Junior School Robotics and Design Teacher / Robotics Coach

  • Royal St. George’s College
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • May 10, 2022
Contract Teaching / Support Positions

Job Description

Junior School Robotics and Design Teacher / Robotics Coach

Located in the Annex neighbourhood in downtown Toronto, Royal St. George's College is an urban day school for boys that combines academic excellence with a stimulating and supportive environment.   RSGC offers a challenging program of academics, athletics, the arts, outdoor education, community outreach and co-curricular activities designed to fulfill our College’s Vision of “lifelong Georgians ready to use their scholarship, compassion, conscience and courage to make a difference.”

Our vibrant Junior School is looking for an innovative and creative Teacher of Robotics and Design for grades three to six and Robotics Coach for grades seven and eight. This is a full-time contract position from August 2022 until June 2023. The successful candidate will be an experienced teacher with knowledge of Project-Based Learning and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team.

The successful candidate will represent Royal St. George’s College with professionalism and integrity in delivering on our mission “To challenge and inspire each boy to be the best version of himself.”  We are seeking an individual whose professional practice aligns with the Values that guide our daily actions. Please meet some of our students discussing our values here.

Position Requirements:

  • A demonstrated effective practice in an Inquiry-Based, Project-Based Learning and Cooperative Learning environment;
  • Expertise in Computational Thinking and Coding;
  • Technical flexibility when engaged in the elements of design and creation;
  • A commitment to active ongoing development, process and risk-taking over product;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills; 
  • Strong collaborator with the ability to build and work on teams;
  • A passion for the emerging field of STEM, design and media arts and an ability to articulate the interconnected relationships between disciplines; 
  • A commitment to demonstrating that innovation, research and data inform their practice;
  • Demonstrated ability to build anti-oppressive school culture, inclusion, equity and a sense of belonging for each student;
  • An enthusiastic, kind and positive nature;
  • Strong relationship-building skills and a joy for working with students of this age group.

Work and Educational Experience:

  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Ontario Teaching Certificate 
  • A Bachelor of Education in good standing eligible with the Ontario College of Teachers

Royal St. George's College is committed to fostering workplace well-being by building on a culture of inclusivity and belonging. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Should you be contacted regarding any opportunity at the College and require accommodation, please advise us.  RSGC offers a supportive and nurturing work environment and a competitive compensation package, including participation in Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

If you are interested in working in a dynamic educational environment, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, to the attention of Anna Magor, Head of Junior School, at hr@rsgc.on.ca by Friday, May 20, 2022, indicating Junior School Robotics and Design in the subject line.