Grade 10 Science Teacher (Summer Course)

  • Bishop Strachan School
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Mar 08, 2024
Contract Education Training

Job Description

Grade 10 Science Teacher

(Summer Course)

Summer Academy runs from July 2 - 26, 2024

The Bishop Strachan School campus heats up in July, and it’s not just the weather. Summer Academy at BSS is an exceptional way for students to get ahead, catch up or explore something completely different. Summer Academy is open to any students from public and independent schools. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced instructor to teach Grade 10 Science. The science experience at BSS fosters the process of scientific inquiry and encourages students to investigate, experiment, challenge, and debate in order to deepen their understanding of the world.  Real world contexts are explored through a curriculum that incorporates interdisciplinary connections and project-based learning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver engaging lesson plans that align with the goals of our science program, emphasizing the integration of science with technology, society, and the environment.
  • Foster a classroom environment that promotes scientific inquiry, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Incorporate hands-on experiments, interactive activities, and real-world examples to enhance students' understanding of scientific concepts.
  • Provide guidance and support to students as they develop the skills, strategies, and habits of mind necessary for scientific exploration.
  • Implement various assessment strategies to evaluate student progress and achievement, ensuring alignment with the overarching goals of the science program.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction and assessment and evaluation practices that are aligned with Growing Success 2010. m. 
  • Using learning management systems such as Brightspace, Blackboard or with Google Classroom to plan lessons. 
  • 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 and/or Senior Divisions.  
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or a related field. 
  • Strong proficiency in Google Suite; knowledge of Brightspace an asset   
  • A demonstrated passion for innovation and creativity in education. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the proven ability to develop relationships and a caring rapport with students and their families, and with teachers. 
  • Commitment and desire to create inclusive and diverse spaces of belonging.  
  • Proven strengths in problem-solving and adapting to change.

 

BSS Values Diversity:

BSS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. 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. 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should visit our website and click Apply Now.

We are committed to providing an accessible experience and an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the recruitment process. If you have restrictions that need to be accommodated to fully participate in any phase of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Admin at 416-483-4325, ext. 1920 or by email at hradmin@bss.on.ca

All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.