Upper School Supply Teachers (Grades 7 to 12)

Teaching Position

Closing Date: June 30, 2023

Job Term: Part Time

We are seeking individuals who are aligned with our values and reflect our core competencies to join our faculty & staff in the roles of Upper School (Grades 7 to 12) Supply Teachers in Mathematics, Visual Arts, English, Health & Physical Education, Science and Social Sciences.

About Havergal

Founded in 1894 and located on a beautiful 22-acre campus in midtown Toronto, Canada, Havergal College is one of Canada’s pre-eminent independent schools for girls from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. At the forefront of women’s education for over 125 years, Havergal offers a contemporary liberal arts education and is rooted in the Anglican tradition. Havergal’s mission is to prepare young women to make a difference. Through our outstanding academic and co-curricular programs, we nurture a culture of capability that fosters self-confidence, leadership, critical thinking and global mindedness within our students.

At Havergal College, we believe that great schools are made up of great people. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates with a diverse range of experiences and perspectives, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) peoples and persons with disabilities. We are seeking candidates with a wide range of experiences and diverse identities and perspectives to contribute to our culture of excellence.

Why Teach with Us

Havergal College is a wonderful place to teach. We offer a highly competitive compensation package for teachers, including participation in the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and support for professional development. 

The Position

The Upper School program at Havergal College is distinguished by opportunities for students to develop and learn in an environment that is diverse, stimulating and supportive. Teaching facilities are well equipped and offer bright, technology-rich environments.

Teachers at Havergal College are confident in curriculum development and demonstrate an approach to teaching that is reflective and understanding that students learn through active intellectual engagement. Teachers support all learners with diverse strategies and approaches and are willing and able to use appropriate solutions to support students with learning challenges they experience. Teachers are also driven to develop strong, caring, professional relationships with students and understand that a healthy student-teacher relationship drives successful learning and development. 

Specific Accountabilities

  • Implements lesson plans, as provided by the homeroom or specialist teacher, ensuring the integrity of the programs is maintained, and takes place within the allotted time frame.
  • Demonstrates effective classroom management.
  • Understands and follows relevant school procedures (e.g., attendance, supervision) including emergency procedures.
  • Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses and discipline problems to the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible.
  • Completes a Supply Teacher Report Form.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Vice Principal, Teaching & Learning, in accordance with school policies and practices.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Relevant university qualifications (e.g. Bachelor of Education plus undergraduate degree in subject specialization).
  • Certification from the Ontario College of Teachers and be a member in ‘Good Standing.’
  • Non-practicum teaching experience is an asset.
  • A comprehensive understanding of current Ministry of Ontario curriculum.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time-management and communication skills.
  • Well-developed classroom management skills.
  • The ability to take direction and to be open to feedback.
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to the Core Competencies of:
    • Inclusive Excellence
    • Collaboration & Teamwork
    • Integrity & Trust
    • Learning Agility
    • Communication
    • Growth Mindset

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to HC Careers no later than June 30, 2023.

Havergal College thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Havergal College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Cathy LeBlanc at 416-483-3519 ext. 6526 or by email at [email protected].