Math Teacher Senior School

Southridge is an independent day school located in South Surrey, BC. The school is home to 680 students enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Our mission is to develop well-rounded students with the love of learning, integrity, character and confidence to realize their full potential and make a difference in the world.

Southridge is affectionately described as “a lighthearted place of serious purpose” and we want you to know…it’s true! If you enjoy working in an energizing, collaborative, and collegial environment with colleagues passionate about nurturing strong minds and good hearts, we want to hear from you!


We are currently inviting applications for the full-time (1.0 FTE) position of Math Teacher – Senior School. Experience teaching chemistry and/or physics is an asset. This position will commence September 1, 2023.

Teaching Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver the core Math program requirements in assigned grade levels 8, 9 and 10 following the BC Ministry of Education curriculum and/or Advanced Placement 

  • Collaboratively plan within the department to develop and design consistent and well-articulated programs

  • Assess and report on student academic progress and effort, drawing attention to areas of achievement and areas requiring further development 

  • Supervise and manage student deportment, including behaviour and adherence to uniform expectations 

  • Monitors students’ academic, co-curricular, and personal growth as an advisor 

  • Attend and participate in core school functions and special events 

  • Fully participate in the co-curricular programme of the school 

  • Additional duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Faculty Handbook



  • A Bachelor of Education degree, with undergraduate studies in Mathematics

  • Hold a valid BC teaching certificate

  • Co-curricular coaching experience is valued

  • Must be highly collegial and a collaborative team partner

  • Advanced placement experience is an asset

  • Strong leadership skills combined with excellent communication and organization skills

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

  • A high level of initiative, energy and motivation 

  • The capacity to function effectively within a busy, high-functioning department and school 

  • A proactive and innovative approach to solving problems

  • Experience teaching at the Senior School level in an independent school environment is an asset

  • Effective interpersonal skills to establish connections with students and parents in the role of advisor

  • A proven understanding of adolescents social and emotional needs

  • Experience teaching in a technology rich environment is an asset



The ideal candidate will be aligned with the values and mission of Southridge, will want to be an active member of a vibrant school community, and will demonstrate a desire to make a difference in the world. They will be someone who:

  • Is a lifelong learner

  • Has excellent study, critical thinking, and communication skills

  • Is a creative and independent thinker

  • Has a positive attitude

  • Seeks their passion

  • Believes in the value of trust, tolerance, compassion, and respect

  • Understands the sacrifice and reward of community service

  • Has an appreciation of, and a desire for, lifelong physical activity and fitness

  • Commits to personal wellness

  • Appreciates the arts and their contribution to a richer life 

  • Can work effectively as part of a team

Southridge offers a competitive salary and pays 4% above the Vancouver School District. In addition, we have a comprehensive benefits package and a generous RRSP matching program.

To apply for this position, please visit our 'How to Apply' page for step-by-step instructions on applying to our online system. This posting will remain open until filled.

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We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.