;
  • Continuously reflecting on the program and with the input of students, faculty and parents determining future directions;
  • Serving as a Homeroom Advisor to a group of students who regularly meet for pastoral care and support;
  • Liaising with teaching faculty, parents and administration as an advocate for students;
  • Contributing to the co-curricular life of the school.

Application Details

Applicants are requested to supply a résumé with references, accompanied by a cover letter outlining the candidate’s particular strengths and how the candidate is well-suited to teaching in a rich academic program.

Please respond by email on or prior to Thursday, April 26, 2018 to:

St. Michaels University School
C/O Human Resources Department
3400 Richmond Road
Victoria, BC V8P 4P5
Application for Social Studies Teacher

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted; no phone calls, please. Once a successful candidate is hired, the posting will be removed from our Current Opportunities page. Thank you for your interest in our school.

St. Michaels University School is one of Canada’s leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools. It was recently recognized by the College Board as the top school in Canada for Advanced Placement Equity and Excellence as well as placing among the top 60 schools worldwide.

Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community. Our students come from over 20 different countries and our school community represents over 40 different ethnic backgrounds. Our graduates attend the top universities in the world, many of them on scholarships. The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned them national and international recognition, including several Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards.

The school pursues academic success in an environment where the character and the self also grow.

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