Job #105 Homeschool Teacher Contract available with Toronto Family

Homeschool Teacher Contract • Toronto, Ontario • Live-out, One-year Contract

 

 Toronto family is seeking a Teacher with a Bachelor of Education Degree to homeschool their two young children due to reasons related to COVID-19. The children are aged six and three (boy and a girl). This position is a one-year contract, which can be renewed depending on circumstances. The schedule is Monday to Friday and a home-based classroom is provided in the Yorkville area of Toronto. There is a degree of international travel involved, which may be private or commercial air-travel depending on circumstances. The position is live-out unless the teacher is travelling with the family and then comfortable accommodations will be provided. The children are bright and energetic. The teacher must be able to adapt to a high-energy environment. There are also nannies with whom the teacher would interface. The focus is the children, their well-being and growth in all respects.

 

The position offers a generous contract-based salary as well as a robust benefits plan.

PLEASE NOTE: The position is only open to individuals who hold current status to legally work in Canada. Sponsorship will not be considered. 

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR HOMESCHOOL TEACHER:

  • Liaise with a Toronto private school to provide a curriculum that is consistent

  • Be firm with children who can be mischievous

  • Be able to provide experiential learning as traditional classroom-based learning

  • Help foster an ongoing love for learning

  • Observe all rules and regulations pertaining to the health and safety of the children

  • Assist in the cultivation of healthy social skills

  • Help foster confidence in interacting with others while following precautionary COVID guidelines

  • Work closely with parents to ensure that the curricular progress is in compliance with both the school’s and parental wishes

  • Keep a daily diary

  • Report any incidents to an authorized authority in a prompt and accurate manner

  • Establishment of a syllabus that is in compliance with the private school and intended to help the child expand reading and writing skills

  • Be prepared to develop hands on (experiential) learning activities particularly as they pertain to the eldest child

  • Develop homework assignments

  • Travel with the family during the school year

  • Overall care, safety and well-being of two children (ages 3 and 6) as well as any future children

  • Provide a nurturing environment that cultivates interests, manners and emotional support

  • Liaise with the nannies as required

  • Be firm and kind as needed

  • Handling special requests and related duties as required from time to time

  • This job profile is dynamic and  will evolve as the family’s needs change

SKILLS & APTITUDES:

  • Must have Bachelor of Education

  • Must have G-Level Driver License and be fully insurable

  • Classroom experience is a definite asset

  • Ability to travel with the family

  • Must have the ability to be both kind and firm as needed

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a timely manner with parents or persons in positions of authority

  • Must have a valid passport with no travel restrictions

  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability; must be able to work in a self-directed manner with limited oversight

  • Formal training in early childhood education is an asset

  • Discretion, trustworthiness and reliability are essential — reliably maintains discretion when faced with media intrusion

  • Safety and environmental awareness

  • Neatness and presentability in all aspects

  • Must be security conscious

  • Discretion and honesty in all matters

  • Must be willing to sign a Confidentiality Agreement

  • Must have good communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Must be punctual and organized

  • Must have a G-Level Driver’s License and be fully insurable

  • Must have a valid Canadian passport with no travel restrictions

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

 

NOTE: This profile is dynamic and subject to change as changes in circumstances occur.

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