Career Opportunities
Grade 3 Teacher
Job Code: 2092029
Egypt - British Columbia Canadian International School
Closing Date: Nov 08, 2017 11:30 PM PST
  Posted on: Sep 08, 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)
Criminal Background Check (VSS)
School: All
Start Date:  Sep 22, 2017
End Date:  2019/06/30
Salary:  $40,00 USD
Job Description & Requirements

British Columbia Canadian International School (BCCIS)
Position: Elementary School Teachers (Grade 3)
Worksite: BC Offshore School - BCCIS-Cairo
Effective Date: September 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.

Required Abilities, Qualifications and Experience:

  •  extensive academic training, professional preparation and qualifications in teaching in all areas at the primary/early intermediate level
  • knowledge of, and demonstrated application of the BC Ministry of Education’s current philosophy, teaching practices, and evaluation/assessment practices
  • knowledge of BC curriculum and demonstrated ability to teach all subject areas at the elementary level
  • knowledge of and experience in using effective strategies to support the direct instruction of literacy skills in a Balanced Literacy framework (i.e. Guided Reading, Writing, Oral Language and Thinking Skills)
  • training and experience in successfully using a variety of resources to teach Numeracy
  • demonstrated ability to use a variety of formative and summative assessments to plan for instruction
  • demonstrated willingness to work as part of a planning team
  • strong technology skills and the ability to apply them as an instructional tool to support learning in an elementary classroom
  • knowledge of and demonstrated ability in addressing a wide range of academic, social, emotional and behavioural needs of children
  • excellent interpersonal skills with students, staff and parents
  • excellent classroom management, behavioural management and organizational skills
  • willingness to work collaboratively with staff, parents and administration
  • 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
  • BCCIS is a BC Offshore School that is accredited by the BC Ministry of Education.  BC certified teachers teach the BC curriculum that leads to a BC Dogwood Graduation Diploma. 
    Benefits Include:
    $40,000 USD
    one Canada/Egypt return 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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