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The York School is an in-demand destination for educators with international experience, a background in the IB programme, a collaborative approach to teaching and learning, and an ongoing commitment to professional development.
Like our students, teachers at The York School are inquiring, knowledgeable, caring and engaged citizens of the world. Leaders in their field, they are open to change and committed to improving lives through education.
Because of our vibrant professional learning community, highly interested students and supportive parent body, teachers at The York School find their work highly rewarding and rarely leave. Ours is a stable environment of established professionals with little turnover in staffing from year to year.
If you are interested in pursuing an opportunity to work at The York School, please use our Apply button.

Please note that you will be asked to select a category in the first step. Teachers will select "Teachers" and non-teaching staff will select "Manager and Professional".

Current Career Opportunities:

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  • Community Service Coordinator

    Maternity Leave Replacement (November 2018 to December 2019)
    Internal & External

    Position Description
    Reporting to the Director of Citizenship, the Community Service Coordinator is responsible for developing, administering and overseeing service opportunities for the Middle and Senior School and for promoting and overseeing the Service as Action, CAS and Duke of Edinburgh programmes at the Senior School level.  The Community Service Coordinator will work closely with the Principals, Executive Coordinator of Citizenship and Faculty and the Director of Curriculum, MYP and Diploma Coordinator to assist in the creation of meaningful, inclusive and engaging student opportunities and experiences outside of the classroom.
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  • Junior School Associate Teacher

    Junior School Associate Teacher
    (contract commencing immediatly until June 2019)

    The York School is a not-for-profit co-educational, independent day school, located in the heart of Toronto, renowned for its challenging academic International Baccalaureate (IB) programme and commitment to experiential learning. Our highly trained faculty receive support and training to be leading professionals in their fields and in the IB Curriculum, using cutting-edge classroom technology.

    What sets us apart from other schools is that our tradition is innovation. We welcome applicants who are like us – dynamic and innovative, collaborative, progressive and globally-minded. The York School offers an inclusive culture and values creativity, individuality and new ideas.

    Position Description
    In addition to strengthening and advancing the PYP learning experience for the York School students, the primary purpose of our Associate Teachers is to support and develop selected newly qualified teachers as they begin their professional career as educators. Each Associate Teacher will contribute additional talent, resources and support to the greater TYS faculty team., especially in the areas of our early years program.

    Associate Teachers will work with a diverse and talented pool of TYS faculty. The authentic, sustained, continuous, and experiential learning opportunities for Associate Teachers involve co-teaching classes with TYS faculty. Associate Teachers will support faculty by covering a variety of classes, co-curriculars, and community events, providing a diverse teaching experience.  The opportunity to co-plan, co-facilitate and co-assess student learning on a regular basis, alongside TYS colleagues, will be authentic hands-on learning practice.
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  • Science Department Chair

    Science Department Chair 
    Commencing November 2018
    (Internal Posting)
    Position Summary
    The York School is looking for a Science Department Chair for a maternity leave coverage from November 2018 to June 2019. The successful candidate will report to the Principals of the Middle and Senior School and must teach at the MYP or Diploma level. The Department Chair is responsible for overseeing the curriculum, planning, professional development and budgeting for their department.   
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