Senior School Science & Biology Teacher

Ashbury College is a leading not-for-profit independent day and boarding school for students in Grades 4 to 12 located in Canada’s capital and the traditional, unceded territory of the Anishinàbe Algonquin Nation. We serve a diverse community of over 60 nationalities from around the National Capital Region, the diplomatic community and international and domestic boarding students.

Our mission is to inspire students in a dynamic learning environment as intellectually curious, compassionate and responsible global citizens. Our strategic direction is centered on the highest standards in teaching and learning; whole student development; access and inclusion in our pluralistic community; community engagement; and resource stewardship for long term-sustainability. We achieve these through a community of employees, volunteers, and students who cultivate and celebrate diversity and inclusion.

We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals who are members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity. This supports our mission, makes our community stronger, and adds to our culture.

Ashbury College is currently seeking a Senior School science teacher for grades 9 through 12 Science with a focus or specialization in Biology. We are seeking someone who:

  • brings genuine enthusiasm and creativity to their classroom
  • is comfortable and confident in leveraging technology to enhance teaching and learning,
  • regularly incorporates inclusive teaching practices in the classroom, and
  • uses practical hands-on lab work to reinforce and extend concepts taught.

A science degree, ideally specializing in biology, and experience teaching Ontario Science and/or International Baccalaureate curriculum are required as is certification with the Ontario College of Teachers.  A willingness to contribute to the full life of the school is also desirable, as is bilingualism in French or other language(s). 

Ashbury College provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including participation in the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. And, if you are not familiar with our modern facilities, international student body, academic excellence, wealth of co-curricular activities, or school values and culture, please visit our website at

This appointment is effective starting January 8, 2024, and is planned to finish on December 20, 2024.

If you are interested in joining our Senior School faculty, playing an integral role in delivering exemplary teaching practices, and enhancing our culture of student inclusion and belonging please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Senior School Science Teacher” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is Friday October 27, 2023, however, apply without delay as we will review applications as they are received, and may bring the search process to a close early if an outstanding applicant is identified. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Should you have any questions about this position, please email [email protected]

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