Summer Academy Teacher (Science - Biology)

  • Bishop Strachan School
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • May 02, 2022
Contract Teaching / Support Positions

Job Description

Summer Academy Teacher (Science & Biology)
July 4 - 29, 2022

Daily: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tutorial Daily: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Grade 11 Biology (SBI3U)
In person

The Bishop Strachan School campus heats up in July and August, 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. We welcome students – boys and girls from across Ontario and beyond – to attend our four-week credit courses.


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

  • Bachelor of Education required
  • Must have an Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) certificate
  • Intermediate and Senior Divisions in Science, Biology
  • Undergraduate degree with specialization in Science, Biology
  • 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


How to Apply
Please forward your cover letter and resume to indicating Summer Academy Biology in the subject line. For more information about BSS, please visit our website at

As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists and can be accommodated. All internal candidates must be in compliance with The Bishop Strachan School's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

We thank all candidates in advance and will 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.
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