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Five Summers is a private education company offering taught courses, tutorial support, career planning and university application support services to talented and ambitious high school students. Based in Vancouver, Canada, we are a start-up with an accomplished, motivated, and collaborative team working closely to live out the vision of the company: delivering first-class educational services and support to students and their families in order to help students develop into high quality scholars who will go on to excel at top universities around the world. Our overall goal is to prepare students for success at university and beyond, and we are dedicated to achieving this goal through the intensive, rewarding teaching and coaching program that is the cornerstone of what we do. In the past years, our students have earned admission to top-ranked universities and colleges including Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Brown, Yale, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, Williams, Swarthmore, Pomona, Cambridge University, Oxford University, and many other prestigious institutions.

English Literature Teacher

 

Job Type: Part-Time

Language: English

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor of Arts in English Literature 

Positions Available: 1

Job Location(s):

218 – 5511 West Boulevard
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6M 3W6 Canada

Job Description: 

Five Summers is seeking a highly qualified English literature teacher and tutor. 

Candidates should enjoy working with high school students, have strong critical thinking, close reading, and academic writing abilities, and possess excellent teaching and classroom management skills.

A minimum of a Bachelor of Arts degree in English is required, Master of Arts or PhD in English preferred. Other Arts and Humanities degree specialties are acceptable if the candidate is able to demonstrate an extensive familiarity with the study of literature. Teaching experience commensurate with career status is also required. Experience teaching high school students would be an asset. This is not an ESL teaching position.

Role/Responsibilities:

  • Teach English literature courses to high school students in a small-group seminar format.

  • Teach 1-1 tutorials.

  • Help students develop excellent critical thinking, close reading, and academic writing skills through the study of literature.

  • Ensure that students enjoy classes and the study of literature.

  • Prepare reports on student progress and performance.       

Terms: Part-time; either on a fixed-term contract basis or as a regular staff teacher at Five Summers throughout the academic year. 

Salary: $35 – $60 an hour, depending on qualifications and experience, class size, and performance.

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Workplace: Online and remote work via Zoom and Skype. In-class teaching at our Kerrisdale office and/or West Vancouver location post pandemic or when viable.

To apply, please email: 1) a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the post, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a brief statement of your teaching philosophy, and 4) an academic or critical writing sample (minimum 500 words) to hr@five-summers.com. University transcripts may also support your application.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Incomplete applications or applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Company Information:

Five Summers is a private education company offering taught courses, tutorial support, career planning and university application support services to talented and ambitious high school students. Based in Vancouver, Canada, we are a start-up with an accomplished, motivated, and collaborative team working closely to live out the vision of the company: delivering first-class educational services and support to students and their families in order to help students develop into high quality scholars who will go on to excel at top universities around the world. Our overall goal is to prepare students for success at university and beyond, and we are dedicated to achieving this goal through the intensive, rewarding teaching and coaching program that is the cornerstone of what we do. In the past years, our students have earned admission to top-ranked universities and colleges including Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Brown, Yale, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, Williams, Swarthmore, Pomona, Cambridge University, Oxford University, and many other prestigious institutions.

Five Summers Education Group is committed to a policy of equal opportunity employment. All decisions regarding employment are made without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, ethnicity, marital status or disability.

 

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Kerrisdale

218-5511 West Boulevard 
Vancouver, BC V6M 3W6

604-428-3788

West Vancouver

200-100 Park Royal South, West Van, BC V7T 1A2

 

778-881-0376

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