Position: Junior Teachers (Core, Permanent)
Organization: Tamarack West Outdoor School
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Start date: August 30, 2021, with prior evaluation and training with the school during the Spring or Summer of 2021.
Positions available: 2
Duration: 1-4 full teaching days per week, from Aug. 30, 2021 through June 2022, with possibility for extension
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wage: Dependent on experience
Intent of the Process:
We are looking for 1 Permanent Junior Core Teacher to teach a class of students between Grades 5 - 8.
We are looking for 1 Permenent Junior Core Teacher to teach a class of students between Grades 3 - 5.
About Tamarack West:
Tamarack West Outdoor School is a full-time elementary school and is an accredited member of the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools (OFIS). Our students start as early as Junior Kindergarten, and the student body is growing! We are looking for dedicated Junior teachers. Tamarack West’s mandate is to provide a compassionate, challenging, and inspiring environment where kids feel safe to take risks and explore their potential. We are dedicated to helping develop resilient, confident, and passionate children with inquisitive minds and strong skills.
The school curriculum is guided by the Ontario Ministry of Education, enhanced by student inspirations, and excelled by Ontario Certified Teachers, Early Childhood Educators, mentors, school visitors, community members, and local experts. Tamarack West recognizes incredible potential through experiential and inquiry-based learning by participating with the community at large.
The Junior teacher will be responsible for the development and delivery of creative and comprehensive classroom programming, utilizing both outdoor and indoor settings daily. The ideal candidate champions a compassionate learning community that celebrates different learners, allowing them to thrive and prosper. The ideal candidate has a strong and practiced background utilizing an inquiry-based, student-centered mentoring approach with students both in nature and in the classroom.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Up to date Standard First Aid and CPR-C or higher
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Proven ability to use a wide variety of teaching and assessment strategies to meet the learning needs of all students
Adept at utilizing an interdisciplinary, student-centred, inquiry-based approach
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work and plan in close collaboration with colleagues, parents, and students
Excellent oral and written communication skills to handle confidential material and situations with discretion and
Proven ability to work in an ever-changing environment (outdoors and indoors) as a supportive team player who is
adaptable, able to learn quickly, and think on their feet
A state of health that allows you to safely lead classes over uneven and hilly terrain and under a variety of weather
conditions, including winter programming
Tamarack West Outdoor School offers an exemplary working environment that is exceptionally supportive, positive, inclusive, and compassionate with competitive compensation. We support and encourage ongoing professional development and leadership opportunities.
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We thank all candidates for their interest and kindly request no phone calls.
Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Tamarack West Outdoor School provides equal opportunity employment and encourages applications from people from diverse professional, cultural and educational backgrounds. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Information received will be addressed in confidence.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 27 2021 ID: 59631