Working at Brookes

Seeking excellence

We value passionate applicants and welcome your interest, even if there isn’t a current opening. We prefer teachers with IB training and experience and offer career development opportunities to support your skills.

Positions Vacant

IB DP Math Teacher

Our focus at Brookes is to work in a respectful, professional and collaborative manner, seeking solutions to problems, building community and nurturing the talents and skills of all staff. Brookes has a small community of staff that support one another. Staff value the opportunity to work in a diverse environment and to develop their skills in a variety of areas, willing to embrace challenge and to work towards creating a better world through education. Brookes seeks staff who are passionate about working with young people and encouraging them to become creative, responsible, caring and thoughtful young adults.
Position Title: IB Diploma Programme Math HL
Competition Number: 20190613

Duties and responsibilities:
• Develop concept-based units of inquiry that establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities and facilitate active learning experiences.
• Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs.
• Use relevant technology when available to support instruction.
• Observe and evaluate a student’s performance and development regularly using formative and summative methods of assessment.
• Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methodology and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities.
• Assign, assess and evaluate and provide feedback for class work, homework, tests and assignments on a regular basis.
• Regularly update and redesign instructional activities based on formative and summative results of students.
• Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ attendance, progress and development.
• Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by IB and Ministry guidelines and school policies and regulations.
• Prepare required reports on students and activities.
• Manage student behaviour in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
• Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
• Participate in Faculty meetings, parent-teacher meetings and other meetings as required.
• Participate in CAS/extra-curricular activities/tutorial duty
• Provide support to class coverage, lunch supervision
• Provide additional activities to support a vibrant school community

Education and experience
We are seeking an educator with the following education and experience:
• An undergraduate degree to support subject area being taught
• International Baccalaureate teaching and training is preferred
• ELL teaching experience preferred
• Ability to participate in the school’s extra-curricular program and commitment to initiate service projects
• A strong understanding of the unique needs of boarding students and a boarding school environment
• Ability to collaborate with academic teams
• Interpersonal skills which support student and teacher relationships
Applicants must be a BC certified teacher and in good standing with the Teacher Regulation Branch.

Compensation
The wage is dependent upon teaching experience and submission of post-secondary studies degrees. Salary and benefits are commensurate with smaller independent schools, reflecting small class sizes and a supportive teaching environment. Ongoing PD support for an IB world school. Benefits package of Extended Health and Dental, Disability and Life, and RSP offered after 3 month probation.

How to Apply
Please indicate your interest with the submission of a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications and explaining your specific interest to careers@westshore.brookes.org.

Teaching positions are for the 2019-2020 school year, which begins 2 weeks prior to September 1, 2019 for orientation and set-up in preparation of the school year that runs until the end of June 2020. Teachers are required to be present during this timeframe.

If this sounds like the type of team you would like to be a part of, please forward your cover letter and resume with the above specifications.

We appreciate all interest in this position\ and will contact those applicants who are short-listed.

Controller

Position Title: Controller
Competition Number: 20190607

Our focus at Brookes is to work in a respectful, professional and collaborative manner, seeking solutions to problems, building community and nurturing the talents and skills of all staff. Brookes has a small community of staff that support one another.

NATURE AND SCOPE
The Controller manages the daily financial needs of the school including the production of financial reports, maintenance of accounting records, a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of Brookes’ reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with accepted accounting principles. The Controller is the financial representative furthering the Mission and Vision of Brookes Education Group within the administration team.

SPECIFIC TASKS
• Integration of a full information system over the summer months
• Supervising, and completing when necessary, full cycle accounting
• Preparing cash flow projections and making recommendations for treasury and finance decisions
• Oversee all school purchasing, financial investments, banking activities, and payroll program
• Prepare monthly reporting package for school leadership team
• Prepare and report against the annual budget
• Prepare audit working papers and assist with the year end reporting process
• Make recommendations on reporting, procedures, policies within the school

QUALIFICATIONS
• University Degree
• Chartered Professional Accounting designation (CPA) desired but not required
• 3-5 years experience in accounting and financial management
• The ability to work with IT to make recommendations in system improvements
• Ability to present ideas confidently in presentations and writing
• Competitive benefits package that includes extended health,dental, and taxable meal benefits, along with RRSP contributions after completion of a 3 month waiting period

Reports to: Head of School/ Brookes CEO

Compensation: $70-80K dependent on experience and knowledge

How to Apply
Please indicate your interest with the submission of a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications and explaining your specific interest to careers@westshore.brookes.org.

If this sounds like the type of team you would like to be a part of, please forward your cover letter and resume with the above specifications. We appreciate all interest in this position and will contact those applicants who are short-listed.

Supporting our educators

Beyond our compensation package, you’ll benefit from our community of dedicated educators, sharing ideas and exploring new opportunities, both in our local community and across our global family of schools.

Your Benefits

  • Global health and life insurance
  • Shared RRSP plan
  • Tuition discount for children
  • Hot lunches
  • House parents’ room and board

Caring for our students

As a school with boarding residences, we also require a full team of hospitality and support staff to serve our full-time students, including kitchen and housekeeping staff, as well as live-in house parents.

Be a Brookes Teacher

Join our team of global educators

Email your resume and cover letter to careers@westshore.brookes.org, and we will assess your unique contribution to Brookes.