Elementary Teaching Position


  • Effective implementation of assessment for learning and assessment as learning as set out in Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools
  • Uses appropriate tools to assess learning such as: anchor charts, organizers and templates, checklists, rubrics, portfolios and surveys
  • Offer opportunities for critical literacy and implements strategies found in the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat’s Building Capacity Series: Critical Literacy Special Edition 9, August 2009
  • Create a warm and welcoming learning environment
  • Ensure all Health and Safety, and school policies are followed
  • Collaborate with grade team teachers and rotary teachers in planning
  • Apply Achievement Chart criteria of Knowledge and Understanding, Thinking, Communication, and Application
  • Implement effective educational technology strategies to engage student learning
  • Incorporate a gradual release of responsibility, explicit teaching and guided reading practice
  • Integrate CIS character education values into the curriculum and into the day to day school life

Duties include:

  • Contribute effectively to the ongoing success of the school in providing high-quality education for all students, with particular attention to developing students as global learners, citizens and student leaders
  • Support all students in developing a love of learning and in achieving their full potential
  • Implement the grade and subjects taught based on the Ontario Curriculum and by using research-informed and student-centered pedagogy
  • Ensure that all students develop competencies in literacy and numeracy, creativity, communication, collaboration and thinking skills
  • Develop caring, positive and professional relationships with students and staff
  • Model the attributes celebrated in the Ontario Character Education Program
  • Participate fully in the development of short and long-range teaching/department plans
  • Implement effective teaching and learning strategies that include the use of educational technology
  • Work with the School Leadership Team with in the implementation of school improvement work
  • Inspire public confidence by developing positive relationships with parents and the school community
  • Lead, coordinate and/or support co-curricular activities, sports, and school events such as arts and culture
  • Establish and contribute to an inclusive, caring and safe learning environment
  • Work as a professional learning community to share effective practices provide rich learning tasks for students and use meaningful and authentic print and digital learning resources

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed teacher qualified to teach Kindergarten, Primary, Junior or Intermediate
  • Preferred Ontario Certificate of Qualification and member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) or eligible to become certified with OCT. Please see here for more information: https://www.oct.ca/becoming-a-teacher/internationally-educated-teachers
  • A signed Annual Offence Declaration. As an international school system, CISS schools are held to high levels of scrutiny to ensure that our recruiting processes pay careful attention to the principles of Child Protection
  • A commitment to complete Teaching English Language Learners Part 1 before or during the 2023 – 2025 school year

Professional Attributes and Experience:

  • Proven ability to work in teams
  • Work effectively with teachers, parents, administrators, and students
  • Commitment to creating a school culture that is caring, collaborative, safe, and responsive to the needs of all students
  • Demonstrated commitment to student success
  • Experience in the international environment and teaching English Language Learners is an asset

Working Conditions:

Working Hours: 35 hours per week from Monday to Friday (according to the school’s schedule)

To apply for this position, please click on this Google Form link to submit your application.

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