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Middle School and High School subject teachers

Saugeen Academy

Hanover, Ontario, Canada

Part time

High School

Feb 21

The Saugeen Academy is seeking part-time and full time high school and middle school teachers for the  2023/2024 school year starting August 2023 in the following areas; English, Remedial English, History,  Geography, Life Sciences, Visual Arts, Applied Arts like woodworking and hand work, and the Performing Arts, including drama and music.

Position: The Saugeen Academy is seeking teachers who understand how to work with a  class and individually to foster powers of observation, develop skills and encourage a  positive relationship to learning and discovery. 

This position includes the following job duties and responsibilities: preparing and  delivering lessons for students in grades 7,  9 and 11; teaching creatively using a  phenomenological approach; preparing and providing necessary materials; classroom  management; student assessment, report writing; meeting with parents/guardians  regarding their child's progress upon request and for parent/teacher conferences; liaising with faculty and administration; participating in professional development and weekly  pedagogical faculty meeting.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

• Minimum university bachelor's degree, Bachelor of Education, or equivalent combination of education and work experience 

• High school teaching experience is an asset 

• Understanding of Waldorf pedagogy is considered an asset 

• Skills in classroom management and discipline follow-through 

• Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task 

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, approachable for student, parents  and colleagues 

• Willingness and proven ability to work within a community environment 

• A creative and artistic approach to teaching 

Note –Preferred applicants will hold relevant credentials and are willing and eligible to  pursue appropriate credentials and to participate in faculty learning enhancement  initiatives. 

Waldorf training and experience are preferred. 

Work Setting: General classroom, field trip, and outdoor environments, Occasional  weekend and evening hours, weekly faculty meetings, mentorship opportunities and  professional development workshops. 

Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  

The successful candidate must provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check that includes a  Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to commencing employment. 

Recruitment Process: Interested applicants should submit a resume and 1-2 page  autobiographical narrative. 

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to our Founding Director  Elisa Vander Hout at elisa@saugeenacademy.org

We appreciate the interest of all applicants but will only be contacting candidates whose  skills, experience and qualifications meet the position's requirements.

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