HSC is a community of peers comprised of world-class educators and administrators. Our faculty and staff guide and inspire our students, and are both challenged and supported in an environment committed to ongoing professional growth. We invite you to join us in making a difference in the lives of our students, at a school where joy, innovation and passion are integral to everything we do. 

Our responsibilities and Expectations of our Faculty:

  • Commitment to innovative teaching practices and instructional strategies
  • A commitment to student-centred learning
  • Personal professional growth
  • Fully participate in supervisory, coaching and/or other co-curricular activities
  • Collaboration
  • IT integration

Faculty Positions

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  • Middle School Teacher (Grades 5 to 8)

    Commencing in late February 2019, there is an opportunity for a full time contract position for a teacher in the Middle School to teach Learning Services and Grade 7 and 8 GOAL Math.
    Please note this is to cover a maternity leave.
     
    The teacher works closely with the Vice Principal, Academics and is a member of the Hillfield Strathallan College’s Student Success team. The teacher is responsible for providing learning strategies for students in the Middle School.
     
    Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
     
    • ·        Develop an understanding of the learning profiles and needs of the Middle school students at Hillfield Strathallan College
    • ·        Assist students to develop appropriate learning strategies to ensure their success; provide individual learning support to students, as required
    • ·        Evaluates the progress of students and discusses progress results with students, parents, classroom teachers and school principals as appropriate
    • ·        Support students and their families in understanding learning differences and needs of our learners
    • ·        Assist teachers in implementing differentiated instruction to meet specific learning needs; build capacity within the Middle School with in-class support of our subject-specialist teachers
    • ·        Liaise with Deputy Head of College and the Student Success Team to ensure consistency in policy practice and clarity in the support continuum across the College
    • ·        Participate in weekly grade-level intervention meetings and participate in the weekly Middle School Intervention team
    • ·        Assess effectiveness of learning services by developing and implementing surveys and conducting periodic progress reviews with program participants and implementing changes in response to results
    • ·        Participate in staff meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops, may assist in the development of  course materials and curriculum content, provide tutoring assistance, and prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help
    • ·        Integrates new developments, research findings and best practices into ongoing programs and new initiatives
    • ·        Ability to create Individual Student Learning Plans and the ability to analyze psycho educational assessments is required
    • ·        Capacity to address the needs of 21st century learner
    • ·        Other duties as assigned
     
    Requirements for the position includes:
    ·         Vast amounts of empathy
    ·         University degree and additional qualifications in Special Education (Specialist preferred)  and/or Math
    ·         Ontario Teacher's Certificate or equivalent (J/I Divisions)
    ·         Minimum 2 years' experience teaching Special Education
    ·         Experience writing and implementing IEPs and formal written student success plans
    ·         Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    ·         Demonstrate strong skills in partnering with families.
     
    Please indicate your interest by submitting a resume and covering letter resume by Monday, January 21, 2019 to Hillfield Strathallan College at http://hsc.simplication.com/WLSBLogin.aspx
     
    Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act, if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Human Resources prior to the closing date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.
     
    While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted
  • Senior School Guidance Counsellor

    HSC is a community of peers comprised of world-class educators and administrators. Our faculty and staff guide and inspire our students and are both challenged and supported in an environment committed to ongoing professional growth.
     
    We invite you to join us in making a difference in the lives of our students, at a school where joy, innovation and passion are integral to everything we do. 
     
    We are currently recruiting for a Guidance Counsellor in our Senior School (Grades 9 to 12) beginning in late August 2019:
     
    As a member of a collaborative Student Services team, the counsellor is responsible for assisting in the planning, implementation, and administration of a comprehensive Student Services program which includes academic and career counselling, learning services support, social/emotional counselling, the coordination of university applications both domestic and international, scheduling university/college visits and scholarship opportunities, academic testing, and sharing information related to the variety of post-secondary alternatives.
     
    Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
    • Increase student success by supporting informed decision making related to all educational goals
    • Assists students in the development of an educational plan including investigating post- secondary programs of study and/or clarifying their educational goals
    • Provides counsel to students related to alternatives, limitations and possible impacts of changes to their educational plan (i.e. adding or dropping courses)
    • Supports the Student Success team in the organization of on and off campus information sessions with post-secondary destinations
    • Organize and plan guest speakers to enhance students experience and assist them in dealing with social/emotional and adolescent issues
    • Keeps informed and up to date on the post-secondary program, destination and scholarship options including those offered locally, nationally and internationally.
    • Support students in their transition into Senior School from the Middle School and other institutions
    • Collaborate with the Admissions department in leading the Student Ambassador Program
    • Collaborate with faculty in the delivery of the Careers program
    • Support the coordination of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test
    • Contribute to the co-curricular life of the school
    • Other duties as assigned
     
    Qualifications
    The successful applicant should possess a bachelor’s degree in education and will be able to provide evidence of exceptional relationship building skills across the school community. Experience in student services is preferred and successful completion of Part 3 (Specialist) in Guidance Education with additional qualifications in Special Education is an asset. Evidence of effective communication, organization, problem solving, and collaborative skills along with expertise in presentations and attention to detail are essential.
     
    Hillfield Strathallan College offers a positive working environment, competitive salaries, many professional development opportunities, a group benefits program and inclusion, as appropriate, in the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. For more information, including application details, please visit our website at www.hsc.on.ca.
       
    Qualified applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume by Wednesday, January 30, 2019 to Hillfield Strathallan College at http://hsc.simplication.com/WLSBLogin.aspx
     
    Pursuant to the accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act, if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Human Resources prior to the closing date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.
     
    While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 
     

Administrative and Operational Positions

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  • Alumni Relations Officer

    We are currently recruiting for an Alumni Relations Officer to join our Advancement team at HSC.


    The Alumni Relations Officer is responsible for a wide range of activities to engage and involve our alumni in meaningful ways. As part of the Advancement team, this position serves as the liaison between the College and the various alumni constituencies, including the Alumni Executive Board.
                                                                       
    Guided by the School’s mission and vision, as well as the short and long term goals of advancement, the Alumni Relations Officer strives to engage all segments of HSC’s Alumni community to achieve this goal.
    • Under the guidance of The Associate Director of Advancement, establishes and implements short and long range goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates program effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement.
    • Working in collaboration with the Events Officer, has responsibility for all alumni events (on and off campus) and committee oversight related to Alumni Relations including but not limited to: Reunion Events, HSC Golf Classic, Senior School Graduation Dinner, Homecoming/Reunion Dinner/Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony and Hall of Excellence/Award of Distinction.
    • Assist with other advancement events such as Remembrance Day, Carol Service and Cultivation Dinners as it relates to Alumni.
    • Collaborates and works with the Advancement team, IT, and Archives to ensure accurate and complete database records.
    • Establishes and builds relationships with the wide range of alumni locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintains regular communication with alumni via direct contact, e-mail blasts, web pages, social media, print and electronic publications.
    • Closely collaborates with Marketing and Communications to provide direction and input for all communication material to alumni.
    • Closely collaborates with advancement colleagues to increase support for alumni; routinely identifies and qualifies alumni prospects for gifts.
    • Works with Alumni Association in assisting and supporting the establishment and maintenance of networking and mentorship programs.
    • Works closely with the graduating class to educate current students about alumni benefits; promotes alumni programs and highlights the valuable ongoing contributions of alumni to the school. Collaborating with the Associate Director of Development on a Grad Class Gift.
    • Establishes and builds relationships with current faculty and staff, maintaining an awareness of all school programs and events to identify and/or create opportunities to connect current students and faculty with alumni.
    • Provides support to the Alumni Association Executive Committee, arranging its meeting, supporting recruitment for committees and ensuring strong and productive relationships between its members and the school’s leadership team.
    • Recruits alumni volunteers and ensures training, oversight, stewardship, coordination and recognition.
    • Provides responsible fiscal management of Alumni Relations budget.
    • Collaborates with the Associate Director of Advancement on the volunteer program related to Alumni.
     
    The successful candidate will have post-secondary education, previous work experience in a school setting, capacity to strategically align alumni relationships with fundraising opportunities, knowledge of database management and retrieval methods, budget preparation and tracking, strong interpersonal and communication skills and previous experience working with volunteers.
     
    If interested please send a resume and cover letter by January 25, 2019 to Hillfield Strathallan College at http://hsc.simplication.com/WLSBLogin.aspx
     
    Pursuant to the accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act, if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Human Resources prior to the closing date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.
     
    While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
     
     
  • Transportation Technician

    Hillfield Strathallan College is currently recruiting for a Transportation Technician.

    The Transportation Technician reports to the Transportation Manager and is responsible for the
    maintenance of bus and van fleet (65% of week), delivery and pick-up of items on request (10% of week) and completes administrative tasks in office (25% of week). This position is full-time seasonal and hours are from 9:00 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. or as modified by the College.
     
    Of the 900+ registered families, more than 700 students bus to and from the College every day. Thirty drivers cover 28 individual routes and the fleet includes two full-time charter buses for school trips, three part-time spare drivers and two noon-hour runs.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Ensures that all school vehicles are serviced and maintained.
    • Responsible for ordering diesel fuel, windshield washer fluid, oil, power steering fluid and any additional supplies as necessary.
    • Responsible for scheduling and safety certifications of buses.
    • Responsible for record keeping of insurance, mileage, inventory, transponders, diesel use, plate sticker renewal and reports information to HSC and bus provider.
    • Able to effectively exchange maintenance information or problems with Dispatcher, Supervisors and Foremen at bus provider in a timely and complete manner.
    • Responsible for fueling the vans and toping up all fluids as necessary.
    • Performs check of daily vehicle report and reports any major issues to bus provider.
    • Assist with E-week and Telling Tales.
    • Performs minor mechanical repairs such as removing and replacing all electrical switches, complete light assemblies, replace and repair some mechanical parts.
    • Removes and replaces wiper blades during cold weather and replaces frozen washer nozzles and lines.
    • Monitor GPS Tracking for all buses.
    • Responsible for stocking the buses with EpiPens and other essential items at the start of the year and collecting at the end of the year.
    • Arrange summer work from bus provider and summer parking.
    • Act as a backup dispatcher or diver when necessary.
    • Confirming all vehicles are up and running during cold weather days, and if needed will take a bus to drivers in the event of a break down and waits for bus provider or tow truck to arrive.
    • For snow days arriving on Campus by 5:00 a.m. to assist in answering phones and clearing snow/ice from buses and assist with the moving of buses for plowing purpose.
    • Assist maintenance/grounds if required.
    • Other duties as assigned.
     
    The ideal candidate will possess a high school diploma, three years of experience that demonstrates knowledge of and ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance, possession of “BZ” license, clean abstract, strong customer service, excellent oral and written communication, ability to prioritize, manage time, and organize. This person should also have strong MS Office skills and some experience with associated software and systems (i.e. route navigation, database user interface and query, etc.).
     
    In return, Hillfield Strathallan College offers a positive working environment, competitive salaries, many professional development opportunities and a group benefits and pension plan. For more information, including application details, please visit our website at www.hsc.on.ca.     Interested candidates are asked to send a resume and cover letter through http://hsc.simplication.com/WLSBLogin.aspx by January 30, 2019.

    While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
    Pursuant to the accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act, if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Human Resources at kerrel@hsc.on.ca prior to the closing date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.
     
    All applicants are required to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check through their local police department.

Compensation and Benefits

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  • Compensation and Benefits

    The College offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including, but not limited to:

    • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Manulife Pension Plan
    • Long term disability
    • Life insurance
    • Medical & Dental Insurance
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Leave of absence sabbatical plan (4 over 5) for Faculty
    • Professional development opportunities
    • Leadership opportunities
    • Extended Parental Leave
    • Partial remuneration for continued graduate studies
    As well as a competitive compensation package, HSC offers:

    • Mentorship program for new faculty
    • Freedom and encouragement to pursue professional and personal growth opportunities
    • Small class sizes
    • Community atmosphere
    • Wellness program
    • Use of facilities and resources
    • Use of transportation system
    • Served lunches
    • Safe, clean and inviting environment
    • Active and supportive Parents’ Association, Alumni Association and Board of Governors
    • Many staff, student and family activities and events
    Pursuant to the accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act, if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Human Resources at kerrel@hsc.on.ca prior to the closing date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

    While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Located in Hamilton, ON, Hillfield Strathallan College is a Canadian independent, co-educational day school.
The academic program runs from Montessori Toddler and Pre-K to Grade 12.

Hillfield Strathallan College | 299 Fennell Avenue West | Hamilton, ON L9C 1G3 | 905-389-1367