Careers

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

Horizons Secondary School is a private boarding school, registered with the Ontario Ministry of Education, that offers a personalized, fun and engaging learning environment. As a small school, Horizons is a close-knit and inclusive community that fosters a sense of connection and respect that allows our students to thrive both in and out of the classroom. It also helps us maintain a learning environment with high standards while always looking out for the safety and well-being of each student. 

 

Horizons staff are passionate and committed to providing a quality education for our students. Small class sizes means every student receives individual support from their OCT certified teachers. In order to inspire and engage our students, the Ontario Curriculum is taught in a manner that goes beyond the textbook to real world applications and important life skills.

Students are encouraged to strive for excellence through continual improvement in all aspects of their life, be it course work, community outreach or in the variety of extra-curricular activities offered at Horizons.

We are always looking for enthusiastic educators who can positively contribute to the experience and success of our students.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Horizons Secondary School is seeking highly motivated and talented teachers to fill positions for the upcoming academic year (2021- 2022) on an ongoing basis.

Preference will be given to candidates who

  • are Canadian citizens

  • are OCT certified

  • have previous experience teaching the Ontario curriculum

  • are academically multi-disciplinary

  • have previous experience working with international students

  • can offer expertise and enthusiasm in co-curricular activities

 

Pay is calculated at an hourly rate ($22.00 - $25.00) and is based on experience.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Teachers will report directly to the vice principal, and will be expected to

  • deliver engaging lessons that challenge students and prepare them for their post-secondary pathways

  • provide each student with one-on-one attention to allow for individualized learning

  • regularly evaluate student progress and report back to parents

  • carry out administrative duties as expected in the teaching profession

  • participate in staff meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops

 

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates should

  • hold a post-secondary degree in Education

  • be registered with the Ontario College of Teachers

  • have at least 2 years of secondary teaching experience

  • have a proven record of professionalism, punctuality, and flexibility

  • have strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • have a genuine care, respect, and kindness towards others

  • be able to contribute to a collaborative working environment

 

NEXT STEPS

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter specifically expressing your interest in working at Horizons to the attention of vice principal Jessica Brewer, via email at info@canadahorizons.ca.

Those who are brought forward into the interview process will receive further details about compensation, benefits, and the duties of a teacher at Horizons Secondary School. We will ask you for a reference list at the shortlist stage of the recruitment process.