Career Opportunities
Middle School Social Studies and English
Job Code: 1865695
Egypt - British Columbia Canadian International School
Closing Date: May 31, 2017 12:00 AM PDT
  Posted on: Apr 11, 2017 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Practicum Reports
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
School: All
Start Date:  Aug 20, 2017
End Date:  2019/06/30
Salary:  $40,000 USD
Job Description & Requirements

British Columbia Canadian International School (BCCIS)
Position: Middle School Teacher – English 8, Social Studies 8
Worksite: BC Offshore School - BCCIS-Cairo 
Effective Date: August 2017
Deadline for Applications: open
Contract Term: Full time, two years
Certification:  Candidates must be a BC certified or certifiable teacher

Applications must include a cover letter, resume, teaching and/or practicum report, transcripts and the names and contact information of two teaching references.

BCCIS is a B.C. Offshore School that is accredited by the B.C. Ministry of Education.  B.C. certified teachers teach the curriculum that leads to a Dogwood Graduation Diploma. 

Required Abilities, Qualifications and Experience:

extensive academic training, professional preparation and successful experience in teaching English and Social Studies at the middle           school level
a good understanding of the social, emotional and physical developmental needs of a middle school student
demonstrated ability to use a variety of formative and summative assessments to plan for instruction and motivate students
knowledge of, and demonstrated application of the BC Ministry of Education’ current philosophy, teaching practices, and                             evaluation/assessment practices
excellent short and long term planning with respect to the IRPs for subject
demonstrated use of highly successful instructional strategies in the classroom
demonstrated high energy and interpersonal skills
strong technology skills  and the ability to apply them as an instructional tool to support learning in a middle school classroom
demonstrated excellent classroom management behaviour management and classroom organization skills
demonstrated sensitivity, awareness and understanding of adolescent development and enthusiasm for working and developing                 positive relationships with early adolescents
demonstrated capabilities in working effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team
excellent interpersonal skills with students, staff and parents
willingness to contribute to a positive school culture by volunteering in extracurricular activities
is well-balanced and is flexible so that one can adapt to differences in everyday life
demonstrates an understanding of cultural diversity and is flexible with respect living in Egypt  
has a sense of adventure and an interest in contributing to the success of BCCIS

Benefits Include:
beginning salary $40,000 USD
one Canada/Egypt round trip ticket per year
housing provided by the school, two teachers of the same gender per apartment in the Cairo suburb of Maadi which is an expat hub
transportation to and from the school
three professional development days per year
Winter Break, Spring Break as well as Egyptian holidays
Medical coverage within Egypt
Tuition for children reduced by 50%
Please visit for more information about living in Egypt.

For Further Information about this position contact: Ed Nielsen, Principal at


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