Westboro Academy (https://westboroacademy.com/) is a bilingual independent K-8 school in Ottawa, in search of a part-time art or design teacher to start on 3rd January 2021. The successful applicant will be expected to teach weekly art classes in French or English to students from grade 1 to grade 8.


The Art/Design Teacher will be a forward-thinking teacher who is well versed in a student-centred approach to teaching and learning:

Create and document design/art lessons

Where applicable, embed the use of technology in art and design

Promote a passion and skill set of art and design thinking throughout the school

Adapt lessons to the needed teaching model. This may vary from face-to-face lessons to a distance learning model utilizing both synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning engagements.


It is expected that candidates for this position will be highly qualified educators.

Education / Certification / Experience:

Hold the relevant credential in visual arts and/or teaching

Minimum of two years experience in a related field

Expertise in Design and/or Art

Personal Qualifications:

Strong organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills – specifically an effective ability to communicate to students, colleagues and parents, as well as the ability to develop strong relationships with these groups

Willingness and ability to promote high standards (personal, academic, and creative) within the school

Ability to quickly adapt teaching approaches based on external factors (i.e. distance learning model)

Ideally bilingual (French/English)

This position is for two days a week. Applicants can submit their resumes and cover letter to Elyane Ruel at careers@westboroacademy.com before Friday, November 19, 2021. Please note that we will begin reviewing applications as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint an applicant at any stage.

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Westboro Academy
Posting Date:
10/26/2021 9:56:38 AM
Ottawa, Ontario