Spirit of Math is looking for three Part-time/ Full-Time Teachers.
Due to COVID-19, the anticipated start date will be Mid-July or Early August.
Why Work for Us?
Spirit of Math Schools is an exciting Canadian phenomena in education, offering above-average students an opportunity to stretch their understanding of math with others like them in an after-school setting. Spirit of Math hires individuals who enjoy the “sport” of math, like to share their passion of working with students, and equally, have the desire to stretch themselves.
Spirit of Math offers free Spirit of Math education for staff's children who are eligible for the program. Spirit of Math also provides paid training for new hires for a mathematics course and Teacher's training upon hire and continuous career development training throughout the school year.
Teacher Job Description
Due to increasing enrollment, we are looking for new teachers to join our team! This is not a tutoring position, but instead a teaching position for classes of highly motivated and exceptional students. Teachers selected to teach with Spirit of Math are provided with paid training before they begin, as well as ongoing professional development each year that they continue to teach with Spirit of Math. Because of this exceptional training many of our teachers are highly sought after by school boards and private schools.
The ideal candidate is patient, gregarious and highly dependable. You excel at connecting with children by providing a balance of kindness and firmness. You understand the importance of providing children with a structured environment that will facilitate their learning. You are skilled at making others feel valued and included. You are a team worker who has an innate desire to help others develop. In addition to possessing the above traits, you have an eagerness to learn the Spirit of Math method of teaching mathematics. You will be challenged to help students discover the conceptual building blocks and relationships which undergird mathematics. The training you will receive as a Spirit of Math teacher will deepen your understanding of math and stretch your abilities as a teacher. A degree from a recognized college or university is necessary. A Bachelor of Education degree is an asset, but it is not mandatory.
The Teacher fosters a high trust learning environment, develops the values and math skills of students and builds strong relationships with parents. The Teacher will be responsible for the following:
a)Effectively managing the classroom to maintain a safe, orderly learning environment
b)Adhering to the Spirit of Math teaching methodology and administrative system
c)Delivering lessons to students
d)Grading students assignments, tests and exams
e)Building and maintaining relationships with parents
f)Addressing issues with students’ performance and behaviour
g)Drafting report cards three times per year
h)Managing assistant teachers as needed
i)Maintaining an up-to-date and accurate records of grades and attendance
j)Performing peer evaluations periodically
k)Attending professional development sessions several times per year
- Work from home opportunities
- Extended health care
- Vision care
- Flexible working hours
- Dental care
- Life insurance
- Disability insurance
- Company pension
- Bonus scheme
- On-site parking
- Casual dress
- Parental leave
- Education reimbursement
- Vacation & paid time off
- Employee assistance programs
Reference ID: FOR Teacher
Application Deadline: 2020-04-30
Application Method: By Email with Cover Letter and Resume and indicate your interest of weekly hours (20, 30, 34, or 40 hours).
We thank all applicants for applying however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
You will be required to go through one online assessment, one interview and one teaching lesson.
Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Salary: $22,750.00 to $45,500.00 /year
- Bachelor's Degree (Required)