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Glenlyon Norfolk School enrols 700 students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 on two separate campuses. A member of the International Baccalaureate Organization, the Round Square, the Independent Schools Association of BC and Canadian Accredited Independent Schools, GNS provides outstanding opportunities for young people.

Current Openings

Family Boarding Coordinator

Temporary, full-time
Mat leave cover: May 2017 – June 2018

The Family Boarding Coordinator plays a critical role in ensuring the overall success of the family boarding program within the GNS community. The successful candidate will build and maintain engaging and positive relationships with students, host families and school personnel. You will place a high value on providing exceptional service and exemplify a caring, can-do attitude in support of GNS’s mission and values. This position requires sound and reliable judgment as all decisions affect students, hosts and ultimately GNS’s agent relationships and reputation both locally and internationally.

Preferred Qualifications: Two years working in a cross-cultural environment with community agencies or in an educational setting is preferred and experience with boarding/homestay placements would be an asset. You will have exceptional interpersonal skills to deal with staff, students, teachers and parents with a strong aptitude for nurturing positive community relationships. A good understanding of other cultures and customs is necessary and a strong aptitude for handling sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy.

This position requires some flexibility to be available evenings and weekends on occasion and access to own vehicle is required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and look forward to receiving your cover letter and resume by 12:00 p.m. Friday, March 31. This position will remain open until filled. Please forward to Kim Holmes, HR Manager at careers@mygns.ca.

Full Job Description

Teaching Intern – Learning Strategies

Middle/Senior School, FTE 1.0
One year term: September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

GNS has an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate and BC certified teacher. If you’re a creative and passionate educator looking for an opportunity to support our students on their journey to becoming well-rounded adults, we are currently seeking applicants for a full-time position commencing September 1, 2017.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • work collaboratively with the Learning Strategies team to effectively support student learning
  • work directly with assigned students to offer relevant and effective learning support
  • support student’s academic, co-curricular, and personal growth
  • make an active contribution to our extensive co-curricular programs, and participate fully in the culture of our independent school community.

Qualifications:

  • A valid BC teaching certificate (as of September 2017)
  • An interest in special education is essential
  • Must be highly collegial and a collaborative team player
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to establish connections with students, parents and colleagues
  • A strong aptitude in differentiated learning styles and a passion for educating the whole student
  • A commitment to integrating technology purposefully to transform learning
  • A passion for innovation and creativity in education
  • Highly reflective and committed to continuous professional growth and improvement.

At GNS, we have a big heart and a strong work ethic—like minded individuals are encouraged to apply. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and look forward to receiving your letter of application accompanied by curriculum vitae and references by 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2017. Please forward to Kim Holmes, HR Manager at careers@mygns.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Junior Kindergarten Assistant (part-time)

Permanent, Part-time
8:00a.m. to 12:30p.m., Monday through Friday

The ideal candidate will hold ECEA certification, have Montessori training and knowledge of current educational trends in a Junior Kindergarten setting. Experience and/or interest in weekly Nature School and knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme would be considered an asset.

Candidates should be willing to make an active contribution to our co-curricular programs, and participate fully in the culture of our independent school community.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kim Holmes, HR Manager at careers@mygns.ca by Friday, May 5, 2017.

Junior Kindergarten Assistant (full-time)

Regular, Full-time
Start: immediate

The ideal candidate will hold at minimum, an ECA certification; have Montessori training and knowledge of current educational trends in a Junior Kindergarten setting. Experience and/or interest in weekly Nature School and knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme would be considered an asset.

Candidates must be willing to make an active contribution to our cocurricular programs, and participate fully in the culture of our independent school community.

GNS offers a competitive salary and benefits package and we look forward to receiving your letter of application accompanied by curriculum vitae and references. This position will remain open until filled. Please forward to:

Kim Holmes, HR Manager
Glenlyon Norfolk School
Email: careers@mygns.ca

Annual Appeal Manager

Regular, full-time
Start: July 2017

The Manager of the Annual Appeal is responsible for the implementation, delivery and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, including the coordination and oversight of supporting initiatives in the areas of donor services and donor relations. This role fosters the growth of best practices in communication and solicitation strategies to develop and sustain a long-term philanthropic giving program for the school.

This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future for our students, and a role that will allow your fundraising skills to shine. The successful candidate must be a passionate ambassador and exemplify a caring, can-do attitude in support of GNS’s mission and values.

Preferred Qualifications: Three-years experience in fundraising, donor solicitation and/or sales; experience with event planning and volunteer management, an asset. You will have an exceptional interpersonal style and a strong aptitude for nurturing positive community relationships.

At GNS, we have a big heart and a strong work ethic—like-minded individuals are encouraged to apply. We offer a comprehensive total compensation package and look forward to receiving your cover letter and resume by 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 19. This position will remain open until filled. Please forward to Kim Holmes, HR Manager at careers@mygns.ca.

Job Description

French Teacher, Junior School (0.3 FTE)

0.2FTE regular, ongoing contract
0.1FTE temporary, one-year term

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • plan and deliver the core program requirements for junior school students
  • collaboratively plan and deliver International Baccalaureate (IB) Units that incorporate the BC curriculum
  • monitor and support student’s academic, co-curricular, and personal growth
  • nurture each child to discover their own talents, sense of purpose, sense of self and inner strength
  • participate fully in the culture of our independent school community

Qualifications:

  • Eligible to hold a valid BC teaching certificate
  • Experience teaching French at the junior school level
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) training and PYP experience an asset
  • Must be highly collegial and a collaborative team player
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to establish connections with students, parents and colleagues
  • A strong aptitude in differentiated learning styles and a passion for educating the whole student
  • Demonstrated commitment to integrating technology purposefully to transform learning
  • Strong knowledge of inquiry-based and project-based learning approaches
  • Demonstrated passion for innovation and creativity in education
  • Highly reflective and committed to continuous professional growth and improvement

At GNS, we have a big heart and a strong work ethic—like-minded individuals are encouraged to apply. We look forward to receiving your cover letter and resume by 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017. Please forward to Kim Holmes, HR Manager at careers@mygns.ca.

After School Care Manager

Hourly, ongoing contract
August to August

The After School Care (ASC) Manager is responsible for the overall management and organization of the After School Care program which operates from 3:20 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. when school is in session. GNS also runs full-day camps on Pro-D days and select dates during the mid-term, winter, spring and summer break periods as part of this program.

The ASC Manager will offer a fun and vibrant program in compliance with licensing standards of the Vancouver Island Health Authority and BC’s Childcare and Community Care Act. The successful candidate is responsible for all aspects of the program, including staff management, and will be a strong communicator with an aptitude for building engaging and positive relationships with students, families and staff. You will place a high value on providing exceptional service and exemplify a caring, cando attitude in support of GNS’s mission and values.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with elementary aged children and a first aid certificate is required. Involvement in camp/program leadership and/or ECEA/ECE certification would be considered a strong asset.

Applications should be directed to Kim Holmes, HR Manager at careers@mygns.ca by Friday, May 12, 2017.

Teaching Assistant, Junior School

Regular, Full-time
Start: September 2017

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • support student learning with numeracy and literacy foundation skills under the direction of teachers
  • assist teachers in preparing classroom materials
  • perform supervision and chaperoning duties
  • support student’s academic, co-curricular, and personal growth
  • participate fully in the culture of our independent school community.

Qualifications:

  • A valid BC teaching certificate (as of Sept 1, 2017)
  • Must be highly collegial and a collaborative team player
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to establish connections with students, parents and colleagues
  • A strong aptitude in differentiated learning styles and a passion for educating the whole student
  • A commitment to integrating technology purposefully to transform learning
  • A passion for innovation and creativity in education
  • Highly reflective and committed to continuous professional growth and improvement.

At GNS, we have a big heart and a strong work ethic—like-minded individuals are encouraged to apply. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and look forward to receiving your letter of application accompanied by curriculum vitae and references by 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017. Please forward to Kim Holmes, HR Manager at careers@mygns.ca.

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