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

List of 5 items.

  • Assistant Head

    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:
     
    Assistant Head
    Start date: August 1, 2021
     
    The ideal candidate thrives working in a dynamic, close-knit and forward-thinking setting and understands with us that education is meant to challenge the status quo and to change lives.
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Reporting to the Head of School, the Assistant Head will oversee all aspects of the School’s academic offer (K - 11) in alignment with our Strategic Plan to ensure that the mission, vision and the values of the School are fulfilled. Working closely with the leadership team, faculty, staff, parents and students, the Assistant Head is expected to provide mentorship and direction in the following areas:

    School Leadership
    • Promote a well-connected School community
    • Foster positive relationships with faculty/staff in a School climate that is supportive and responsive to their needs
    • Provide leadership in the implementation of our Strategic Plan in the areas of curriculum, entrepreneurial platform, faculty growth and evaluation, and the evolution of technology in education.
     
    Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership
    • Provide leadership in the development of curriculum, and ensure compliance with Ministry standards
    • In collaboration with the MEES liaison, coordinate all matters relating to curriculum directives issued by MEES
    • Remain abreast of curriculum and pedagogical developments elsewhere and advise the Head of School and faculty accordingly
    • Communicate and uphold the philosophy and values of the School’s academic programme to the ECS community
    • Coordinate curriculum and all related initiatives undertaken by the faculty
    Faculty Growth and Evaluation
    • Oversee a suitable school-wide faculty growth/assessment program
    • Keep abreast of recent educational research and its application to learning and teaching
    • Establish connections between colleagues and other institutions enabling ECS to benefit from networks and contemporary thinking in education
    • Challenge and mentor faculty through the creation of a team environment where all are encouraged to participate and assume leadership roles
    • Promote ECS faculty involvement in external educational activities including advanced degree programmes
    • Assess and evaluate faculty
    Administrative Management
    • Oversee the recruitment and selection of new and prospective faculty members
    • Be responsible for the academic timetable and the allocation of faculty to classes
    • Oversee budgets that relate to the academic programme and make recommendations for future initiatives
    • Maintain records for the Academic Honor Roll Certificates and update Honor Roll Board
    • Oversee the Parent/Teacher interview process
     
    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Advanced degree
    • A valid Quebec teaching certificate/brevet is an asset
    • A minimum of seven years experience in a management role (independent school experience is an asset)
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to inspire, mentor and change-manage a high-performance team
    • Experience leading professional development and professional growth plans
    • Creative thinker with proven problem-solving abilities
    • Experience in providing strategic counsel to internal/external stakeholders and senior administrators
    • Confident communicator (spoken/ written) and active, critical listener
    • Exceptional relationship and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage internal and external stakeholders effectively
    • Calm under pressure, a reflective practitioner with a robust sense of humour
    • Values diversity, equity and inclusion in a School environment
    • Solid understanding and experience with Quebec curriculum (an asset)
    • Experience overseeing budgets
    • Bilingual (French/English)
     
     
    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.
  • Student Records and Information Management Coordinator

    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:
     
    Student Records and Information Management Coordinator
    Start date: June 2021
     
    The ideal candidate thrives working in a dynamic, close-knit and forward-thinking setting and understands with us that education is meant to challenge the status quo and to change lives.
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The Student Records and Information Management Coordinator is responsible for the integrity, organization, retrieval, and preservation of both active and inactive records. S/he will recommend and implement school-wide policies and procedures to ensure the consistency and standardization of records/archives management, in order to meet the administrative, legal, and historical requirements of the school.
     
    Specific Responsibilities:
    • Implement, integrate and maintain Student Information systems (Dash, Blackbaud K12, learning management systems, emergency alert system)
    • Develop and prepare user materials for the purpose of providing instruction and reference for faculty, staff, administrators and parents
    • Train users (staff, faculty, administrators) for the purpose of ensuring their ability to use new and/or existing databases and related software (Dash, Blackbaud K12)
    • Respond to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. staff, faculty, administration, parents) to provide technical assistance, advise and support (Dash, Blackbaud K12, Pick-a-Time, etc.)
    • Ensure data integration between Student Information Systems and Learning Management Systems
    • Administer and maintain user access, and group security to student information systems (Dash, Blackbaud K12) with the purpose of maintaining confidentiality of information
    • Work with third party vendors providing software service to export student information for use in applications (Pick-a-Time, BlackBoard Connect, Math Help Services, Blue Cross, etc.)
    • Explore and implement single-sign on options for third party services
    • Ensure exam registration rules are respected
    • Ensure accuracy of student marks for transmissions to Ministry of Education MEES, SRAM and CAS
    • Retrieve relevés des apprentissages for Grade 10 and 11 students for MEES
    • Process and transmit (electronically or by mail) transcripts to other educational institutions (Universities, prep schools) for current students, alumnae, and past students
    • Review and update student record policy to reflect current processes and ensure compliance with most recent government directives
    • Input and/or update current student records, both physical records and data bases (internal and Québec Ministry), to ensure student records are accurate and align with school and government expectations
    • Monitor updates to on-line profiles, entered by users or staff, for parents, students, staff and faculty, for accuracy of information and to update other systems (Dash, accounts receivable)
    • Maintain archived student records
    • Troubleshoot system malfunction of database and resolve operational issues
    • Develop and maintain students schedules and class rosters as well as organize course electives
    • Create and produce data exports and/or reports for decision purposes, demographic analysis, student documents, etc.
     
    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Undergraduate degree preferred or DEC in Technology
    • 3 – 5 years experience as a Registrar or similar work experience
    • Strong technical skills
     
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & TECHNICAL ABILITIES:
    • Highly organized
    • Excellent communication skills in English and French (written and spoken)
    • Ability to see patterns & relationships in data  
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to prioritize
    • Ability to keep up to date with new and changing systems
     
    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.
  • ENSEIGNANT(E) D’ARTS Primaire et Secondaire

    Vous êtes à la recherche d’une occasion unique d’intégrer une équipe progressiste qui redéfinit le statu quo en éducation afin de s’adapter aux changements rapides qui bousculent le système éducatif?
     
    Notre raison d’être
    Lorsque l’école ECS a ouvert ses portes en 1909, nos fondatrices étaient déterminées à faire les choses autrement et à redéfinir l’éducation des jeunes filles en provoquant d’importants changements sociaux. Aujourd’hui, nous suivons la trace de Miss Edgar et de Miss Cramp en nous assurant de demeurer des leaders innovants en éducation alors que nous vivons dans un monde en constante évolution.  Afin de combler les besoins particuliers du 21e siècle, nous allons au-delà de l’excellence en enseignement des matières fondamentales en offrant une éducation adaptée permettant aux filles de la maternelle à la 5e secondaire de faire leurs choix et de faire entendre leur voix. À ECS, vous allez entendre nos élèves dire qu’elles sont les entrepreneures de leur future!
     
    Pourquoi vous?
    Notre patrimoine a été façonné par deux femmes avant-gardistes, Miss Edgar et Miss Cramp ; leur esprit entrepreneurial continue encore aujourd’hui à façonner notre héritage. Notre équipe vous attend!

    Nous sommes à la recherche de candidats afin de pourvoir au poste suivant:

    ENSEIGNANT D'ARTS (Temps plein)
    ENTRÉE EN FONCTION : AOÛT 2021


    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Baccalauréat en enseignement des Arts
    • Brevet d’enseignement valide au Québec
     
     
    PROFIL RECHERCHÉ:
     
    L’enseignant(e) démontre une volonté à poursuivre son développement professionnel dans les sphères suivantes:

    • Excellent esprit d’équipe
    • Aptitudes pour l’enseignement hybride et comodal
    • Intérêt pour l’enseignement des niveaux primaire et secondaire
    • Compétences en arts médiatiques
    • Aisance avec les outils technologiques et les logiciels
    • Connaissances en Histoire de l’Art
    • Gestion du budget et du matériel
    • Volonté de s’impliquer dans la plateforme entrepreneuriale
    • Implication dans les activités parascolaires
    • Bilinguisme un atout
     
    Veuillez faire parvenir votre curriculum vitae via e-mail à hr@ecs.qc.ca avant le 30 avril 2021.

    Nous remercions tous les candidats pour leur intérêt, toutefois, seuls les candidats retenus seront contactés.

    ECS s'engage à favoriser un environnement inclusif, diversifié et respectueux. Nous sommes heureux d'accueillir des candidats qualifiés qui partagent cet engagement.
  • Enseignant(e) suppléant(e) au secondaire - Univers social

    Vous êtes à la recherche d’une occasion unique d’intégrer une équipe progressiste qui redéfinit le statu quo en éducation afin de s’adapter aux changements rapides qui bousculent le système éducatif?
     
    Notre raison d’être
    Lorsque l’école ECS a ouvert ses portes en 1909, nos fondatrices étaient déterminées à faire les choses autrement et à redéfinir l’éducation des jeunes filles en provoquant d’importants changements sociaux. Aujourd’hui, nous suivons la trace de Miss Edgar et de Miss Cramp en nous assurant de demeurer des leaders innovants en éducation alors que nous vivons dans un monde en constante évolution.  Afin de combler les besoins particuliers du 21e siècle, nous allons au-delà de l’excellence en enseignement des matières fondamentales en offrant une éducation adaptée permettant aux filles de la maternelle à la 5e secondaire de faire leurs choix et de faire entendre leur voix. À ECS, vous allez entendre nos élèves dire qu’elles sont les entrepreneures de leur future!
     
    Pourquoi vous?
    Notre patrimoine a été façonné par deux femmes avant-gardistes, Miss Edgar et Miss Cramp ; leur esprit entrepreneurial continue encore aujourd’hui à façonner notre héritage. Notre équipe vous attend!

    Nous sommes à la recherche de candidats afin de pourvoir au poste suivant:

    Enseignant(e) suppléant(e) en univers social
    pour suppléance à la période ou contrat à court terme.


    Qualifications:
    • Baccalauréat en enseignement au secondaire
    • Brevet d’enseignement valide au Québec
     
    Profil recherché:
    L’enseignant(e) démontre une volonté à poursuivre son développement professionnel dans les sphères suivantes:
    • Collaboration avec les collègues
    • Aptitudes pour  l’enseignement hybride et comodal
    • Planification et évaluation des apprentissages
    • Différenciation (flexibilité, adaptations)
    • Utilisation des technologies au service de l’apprentissage
    • Communication et collaboration avec les parents
    • Bilinguisme est un atout

    Veuillez faire parvenir votre curriculum vitae via e-mail à hr@ecs.qc.ca 
     
    Nous remercions tous les candidats pour leur intérêt, toutefois, seuls les candidats retenus seront contactés.
At ECS, I feel empowered to use, develop, and build on my skills, experience, and creativity.