Careers at SJK

St. John’s-Kilmarnock (SJK) School is an independent day and boarding school in the Waterloo Region of Ontario. SJK offers a world of learning where we embrace innovation, diversity and internationalism. Our expectations are high; students are encouraged to find balance through
academics, sports, arts, service and leadership. We have dedicated and inspirational educators, attentive to the needs of individual students and their families. The School’s co-ed Boarding Residence is located in close proximity to the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University. Our graduates take their passions to the world as leaders and global citizens.

Current Administration Opportunities

 
 


Current Faculty Opportunities

St. John’s-Kilmarnock School is seeking a Primary Classroom Teacher – PYP (International Baccalaureate, Primary Years Programme) 
One Year Contract, August 26, 2020 - June 25, 2021

SJK is seeking a highly motivated and committed educator to join our Lower School Faculty for a year-long position. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and innovative teacher who appreciates working in a collaborative environment, and dedicated to the highest standards of teaching and learning. He or she must also be a member of the Ontario College of Teachers or eligible for membership. Experience and training in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is considered an asset. Candidates should also have experience integrating technology in the curriculum. 

About Us:
SJK is the leading co-educational independent school in Waterloo and the surrounding region. The School, which was founded in 1972, is located on a beautiful 36-acre natural campus offering enriched educational programming for day students from JK - Grade 12 and international boarding students from Grades 9 - 12 through our accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. SJK is home to a positive, inclusive and dynamic community. 

SJK offers a world of learning where we embrace innovation, diversity and internationalism. Our expectations are high; students are encouraged to find balance through academics, sports, arts, service and leadership. We have dedicated and inspirational educators, attentive to the needs of individual students and their families. Our graduates take their passions to the world as leaders and global citizens.

For more information:
Applications should include a covering letter, complete CV of no more than 2 pages, and the names of three referees addressed to Ms. Cheryl Boughton, Head of School, and sent to employment@sjkschool.org by August 11, 2020. Eligibility to work in Canada is a requirement. 

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Visit our website at www.sjkschool.org to learn more about our School.


 
Associate Teacher and Boarding Assistant

Are you a recent Bachelor of Education graduate or experienced teacher looking for a unique opportunity? Might you be looking for a way to develop your teaching skills and gain valuable hands-on experience working with elementary or high school students? Do you enjoy forming strong relationships and creating a positive culture? Does a live-in position at our Boarding Residence in Waterloo appeal to you? 

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Associate Teacher and Boarding Assistant to complement our existing faculty and boarding staff. 

At St. John’s-Kilmarnock School, we are dedicated to engaging students in an unparalleled educational journey as innovative learners in knowledge, creativity and global action. We are the leading co-educational independent school in Waterloo and the surrounding region. Our School, which was founded in 1972, is located on a beautiful 36-acre natural campus offering enriched educational programming for day students from JK - Grade 12 and international boarding students from Grades 9 - 12 through our accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. Our Boarding Residence, which is home to approximately 50 boarding students, is located on the campus of the University of Waterloo. 

This ten month, live-in position requires you to become fully involved in the life of the school. You will have the opportunity to work in our Boarding Residence with our international students. As a member of the boarding community, you will supervise the after-school activities of the boarding students on a rotation basis, supporting cultural, adventurous and fun weekend and evening programming while offering comfort and support to students aged 14 - 18 years in their home-away-from-home. During the week day, you will have the opportunity to build your teaching skills through a range of teaching opportunities such as co-teaching, providing class coverages and supervising students at the school. 

Successful candidates should be energetic, enthusiastic, and have a genuine interest in working with teenagers, creating and delivering a fulfilling and dynamic boarding program. As a role model, healthy lifestyles and personal integrity are of paramount importance. 

Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will be expected to live at the residence. Accommodation is provided, along with all meals during term time. This opportunity provides a stepping-stone into the world of teaching. We welcome applications from newly qualified and experienced teachers.

Application Process:
Applications should include a covering letter, resume, and the names of three referees addressed to Ms. Cheryl Boughton, Head of School, and sent to employment@sjkschool.org. Consideration of candidates will begin on July 24, 2020. 

We thank all applicants. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that interviews may commence before the closing date so applicants are encouraged to apply promptly for this position.

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