International Baccaulaureate (IB) Teacher Teaching On Call (TTOC)
The North Vancouver School District (NVSD) is not only “the natural place to learn”, it is also “the natural place to work”. Our mandate is to provide world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student and bring communities together to learn, share, and grow. With almost 2500 staff members, the district’s 25 elementary and 7 secondary schools provide a safe, culturally diverse, and nurturing environment for approximately 16,000 students.
Noted for its progressive approach to instruction, firm belief in Inclusive Education, advocacy for indigenizing learning, and emphasis on social-emotional learning, the NVSD is a great place to start or continue your career.
Regardless of your role, you will be part of an organization that believes the work you do contributes greatly to our students' success. Join the NVSD where our shared values of Trust, Respect, Responsibility, and Collaboration are lived every day.
The North Vancouver School District offers the full IB continuum; three IB programs spanning from kindergarten to grade 12. The programs can be offered individually or as a continuum:
IB Primary Years Programme (grades K-7) - Offered at Capilano Elementary and Queen Mary Community Elementary
IB Middle Years Programme (grades 8 - 10) - Offered at Carson Graham Secondary
IB Diploma Programme (grades 11 - 12) - Offered at Carson Graham Secondary
In addition to having a BC Teacher's Certificate, you must have a Bachelor of Education Degree specializing in IB-PYP (Primary), IB-MYP (Middle Years), or IB-DP (Secondary) Education. Or, you must have completed formal IB training through the IB Organization.
A successful applicant:
Has demonstrable knowledge of and a commitment to modelling and supporting students in developing:
The IB Learner Profile
The IB Programme Standards and Practices
The Approaches to Learning
The IB continuum- Progression of Learning
The inquiry, action, reflection cycle as it pertains 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 Essential Elements
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 of Inquiry
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
Supports students’ engagement in action/service (Creativity, Action and Service, the Personal Project or Exhibition).
If interested in applying, we will require the following documents:
- Completed application form (complete/answer all questions and sections)
- A minimum of three(3) professional references with names, titles, and email addresses. References need to have witnessed your teaching skills and abilities.
- Cover letter
- Practicum Reports, or a recent Principal's Evaluation
- Copy of your transcripts or grades summary
**Applicants will not be considered unless all requested documents are uploaded**
For more information about the North Vancouver School District, please visit :http://www.makeafuture.ca/regions-districts/bc-public-school-districts/metro/north-Vancouver or www.sd44.ca.
The North Vancouver School District hires on a continual basis according to the needs of the District, and will contact applicants directly if forwarded for an interview.
Please be informed, due to a high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of an application. We will contact applicants directly if we are interested in moving forward or if an application requires additional information.