Crofton House School
Vancouver, BC
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Teacher, French, Junior School

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Job status
Régulier à temps partiel (30 heures par semaine et moins)
March 7 2023
Starting date
August 29 2023
Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Teacher
Teacher, French, Junior School
Part-time, Continuing  Contract (0.5 FTE)
At Crofton House School, we inspire girls to discover and pursue their personal excellence from the first day of Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 and beyond.
Bound by a belief in the power of all-girls 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 learning community – including you.
Crofton House School is seeking an experienced elementary school educator to teach French as an additional language. You will be part of a collaborative teaching team supporting the positive growth and development of young girls in the Junior School. Fulfill your vision as a teacher by joining this dynamic school community with motivated students, abundant resources, enriching professional development opportunities, inspirational colleagues and supportive parents. Teaching and learning is guided and enhanced by the principles of a student-centred, collaborative approach with an inquiry-based focus to deepen learning for young students.

Job Description

  • 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
  • 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
  • Teach French as an additional language
  • Work with young students (Grades 4 to 7)
  • Establish lively, engaging classes
  • Integrate French culture into lessons
  • Ensure continuity of FSL learning across the Junior School in collaboration with colleagues
  • Collaborate with all Junior School teachers
  • Differentiate expectations for young learners
  • Implement and integrate instructional technology to support learning
  • Participate in collaborative personal time with a focus on the implementation of the Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling approach (TPRS)
  • Create FSL curriculum and resources  in line with BC language learning curricular competencies
  • Participate in the Junior School co-curricular program

Qualifications and requirements

Requirements/ Qualifications:
  • Native-like French language skills (oral and written)
  • Familiarity with AIM Language Learning program and TPRS an asset
  • B.C. Ministry of Education Certificate or Independent School Certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Understanding on how to support diverse learning styles at an elementary level
  • 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, including participation in Crofton House Pension Plan (RRSP) (depending on FTE), and generous support for professional, educational and leadership development. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and hold a valid BC Teaching Certificate.
Apply online at  Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.
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 is a university preparatory day school for girls from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Set on a beautiful ten-acre campus in Vancouver, 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.
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