Middle School Teacher STEM (Math and Science)

  • Bishop Strachan School
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Apr 26, 2022
Full-Time Teaching / Support Positions

Job Description

Middle School Teacher
STEM (Math and Science)
Full-Time – Permanent 

2022-23 Academic Year 

Renowned for its expertise in the particular learning needs of girls, BSS offers a single-gender environment that helps girls achieve their best, both academically and in their life’s pursuits. Continually reaching forward, renewing itself and keeping time with the fast-paced changes and increasing demands of the complicated world its graduates will face, BSS believes girls can do anything and strives to give them the 21st century tools to achieve whatever their dreams.

Our teachers provide a rigorous curricular experience that embraces inquiry-based instructional strategies. 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. If you are an experienced teacher who has been actively engaged in ongoing professional learning and you are excited about making a difference in the lives of young women, you are encouraged to apply for the Middle School Grade 8 Teacher position.

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 between science and math
  • Make contributions that productively support the overall well-being and growth of students in the Middle 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
  • Junior/Intermediate teaching qualifications in Math; or Intermediate/Senior teaching qualifications in Math and Science
  • Bachelor’s degree with specialization in Math or Science
  • 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

Why Work at BSS?
We value the willingness to take risks in order to learn and grow - and not just for our students. At BSS, you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in an unparalleled setting, with access to innovative tools, support and resources, so you can pursue ongoing professional learning, whatever your role. BSS offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:

  • Extensive health and dental benefits package
  • Faculty members participate in the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan and our administration participate in our robust pension plan with up to 8% match
  • Lunches provided
  • Discounted tuition for eligible staff
  • Use of on-site fitness center
  • And a chance to be part of a great community!

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. We are also committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please contact the Executive Assistant, Human Resources and Finance at 416-483-4325, ext. 4207 or by email at careers@bss.on.ca.

How to Apply:
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 MS Teacher STEM position in the subject line.

Please note, we have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for employees, unless official documentation of a human rights exemption is provided and can be accommodated.

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