Science Teacher  

  • Bishop Strachan School
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Nov 11, 2022
Contract Teaching / Support Positions

Job Description

 Science Teacher  

Full-Time - Contract 

January 30, 2022 - June 16, 2023 

Located in the heart of Toronto, Canada, The Bishop Strachan School is a leader in girls’ education and is a place to be if you value forward-thinking leadership and enthusiastically embrace a global perspective. 

Our teachers provide a rigorous curricular experience that embraces inquiry-based instructional strategies that align with our Signature of a BSS Girl attributes and our Culture of Powerful Learning best teaching practices. We are seeking highly collaborative teachers who are passionate about their subject area and who actively seek the opportunity for interdisciplinary and real-world connections and who are innovative not only in the use of technology but in the ways that they engage students in learning. The Science Teacher will be teaching our Grade 11s and 12s.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare lesson plans, outlines and assessments using inquiry and problem-based learning that engages students, challenges them, and meets the subject-specific outcomes and expectations 

  • Ability to differentiate lesson plans based on the needs of your students 

  • Participate in co-curricular activities including coaching, clubs, trips and participating in the school community as a whole 

  • Engage in interdisciplinary initiatives particularly 

  • Make contributions that productively support the overall well-being and growth of students in the Senior School 

  • Integrate technology in the classroom in ways that  enhance the student learning experience and deepen knowledge and conceptual understanding 

  • Communicate effectively with parents about all aspects of the overall program and the individual learning of each student 

  • Integrate diversity, equity, inclusiveness and belonging into the classroom learning environment 

Skills, Experience and Attributes: 

  • Must have an Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) certificate 

  • Intermediate/Senior teaching qualifications  

  • Ideally a subject specialist and relevant degrees in Chemistry and/or Physics

  • Strong proficiency in Google Suite; knowledge of Brightspace an asset   

  • Commitment to, and passion for, furthering the work of the school and girls’ education 

  • A demonstrated passion for innovation and creativity in education 

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, multi-task, adapt to change and work under pressure in a highly rigorous educational setting 

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the proven ability to develop relationships and a caring rapport with students and their families, and with teachers 

  • Commitment to participate as a collaborative member in all aspects of the department, school and in school life 

  • Passion and desire to continually learn about the changing dynamic landscape of post secondary education 

  • Commitment and desire to create inclusive and diverse spaces of belonging  

  • Proven strengths in problem-solving and adapting to change   

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at The Bishop Strachan School by email to careers@bss.on.ca indicating Science Teacher in the subject line.   

We thank all candidates in advance.   

We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview.   

We believe that diversity in our School fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment.   

We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school   

and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.  

Visit us at www.bss.on.ca