Physical Education Teacher
The Country Day School Full-Time Middle/Senior School Physical Education Teacher
Commencing September 2023
An exciting opportunity exists at The Country Day School for an enthusiastic teacher of middle and senior level physical education. Applicants must have a university degree in physical and health education as well as certification to teach in Ontario. A commitment to coaching team sports, playing experience in intercollegiate athletics, and knowledge of the independent school system will be considered assets.
CDS is committed to Supporting, Knowing and Inspiring each of its learners. The ideal candidate will be a flexible educator, equally adept at and enthusiastic about teaching students across a wide range of grade levels, but with a special affinity for teaching Senior School students. Additionally, we are seeking a teacher whose practice embodies our principles of an expert teacher:
- meets the needs of all learners
- is passionate about teaching and learning
- has a deep understanding of teaching/learning and the subject area
- monitors student learning and uses assessment to improve teaching and learning
- creates an optimal classroom environment
- focuses on mastery learning and deep understanding
- develops self-regulation, self-efficacy and self-esteem in their students
- offers appropriately challenging tasks and goals
- excels at the relational aspects of teaching
The curriculum at CDS is balanced with extensive athletic, arts and extra-curricular programs. In addition to the relevant education and experience, candidates must be willing to become involved in all facets of school life. The successful candidate will join an experienced and dedicated team of educators.
The Head of School invites qualified individuals to apply by Tuesday, June 6, 2023 with resume and cover letter:
Mr. John Liggett, Head of School
The Country Day School
13415 Dufferin Street
King, ON L7B 1K5
The Country Day School offers a positive working environment with a competitive salary, including the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan when applicable. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment where everyone feels valued, respected and supported, and welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification to the community. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please let us know.
All employees of The Country Day School must be able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Screening Report. Only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.
Situated on a beautiful 100-acre campus in the heart of King Township, The Country Day School offers a challenging university-preparatory program for students in JK-12. For more information about this leading Canadian independent school, please visit www.cds.on.ca.
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