Primary Teacher (0.4 FTE)
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2996303 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Pythagoras Academy Posted on: Jul 09, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Reference Letter(s)
Criminal Background Check (VSS)
School: All Schools
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Pythagoras Academy is an exceptional co-educational independent school for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8. Our school prides itself on a unique educational philosophy that champions the role of the Fine Arts. We believe in encouraging creativity in our students and consider it to be one of the most valuable and transferable core skills.

Effective August 25, 2021 until June 26th, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled


  • A part-time (0.4 FTE) primary teacher position is available. Successful applicants for this position will demonstrate the following:
  • Recent successful classroom teaching experience at the primary level in core subject areas including Language Arts, Mathematics, Humanities and Sciences;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a well-managed positive and productive learning environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the needs of a diverse group of learners, including ELL and students;
  • Ability to work collegially, cooperatively and effectively with colleagues and parents.


  • Ability to work effectively with students with varying challenges and unique needs,
  • Able to provide intellectual and behaviour support to students,
  • Ability to work independently,
  • Able to create a safe and caring relationship with students that supports their growth and development


  • BC Teaching Certificate (or application stage) or Special Education Assistant Certificate
  • Strong communication skills in English, both spoken and written
  • Strong work ethic and professional commitment
  • Excellence in interpersonal skills
  • Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident

As an educator, you embody these qualities:

  • Passion: you deeply enjoy the craft of educating, your focus is on inspiring your students.
  • Technical knowledge: you are knowledgeable about how to help students to gain skills and a deeper understanding of concepts.
  • Curiosity: you are a naturally curious person and you help to foster curiosity in your students.
  • Innovation: your planning involves novel and engaging methods of instruction.
  • Social-Emotional Intelligence: you are skilled at teaching in a way that helps students to feel safe to be themselves and to develop confidence.

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