Collingwood is Canada’s largest co-educational day school with 1,250 students from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. The school is situated in beautiful West Vancouver on two campuses, Wentworth (JK-7) and Morven (8-12). Collingwood School is a vibrant and student centered learning community that celebrates and supports a four stranded education, focusing on Academics, Athletics, Arts and Service. The School is seeking an experienced Grade 5 teacher to fill a one year maternity leave, from February 26th, 2018 to February 28th, 2019.
The successful candidate will be expected to: • have knowledge of differentiated learning approaches to teaching with an emphasis on critical thinking skills • have knowledge in inquiry based learning and a strong understanding of assessment • have the ability to work well in a team - sharing resources and ideas • be proficient with SMARTBOARD technology, Google Classroom, and educational applications and programs • have experience employing a thematic approach to lesson delivery in an integrated curriculum • have knowledge of the new BC curriculum and Core Competencies
The following assets are also desirable: • experience with or knowledge of Singapore Math, Reading Power and Writing Power • excellent interpersonal skills including a positive and proactive approach • excellent organization and communication skills • a passion for ongoing learning and professional development • flexibility, accountability, and integrity
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the co-curricular life of the school. Potential candidates must be a member, or be in the process of becoming a member, of the British Columbia College of Teachers.
Letters of application, accompanied by a resume, and the names of two referees, should be submitted by January 15th, 2018. Only successful candidates will be notified.