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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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  • MS/SS Learning Strategy Specialist

    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 320 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:

    Position: MS/SS Learning Strategy Specialist 

    Department: Learning to Learn Program
    Position Group: Teaching Staff
    Reports To: Learning to Learn Coordinator and SS Academic Lead 

    Status: 100% load, Contract position

    Learning to Learn Mission

    The overall mission of Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramp’s Learning to Learn program is to support diverse teaching and learning practices throughout all three divisions; junior, middle and senior, of the school. Specifically, Learning to Learn’s mission is founded on the following five pillars: i) meeting the remedial needs of Tier 3 students  ii) providing additional support for all students in order that they may reach their individual potentials iii) collaborate with and support all teachers understanding and implementation of differentiated instruction iv) support the practices of content tutors  v) support parent awareness and understanding of issues related to differentiation. Thus the specific task responsibilities of all Learning to Learn Strategy Specialists stem from this mission.   

    Specific Responsibilities

    Learning to Learn Learning Strategy Specialists have a solid understanding of and sensitivity to the way in which students learn as well as an expertise in the area of diverse teaching and learning strategies. They are expected to be and to remain up-to-date on research proven best practices, principles of explicit and scaffolded instruction, differentiation and current curricular trends.  Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Develop, plan and implement remedial literacy programs with individual and/or small groups of Tier 3 students 
    • Meet with identified students to preview and review curricular material
    • Provide explicit, scaffolded on-going instruction to Tier 2 and 3 students to support the acquisition of grade appropriate skills  
    • Develop, plan and implement executive functioning and study skills programs for Tier 2 and 3 students  
    • Develop and maintain Individual Education Plans (IEPs) in collaboration with other Learning to Learn specialists and classroom teachers 
    • Assess and report on student progress in relation to the IEP goals 
    • Collaborate with classroom teachers to differentiate and/or modify instruction and accommodate assessments
    • Develop, plan and implement executive functioning, study skills and exam prep workshops for any student who may wish to avail herself of this support
    • Support the development and operation of all Learning to Learn protocols, procedures and initiatives
    • Be an active and collaborate member of the Learning to Learn team, participating in weekly Learning to Learn meetings to develop and enhance the program and support colleagues
    • Provide accommodations for students as per schedule and when necessary 
    • Collaborate with content tutors facilitating transmission of salient and relevant information and/or materials
    • Provide professional development opportunities for teaching staff 
    • Provide various information, in writing and/or workshops, aimed to develop parent’s awareness and understanding of issues related to differentiation
    • Supervise Learning to Learn after-school programs 

    Qualifications

    • Quebec Teaching Licence required
    • Bilingualism is an asset
    • Experience teaching adolescents is an asset
    • Comfort with technology and a demonstrated ability to teach students to use assistive technology
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong professional relationships with students, colleagues, administration and parents
    • Concern for the whole student
    • Effective team member

     Please send your resume at hr@ecs.qc.ca
     
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