Career Opportunities
Grade 4
Job Code: 2602563
Egypt - British Columbia Canadian International School
Closing Date: Oct 31, 2018 12:00 AM PDT
  Posted on: Sep 30, 2018 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
School: All
Start Date:  Sep 07, 2018
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

             British Columbia Canadian International School (BCCIS)

Position: Elementary School Teachers (Grade 4)

Worksite: BC Offshore School – BCCIS - Cairo

Effective Date: September 2018

Deadline for Applications: open

Contract Term: Full time, two years

Certification:  Candidates must be a BC certified or certifiable teacher

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

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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:

  • beginning salary depends on level of experience
  • ·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 www.bccis.cafor more information about living in Egypt.

For Further Information about this position contact:Bob Long, Superintendent

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  • Check your 'Job Application Log' to confirm you successfully applied.