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Queen Margaret's School

Intern Teacher

Faculty – Duncan, British Columbia
Department Faculty
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Queen Margaret's School is accepting applications for Intern Teachers to join our faculty beginning August 27, 2018. Intern Teachers work in the area of Academics to support the day-to-day school operations by acting as a Teacher-On-Call. They support the Academic Department with ongoing projects, supervision of exams, and other duties as required. Intern Teachers take on special projects as assigned, such as coordination of the school yearbooks.

QMS Intern Teachers embody the school’s core values of integrity, intellectual curiosity, accountability, safety, diversity, legacy and courage. The role includes working at co-curricular and special events as assigned, including some weekends and evenings. Housing and meals may be provided as a taxable benefit, in addition to a monetary stipend for the academic year (September to June).

These positions are suited to individuals who have recently completed a degree in education or who are contemplating working in an academic environment. This is an excellent opportunity for newly certified teachers to gain valuable experience and mentorship in their teaching practice.

Applicants interested in joining Queen Margaret's School community must embrace the ethos of an independent school education, the capacity to develop positive relationships with all community members, and the desire to contribute to a collaborative learning community.

Candidates must have completed their Bachelor of Education degree and be members of (or eligible for membership) with the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.


  • Serve as a Teacher-On-Call (TOC) for the academic year, covering a minimum of 60 days
  • Support the Academic program with ongoing projects as assigned. This could include coordinating the school’s annual yearbooks, invigilating exams, and organising of special events, such as assemblies, end-of-year ceremonies
  • Assist with the administration of Academic events
  •  Attend Outdoor Education trips as assigned
  • Bring energy, enthusiasm and a love for learning to the classroom
  • Attend meetings and school events as required
  • Lead co-curricular assignments with enthusiasm
  • Model the core values of the school
  • Collaborate with peers to support a student-centred learning environment
  • Take an active part in all professional development activities, including staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned


  • Graduate of a recognized B.Ed program
  • Proof of BC Ministry of Education Teacher Certification
  • Highly effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to mentor and motivate students
  • Knowledge and understanding of teenage development and adolescence
  • Experience, sensitivity and awareness of working within a multi-cultural environment
  • Willingness to embrace the ethos of an independent school and make a commitment to the extensive co-curricular life of an independent school

Preference will be given to candidates who also have the following skills and qualifications:

  • An interest/experience in working in a residential environment
  • Standard First Aid or above
  • Valid driver's license and clean driver abstract
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