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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.

Computer Science Teacher

 

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

 

Job Type: Part-Time

 

Language: English

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science 

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 Computer Science teacher and tutor. 

Candidates should enjoy working with high school students, have a thorough knowledge background in computer science, excellent programming skills, and possess the ability to oversee and help students design and implement projects.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science is required, Master’s or PhD degree preferred. Other Arts and Science degree specialties are acceptable if the candidate is able to demonstrate an extensive familiarity with Computer Science as well as the relevant skill set. Teaching experience commensurate with career status is also required. Experience teaching high school students would be an asset.

Role/Responsibilities:

  • Teach an advanced computer science course to high school students in a small-group seminar format.

  • Teach 1-1 tutorials.

  • Help students acquire a comprehensive understanding of computer science and develop excellent practical programming skills.

  • Ensure that students enjoy classes.

  • 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.

Start Date: 16 August 2021

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Workplace: In-person at our Kerrisdale and/or West Vancouver locations, or online and remote work via Zoom and Skype.

To apply, please email: 1) a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the post, 2) a resume, and 3) a brief statement of your teaching philosophy, 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 high-end education company offering career planning, university application support services, standardized test prep, taught courses and tutorial support to talented and ambitious high school students. Based in Vancouver, we are a small start-up with an accomplished, motivated, and collaborative team working closely to further the vision of the company: delivering first-class educational services and support to students and their families in order to help students gain acceptance to top universities around the world. Through an intensive coaching and teaching process, we prepare students for success at university and beyond by helping them grow into highly qualified university and college candidates who are ready to become future leaders in their fields. In the past years, our applicants 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.

For more information visit www.five-summers.com.

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.