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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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  • Director of Communications and Marketing

    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 are the 300 girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 whose energy and love of learning make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

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

    Director of Communications and Marketing

    The Director of Communications and Marketing is responsible for the strategic planning, development and implementation of all aspects related to communication and marketing at ECS. The Director will be responsible for promoting and protecting the brand; developing the ECS narrative to share with internal and external audiences, and proactively and positively influencing the School culture and experience of students.

    Responsibilities:
    • Manage the school’s brand and reputation locally, nationally, and internationally
    • Develop and drive multi-channel communication and marketing strategies
    • Manage media and public relations for the School
    • Develop and maintain relationships with industry journalists and community leaders
    • Develop and pitch specific stories and story lines to improve editorial coverage
    • Oversee communications for students, parents, faculty and administration
    • Research, write and distribute all media materials, including media releases, advisories, applications and event stories
    • Lead content strategy and production in digital and print for web, news, publications, promotion, fundraising
    • Routinely monitor media and editorial content of pertinent publications
    • Track analytics, performance and engagement
    • Work collaboratively with the Director of Enrolment and Director of Advancement to develop, implement and drive multi-channel communications and marketing strategies
    • Manage, mentor and support a department team
    • Steward the ECS brand experience
    Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree, in communications, public relations or journalism preferred
    • Background in the education field, preferably in an independent school
    • Ability to be extremely well organized with attention to detail
    • Minimum of 8 years relevant public relations experience
    • Ability to write, edit and proofread to a professional standard
    • Experience with a wide variety of media and presentation venues
    • Experience in leveraging social media as part of a public relations strategy
    • Experience in providing strategic counsel to internal stakeholders and senior administrators including speaking,
      writing, and presentation skills
    • Strategic and creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills
    • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Team player who is proactive, positive, adaptable and resilient
    • Bilingual (oral and written)
    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.
  • Director of Enrolment

    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 are the 300 girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 whose energy and love of learning make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

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

    Director of Enrolment

    Specific Responsibilities:
    • Direct the admissions process from inquiry to enrolment
    • Create, communicate and implement recruitment and retention strategies for the enrolment of mission-appropriate candidates
    • Report trends, measure performance, and monitor key indicators of attrition, retention, recruitment and enrolment. Interpret these for the Leadership team and Board of Directors, as required
    • Set and meet annual enrolment targets
    • Develop creative strategies and multi-channel promotional materials for prospective students and their families
    • Introduce the School to prospective candidates and diverse families through a variety of methods which include personal interviews and tours, virtual meetings and written communication
    • Plan and coordinate all admissions-related events involving prospective students and their families
    • Review/coordinate/administer all admissions testing to ensure that assessments are authentic evaluations of each candidate
    • Prepare an ongoing analysis of ECS’s direction with regard to eligibility certificates
    • Oversee the application of MEES requirements for permanent codes and eligibility certificates
    • Identify and cultivate relationships with outside institutions or groups who can be helpful in attracting mission appropriate students
    • Work with members of the administration and faculty to develop and maintain brand-loyal strategies
    • Represent the School at external events (education fairs, outside school visits, information sessions, testing days, CAIS and QAIS admission meetings, etc.)
    • Manage, mentor, and support a department team.
    Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree
    • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience
    • Background in the education field, preferably in an independent school
    • Ability to be extremely well organized with attention to detail
    • Experience in providing strategic counsel to internal stakeholders and senior administrators including speaking, writing, and presentation skills
    • Strategic and creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Team player who is proactive, innovative, diplomatic, and dynamic.
    • Bilingual (oral and written)
    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.
  • Grade 6-7 Teacher

    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 are the 300 girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 whose energy and love of learning make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

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

    GRADE 6-7 TEACHER (50% workload)
    effective immediately

    The successful candidate will be an experienced, bilingual, Quebec-certified teacher who is passionate about their field with an ability to teach Geography in French.

    Critical thinkers, excellent communicators, and team players, all ECS teachers participate actively in school life and are supported professionally and personally throughout their experience at our school.

    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.
  • MATH TEACHER - SECONDARY LEVEL 7 - 11

    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 are the 300 girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 whose energy and love of learning make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

    We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:
    MATH TEACHER
    SECONDARY LEVEL 7 - 11

    Successful candidates will be experienced, Quebec-certified teachers who are passionate about their field. 

    Critical thinkers, excellent communicators, and team players, all ECS teachers participate actively in school life and are supported professionally and personally throughout their experience at our school.

    Required qualifications :

    • Bachelor’s degree in Education
    • Quebec Teaching Permit/License
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Proven ability to integrate  technology in their teaching
    • Experience for hybrid and remote teaching an asset
    • Willingness to differentiate instruction
    • Commitment to the full co-curricular program


    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca by Friday October 30, 2020.

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