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Now accepting applications for the following positions —

Educational Assistant & Program Support for 2021-22

Over our 26 year history Island Pacific School alumni have supported us in so many ways — volunteering on excursions and expeditions, returning as community faculty to share their life experiences, assisting on our committees and supporting us financially. Some have enjoyed returning to work with us in delivering our exceptional middle school educational program. Our school would not be the strong institution it is, if not for our alumni.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an active and engaging personality who is an experienced Educational Assistant and enjoys working with middle school students.

Applicants should be 19 years or older, and capable of helping out with core elements of the school’s academic learning strategies program. In addition, the role will include coordination of the school’s Enrichment Program as well as a variety of program support features including: outdoor trips, physical education classes, music, drama and ultimate practices. Applicants are encouraged to bring their own distinctive skillset to this position.

Apply with resume and cover letter: work@islandpacific.org
Start Date: Final Week of August 2021

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Island Pacific School (IPS) focuses exclusively on meeting the educational needs of adolescents in Grades 6-9. Our IB Middle Years Programme, outdoor challenges and community service experiences set students up for the rest of their lives. Housed in a purpose-built, student-friendly facility, IPS is located in the safe community of Bowen Island and offers an enriched curriculum that includes philosophy, reasoning and ethics classes, monthly community service activities and multi-day outdoor expeditions.

With small classes of 15-18 and a total school population of 60-72, you’ll enjoy getting to know both your students and discovering how best to motivate and inspire them. Working with a close-knit team of IB teachers in a highly collaborative environment, you’ll have ample opportunity to expand your teaching practice beyond the school’s walls by taking advantage of nearby forest trails, professional community members and local organizations.

You hold a valid BC Teaching Certificate and are prepared to contribute to the total culture of the school by participating in outdoor expeditions, serving as a homeroom teacher, coaching Ultimate, and becoming a Masterworks advisor. Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Education Degree (or higher). Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. We’d love to hear from you!

Although the commute from West Vancouver by ferry is only 20 minutes, this role is ideally suited to someone who lives on, or would be willing to relocate to Bowen Island. Experience IB MYP training would be considered an asset but is not essential.
Intrigued?

How to Apply
Applicants should apply now to work@go.islandpacific.org with a resume of no more than two pages and a cover letter that summarizes their experience and explains why they think they would be a good fit at the school. Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Education Degree (or higher) and a valid BC Teacher Certificate. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Contact: Scott Herrington, Head of School.

 

Apply as a Teacher or Teacher on Call
We are looking for qualified teachers and teachers on call. Please apply to work@go.islandpacific.org

Attention: Scott Herrington

Teaching Qualifications
Our middle school superheroes at IPS are passionated, kind, confident and cool! We are an IB MYP Global School, so an understanding of the IB programme is helpful.

You hold a valid BC Teaching Certificate and are prepared to contribute to the total culture of the school by participating in outdoor expeditions, serving as a homeroom teacher, coaching Ultimate, and becoming a Masterworks advisor. Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Education Degree (or higher). Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Working at IPS

With small classes of 15-18 and a total school population of 60-72, you’ll enjoy getting to know both your students and discovering how best to motivate and inspire them. Working with a close-knit team of IB teachers in a highly collaborative environment, you’ll have ample opportunity to expand your teaching practice beyond the school’s walls by taking advantage of nearby forest trails, professional community members and local organizations.