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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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  • ACADEMIC ADVISOR

    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:
     
     
    ACADEMIC ADVISOR
    START DATE: AUGUST 2019 
    • Meets with Senior School students and families one-on-one to discuss and provide information about post-secondary choices throughout the academic year.
    • Provides senior students with information about option courses, changes, and how they bear on CEGEP, or university prerequisites.
    • Disseminates post-secondary information via email communication with students and parents.
    • Meets with students one-on-one to discuss summer programs and assist with applications.
    • Meets with students one-on-one to guide and assist students to complete CVs, letters of intent, personal statements, etc.
    • Completes recommendation letters and reports, as well as assists families with post-secondary applications.
    • Tracks Grades 9,10, and 11 student progress at each reporting period.
    • Meets with Grades 9 to 11 in career education classes for group-advising sessions: to disseminate information, answer questions, and assist with CEGEP applications.
    • Administers, maintains records, and assists students with using the XELLO/Career Cruising website (during career educations classes).
    • Orders, administers and invigilates standardized tests, (i.e. the PSAT).
    • Organizes lunchtime university information sessions, or summer program information sessions for senior students.
    • Acts as liaison, writes letters of recommendation for Grade 11 students attending March of the Living.
    • Maintains a record of all student and/or parents’ meetings in individual student files, particular to the academic advising office.
    • Attends annual academic advisors’ information meetings with CEGEPs and, on occasion, with universities.
    • Organizes fall career fair (finds speakers, organizes spaces, scheduling, etc.) and tri-annual fall post-secondary fair.
     
     
    Qualifications:
    • Graduate degree
    • Three to five years of experience as an Academic Advisor
    • Solid knowledge of the Quebec curriculum and Ministry requirements
    • Computer literate
    • Adaptable, flexible, organized, and detail oriented
    • Superior communication skills, bilingualism is an asset
    • Positive, proactive team player with a strong customer service orientation
     
     
    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca by Friday, August 23rd, 2019.
     
     
    www.ecs.qc.ca
     
    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND OPERATIONS

    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:

    Director of Finance and Operations

    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 tax
    reports are submitted as regulated by provincial and federal authorities. He/she is
    responsible for ensuring that the school complies with all government regulations,
    maintains appropriate employee, financial and student records, prepares financial
    statements and reports, and ensures the timely filing of the various reports
    required by provincial ministries and associated organizations.

    It is the responsibility of the Director of Finance and Operations to ensure that the
    building and grounds, and the physical contents of the School are properly
    maintained and insured and that appropriate security measures are in place. The
    DFO is also responsible for the efficient management of food services.
    The Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for the accounting,
    governmental reporting and financial management of the Miss Edgar’s and Miss
    Cramp’s Foundation. By making recommendations for decisions related to the
    budgeting and financial operations, the role of Director of Finance and Operations
    impacts the choices made by the school and its future.

    Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce;
    • CPA designation;
    • A minimum of five years of experience in financial management and operations;
    • Solid understanding of relevant municipal legislation, policies and procedures;
    • Experience with fundraising regulations and reporting, human resources, computer networks;
    • Experience in an academic or not-for-profit environment is a major 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;
    • Well-developed accounting skills;
    • Analytical and problem solving skills;
    • Effective listening, verbal and written communication skills;
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Very effective organizational skills;
    • Time management skills;
    • Flexible, adaptable and excellent team player;
    • Strong command of English and French

    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 LEARNING

    Director of Learning
     
     
    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:
     
    Director of Learning

    Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Learning will oversee all aspects of the School programme (Grades 6 - 11) and the Strategic Plan to ensure that the mission and vision of the School are fulfilled.  Working closely with the leadership team, Board, faculty, staff, parents and students, the Director of Learning will provide leadership as follows:
    • Builds bridges across the ECS community and promote a well-connected School community
    • Promotes positive relationships with faculty/staff in a School climate that is supportive and responsive to their needs
    • Provides leadership in the implementation of our Strategic Plan in the areas of curriculum, faculty growth and evaluation, and academic programme.
    • Provides leadership in the evolution and development of curriculum, and ensure that it is in compliance with Ministry standards
    • Communicates the philosophy and values of the School’s academic programme to the ECS community
    • Coordinates curriculum and related initiatives undertaken by the faculty
    • Oversees a suitable school-wide faculty growth/assessment programme
    • Challenges and mentor faculty through the creation of a team environment where all are encouraged to participate and assume leadership roles
    • Assesses and evaluates Middle and Senior School faculty
    • Oversees the recruitment and selection of new and prospective faculty
    • Is responsible for the academic timetable and the allocation of faculty to classes
    • Oversees budgets that relate to the academic program and make recommendations for future initiatives
     
    The successful candidate will:
    • Hold an advanced university degree in an appropriate field;  
    • Have classroom experience and a minimum of five years experience in a management role in a school setting (independent school experience is an asset);
    • Be committed to academic excellence, student well-being and success;
    • Possess superior analytical and problem-solving abilities;
    • Have excellent communication (written and spoken) and team-building skills;
    • Possess exceptional relationship and interpersonal skills and the ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders;
    • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to work in team;
    • Have extensive knowledge of the MEES and related ministry reforms;
    • Be able to communicate effectively in both English and French.
     
    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca.
    www.ecs.qc.ca
     
    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
     
  • COORDINATOR OF ADMISSIONS

    COORDINATOR OF ADMISSIONS
     
     
    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:
     
     
    COORDINATOR OF ADMISSIONS (REGULAR, FULL-TIME)
     
     
    The Coordinator of Admissions plans and supervises student recruitment, enrolment, re-enrolment and retention from Kindergarten to Grade 11. The Coordinator interviews applicants and their families, coordinates and processes admission decisions, oversees the placement and orientation of new students, monitors attrition, and conducts exit interviews. He/she promotes the School through special events, both at the School and within the community. As a member of the Scholarships and Bursaries Committee, the Coordinator of Admissions participates in the allocation of financial aid to current and new students and the selection of scholarship winners. The Coordinator is responsible for working with the Ministry of Education in regard to Permanent Codes and Eligibility.
     
    Specific Responsibilities Include:
    • Responds to prospective admissions inquiries;
    • Coordinates the application, enrolment, and the re-enrolment process (with an eye on retention);
    • Is responsible for the online admissions module (OnBoard/Blackbaud K-12);
    • Oversees and administers student testing, including international standards tests;
    • Is responsible for the evaluation and execution of admission decisions;
    • Communicates with families re: final decision (telephone, email, letters, contracts);
    • Coordinates the Scholarship and Bursary Committee meetings and the allocation of funds to candidates
    • Plans, implements and attends Admissions events, including Education Fairs, Open Houses, Information Sessions, testing days etc.;
    • Creates and maintains statistical reports to enhance evolving recruitment strategies, yield management, forecasting and operational efficiency;
    • Conducts exit interviews;
    • Oversees the maintenance of the admissions database.
     
    Position Requirements:
    • Undergraduate degree
      • Background in the education field with 3-5 years of admissions experience in an independent school
      • Excellent communication skills in both English and French
      • Strong active listening and interpersonal skills
      • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft and Google Suite)
      • The ability to manage peak admission periods and government requirements (fall and spring)
      • A thorough understanding of the Ministry of Education regulations regarding eligibility
      • Ability to be extremely organized with attention to detail
      • Team player
     
    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca.
     
     
    www.ecs.qc.ca
     
    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
     
     
  • ENSEIGNANT(E) D’HISTOIRE ET DE GÉOGRAPHIE

    Fondée en 1909 par deux pédagogues innovatrices, l’école Miss Edgar et Miss Cramp
    (ECS) amène élèves et enseignants à devenir des penseurs créatifs. De plus, les filles de
    la maternelle à la 11e année, dont l’énergie et l’amour de l’apprentissage rendent le
    travail à ECS une expérience extraordinaire, sont au centre de notre dynamique
    d’enseignement.

    Nous recherchons des candidat(e)s qualifié(e)s pour le poste suivant :

    ENSEIGNANT(E) D’HISTOIRE ET DE GÉOGRAPHIE (REMPLACEMENT)
    (CYCLE 1 ET 2)
    ENTRÉE EN FONCTION : AOÛT 2019

    Nous sommes à la recherche d’un enseignant(e) passionné(e) et dynamique pour
    enseigner divers cours du département de sciences sociales pour l’année scolaire 2019-
    2020.

    Exigences :

    • Posséder un brevet d’enseignement du Québec
    • Un baccalauréat en enseignement au secondaire
    • Attestation de réussite d’un test de français (SEL, TECFEE, CEFRAN)
    Compétences essentielles

    • Participation active à la vie parascolaire et aux activités de l’école
    • Esprit d’équipe
    • Bilinguisme un atout.
    Pour postuler, veuillez envoyer votre lettre de candidature et votre curriculum vitæ à
    l’adresse suivante : hr@ecs.qc.ca jusqu’au mercredi 7 août, 2019.
     
    Nous vous remercions pour votre intérêt envers notre école. Cependant, seulement les
    candidat(e)s retenu(e)s pour une entrevue seront contacté(e)s.
  • CHEMISTRY/SENIOR SCIENCE TEACHER

    CHEMISTRY/SENIOR SCIENCE 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, 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:
     
    CHEMISTRY/SENIOR SCIENCE TEACHER (FULL-TIME REPLACEMENT)
    START DATE: AUGUST 2019
     
    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.
     
    To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to hr@ecs.qc.ca.
     
    www.ecs.qc.ca
     
    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
     
  • PHYSICS/SENIOR SCIENCE TEACHER

    PHYSICS/ SENIOR SCIENCE 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, 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:
     
     
    PHYSICS/ SENIOR SCIENCE TEACHER (REGULAR, FULL-TIME)
    START DATE: AUGUST 2019
     
    Successful candidates will be experienced, Quebec-certified teachers who are passionate about their field. Experience teaching Grade 10 Science ST+EST, Grade 11 Physics is required.
     
    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.
     
    www.ecs.qc.ca
     
    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.
At ECS, I feel empowered to use, develop, and build on my skills, experience, and creativity.