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The Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School is a Nursery – Grade 6 school in downtown Toronto, committed to exemplary teaching, teacher education, and research in an intentionally diverse environment. The Laboratory School is dedicated to the exploration and dissemination of best practices.

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Established in 1925, the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto is the oldest Laboratory School in Canada.  The Laboratory School serves children from Nursery to Grade 6.  It has a threefold mandate:  exemplary education for the 200 children who attend the school, graduate teacher education, and research, all these in an intentionally diverse environment.  The School makes a noted contribution to the understanding of strong educational practices in elementary schools in Canada and around the world.

Jackman ICS teachers create a secure learning environment for their students, one that inspires exploration, creativity, curiosity, and confidence to flourish.  The school honours diversity and values a deeply interconnected community, in which all members feel known, respected, and supported as active participants.  Teachers work part of a collaborative team of educators.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Implementing indoor and outdoor daily classroom activities and lessons
  • Promoting an engaging and secure environment to foster student learning
  • Mentoring student teachers on placement in the classroom

We seek applicants with the following professional qualifications and experience:

  • Ontario College of Teachers Certification (OCT Primary/Junior) preferred for elementary classrooms
  • College of Early Childhood Educators (RECE) certification preferred for early years classrooms
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience preferred
  • Completed Additional Qualifications will be an asset
  • First Aid skills an asset

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a complete application, including CV, application letter, and two letters of reference to:

Chriss Bogert, Vice Principal

Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education |
University of Toronto

c/o: chriss.bogert@utoronto.ca 

We thank all interested applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute the further diversification of ideas. All candidate are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Established in 1925, the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto is the oldest Laboratory School in Canada. The Laboratory School serves children from Nursery to Grade 6. It has a threefold mandate: exemplary education for the 200 children who attend the school; graduate teacher education, and research. The School makes a noted contribution to the understanding of strong educational practices in elementary schools in Canada and around the world.  The Nursery Team is looking for someone with an arts background who is passionate about enabling young children to use art as a means of expression.  This is a wonderful opportunity for an artist who would like to work with young children in an educational setting.  We are looking for an individual who is interested in collaborating with the Nursery teachers to develop this unique role of arts specialist in the teaching team.  Note: this position is inspired, but not defined, by the role of the “atelierista” in the Reggio Emelia model of preschool education.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assists in the implementation of indoor and outdoor daily activities; assists with the ongoing supervision of classroom, playground, group and routine activities. 
  • Collaborates as a member of the Nursery teaching team in ensuring the overall health and safety of all children by maintaining a sanitary and safe environment.
  • Provides assistance with arranging children’s play space to reflect the philosophy of the school and curriculum of the Nursery Program.
  • Assists with the daily preparation of the playground and classroom; cleans/organizes equipment and other areas of the classroom as needed.
  • Builds and maintains responsive relationships with children.
  • Shares observations of the children with the Nursery teacher to help with overall assessment.
  • Builds and maintains positive and professional relationships with parents; shares any relevant information communicated by parents with the Nursery Teacher.
  • Shares art-related knowledge to enrich the understanding of the teachers’ and children; shares knowledge about art media and techniques and helps to implement art experiences for the children when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with the team members to share expertise and practical knowledge related to artistic expression.
  • Participates in program development meetings once a month.
  • Provides care-giving routines such as toileting, serving snacks, dressing children to go outside, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

We seek applicants with the following professional qualifications and experience:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Visual/Creative Arts, achieved or in progress
  • Minimum one year related child care experience, preferred
  • First Aid Certification (can be obtained in the summer)
  • Commitment to diversity and equity

This position is part-time, as the Nursery is a morning only program. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified applicants are asked to submit a complete application including: a CV, 2 references and a cover letter addressing the above requirements by June 15, 2018:

Richard Messina, Principal
Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education | University of Toronto
c/o: Paige Lancaster paige.lancaster@utoronto.ca
http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/ics/Laboratory_School/index.html

We thank all interested applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Established in 1925, the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto is the oldest Laboratory School in Canada.  The Laboratory School serves children from Nursery to Grade 6.  It has a threefold mandate: exemplary education for the 200 children who attend the school, graduate teacher education, and research, all these in an intentionally diverse environment.  The School makes a noted contribution to the understanding of strong educational practices in elementary schools in Canada and around the world.

 

Jackman ICS teachers create a secure learning environment for their students, one that inspires exploration, creativity, curiosity, and confidence.  The school honours diversity and values a deeply interconnected community, in which all members feel known, respected, and supported as active participants. Teachers work part of a collaborative team of educators.

The successful candidate will teach a full day Grade 5 class and will contribute to the teacher education and research work of the Lab School.

 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Developing an engaging learning environment to foster student growth
  • Teaching an enriched curriculum to support success for all learners
  • Reporting achievement
  • Supporting families
  • Mentoring teacher candidates in exemplary educational practices to support connections between theory/research and application
  • Contributing to research initiatives
  • Serving as an active member of a collaborative school staff

We seek applicants with the following professional qualifications and experience:

  • Ontario College of Teachers Certification (Primary/Junior)
  • Demonstrated record of successful teaching practice in related grade level
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience
  • Research experience will be an asset
  • Completed Additional Qualification in Special Education and ECE will be an asset

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a complete application, including CV, application letter, and two letters of reference by Friday, June 22, 2018 to:

Richard Messina, Principal

Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education | University of Toronto

c/o: paige.lancaster@utoronto.ca  
https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/jics

Conditions of employment: Teachers currently employed in publicly funded schools are encouraged to consider this as a secondment opportunity, with the possibility of renewal up to 3 years.

We thank all interested applicants, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be   contacted.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute the further diversification of ideas. All candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.