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Science Teacher - Part time

Canadian School of Florence
Florence, Italy
Contract Type
Part Time
Start Date
1st September 2024
16th July 2024 12:57 PM
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Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1430801

We now have a position open at Canadian School of Florence for a creative Science Teacher who will contribute to wider success by teaching outstanding Science classes and sustaining student performance in terms of teaching, learning, and evaluation. 

As a Senior school teacher at the Canadian School of Florence you will be responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of General Science and specialized Biology to our most senior students (Grades 9-12). You will prepare students for the Ontario Diploma and ensure that the programmes 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. The role will require some teaching flexibility and occasional cover of lessons.

Job requirements

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

• Teaching the Ontario curriculum making sure lessons are differentiated to meet the learning needs of the students including those that have learning support.

• 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.

• Manage effectively classroom behaviour so every student is able to learn.

• 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.

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

• 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.

• To supervise students during the school day outside of the classroom

Personal competences: 

• Post Graduate Teaching qualification.

• Bachelor of Science (or relevant subject) degree (Ontario or equivalent)

• Qualified to teach high school students.

• Strong English Language communication skills (C2 level)


• Minimum of two (2) years’ experience teaching in a Senior School

• Strong IT skills and ability to use multiple platforms and engage students in 21st century learning using relevant technology.

• Collaboration skills, ability to work as part of a holistic team to support student development.

• Strong time management skills including the ability to meet strict deadlines.

• 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

• Independent school experience, and coaching/extracurricular experience are assets.

Why join us?

At Canadian School of Florence, you’ll be an important part of a dedicated team with access to opportunities for professional growth and the ability to have a core impact on student’s academic success in a key topic.

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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