Appleby College

Residential Don - Male Residence

 

 

Who we are

Founded in 1911, Appleby College’s mission is to educate and enable young men and women to become leaders of character, major contributors to, and valued representatives of their local, national, and international communities.

Position: Residential Don – Male Residence
Start: 2020-08-24
SchoolAppleby College
City: Oakville, Ontario

Posting Date: 2020-02-12

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Residential Don – Male Residence

Appleby College currently has a challenging opportunity for a

Residential Don – Male Residence

Contract Full-time

September 2020 to June 2021

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 1911, Appleby College’s mission is to educate and enable young men and women to become leaders of character, major contributors to, and valued representatives of their local, national, and international communities.

Appleby inspires its 765 students from grades 7 to 12 to pursue their individual passions through an internationally recognized and innovative academic, athletic, and co-curricular programme that has been founded on the school’s six Pillars of Strength: Academically Vital, Technologically Empowered, Universally Diverse, Community Spirited, Actively Engaged and Globally Responsible.

Appleby’s model of educational excellence enables and encourages its students to learn and discover independently and collaboratively, both inside and outside of the classroom.

OUR TEAM

Our team is highly engaged and committed to excellence in education. Working at Appleby means that you value diversity, have integrity, and are committed to learning and professional development. Our exceptional team is the reason we provide an outstanding educational experience to our students. Appleby’s foundation for success is attracting and retaining employees who thrive in our dynamic culture that recognizes individual strengths and talents. Breadth, excellence, innovation and caring – this is what defines the essence of the Appleby College team.

WHAT WE WANT – THE ROLE

Working within the Residential Life program, our Residential Dons contribute to the dynamic nature of school boarding, academic and co-curricular programs. Expectations for this position include:

  • Reside on-campus while providing pastoral care, programming and supervision to residential students
  • Work rotationally through a seven-day week and attend weekend functions
  • Assist with student emergencies
  • Provide supply or substitute teaching coverage in the classroom
  • Participate in coaching and supervising a variety of sports or arts activities
  • Act as a vital liaison between students and faculty
  • Collaborate with House Directors to ensure a positive house culture
  • Demonstrate a caring rapport with students and serve as a role model
  • Act as a contributing member of the school community through involvement and leadership in co-curricular activities and a variety of responsibilities outside the classroom
  • Teach class(es) based on need and teaching background

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Post-Secondary Education at the University level with relevant specialization
  • Teacher education training (B.Ed, M.Ed.) or significant teaching experience in another setting (i.e. University, College, or areas of specialized instruction) an asset
  • Ontario College of Teachers certification (or equivalent) is an asset
  • Enthusiasm to participate with student beyond the classroom through co-curricular, experiential learning, residential life and global education

WHAT WE HAVE

  • State-of-the-art learning environment with motivated and engaged students
  • Extensive compensation package that includes eligibility in the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP)
  • Class sizes of 16:1 average ratio
  • Located on a 60-acre campus on the shores of Lake Ontario
  • Outstanding professional development opportunities including tuition subsidies, faculty travel grants, cultural learning trips and mentoring
  • Support for teachers through the Faculty Development Programme
  • Private apartment in residence

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in joining our Team; please connect with us by February 28, 2020.

Your application matters to us and we will review it carefully. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, a criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening is required.

 

Appleby is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment where everyone feels valued, respected and supported. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process

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