Career Opportunities
IB MYP and Senior Spanish, Careers Coordination and Careers 12 (DL) - 1.0 FTE Continuing
Job Code: 2726931
School District #44 (North Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jul 25, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Carson Graham Secondary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2019
End Date: 
Salary:  Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
Job Description & Requirements

IB MYP and Senior Spanish, Careers Coordination and Careers 12 (DL)


FTE:                                             1.0 Continuing

Location:                                     Carson Graham Secondary School

Start/End Dates:                         Start September 1, 2019

Salary:                                         Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement 





This position involves working as a part of a collaborative team with our IB Middle Years and Senior Spanish Programs. It is expected that the successful candidate will be working with inquiry based learning and will be engaged with the MYP standards and practices, as well as with North Vancouver's Distributed Learning.  The assignment includes 0.857 FTE of Spanish and Careers Coordination at Carson Graham and 0.143 Careers 12 at Distributed Learning.  Careers is offered through North Vancouver Distributed Learning and is a "blended" course that allows for personal face-time with students and on-line communication and assignment completion. Teachers of Distributed Learning courses use their curriculum and technology expertise and passion to support students in an interactive, self-paced on-line environment. There will be an additional block of Careers Coordination at Carson that will span grades 8-12.



  • A Bachelor of Education Degree (Secondary), specializing in Spanish and Careers..

  • Successful experience teaching Spanish and Careers at the Secondary level.

  • Successful experience teaching in an IB Programme.


 IB Programme Expectations:

  • Has demonstrable knowledge of and a commitment to modelling and supporting students in developing:

    • The IB Learner Profile

    • The IB Programme Standards and Practices

    • Interdisciplinary / Transdisciplinary Teaching

    • The Approaches to Learning

    • The IB continuum- Progression of Learning 

    • The inquiry, action, reflection cycle as it pertains to the IB Programmes

    • International mindedness and understanding of global contexts

  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of IB pedagogy 

  • Has knowledge of and successful experience in inquiry-based instruction 

  • Has knowledge of and successful experience in concept-based Instruction 

  • Is well versed in the IB assessment philosophy, and utilizes effective assessment practices

  • Embeds technology into instruction in meaningful and innovative ways

  • Adeptly uses the IB planning framework to ensure incorporation of the key elements of the programme

  • Is committed to professional collaboration – will meet regularly with the IB Programme Coordinator and colleagues to:

  • ensure adherence to the IB Programme Standards and Practices

  • plan and reflect on units of inquiry

  • conduct whole-staff reflections on development of the programme

  • Agrees to attend IB-sanctioned professional development 

  • Ensures all expectations set by the IBO concerning programmes and procedures are carried out accordingly and in a timely manner   

  • Assists with supervising students (Creativity, Action and Service, the Personal Project or Exhibition)

  • Participate in the self-study and programme reflections



  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.

  • Strategies to identify learning difficulties and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.

  • Demonstrated successful experience supporting the success of all learners in an inclusive environment.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent oral communications, written communication, and group facilitation skills.

  • Superior work ethic and social emotional competencies, excellent reflective judgment, and commitment to building effective learning communities.

  • Comprehensive understanding of curriculum.

  • Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.

  • Ability to positively influence instruction, curriculum, assessment, and social-emotional learning practices in a collaborative environment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.

  • Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.



  • Possession of a BC Teaching Certificate

  • Membership in the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.

  • A member of the North Vancouver Teachers’ Association and the BC Teachers’ Federation.


Earnings range from $46,091 - 89,018 per annum for full time work (pro-rated for part time), depending on the TQS category and experience level of the teacher. 

Teachers are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package including:

 medical, dental, and extended health plans;

 group life insurance benefits;

  • teachers’ pension;
  • extended health benefits for dependents of deceased employees;
  • accidental disability insurance;
  • salary indemnity plan benefit;
  • supplemental employment benefits on maternity leave;
  • employee and family assistance programs.

NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who possess the required qualifications as mentioned above will be contacted. Due to a high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of applications. 

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