Halifax Independent School, a co-educational day school for pre-primary to grade 9, is hiring a Physical Education/Health Teacher and Athletic Director (full time) for the upcoming academic year.
Application Deadline: July 26, 2020
Start Date: mid-August 2020
Basic Qualifications: B.Ed. (with relevant teachables)
Conditions of Employment include:
NS Regular Teaching Certificate or equivalent
Confirmation of legal entitlement to work in Canada
Nova Scotia Child Abuse Registry check, or equivalent (dated August 2019 or later)
Vulnerable Sector Search (dated August 2019 or later)
Valid First Aid Certification (Standard First Aid AED CPR C)
Candidates should have successful experience in teaching and planning in Phys. Ed. and Health in the Elementary/Middle School years, and should demonstrate leadership in student athletics. Outdoor Experiential Education and demonstrated competence with online learning technologies will be considered assets.
Candidates must exhibit an authentic passion and enthusiasm for progressive education, demonstrate sensitivity to children's differences, and understand the importance of developing strong working relationships with families. They must be self-motivated, life-long learners who are willing to work in an intellectually demanding setting with high expectations. The position involves working in close collaboration with colleagues; strong communication skills with an openness to ideas and perspectives are essential. We value partnering across disciplines and grade levels, so broad experience is advantageous.
Halifax Independent School embraces equity and diversity, and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive space for adults and children in our school community. We encourage candidates from under-represented communities to apply.
For consideration, submit a letter of application and a résumé with 2 references or more.
Email submissions are preferred.
Send your application materials to email@example.com.
Alternatively, post your submission to:
Halifax Independent School
3331 Connaught Ave.
Halifax, N.S. B3L 3B4
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