International Language Teacher (Portuguese) 

  • Branksome Hall
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jun 10, 2024
Part-Time, Contract Teacher

Job Description

International Language Teacher (Portuguese) 

Employment Terms: Part-time, Contract

Start Date: August 2024

 

Branksome Hall, a leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls challenges and inspires students to love learning and shape a better world. Through the unique combination of wellbeing, outstanding academics and international mindedness, Branksome Hall students and employees become impactful leaders who give back to their communities. With our values of Sense of Community, Inclusiveness, Creativity and Making a Difference as a foundation, Branksome Hall offers a strong liberal arts curriculum that develops critical thinking and inquiry skills.

 

The Opportunity:

 

Branksome Hall currently has an opportunity for a native language teacher for the school’s International Language instruction program for the 2024-25 academic year. We require a native language instructor for the Portuguese language from the Brazilian dialect specifically. 

 

With strong communication skills and a proven ability to build a caring rapport with students, the successful candidate will join the International Languages team and report to the International Languages Coordinator.

 

Class time will be for one or two hours depending on the grade level of the student and run between 3:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on either Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Efforts will be made to support the schedule of both the instructor and the students. 

 

These weekly classes take place on our school campus.

 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Classroom instruction for one and possibly two classes of single students or small groups of students in Grade 7 to 12;

  • The instruction is to students who are fluent in the language of instruction, and learning to understand and analyze its literature and other texts;

  • Review and give feedback of student work to students and to International Language Coordinator;

  • Formally report on each student’s progress;

  • One academic year commitment with the possibility of extension.

 

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution; 

  • Ontario College of Teachers certification or equivalent degree would be an asset;

  • Minimum three years’ teaching experience;

  • Experience teaching higher level thinking to fluent students;

  • Experience in and knowledge of IB is a strong asset;

  • Knowledge of relevant technology and able to work in a laptop and online environment;

  • Adept at delivering education program electronically and be able to use electronic communication to correspond with students, parents, colleagues;

  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills;

  • Work independently with little direct supervision;

  • Strong time management skills;

  • Utilize all required and recommended computer applications.

How to Apply:

If you would like to join a leading educational institution and dynamic team, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis once they are received and the posting will remain active until the position is filled.

 

Applications (resume and cover letter) can also be sent to: 

 

Branksome Hall – Human Resources 

10 Elm Avenue 

Toronto, Ontario 

M4W 1N4

 

Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Branksome Hall is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with (dis)abilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas, and champion diversity in its broadest sense. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall.

 

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

 

To learn more about working at Branksome Hall, please visit our website at www.branksome.on.ca.

Position Start Date

September 2024