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English Teacher

Shawnigan Lake SchoolShawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Shawnigan Lake School is a leading independent co-educational boarding school for ages 13-18 (grades 8-12) on Canada’s beautiful west coast. Our world-class facilities situated on a stunning 270-acre campus include eleven boarding houses, an observatory, salmon hatchery, rowing crew house on the lake, state of the art Learning Commons and Library, recording studio, and robotics lab. Our diverse, inter-disciplinary and innovative programming helps shape the next generation of global leaders.

For more information, explore our Shawnigan at a Glance.

Shawnigan provides academic ambition to develop a culture of collaboration, independence and resilience in our students through educators and peers who inspire our students to embrace a love of learning by challenging them to solve problems critically and creatively.

Staff endorse our School’s values (Curiosity, Compassion, Community and Courage) and are deeply committed to our mission: Spark Minds, Kindle Hearts, Forge Futures.

Shawnigan is always looking for outstanding, worldly and world-class, diverse, and ambitious educators inspire our students and to model our three pillars of Academic Excellence, Co- Curricular Distinction and Student Life Unparalleled. As a teacher at Shawnigan, you will contribute to all facets of life on an international boarding school campus with 85% of our students as full-time boarders, representing thirty different countries from around the world.

We offer a competitive compensation package and a nurturing, family-friendly workplace. On-campus housing may be available.



Shawnigan is seeking a highly motivated and talented English Teacher for September 2021. Preference will be to given to qualified teachers who are a) academically multi-disciplinary b) can offer expertise, experience and enthusiasm in co-curricular activities c) are committed to contributing to our boarding campus and community d) have national and/or international boarding school experience and e) can contribute to the delivery of our strategic plan, Project Future.

Previous experience of the new British Columbia curriculum and/or Advanced Placement and/or internationally recognized academic curricula is required.

Please visit our
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