English Teacher

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 English Teacher – Senior School. This position will commence September 2023. 

Teaching Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver the core English program requirements in assigned grade levels following the BC Ministry of Education curriculum and/or Advanced Placement and in alignment with the Southridge Senior School Educational Plan

  • 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 

  • Monitor students’ academic, co-curricular, and personal growth as a homeroom advisor 

  • Attend and participate in core school functions and special events 

  • 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 English 

  • Hold a valid BC teaching certificate

  • Knowledge of Harkness discussion-based teaching and learning is an asset

  • Experience teaching in a technology rich environment is an asset

  • Co-curricular coaching experience is valued

  • Must be highly collegial and a collaborative team partner

  • Advanced Placement experience is an asset

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

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

  • A proven understanding of adolescents social and emotional needs


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, access to health and wellness activities, and generously supported professional learning and development opportunities.

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.

To learn more about our school, explore our website: southridge.bc.ca.

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