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The Bishop Strachan School

Vocal Teacher

Summary of Position:

The Vocal Teacher is passionate about their subject area and actively seeks the opportunity for interdisciplinary and real-world connections. They will work with faculty and students to help further develop their vocal and choral choir music skills, and prepare for school performances.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads our Senior School choral choir with performances like the annual Nativity play, Festival of Carols and more.
  • Prepare lesson plans, outlines and assessments using inquiry and problem-based learning that engages students, challenges them, and meets the subject-specific outcomes and expectations
  • Ability to differentiate lesson plans based on the needs of your students
  • Initiates, coordinates and/or co-constructs performance opportunities including showcase for the community, chapels and assemblies
  • Ensures the curriculum is aligned with Ministry of Education expectations, and with the BSS Culture of Powerful Learning
  • Participate in co-curricular activities including coaching, clubs, trips and participating in the school community as a whole
  • Engage in interdisciplinary initiatives particularly between humanities and social sciences
  • Make contributions that productively support the overall well-being and growth of students
  • Incorporates technology in the music classes (i.e. GarageBand, iMovie, midi keyboards, etc.)
  • Communicate effectively with parents about all aspects of the overall program and the individual learning of each student
  • Embeds diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging values into all activities
Skills, Experience and Attributes:
  • Must have an Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) certificate
  • Experience directing a senior school choral choir
  • Are qualified to each in Junior/Intermediate and/or Intermediate/Senior
  • Must be able to teach at least two of the three areas; Vocal, Strings, Instrumental
  • Have experience with co-curricular programs and formal performances
  • A passion for aligning educational research with classroom practice
  • Strong technology skills and proficiency in Google Suite
  • Commitment to, and passion for, furthering the work of the school, an Inquiry-based approach to learning , and girls’ education
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the proven ability to develop relationships and a caring rapport with students and their families, and with teachers
  • Commitment to participate as a collaborative member in all aspects of the school and in school life
  • A growth mindset of continuous improvement and learning
  • Culturally competent with a positive attitude toward cultural uniqueness, as well as a readiness to accept and respect others
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment for your students, with families and your colleagues.

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