Careers

Teaching at FVS

We are seeking candidates that support inquiry and conceptual based learning, all within a safe and comfortable classroom. FVS is a small school with a vibrant community—we seek candidates that value the professional and appropriate connections with students and their families and understand that every child matters

Please submit your application with the following documents:
  • A resume/CV outlining relevant experience and qualifications
  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the position
  • Three professional references
  • Any relevant documents such as TQS and BC Teaching Certificate

Fraser Valley School is a place of lifelong learning. We are committed to professional development and provide opportunities each year for teachers to pursue an area of interest that will help develop their skills as teachers, leaders and mentors. Examples include

  • International Baccalaureate training workshops
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training with Harmony@Work.
  • Math and numeracy professional development working with a local Math expert-Marc Garneau (year long 2020-2021)
  • Inquiry and concept based learning professional development working with Misty Patterson, author of Pop-Up Studios (year long 2019-2020)
  • Attending regional BCAIBWS round tables and events.
  • Attending regional BC Ministry of Education events.
  • Participating in innovative goal setting for individual professional development with guidance from mentors from our pedagogical leadership team.
  • Opportunities to join a distributed leadership team (FVS Wellness team, FVS Equity team and FVS Student Life team)
  • Various in-house professional development including collaborative planning, standardizing assessment, building scope and sequences, integrating and becoming more knowledgeable about First People’s Principles of Learning by working with local indigenous educators and much more.

 

To apply, send your resume and supporting documents to: careers@fves.bc.ca 
As we continue to grow our classes and expand our facility we are in search of exceptional faculty members and support-staff. To apply, please email us your resume and any copies of relevant certifications.

Join Our Team!

Teacher On-Call

FVS is always looking for excellent teachers on call.

 

If you would like to join our TOC list following an interview, please submit your resume, letter of introduction, philosophy of education and copies of certification, by email to careers@fves.bc.ca

MYP French

Posted on: July 8, 2024

French – Full Employment

Crescent Heights Academy is a non-denominational independent school in Surrey, BC. Our aim is to provide students with a challenging academic education, emphasizing critical and compassionate thinking and a life-long love of learning. FVS is a small school with a vibrant community—we seek candidates that value professional and appropriate connections with students and their families and understand that every child matters. 

 

Job Description- Part Time Grade 9-11 French Teacher (1.0 FTE) 

Commences: As Soon As Possible 

Crescent Heights Academy is looking for a full-time teacher to support the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) Candidacy through French language instruction. As Crescent Heights Academy is a high school program, there are opportunities that this position could lead to full time employment in the future, dependent on candidates preferences and passions. This position may include some internal teaching on call.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with others to plan and deliver programming using the MYP frameworks and high school program.
  • Provide core instruction and assessment of BC Ministry French curriculum
  • Design and facilitate learning experiences and engagements that inspire, engage, motive, and challenge learners
  • Develop a caring classroom environment with positive relationships at the core 
  • Monitor, guide, give feedback and assess student learning using a range of tools and strategies
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with colleagues, students, and their families
  • Attend and participate in school functions and events
  • Supervise students at recess and/or lunch breaks
  • Lead after school clubs or teams
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as directed by the Head of School and as outlined in our Staff Handbook
  • Be a contributor within the Crescent Heights Academy community

 

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Education
  • Hold a valid BC teaching certificate
  • IB training is considered an asset
  • Experience teaching in an intermediate elementary or middle school setting, ideally in an independent IB school
  • Passion and commitment to inquiry-based and concept driven instruction
  • Canadian resident and be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Collaborative team member
  • Effective communication skills
  • A self-starter, someone who sees a need, and strives for solutions

This position is full- time. Only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted. Compensation is based on the Surrey School District grid, with a slight premium and extended health benefits.