Careers

Elmwood School seeks to attract and reward high-caliber professionals who are passionate about educating girls in a single-sex environment. Our school is more than a place to work, it’s a place where you can positively impact the life and development of young girls. Our teachers lead, inspire and encourage our students’ creativity, growth and academic excellence in a supportive and collaborative environment.

If you are an energetic, committed educator with an equal passion for your subject area and for teaching girls, we are keen to hear from you. Let us know about your teaching philosophy, your experience inside and out of the classroom, and why Elmwood might be the right match for you. Elmwood actively seeks educators of diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents, particularly those with experience teaching in an International Baccalaureate school. 

Elmwood School encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Contact Tanja Mackin, Director of Finance and Administration at tmackin@elmwood.ca if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

 

Current Opportunities

Camp Counsellors

Elmwood School is looking for talented, energetic and enthusiastic camp counsellors to join our dynamic March Break and Summer Camps teams. Our program offers Discovery Camps for girls from 4 – 12 years of age.

Under the supervision of the Director of Co-curricular Learning, camp counsellors work with a team of counsellors and volunteers to ensure an enjoyable, enriching and safe experience for all campers.  This position requires an excellent track record of working with children and proven leadership skills.

Specific responsibilities:

1.     Work with the camps team to plan, prepare and deliver a dynamic, enriching program of activities, both fun and academic, built around the weekly theme

2.     Work with a team of counsellors and volunteers to ensure that the highest standard of experience, care and safety for campers is maintained at all times

3.     Maintain excellent communication with camp families

Skill requirements: Loves working with children, strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, patient and kind, sense of humour, excellent verbal and written communication, strong customer service ethic, proven track record of good organizational and time management skills

Qualifications: This is an ideal position for a qualified teacher or person with teacher training, particularly in early childhood education.  This would also be of interest to someone with experience working as a camp counsellor or youth leader. The successful candidate will also require up-to-date First Aid, CPR training and a criminal records check.

Hours of work: This is a full-time position from Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week) from March 11 - 15, 2019 and/or from June 17– August 23, 2019 (10 weeks). 

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and CV, addressed to Kate Angell, Director of Co-curricular Learning, to kangell@elmwood.caPlease ensure that you include “Camp Counsellor Application” in your subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only candidates invited for interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: January 31, 2019

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