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Careers

Advantages of Working in an Independent School

  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Support offered through teacher induction, peer mentoring and professional growth programs
  • Motivated students & supportive parents
  • Stimulating and collegial environment
  • Strong network of QAIS colleagues
  • Teaching excellence
  • Active involvement in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities.

Source: Quebec Association of Independent Schools
ECS attracts and inspires students, teachers, and administrators who are visionary and creative thinkers and doers. At the heart of our dynamic culture are the girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 whose energy and love of learning make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.
As well as providing an excellent work environment, ECS offers a generous salary and benefits package.

If you are looking for an opportunity to help move an excellent school forward, please send us your application.

Career Opportunities

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  • ACADEMIC ADVISOR

    Founded in 1909 by two innovative educators, Miss Edgar's and Miss Cramp's School (ECS) attracts and inspires students, teachers, and staff who are visionary and creative thinkers and doers. At the heart of our dynamic culture, the energy and love of learning of the girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.
     
    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:
     
     
    ACADEMIC ADVISOR
    START DATE: AUGUST 2019 
    • Meets with Senior School students and families one-on-one to discuss and provide information about post-secondary choices throughout the academic year.
    • Provides senior students with information about option courses, changes, and how they bear on CEGEP, or university prerequisites.
    • Disseminates post-secondary information via email communication with students and parents.
    • Meets with students one-on-one to discuss summer programs and assist with applications.
    • Meets with students one-on-one to guide and assist students to complete CVs, letters of intent, personal statements, etc.
    • Completes recommendation letters and reports, as well as assists families with post-secondary applications.
    • Tracks Grades 9,10, and 11 student progress at each reporting period.
    • Meets with Grades 9 to 11 in career education classes for group-advising sessions: to disseminate information, answer questions, and assist with CEGEP applications.
    • Administers, maintains records, and assists students with using the XELLO/Career Cruising website (during career educations classes).
    • Orders, administers and invigilates standardized tests, (i.e. the PSAT).
    • Organizes lunchtime university information sessions, or summer program information sessions for senior students.
    • Acts as liaison, writes letters of recommendation for Grade 11 students attending March of the Living.
    • Maintains a record of all student and/or parents’ meetings in individual student files, particular to the academic advising office.
    • Attends annual academic advisors’ information meetings with CEGEPs and, on occasion, with universities.
    • Organizes fall career fair (finds speakers, organizes spaces, scheduling, etc.) and tri-annual fall post-secondary fair.
     
     
    Qualifications:
    • Graduate degree
    • Three to five years of experience as an Academic Advisor
    • Solid knowledge of the Quebec curriculum and Ministry requirements
    • Computer literate
    • Adaptable, flexible, organized, and detail oriented
    • Superior communication skills, bilingualism is an asset
    • Positive, proactive team player with a strong customer service orientation
     
     
    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca by Friday, August 23rd, 2019.
     
     
    www.ecs.qc.ca
     
    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • ASSISTANT TO THE HEAD OF SCHOOL

    Founded in 1909 by two innovative educators, Miss Edgar's and Miss Cramp's School (ECS) attracts and inspires students, teachers, and staff who are visionary and creative thinkers and doers. At the heart of our dynamic culture, the energy and love of learning of the girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:


    ASSISTANT TO THE HEAD OF SCHOOL
    (FULL-TIME REPLACEMENT)



    Position Summary:
    The Assistant to the Head of School is expected to provide administrative support to the Head, through calendar management, scheduling of appointments, screening phone calls and visitors, and people management (internal and external) who wish to meet with the Head of School.

    Relationship building is a key element of this position. Extreme discretion and excellent listening skills are crucial to success in the role. The position requires the ability to change priorities quickly and balance many competing requests.  By being a filter between the many constituents and the Head of School, the Assistant facilitates the management of his/her time, thus enabling him/her to perform more effectively and focus on strategic issues.


    Specific Responsibilities:
    • Creates the school year web calendar through collaboration with the Administrative team
    • Manages the Head of School’s calendar, preps the Head of School for major school events
    • Supports the Board Chair and Committee Chairs by facilitating the convening of meetings (scheduling, agendas & minutes)
    • Coordinates new faculty/staff orientation (disseminating school information, preparing packages, etc.)
    • Takes minutes for various meetings, as required
    • Responds to inquiries, disseminates information, arranges appointments both with internal and external constituents
    • Prepares correspondence:  i.e. letters to parents, thank you notes, recommendation letters for students and staff, etc.
    • Prepares the AGM (Annual General Meeting) orientation for new Board members
    • Organizes travel arrangements, caterings & bookings for meetings and events
    • Helps with various special events (Founders’ Day, Prefect initiation, special assemblies, closing assemblies etc.)
    • Supports the Head of School through research (web-based, reviewing QAIS, CAIS, MEES), as required
    • Prepares and posts available positions on various websites (ECS, QAIS, etc.) 
    • Performs other administrative duties as needed (i.e. compiling statistical reports, ordering of subscriptions, books etc.)

    Minimum Qualifications Required:
    • DEC 
    • 3-5 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant, preferably in a school environment
    • Work experience with a MAC operating system
    • Proficient with Microsoft office (word, excel, power point)

    Knowledge, Skills & Technical abilities:
    • The ability to proactively prioritize activities and work within scheduling deadline constraints
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • The ability to manage requests with tact and diplomacy
    • Attention to detail and organization
    • Team player
    • Bilingual


    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca by Friday, September 27, 2019.  

    www.ecs.qc.ca

    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
     
  • DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND OPERATIONS

    Founded in 1909 by two innovative educators, Miss Edgar's and Miss Cramp's
    School (ECS) attracts and inspires students, teachers, and staff who are visionary
    and creative thinkers and doers. At the heart of our dynamic culture, the energy
    and love of learning of the girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 make working at
    ECS an extraordinary experience.

    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:

    Director of Finance and Operations

    Reporting directly to the Head of School and working closely with the Finance
    Committee of the Board of Directors, the Director of Finance and Operations is
    responsible for the planning, direction and control of financial and operational
    functions of the school including strategic planning, risk management and special
    projects. In addition, the DFO is responsible for the management of cash and
    banking, accounts payable and receivable, payroll and benefits and the school’s
    annual audit.

    The Director of Finance and Operations will ensure that all financial and tax
    reports are submitted as regulated by provincial and federal authorities. He/she is
    responsible for ensuring that the school complies with all government regulations,
    maintains appropriate employee, financial and student records, prepares financial
    statements and reports, and ensures the timely filing of the various reports
    required by provincial ministries and associated organizations.

    It is the responsibility of the Director of Finance and Operations to ensure that the
    building and grounds, and the physical contents of the School are properly
    maintained and insured and that appropriate security measures are in place. The
    DFO is also responsible for the efficient management of food services.
    The Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for the accounting,
    governmental reporting and financial management of the Miss Edgar’s and Miss
    Cramp’s Foundation. By making recommendations for decisions related to the
    budgeting and financial operations, the role of Director of Finance and Operations
    impacts the choices made by the school and its future.

    Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce;
    • CPA designation;
    • A minimum of five years of experience in financial management and operations;
    • Solid understanding of relevant municipal legislation, policies and procedures;
    • Experience with fundraising regulations and reporting, human resources, computer networks;
    • Experience in an academic or not-for-profit environment is a major asset
    Knowledge, Skills, & Technical abilities:
    • The ability to deal with multiple issues across several functions;
    • Excellent leadership, management and team building skills;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills;
    • Well-developed accounting skills;
    • Analytical and problem solving skills;
    • Effective listening, verbal and written communication skills;
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Very effective organizational skills;
    • Time management skills;
    • Flexible, adaptable and excellent team player;
    • Strong command of English and French

    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to
    hr@ecs.qc.ca.

    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be
    contacted.
  • Extended Day Programme (EDP) Monitor

    Founded in 1909 by two innovative educators, Miss Edgar's and Miss Cramp's School (ECS) attracts and inspires students, teachers, and staff who are visionary and creative thinkers and doers. At the heart of our dynamic culture, the energy and love of learning of the girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:
     
    Extended Day Programme (EDP) Monitor
    
    Reports To
    Extended Day Program Coordinator

    Job Overview
    The Extended Day Programme Monitor will be in charge of maintaining a safe, quiet and
    welcoming environment for the students to play, learn, create and do their homework. The
    Monitor will meet weekly with the EDP Coordinator to go over any programme updates and
    student-related academic or well-being concerns that need to be addressed. This person will
    also be in charge of supervising the students, maintaining the daily schedule, facilitating the
    daily-specialized activities, and updating the daily attendance. The Daily Hours for the
    Extended Day Programme are either from 7:00am-10:00am or from 3pm – 6pm, Monday to
    Friday. In addition, EDP also offers services on Ped Days from 7am – 6pm.

    Responsibilities and Duties
    • Be punctual, reliable and responsible
    • Create a safe and well supervised environment for the programme participants
    • Take attendance daily as children check-in and check-out, and update it periodically
    • Ensure that the programme schedule is being followed
    • Facilitate the Daily Specialized activities
    • Interact and entertain the students
    • Ensure every child feels welcome, happy and safe
    • Meet weekly with the EDP Coordinator to go over any updates
    • Perform monthly inventory of supplies needed for programming
    • Assist students with their homework and answer any questions
    • Keep active communication with EDP Coordinator

    Qualifications
    • A minimum of a High School Diploma
    • Experience in Education, Child Studies, volunteer work, summer camp experience, etc. is an asset
    • Certified in First Aid and CPR or willing to become certified
    • Bilingual in both English and French

    Schedule

    The daily schedule is flexible, but will usually follow this pattern:

    7:00am-10:00 am Arrival supervision and morning recess supervision
    3:00pm – 3:20pm Children check in with the staff member to take attendance
    3:20pm – 3:30pm Healthy snack
    3:30pm – 3:40pm Clean Up Classroom / Carpet for Daily Announcements
    3:40pm – 3:50pm Children get ready for Outside Play
    3:50pm – 4:00pm Outdoor supervised free time
    4:00pm – 4:20pm Kindergarten reading period / Grade 1 to 5 – Homework Time
    4:20pm – 4:30pm Clean Up Classroom
    4:30pm – 4:40pm Set up Activity of the day
    4:40pm – 5:30pm Daily specialized activity
    5:30pm – 5:40pm Clean Up Classroom
    5:40pm – 6:00pm Get Children Ready to go home

    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to legallaisj@ecs.qc.ca.
     
    www.ecs.qc.ca
     
    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Study Hall Monitor

    Founded in 1909 by two innovative educators, Miss Edgar's and Miss Cramp's School (ECS) attracts and inspires students, teachers, and staff who are visionary and creative thinkers and doers. At the heart of our dynamic culture, the energy and love of learning of the girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:

    Study Hall Monitor

    Reports To

    Extended Day Program Coordinator

    Job Overview
    The Study Hall Monitor will be in charge of maintaining a safe, quiet, and welcoming
    environment for the students to do their homework. The monitor will meet/communicate with
    the EDP Coordinator to go over any updates and student-related academic or well-being
    concerns that need to be addressed. This person will also be in charge of supervising the
    students and updating the daily attendance. The Daily Hours for Study Hall are from 3pm –
    6pm, Monday to Friday.

    Responsibilities and Duties
    • Be punctual, reliable and responsible
    • Create a safe and well supervised environment
    • Take attendance as the students check-in and check-out, and update it periodically
    • Ensure every student feels welcome, happy and safe
    • Ensure the room is always left clean at the end of the day
    • Meet weekly with the EDP Coordinator to go over any updates
    • Assist students with their homework if needed and answer questions
    • Keep active communication with EDP Coordinator regarding
    Qualifications
    • A minimum of a High School Diploma
    • Experience in Education, Child Studies, volunteer work, summer camp, etc. is an asset.
    • Certified in First Aid and CPR or willing to become certified
    • Bilingual in both English and French

    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to legallaisj@ecs.qc.ca.
     
    www.ecs.qc.ca
     
    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Founded in 1909 by two innovative educators, Miss Edgar's and Miss Cramp's School (ECS) attracts and inspires students, teachers, and staff who are visionary and creative thinkers and doers. At the heart of our dynamic culture, the energy and love of learning of the 310 girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:
     
    KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 11

    REQUIREMENTS
    Candidates will have completed a Bachelor of Education or Master of Arts in Teaching & Learning and have teaching experience. Bilingualism is an asset.


    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé via e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca.

     
    We thank all applicants; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
At ECS, I feel empowered to use, develop, and build on my skills, experience, and creativity.