Full-Time / Part-Time (Depending on Qualifications)
Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Educator
The Creative Arts and Applied Skills Department at Crofton House School is distinguished by extraordinary teachers who provide a collaborative, inquiry-based, and student-centered approach to teaching. Through the the Crofton House School educational program, students develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The teaching facilities are well equipped and offer bright and technology rich environments.
As an experienced, skilled, and innovative teacher of ICT / Computer Science, including digital design and programming, you inspire students. You are actively engaged in planning, implementing and assessing student learning. You are confident in curriculum development and demonstrate an approach to teaching that is reflective of the way in which girls learn. You optimize the resources available to you. You support all learners with diverse strategies and approaches and bring innovative solutions to learning challenges experienced by students. Your classes are student-centered and dynamic. Students describe you as approachable, available, knowledgeable, genuine and supportive. You are energized by what you do. You understand the importance of parents as partners in their daughter’s education by maintaining open and collaborative relationships with the parent community. As a lifelong learner, you demonstrate a commitment to actively seeking professional development. You participate actively in the life of the school.
Responsibilities of teachers at Crofton House School
Bring a student-centered, inquiry-based and collaborative approach to the delivery of the B.C. curriculum of Applied Design, Skills, and Technology, specifically Information and Communications Technologies
Work collaboratively with teachers in the Senior Schools to plan, develop, implement an extraordinary learning experience for each individual student
Build relationships with teachers and staff across the school community.
Be an active and positive participant in the co-curricular program by providing support for the Robotics Club
Employment and Application Details:
The appointment is effective immediately. We offer competitive compensation and benefits. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada.
Relevant university qualifications preferably at the graduate level (e.g. Bachelor of Education plus, Computer Science, or equivalent)
B.C. Ministry of Education Certificate
Experience in an independent school is an asset
Experience teaching Information Communication Technology or Computer Science
Experience teaching Advanced Placement courses is an asset
A comprehensive understanding of current educational practices outlined in the BC Ministry of Education documents
Knowledge of robotics, coding and Adobe software applications is an asset
Knowledge of differing learning needs and a toolbox of strategies for facilitating student success in the study of design skills
Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning
An ability to work in a collaborative environment
Strong interpersonal, organizational, time-management and communication skills
A commitment toward continued professional development and growth
Energy, commitment and a readiness to participate in the co-curricular program
About Crofton House School
A Crofton House education offers extraordinary possibilities. Each girl comes to the school to pursue the possibilities of a CHS education. She has extraordinary potential and embraces her complete education. As a graduate, she takes the extraordinary into the world, fulfilling the promise of her Crofton House experience. We inspire girls to discover and pursue their personal excellence. We offer our teachers highly competitive compensation and benefit packages.