About

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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  • Replacement Elementary Cycle 2 or 3 English and Math

    Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be part of a progressive team that is redefining the status quo in education to meet the rapid and disruptive change that schools face today?
     
    Our Why:
    When ECS opened its doors in 1909, our school was determined to do things differently and redefine girls’ education by provoking imperative social change. Today, we follow in our founders’ trailblazing footsteps as we embrace this ever-changing world and champion innovation in educational landscapes. We go beyond traditional subject excellence to address the need for a relevant 21st century education designed particularly for K-11 girls’ voice and choice.  At ECS, you will hear her say:  I am the entrepreneur of my own future!
     
    Why You?
    Our heritage was shaped by two avant-garde women, Miss Edgar and Miss Cramp; their entrepreneurial spirit continues to shape our legacy, and our team just might be incomplete with you.
     
    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:
     
    Replacement Elementary Cycle 2 or 3 English and Math
     
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The ECS Junior school (K-6), looks for highly trained, experienced educators who continually expand their subject knowledge, integrate new ways of teaching and share their love of learning. This candidate will demonstrate experience in instructional and assessment practices, a strong understanding of curriculum, ability to differentiate in the classroom, and an understanding of children’s social and emotional needs. We are looking for a team player willing to participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities for this Cycle 2 or Cycle 3 position.
     
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor of Education
    • Teacher Certification
    • Quebec Teaching Brevet 
    • Experience teaching core subjects (math, language arts)
    • Teaching experience is an asset
    • Experience in the use of technology to enhance classroom experience is an asset
    • Coaching and/or extra-curricular experience is an asset
     
     
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
    • The candidate will:
    • Be an enthusiastic, innovative, and caring educator
    • Demonstrate a commitment to educating the whole student
    • Be committed to diversity and inclusion
    • Develop positive relationships with students, parents, and staff
    • Have strong classroom management skills
    • Be a collaborative, flexible, and supportive team-player
    • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Have strong organizational and time-management skills
    • Demonstrate an ability to integrate technology into learning experiences
    • Be committed to continuous professional growth and improvement
     
     
    ECS STAFF ARE PROVIDED WITH THE FOLLOWING:
    • A diverse and inclusive work environment
    • Small class sizes and time for planning and working collaboratively
    • Access to exceptional resources
    • Mentorship
     
     
     
    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.
     

    ECS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment.  We welcome qualified applicants who share our commitment.
     
  • Director of Finance and Operations

    Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be part of a progressive team that is redefining the status quo in education to meet the rapid and disruptive change that schools face today?
     
    Our Why:
    When ECS opened its doors in 1909, our school was determined to do things differently and redefine girls’ education by provoking imperative social change. Today, we follow in our founders’ trailblazing footsteps as we embrace this ever-changing world and champion innovation in educational landscapes. We go beyond traditional subject excellence to address the need for a relevant 21st century education designed particularly for K-11 girls’ voice and choice.  At ECS, you will hear her say:  I am the entrepreneur of my own future!
     
    Why You?
    Our heritage was shaped by two avant-garde women, Miss Edgar and Miss Cramp; their entrepreneurial spirit continues to shape our legacy, and our team just might be incomplete without you.


    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:
     
    Director of Finance and Operations

    Position Summary:
    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 regulatory reports are submitted as required by the provincial and federal authorities. The DFO is responsible for ensuring that the school complies with government regulations, maintains appropriate employee, student and financial records, prepares financial statements and reports, and ensures the timely filing of the various reports required by provincial ministries and required organizations.

    It is the responsibility of the DFO to ensure that the building and grounds, and the physical contents of the School are properly maintained and insured and that appropriate security and safety measures are in place.

    The Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for the accounting, regulatory reporting, and financial management of the Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramp’s Foundation. 
     
    By making recommendations for decisions related to the financial operations, and strategic direction, the DFO influences the choices made by the school Leadership Team and impacts the school’s future.

    Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
    • CPA designation
    • A minimum of five years experience in financial management and operations
    • Experience in an academic or not-for-profit environment is a major asset
    • Solid understanding of relevant municipal legislation/policies and fundraising regulations Is an 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
    • Effective listening, verbal and written communication skills
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Very effective organizational skills
    • Time management skills
    • Experience in providing strategic counsel to internal stakeholders and senior administrators including speaking, writing, and presentation skills
    • Strategic and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
    • Flexible, adaptable and excellent team player
    • Bilingual

    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.

    ECS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment.  We welcome qualified applicants who share our commitment.
At ECS, I feel empowered to use, develop, and build on my skills, experience, and creativity.