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IB DP Economics/Geography Teacher

IB DP Economics/Geography Teacher

Mulgrave, The International School of Vancouver


  • Expired
The salary range for this position will be $67,256 to $77,448, based on skills and experience
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
August 2018
Apply by:
31 January 2018

Job overview

Mulgrave is one of Canada’s leading independent co-educational pre-K – 12 day schools, serving the North Shore of Vancouver. We are an established IB Continuum World School with a reputation for excellence and innovation. We are looking for a well-qualified and experienced teacher for the permanent full-time position of IB Diploma Programme Economics & Geography Teacher starting August 2018.

Job Duties:

As a member of the Senior School team this role will be responsible for teaching DP Economics & Geography in the Senior School (grades 10-12). Reporting to the Senior School Principal, the appointed person will be well-qualified and sufficiently experienced for the role and a passionate, inspiring and skilled teacher. The role will also include being a Teacher Advisor and contributing to the co-curricular programme.

This will critically involve:

  • Teaching the DP and MYP curriculum programmes
  • Ensuring the overall academic standards and assessments within the DP/MYP Economics & Geography are maintained at a high standard and that students receive engaging and carefully thought-out educational experiences.
  • Have processes and procedures in place to ensure that the quality of learning and achievement is monitored, evaluated and shared.
  • Fostering and facilitating professional development within the Senior School Humanities team.
  • Promoting Geography & Economics in the school community.
  • Promoting interdisciplinary study and TOK approaches within the Economics & Geography programmes.
  • Ensuring that the Economics & Geography courses are fully articulated in terms of skills and concepts and fully recorded on Atlas.

Ideally candidates will have the following experience and skills:

  • Recent experience of teaching IBDP and MYP Economics & Geography.
  • International teaching experience.
  • Minimum 5 years teaching experience in an IB school.
  • Affinity with our school's values and mission.
  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor of Education degree.
  • Current or ability to meet all of the requirements and certifications to teach in BC.
  • Hold an age appropriate First Aid Certificate.
  • Experience teaching in a technology rich environment.
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with staff members, students, parents, and outside community agencies and partners.

The salary range for this position will be $67,256 to $77,448, based on skills and experience. This position will also include BC Medical coverage, health & dental benefits, tuition discount allowance, and pension contribution. Applicants should either be Canadian and a provincially certified teacher or be prepared, with our support, to go through the process of applying for the appropriate visa and permissions from the Canadian and BC authorities prior to commencement.

Please see our website for further information about our school at Resumes will be accepted up until January 31, 2018 at employment@mulgrave. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews throughout this process. We thank all interested parties.

Mulgrave, The International School of Vancouver
2330 Cypress Bowl Lane
West Vancouver, BC V7S 3H9

About Mulgrave, The International School of Vancouver

Mulgrave provides education and inspiration for students based on an enriched curriculum, and fosters standards of excellence in developing knowledgeable, confident, compassionate and public-spirited individuals.

Mulgrave is co-educational and non-denominational, offering classes from Kindergarten Pre-K3 through Grade 12. We offer a school environment that is positive, caring and vibrant with a wide range of extra-curricular activities. We set high levels of expectations and foster the development of intrinsic discipline. Our school maintains close and frequent communication with the families of our students and is responsive to their needs. At Mulgrave, integrity is embraced and the spirit of community is alive.

Mulgrave embraces the philosophy and Mission Statement of the International Baccalaureate Organisation:

"The International Baccalaureate Organisation aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people, who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

To this end, the IBO works with schools, governments and international organisations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.

These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right."

Mulgrave Vision Statement

By inspiring excellence in education and life, Mulgrave strives to equip life-long learners to thrive in a culturally diverse and interdependent world and to embrace, with passion and confidence, their responsibility always to do their best to support others and to make a difference by serving their communities, both locally and in the world at large.

Our students pursue excellence in four strands:

  • Academics
  • Arts
  • Athletics
  • Citizenship

Mulgrave students are expected to demonstrate success and growth in all four strands, and they are given the opportunities and support needed to do so.


Mulgrave School provides education and inspiration for students based on an enriched curriculum. We set high levels of expectations and foster intrinsic discipline in the pursuit of excellence. Our students enjoy a positive, supportive and vibrant environment in which to grow, learn and fluorish. It is our aim to help each individual fulfil his or her own unique potential.


Passion inspires curiosity and depth.  Participation in the Arts strand is expected of all students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Mulgrave offers Comprehensive Music, Theatre Arts, Choir, Vocal Ensembles, Band, Film and Visual Arts in this strand.


Students are encouraged to be the best that they can be, with great emphasis placed upon effort and participation. Excellence resides in the full development of each student's potential. Mulgrave competes with both ISA and Public Schools, in swimming, cross-country running, soccer, badminton, golf, volleyball, track and field, gymnastics, basketball and rugby.


Mulgrave School is an intimate and nurturing atmosphere in which students can develop into knowledgeable, confident, compassionate and public spirited individuals. Students are expected to meet high standards of character and daily behaviour, and strive for courtesy, tolerance, perseverance, the ethic of hard work, self discipline, honesty, courage and a commitment to service.


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