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Queen Margaret's School

Junior French Teacher

Faculty – Duncan, British Columbia
Department Faculty
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation QMS Faculty Salary Grid

Queen Margaret’s School is accepting applications for an Intermediate Core French Teacher to join our faculty, beginning August 27, 2018. Experience in teaching using a wide range of technologies is an asset.

The candidate must possess or be eligible for Teacher certification through the BC Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of two years proven success in teaching French
  • Have a passion for the language and the ability to generate enthusiasm for its use among students
  • Be current in the use of instructional strategies that promote understanding

Teachers interested in joining Queen Margaret’s School community must embrace the ethos of an independent school education, develop positive relationships with all community members, and contribute to a collaborative learning community. Dedicated time for collaborating with a team to design and implement cross-curricular units of study throughout the year is provided.

Resume submissions must include proof of teacher certification and degrees obtained.


  • Plan and teach engaging and relevant lessons to Intermediate students, adhering to the BC Education Plan and the QMS mission, vision and values
  • Differentiate to accommodate diverse student learning needs
  • Create a safe and nurturing classroom environment in which all students feel valued and respected
  • Use technology effectively to support student learning 
  • Report on progress formally using MyEd BC and informally with families on a regular basis
  • Develop cross-curricular links through regular, collaborative planning meetings
  • Bring energy, enthusiasm and a love for learning to the classroom
  • Contribute to planning and delivery of special events
  • Take part in all professional development activities, including staff meetings
  • Lead co-curricular assignments with enthusiasm
  • Model the core values of the school
  • Collaborate with peers to support a student-centered learning environment
  • Be a role model for students


The following are requirements for this position:

  • Graduate of a recognized B.Ed program
  • Proof of BC Ministry of Education Teacher Certification
  • Experience teaching Intermediate students
  • Commitment to continuous  professional growth and professional learning
  • Strong knowledge base and experience with differentiated teaching and student-centered assessment practices
  • Demonstrated experience with innovative practices including the integration of educational technology tools
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong learning relationships through the provision of a safe and trusting learning environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally responsive teaching environment
  • Understanding of British Columbia's redesigned K-9 curriculum and the objectives of competency based education
  • Willingness to regularly engage in experiential learning experiences
  • Strong organizational and communication skills; ability to communicate and develop relationships with a wide array of stakeholders, including students, parents, colleagues, community members and other QMS team members
  • A commitment to the co-curricular, athletic, and/or service experiences that are inherent to an independent school community.

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

  • Standard First Aid certification or above
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver abstract 
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