2832 16th Avenue, Markham, Ontario Upper York School offers small classes with a low student to teacher ratio (10:1) and individual attention to students. Experienced teachers deliver curriculum in a modern, fully-equipped facility and focus on the refinement of academic skills, and on the preparation of students for post-secondary success. Academic excellence is essential in our creative and engaging learning environment. ESL and tutoring programs are available to support students who are new to Canada and aim to attend larger private schools.
POSITION: Summer School Teachers (grades 9-12)
Courses: ESLBO and ESLEO (July 3-31, 2018) ESLCO and ENG3U (August 1-30, 2018)
Timing: 9:00 am to 3:15 pm, daily Monday to Friday)
Role Overview: To provide English instruction a small class of English Language Learners in a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.
The Role and Responsibilities
Preparing daily lessons (using provided template) and resources to teach English grammar, writing, reading, speaking and listening skills.
Implementation of strategies and tools to individualize learning
Inclusion of technology in lessons including Edsby
Maintaining records for reporting attendance and data on students
Preparation and grading of assessments and writing of report cards
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications
Ontario Teaching Certificate
Vulnerable Sector Screening
ESL qualifications (For ESL positions)
Extensive knowledge of the Ministry Document: Growing Success
Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and decision making skills
Demonstrated organization and analytical skills
Ability to work independently and flexibly
Demonstrated talent for teaching, mentoring and inspiring students
Proven ability to develop collaborative working relationships with parents and colleagues
Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills
Compensation: $5000.00 to $7,000.00 per course (110 hours of in class teaching time) depending on qualifications and experience.
To Apply: Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter and resume [email protected] by Thursday April 12th, 2018. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.