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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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  • Junior School Recess & Lunch Monitor

    Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramp’s (ECS) is a small school by design. As a community-oriented independent girls’ school in the Montreal-area, we embrace a progressive approach to 21st century learning with a focus on cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset in our students from K-11. The mission of the school is to nurture each student to carve her own future and to care about the future of others as a global citizen in a rapidly changing professional landscape.

    ECS is seeking a Junior School Recess & Lunch Monitor to join our team. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a dynamic and forward-thinking setting and understands with us that education changes lives. ECS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We welcome and encourage qualified applicants who share our commitment. 

    Start date: Immediate
    Part-time: 20 - 25hrs/week
    Monday to Friday -  9:15am to 2:15pm


    Reporting to The Extended Day Program (EDP) Coordinator, the Junior School Recess & Lunch Monitor supervises students during lunch and recess. This person must supervise children to ensure a positive and safe environment during lunch and recess periods by working closely with the Junior School staff and administration.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
    • Assist in the supervision of students during lunch and recess. 
    • Use appropriate behavior management techniques to maintain a positive climate.
    • Communicate, collaborate, and cooperate with colleagues, supervisors and students. 
    • Transition groups to and from school and playground in a safe and organized manner. 
    • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors year-round. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High school diploma or equivalent. 
    • Must have 1-2 years of experience in a related field.
    • Proficiency in English. French is an asset.
    • Certification in First Aid and CPR is an asset.

    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé to hr@ecs.qc.ca by September 27th.

    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Marketing Coordinator

    Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramp’s (ECS) is a small school by design. As a community-oriented independent girls’ school in the Montreal-area, we embrace a progressive approach to 21st century learning with a focus on cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset in our students from K-11. The mission of the school is to nurture each student to carve her own future and to care about the future of others as a global citizen in a rapidly changing professional landscape.

    ECS is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a dynamic and forward-thinking setting and understands with us that education changes lives. ECS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We welcome and encourage qualified applicants who share our commitment. 

    Reporting to the Director of Admissions & Brand Story, and working in tandem with the Communications team, the Marketing Coordinator will support the team in promoting the school by developing and implementing marketing campaigns and promotional materials, tracking performance as well as helping communicate and strengthen the Brand Story as it evolves. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES 
    • Develops and implement multi-channel communication and marketing strategies for internal and external stakeholders
    • Conceptualize and write all email marketing campaigns
    • Coordinate, edit, and optimize any material concerning advertising, branding, and marketing
    • Ensure that all material is consistent with planned marketing strategies
    • Track analytics, performance and engagement
    • Develop and pitch specific stories and story lines to improve editorial coverage
    • Manage media and public relations for the School
    • Develop and maintain relationships with industry journalists and community leaders
    • Ensures the School’s brand is represented appropriately in communications and marketing initiatives
    • Create and optimize existing content on the School’s website to keep it on target with the Brand Story
    • Work alongside the Communications team on social media content, events, annual school and community content, and the School’s strategic priorities
    • Assess market competition by comparing the school's marketing to competitors' marketing
    • Monitor marketing trends and appropriately apply that knowledge to the communications goals of the School
    • Communicate the Strategic Plan to our stakeholders

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field 
    • Minimum three years pertinent experience in marketing, ideally in a nonprofit environment or an advertising agency setting or a school.
    • Knowledge of Google and social media analytics
    • Familiarity with the Montreal English private school system an asset 
    • Ability to write, edit and proofread to a professional standard
    • Have a thorough knowledge of social media platforms and leveraging social media as part of a marketing and public relations strategy
    • Team player who is proactive, positive and go-to attitude
    • Outstanding creativity 
    • Excellent English communication, writing and presentation skills; demonstrated success writing marketing content.
    • Strong French verbal communication, skills in presentation and booking ads and dealing with external partners
    • Strategic and creative thinker; strong problem-solving skills 
    • Strong interpersonal skills to establish, develop and maintain key relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including colleagues, students, parents, alumni, volunteers and external partners 
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines

    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé to hr@ecs.qc.ca by September 27th.

    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

    Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramp’s (ECS) is a small school by design. As a community-oriented independent girls’ school in the Montreal-area, we embrace a progressive approach to 21st century learning with a focus on cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset in our students from K-11. The mission of the school is to nurture each student to carve her own future and to care about the future of others as a global citizen in a rapidly changing professional landscape.

    ECS is seeking a Physical Education Teacher to join our team. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a dynamic and forward-thinking setting and understands with us that education changes lives. ECS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We welcome and encourage qualified applicants who share our commitment. 

    PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER 
    (60% Part-time)
    START DATE: SEPTEMBER 2021

    Successful candidates will be experienced Quebec-certified teachers who are passionate about their field.  All ECS teachers participate actively in school life and are supported professionally and personally throughout their experience at our school.

    Skills and Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Education majoring in Physical and Health Education
    • Quebec Teaching Permit/Brevet d'enseignement
    • Willing to commit to the ECS co-curricular program, athletic coaching, etc. 
    • Strong leadership and communication skills 
    • Ability to adapt and embrace change


    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé to hr@ecs.qc.ca by September 27th, 2021.  

     
    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected 
    for an interview will be contacted.
  • Executive Assistant to Head and Assistant Head of School

    Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramp’s (ECS) is a small school by design. As a community-oriented independent girls’ school in the Montreal-area, we embrace a progressive approach to 21st century learning with a focus on cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset in our students from K-11. The mission of the school is to nurture each student to carve her own future and to care about the future of others as a global citizen in a rapidly changing professional landscape.

    Executive Assistant to Head and Assistant Head of School
    Start date: September 2021


    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The Executive Assistant provides a full range of administrative and strategic support to the Head and Assistant Head of School. The Executive Assistant holds the responsibility for oversight of their offices, functioning as an extension of the administration and ensuring responsiveness, efficiency and warmth so that everyone feels welcomed, respected, and well served. ECS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We welcome and encourage qualified applicants who share our commitment. 

    Responsibilities:
    • Ensures the Head and Assistant Head of School are represented in a professional, hospitable, and responsive manner. 
    • Completes tasks independently, facilitates communication, and anticipates and addresses the needs of the Head and Assistant Head
    • Manages business communication (phone, email, and mail) applying necessary judgment to determine priorities and importance. 
    • Maintains the Head and Assistant Head of School’s online calendars; prioritizes requests for attention by managing the scheduling of meetings and appointments, coordinates activities and agendas, and uses tact and diplomacy to resolve appointment conflicts due to unforeseen circumstances.
    • Ensures the Head and Assistant Head of School are provided with the necessary background information and briefing materials for meetings, events, and speaking engagements; researches, organizes, prepares, and presents information in a clear and concise manner.
    • Makes and manages all travel arrangements for the Head and Assistant Head of School, including airline and hotel reservations, conference and meeting registrations, transportation, etc.
    • Assists in preparation of professional development days, special events, luncheons, etc. 
    • Prepares and distributes the agenda for all-school meetings.
    • Reviews, edits, and proofreads various documents. 
    • Performs other duties as assigned by and in support of the Head and Assistant Head of School. 


    Qualifications and Skills:
    • Significant experience as an Executive or Administrative Assistant, preferably in an independent school 
    • Ability to make independent decisions, work under pressure, multitask, and see assignments through to completion.
    • Bilingualism; strong written and verbal skills required in both English and French
    • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Strong knowledge of Google Workspace, ZOOM and other online platforms 
    • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with regard to the handling of privileged information.
    • Ability to work an occasional evening, weekend, or early morning.
    • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community.

    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail by September 27th, 2021 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.