Teacher on Call (TOC)

Job Code: 3306713

Job Details

Diamond School is accepting applications for qualified Teachers' Teaching on Call at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels (all subject areas).

Position: Teacher on Call (TOC), Kindergarten to Grade 12
Reports To: Principal or Vice Principal
Department: Elementary and High Schools
Supervises: Students, Educational Assistants/Resource Teachers, and volunteers, if assigned
Interfaces with: Students, parents, teachers, senior leaders, admin staff, volunteers

Position Rationale and Goal:
The Teacher on Call (TOC), Kindergarten to Grade 12, provides coverage for teacher absences. The K to 12 TOC is a qualified and experienced teacher, and a flexible and open-minded individual, who will add value to the school community by performing the role of teacher across all grades as needed throughout the year.

Ideal Candidate Profile and Qualifications:
Candidates for any position at the school are expected to possess:

  • Strong communication skills in English, both spoken and written
  • Strong organizational, communication, administrative and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

Qualifications should include:

  • BC teacher certification
  • A university degree with a teaching emphasis or completion of a teacher preparation program

For this position, the ideal candidate will have:

  • A professional commitment to becoming an outstanding teacher
  • Prior teaching experience at both elementary and secondary levels

Key responsibilities:

  • Completes temporary teaching assignments, typically on a day-to-day or short-term basis, as required from Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • Implements lesson plans provided by teachers, ensuring the integrity of academic time, and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate
  • Organizes students, their materials, and the learning environment for effective instruction
  • Takes attendance and documents daily notes
  • Prepares a brief written daily report to the classroom teacher(s) being covered
  • Maintains and respects the confidentiality of student, staff and school information
  • Maintains discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive learning environment for all students and staff in accordance with school policies
  • Supervises students effectively to assure the health, welfare, and safety of all students
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
  • Requests clarification of classroom rules and procedures, if necessary
  • Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the appropriate person immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible
  • Dismisses all students from the classroom before leaving the classroom or building
  • Demonstrates flexibility and open mindedness when working with students, staff and parents from across a variety of grades levels and subject areas
  • Complies with and supports school policies and procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the building administrator(s) in accordance with school policies and procedures

Application Process:

Please include the following with your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Practicum and/or Evaluation Reports
  • Two (2) professional references
Posted On
May 27, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Diamond School
based on experience
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
End Date
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Practicum Reports
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Reference Letter(s)