Teacher, Physical & Health Education, Junior School
Crofton House School
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Teacher
Teacher, Physical & Health Education, Junior School
Full-time, Fixed-term Contract
September 2023 - December 2023
Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, every day students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them.
Bound by our belief in the power of girl-centred education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our school– including you.
We offer extensive professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Our 10-acre campus provides modern facilities, as well as beautiful outdoor spaces and a daily connection to nature.
We are looking for a full-time Physical & Health Education Teacher to join us on a fixed-term contract. Guided by the BC Ministry of Education curriculum, our program centres on a student-centred, inquiry based collaborative approach to learning. The Physical and Health education program in the Junior School builds physical literacy and an introduction to athletics for young learners. The successful candidate will join a vibrant, innovative school community focussed on personal excellence, whole child development, and overall wellbeing.
This role will run from late August to December 2023 with the possibility of extension.
Establish a day-to-day connection and belonging in the Junior School community
Collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals that embrace school values of courage, creativity, and citizenship
Provide leadership in the vision of Physical and Health education in the Junior School
Participate in a dynamic professional development network
Integrate meaningful technology into student learning
Enjoy leadership in co-curricular activities
Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and generous support for professional, educational and leadership development
Plan the Physical and Health education curriculum in a team-based, collaborative approach
Implement dynamic and interactive lessons
Consider the diverse needs of students in your planning and teaching, offering a range of entry points and extensions to accommodate the needs of individual learners
Utilize a variety of assessment techniques that allow for timely, transparent, and strengths-based communication of learning
Develop a student-centered, inquiry-based, positive and supportive culture for learning
Integrate technology into teaching and learning in meaningful ways
Provide supervision of students during non-instructional time
Establish a strong parent partnership
Engage in ongoing teacher professional growth
Participate in school wide events and experiences including outdoor education, service projects, and leadership development
Participate in a comprehensive co-curricular program
Previous experience teaching in physical & health education would be an asset
Understanding on how to support diverse learning styles at an elementary level
Knowledge of “Teaching Games for Understanding”, an asset
Collaborative and energetic with a passion for teaching
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to be innovative, flexible, highly organized with attention to detail
Energy, commitment, and readiness to participate in the co-curricular program and the diverse life of the school community
Employment and Application Details:
Classes begin in September 2023 following teacher orientation in late August 2023.
Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and support for professional, educational and leadership development. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.
Please include the following with your application:
A cover letter and current resume that outlines exact dates of employment, the organization, job title and responsibilities. If you have gaps in your employment history, please advise as to why.
Please clearly identify your educational background and history of professional development related to this position.
We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please.
About Crofton House School
Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them.
Our approach supports the whole girl in her social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Guided by the School’s values of courage, creativity and citizenship, students are able to discover and pursue their own paths, developing the confidence and capacity to thrive and positively influence the world around them.
Established in 1898, Crofton House has a long history of girl-centred education. Today, the School has over 900 students and almost 200 staff members learning, working and playing on our 10-acre campus in Vancouver.
Crofton House School is a university preparatory day school for girls from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Set on a beautiful ten-acre campus in Vancouver, BC, we offer an inclusive, supportive community of dedicated teachers, involved parents, and enthusiastic students. Collaborative, student-centred, inquiry-based education and world-class facilities create a unique learning environment where each girl can reach her full potential.