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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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  • ADMISSIONS ASSOCIATE

    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.

    ADMISSIONS ASSOCIATE- (ONE-YEAR CONTRACT)

    We are looking for an individual, preferably a teacher with QAIS experience, to work in our Admissions Office. 

    Position Summary: 

    The Admissions Associate will support all aspects of the admission process, including outreach and recruitment of prospective families. 

    Specific Responsibilities: 

    • Reviews admission inquiries and applications to ensure completeness and follows up on needed information
    • Manages applications for English eligibility, including liaising with new and current parents
    • Manages applications for visas for international students and MEES exceptions for students on temporary visas
    • Ensures that international students have the required admission documents and tests
    • Monitors and reports on the enrolment funnel at all grade levels
    • Interviews candidates for admission, including touring interested families at all grade levels
    • Organizes admission events, including Open Houses, Grade 7 visits, admission fairs and new parent evenings
    • Represents the school at admission events
    • In tandem with the Admission Coordinator, liaises with pre-schools, feeder schools, CEGEP counselors, corporate relocation agents, real estate agents and other possible contacts for referrals
    • Manages the testing process for all incoming students, including third-party testing through the QAIS common testing group
    • Manages student admission ambassadors- including training for school tours and Open Houses
    • Manages the re-enrollment process
    • Sits on the admission committees for all school divisions
    • In collaboration with the Admission Coordinator, manages admission decisions at all divisions ensuring that they are properly communicated to families
    • Manages financial aid information, including acting as liaison with Apple Financial Services (FACS)
    Qualifications Required: 

    • Teaching background in an independent school setting preferred
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Extremely organized with attention to detail
    • Strong active listening and communication skills
    • Team player
    • Bilingual

    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca. by Friday, October 18, 2019

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

    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 makes working at ECS an extraordinary experience.
     
    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:
     
     
    Position Title:  Facilities Coordinator
     
    Position Summary:
    Reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations, the Facilities Coordinator provides support in the areas of project management, building services, plant operations and grounds, safety and security, and facility rentals.
     
    Specific Responsibilities:
    • Meets with the Director of Finance and Operations on a regular basis to review ongoing requests and projects
    • Follows up on work order requests from staff and faculty
    • Oversees operations relating to maintenance and preventative maintenance of buildings and grounds
    • Supervises work of outside subcontractors:  grounds maintenance; refuse disposal; sprinkler system; heating system; alarm system, fire panel and extinguishers, cleaning staff
    • Supports/supervises renovation and construction projects
    • Oversees the regular maintenance and long-term replacement of mechanical and electrical infrastructure
    • Oversees annual fire inspection
    • Ensures compliance with all safety and security protocols. Maintains a safe work environment
    • Responds promptly to building emergencies and coordinates on-site resources
    • Is responsible for regular “walk-abouts” in the School and on the grounds to ensure that all is operating smoothly
    • Maintains inventory and maintenance of tools and supplies. Orders parts/supplies, as required
    • Prepares and files government reports including permits, as required
    • Is responsible to the rental of School facilities (responds to queries, prepares rental contracts, arranges security, as required, etc)
    • Performs general building maintenance repair work and minor renovations
    • Does routine check of all blinds, lights (regular and emergency), lockers, washroom fixtures, hardware items, desks, fire extinguishers, etc.
    • Acts as ADT contact for the alarm system Emergency list
    • Opens/closes school as required
    • Activates/deactivates the coded number locks when requested
    • Removes snow, leaves and debris from all entrances, walkways and exits around the building, salt walkways, parkways and weed garden areas, when necessary
    • Assists in the set-up/clean-up of events, as required
     
    Minimum Qualifications Required:
    • DEC in related field
    • Minimum five years experience in general maintenance. Experience working in a school environment is an asset.
    • Effective communication skills in English and French
    • Strong computer skills
     
    Knowledge, Skills & Technical abilities:
    • The ability to assess situations and make recommendations
    • Ability to stay calm in stressful situations
    • Good people skills, and patience
    • Regular walking and heavy lifting required
    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca by Monday, November 11, 2019.  
     
    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.
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