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English Language and Literature teacher

Canadian School of Florence
Florence, Italy
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
1st September 2024
8th August 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1422525

As a Middle school teacher at the Canadian School of Florence you will be responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of English Language Arts courses to our middle school students (Grades 6-8). You will teach the Ontario Curriculum ensuring the programs are relevant, engaging and fit for purpose. Working with the Senior Leadership Team and other colleagues in the department and Student Support teams, you will contribute to the ongoing success and growth of the school through your contribution of excellent classroom practice, positive and collaborative and willingness to support the wider life of the school.

General Responsibilities

• Promote the ‘mission’ and philosophy of the school, ensuring that students are working towards being global citizens.

• Ensure that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting are of the highest quality and meet the varying learning and social needs of students.

• Create a classroom environment that is inclusive and where all students feel comfortable expressing their views, opinions and needs.

• To demonstrate thorough curriculum knowledge, teach and assess effectively and take active responsibility for student progress.

• Use tracking, monitoring and intervention processes to advance student learning.

• Communicate effectively to the school’s stakeholders, being an ambassador for the school at all times.

• Take personal responsibility for professional development.

• Be flexible and adjust to the needs of the school, actively contributing to its development.

• Ensure school policies are understood and followed consistently.

Your Profile


• Bachelor of Education degree (Ontario or equivalent)

• Qualified to teach high school students in Social Sciences

• First language English Speaker


• Minimum of three (3) years' experience teaching in a Senior School

• Demonstrates creativity and a passion for teaching and a strong work ethic.

• Experience with innovative teaching and learning

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, negotiation, and mediation skills

• Commitment to the mission and vision of the school, the academic and co-curricular directions

• Be enthusiastic, energetic, and able to nurture unique learning experiences for students.

• Able to thrive in a collaborative, flexible and supportive team environment.

• Commitment to safeguarding and equality.

• Commitment to maintaining confidentiality.

• High level of teaching, communication and presentation skills

• Experience in an international setting is an asset

• Extracurricular experience is an asset.

Safeguarding Statement:

Canadian School of Florence is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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