Lakefield College School

Associate Faculty

Position: Associate Faculty
Start: 2018-08-27
SchoolLakefield College School Profile
City: Lakefield, Ontario

Posting Date: 2018-05-01

Lakefield College School

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Associate Faculty

Organizational Overview:

Founded in 1879, Lakefield College School is a leader among Ontario’s independent boarding and day schools and prides itself on its reputation for innovative teaching and academic excellence. LCS is a coeducational high school committed to bringing out the best in each of its members and offers a boarding school experience designed to maximize the education of the whole student.

A rigorous academic program prepares our high school students for university and beyond. Our spectacular campus located just 1.5 hours northeast of Toronto, allows students to enjoy a variety of sports, an enriching co-curricular program and allows our faculty to offer experiential learning opportunities across the curriculum. Lakefield College School has a proud 139-year history of educating some of Canada’s finest young men and women. Our graduates go on to successful careers in all aspects of business, politics, social services, academia and the arts. We are particularly proud to have been the alma mater for His Royal Highness The Duke of York, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain and four Rhodes Scholars.

(Our current need is for our male residences; preference will be given to male candidates and/or candidates with previous experience working with males in a residential setting. E.g. boarding school programs, residential camps etc.)

General Accountability:

As a member of the School Life Team, Associate Faculty are responsible, in conjunction with the Head of House, for the daily supervision of the residence. The Associate Faculty is on residential duty during rotating days of the week, and alternate weekends.

Specific Accountabilities:

Residential Duty

Responsible for duty days during the week (Monday – Friday) and alternate weekends (Saturday – Sunday). When on duty, the Associate Faculty takes full responsibility for the operation of the residence for a 24-hour period. While on duty in the residence, the incumbent has the following responsibilities:

  • provide guidance for the Senior-on-duty, ensuring that attendance is taken, and that rooms are checked periodically for neatness;
  • being present in the residence by 6:30 p.m., along with the Senior-on-duty, supervising evening study, curfew, and bedtimes; locking the door and settling the House;
  • remaining on-call for the Head of House and the students during the 24-hour period beginning at 7:00 a.m. on the day of duty, through to 7:00 a.m. the next day;
  • emergency-on-call support.

School Duty

Periodic supervision of the dining hall during meals in conjunction with the teacher on duty and library supervision. Supervision schedule is arranged in advance.

Spirit Events

Associate Faculty who are on duty each weekend will work with the School Life Class to organize and chaperone weekend spirit activities.

Occasional Supply Teaching

The Associate Faculty as a group may be responsible for class coverage when a Teacher is absent.

Additional Teaching Opportunities

Additional teaching responsibilities may be arranged depending on program needs, and relevant qualifications

Co-curricular Responsibilities

All of our students participate in a Co-Curricular Program that includes a wide variety of Artistic, Athletic and Service Learning options. Coaching a competitive or recreational sport and/or leading an artistic program club will be a part of your weekly commitments. This may include accompanying a team or club to tournaments, events or games off campus during evenings or weekends.

Additional Responsibilities

Additional units of responsibility may be offered depending upon individual qualifications and aptitudes in relation to the School’s needs. These will be arranged by the Assistant Head: School Life in consultation with the Directors of Residences, Arts and Athletics and other Assistant Heads as required.


  • An enthusiastic, lead-by-example attitude is required.
  • Candidates must be effective in providing support and direction to children and youth with maturity, and empathy.
  • Able to think strategically and be a problem solver.
  • Eagerly embrace the School’s Mission and Values.

Education & Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree required; B.Ed. with I/S qualifications would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to engage students and help them succeed
  • Personal qualities:
  • self-starter, interested in growth and professional development
  • student-centered, collaborative, reflective and receptive practitioner
  • innovative – including cross-curricular integration appreciation
  • open minded and resilient
  • empathetic and caring
  • global minded
  • Qualifications or experience in a residential camp setting, and experience or participation or coaching in a competitive sport or artistic pursuit would be considered an asset.
  • Second language proficiency, ability to support learning in Mathematics, or English, capacity for leading artistic co-curriculars, and genuine interest for supporting students who may have identified learning differences are considered assets.
  • Current certification for First Aid, CPR and AED.

Successful candidates will enjoy being part of an on campus, active learning community with an opportunity to experience mentorship and career development. The Associate Faculty is a paid position including health and dental benefits, professional development funding, as well as OTPP contributions for OCT qualified teachers. Access to our beautiful, 300-acre lakefront campus and all it has to offer as well as meals in our dining hall are included in this amazing academic year experience.

How to apply:

Please complete your profile and submit your resume information through the Careers Section of our website on or before May 14, 2018.

Please Note: LCS is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Please visit our Accessibility page for further details or contact our Human Resources department,, for any information in an alternate format.

While we appreciate all applications, we can only contact those individuals selected for interviews. LCS is an equal opportunity employer.

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