TEACHING FACULTY

Enjoy a challenging & rewarding journey

We value diversity and teachers need to be culturally sensitive and demonstrate a high level of compassion and flexibility. Many of our students are boarding on-site and some of our sports, arts and outdoor programs take place in later afternoons and Saturdays to offer the best opportunities for student engagement. We adopt a student-centred approach inside and outside of classroom. Teachers need to work with a team of school counsellors and youth advisors to provide a rich curricular and co-curricular program, guiding and supporting students and in regular contact with parents.

Positions available for September 2017:

3 English/ESL Teacher

Bodwell High School is a Grade 8-12 independent school in North Vancouver serving 600 students from Canada and 40 other countries. We value diversity and teachers need to be culturally sensitive and demonstrate a high level of compassion and flexibility to teach in an ethnically diverse classroom. Experience teaching ELLs is an advantage since the majority of our students are international students and new immigrant children. We adopt a student-centred approach inside and outside of the classroom. Teachers need to communicate and work closely with the team of nine multi-lingual school counsellors.

Bodwell has a trimester calendar with 9 weeks of term break in December, April, and August. Please check our website www.bodwell.edu for detail school calendar.

All applicants must be B.C. certified with a minimum of Bachelor degree in Education or PDP, indicating teachable subject(s). Deadline for application is Sunday, July 2, 2017. Please upload or email a cover letter, resume, and three references to the Principal, Ms. Cathy Lee at cathylee@bodwell.edu. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

1 Math Teacher

Bodwell High School is a Grade 8-12 independent school in North Vancouver serving 600 students from Canada and 40 other countries. We value diversity and teachers need to be culturally sensitive and demonstrate a high level of compassion and flexibility to teach in an ethnically diverse classroom. Experience teaching ELLs is an advantage since the majority of our students are international students and new immigrant children. We adopt a student-centred approach inside and outside of the classroom. Teachers need to communicate and work closely with the team of nine multi-lingual school counsellors.

Bodwell has a trimester calendar with 9 weeks of term break in December, April, and August. Please check our website www.bodwell.edu for detail school calendar.

All applicants must be B.C. certified with a minimum of Bachelor degree in Education or PDP, indicating teachable subject(s). Deadline for application is Sunday, July 2, 2017. Please upload or email a cover letter, resume, and three references to the Principal, Ms. Cathy Lee at cathylee@bodwell.edu. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

1 Senior Chemistry Teacher

Bodwell High School is a Grade 8-12 independent school in North Vancouver serving 600 students from Canada and 40 other countries. We value diversity and teachers need to be culturally sensitive and demonstrate a high level of compassion and flexibility to teach in an ethnically diverse classroom. Experience teaching ELLs is an advantage since the majority of our students are international students and new immigrant children. We adopt a student-centred approach inside and outside of the classroom. Teachers need to communicate and work closely with the team of nine multi-lingual school counsellors.

Bodwell has a trimester calendar with 9 weeks of term break in December, April, and August. Please check our website www.bodwell.edu for detail school calendar.

All applicants must be B.C. certified with a minimum of Bachelor degree in Education or PDP, indicating teachable subject(s). Deadline for application is Sunday, July 2, 2017. Please upload or email a cover letter, resume, and three references to the Principal, Ms. Cathy Lee at cathylee@bodwell.edu. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

1 PE Teacher

Bodwell High School is a Grade 8-12 independent school in North Vancouver serving 600 students from Canada and 40 other countries. We value diversity and teachers need to be culturally sensitive and demonstrate a high level of compassion and flexibility to teach in an ethnically diverse classroom. Experience teaching ELLs is an advantage since the majority of our students are international students and new immigrant children. We adopt a student-centred approach inside and outside of the classroom. Teachers need to communicate and work closely with the team of nine multi-lingual school counsellors.

Bodwell has a trimester calendar with 9 weeks of term break in December, April, and August. Please check our website www.bodwell.edu for detail school calendar.

All applicants must be B.C. certified with a minimum of Bachelor degree in Education or PDP, indicating teachable subject(s). Deadline for application is Sunday, July 2, 2017. Please upload or email a cover letter, resume, and three references to the Principal, Ms. Cathy Lee at cathylee@bodwell.edu. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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BOARDING ADVISORS

Be a mentor and role model

Boarding at Bodwell is not just room and board for its students.  It is a partner of Bodwell's academic program, designed to engage students beyond the classroom. Life skills, physical activity, and social interaction are vital for balanced, healthy student life.  Youth advisors are essential facilitators for this balance, by mentoring students and participating with them in a range of activities meant to challenge students to reach their highest potential.

High School Boarding Youth Advisor

High School Boarding Youth Advisor
P/T (North Vancouver)

We are recruiting candidates for a part-time Youth Advisor position working as a key adult long-term mentor to a group of 40-45 students for our dynamic boarding team to begin January 2017.

The successful candidate should be fluent in English, have a university degree or equivalent educational experiences/certifications, possess skills and experience in working with adolescents, have demonstrated capability of handling emergencies -- and should love to have fun with teens!

Candidates must be positive role models in their own daily habits and life outlook. Backgrounds in youth guidance and counselling, life skill mentorship, outdoors training, youth leadership, teaching, coaching, tutoring, and health care are assets. Overseas and multicultural experiences are very helpful to the job.

Bodwell High School, a private boarding school founded in 1991 and located at the waterfront of North Vancouver, offers grades 8-12 to students from over 30 countries. Our Boarding Program offers a week-round youth development program for 300+ on-site boarders. Candidates should review our program website.

For Part-Time Applicants:  This person works a minimum of 3 evening shifts a week (typically Saturday, Sunday and one/two other shifts 4pm-12am), on a fixed or semi-rotating schedule with meals included.

Interested candidates may submit applications below. Applications must include a complete resume and a cover letter describing your motivation to apply, personal strengths, and experience with teens.

Please also provide 3 reference persons with a description of relationship to you, telephone number, and email address. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

If you are having trouble with the upload function, please email in your resume and cover letter to boarding@bodwell.edu with title 'Application - High School Boarding Youth Advisor'

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STUDENT COUNSELLORS

Supporting students on their unique paths

Being away from home and adjusting to a new environment, in addition to keeping up with the rigours of academic life can be a lot to handle.  Bodwell's school counsellors are there to provide guidance and to be an attentive listener to students.  Our counselling staff hail from different areas of the world, speak the languages of our international student body, and understand their cultural contexts.

Farsi/English Bilingual Counsellor

We are looking for a Farsi-English bilingual counsellor to join a team of 8 full-time counsellors. The position will become available in July 2017 or earlier.

The primary duties are to:

- Offer academic and social-personal guidance and support to students and act as an intermediary between the school and parents

- Engage students to be an active learner in both school and boarding programs

- Collaborate with teachers, advisors, coaches and administrators

- Answer inquiries regarding student admissions

The successful candidate must:

- Be fluent in English and Farsi in both verbal and written forms

- Possess a degree in a relevant field such as education, counselling and social work

- can work professionally, independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

- Hold values such as kindness, empathy and honesty

- Have a passion for working with youth and exhibit excellent communication skills

- Be comfortable with Microsoft programs and social media applications

It would be an asset if the candidate:

- Is familiar with the BC K-12 system and post-secondary admissions

- Has had experience working with high school students, or in other youth services

Interested candidates may submit applications to jobs@bodwell.edu with a subject line of Farsi-English Bilingual Counsellor, on or before May 22nd, 2017.   Applications must include a complete resume and a cover letter describing your motivation to apply, personal strengths, and experience with adolescents. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview and will then be required to provide professional and personal references.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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ADMINISTRATORS

Participate in a vibrant community

Whether it be in the front office or the back, administrators are the operational life's blood of running an international school.  With so many diverse contexts and requirements, Bodwell's administrators need to be organized, efficient, and focused.  Good administration means less headaches for students and parents, and more concentration on fulfilling a great academic and cultural education.

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MARKETING STAFF

Carrying the message of Bodwell forward

Bodwell needs dedicated professionals to help spread the message and the reputation of Bodwell around the world.  Bodwell's marketing professionals travel the world using a variety of tools and venues to talk to interested parents, students, and educational professionals about the Bodwell advantage.  Our marketers come from diverse backgrounds, and like our counsellors, speak more than one language, allowing for clear communication in their respective markets.

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FACILITIES STAFF

Making things work for everyone

Bodwell's world class facilities always need qualified personnel to keep them clean and available to students, faculty and personnel, and guests.  Facilities personnel can vary widely in their responsibilities, be it building maintenance, food services, housekeeping, and transportation.  All facilities personnel are held to the highest standards of service and are dedicated to creating and maintaining a comfortable, safe environment for everyone who passes through Bodwell's doors.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Experience a dynamic workplace

For students to succeed in their current and future circumstances, technology factors in as a critical component.  Bodwell's IT team has a mixture of different skills and talents that bring a lot of value to the school community.  From making sure the technology in the classrooms runs smoothly to providing direction in how to use different technologies, the IT team is committed to empowering students and faculty with the tools they need for success.

IT Manager - Operations, Network & Systems Administrator

JOB CLASSIFICATION

Network and Systems Administration

JOB SUMMARY

The IT Manager Operations is responsible for managing school-wide telecommunication networks and computer systems, server administration, information security and risk management, and lifecycle management of IT assets including end user computers, infrastructure network and system equipment, and software licenses. The incumbent also provides technical and operational support to end users via service desk. This is an essential role for continued running of IT operations, to prevent problems and to improve systems’ performance, ensuring high availability of all critical systems and network infrastructure and maintain a high level of security and performance controls. This position must be available and willing to work outside scheduled hours in emergencies.

CORE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Network and Systems Administration

- Responsible for managing the operation of all IT infrastructure systems, servers, and network equipment

- Act as a lead in the design and implementation of IT infrastructure systems, providing highly skilled technical expertise in systems analysis, network planning, engineering and architecture design

- Install, configure, test, maintain and upgrade operating systems and hardware including various system servers, switches, routers, desktop products, cables, wireless equipment, surveillance cameras and IP phones

- Design and implement customization of system environment to meet the needs and improve the overall performance of the system. Support and work collaboratively with the application system development team.

- Monitor network traffic, diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems.

- Responsible for standardization of operating procedures, develop technical standards, security protocols and group policies

- Create and update documentation for technical architecture, system operating manuals, system administration processes and procedures

- Assist Service Desk team with troubleshooting and resolving escalated issues

- Work with external vendors and service providers to troubleshoot issues which can not be resolved in-house

2. Information Security and Risk Management

- Responsible for protecting computers, networks, systems and data against threats, ensuring integrity, accuracy, access and security of all system hardware and operating systems

- Manage user accounts, user groups, machine accounts and group policies in the Active Directory

- Maintain the firewalls, email and internet security

- Evaluate the effectiveness of existing security measures, such as firewalls, password policies and intrusion-detection systems.

- Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures, establish and enforce security policies

- Contribute to the creation and design of the disaster recovery plan and other strategic initiatives, develop contingency plans to deal with emergencies

- Ensure that all distributed systems have proper backup and recovery solutions implemented

3. IT Asset Management

- Responsible for lifecycle management of school’s IT assets from requisition through retirement; tracking and managing all IT hardware and software inventory stock and license information

- Create and manage standard images of endpoint computers

- Manage the deployment of standard images and new software updates to network clients such as staff/student laptops, office desktops and other endpoint devices installed at school facilities

- Formulate and implement processes and procedures for tracking and analyzing inventory data, conduct and report hardware asset reconciliation activities on a timely basis

- Ensure all serial numbers and ID tags are entered into asset/inventory management system and ensure information is up-to-date, accurate, and auditable

- Manage vendor relations and performance, monitor contractual agreements and service levels

4. Other Duties and Projects

- Participate in various projects to continually improve/upgrade school’s IT infrastructure and operations

- Serve as project lead in the deployment of infrastructure upgrades, and new service planning and rollout

- May be required to work shift rotations, provide after regular school hours support as necessary as well as respond to pager/mobile phone during regular school hours.

IMPACT/CONTACTS

Impact

- This position is expected to perform at manager level of technical proficiency providing IT services to staff and student end users. Consequences of error could translate to prolonged downtimes of mission critical applications at the individual, departmental or workgroup level.

Contacts

- Reports to the Director of IT. Works independently or as part of a team to achieve results. Normally performs regular assignments using own judgment and following school’s policy, while keeping supervisor informed as necessary. May supervise staff members within the IT operations scope or team members on a project basis. This position requires contact with external hardware/software/system vendors and service providers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Work Experience

- A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or equivalent formal training, work experience and certificates.

- A minimum of 6 years of work experience in IT including 4+ years in network/systems/infrastructure management, 2+ years of information security and risk management, 2+ years of IT asset management or service desk support.

- Following professional certifications considered asset; Microsoft (MCSA/MCSE in IT Infrastructure/Windows/Windows Server/Cloud Platform), Cisco (CCNA/CCNP), Brocade (BNA), VMware (VCP/VCAP), ITIL (Foundation in IT Service Management)

Strong Technical Knowledge and Skills in;

- Network Technologies (Firewall/LAN/VLAN/WAN/Wireless/VPN/VoIP)

- Firewall, Endpoint Protection (SOPHOS SG UTM)

- Network Storage (Dell), Network Switches (Brocade BNA)

- Server Virtualization (VMware vSphere 5.5+)

- Server Systems (Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016, PowerShell/Active Directory/DNS/DHCP/Group Policy/IIS)

- Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions

- Information Security, Risk Management

- IT Asset Lifecycle Management (HW/SW, install/configure/update/repair/inventory)

- Workstations and End Devices (Windows 8.1/10, Office 2016, various PC applications)

- Endpoint Systems Management/Deployment (KACE K1000/K2000)

- Cloud Platforms (Azure or AWS), SQL Server, Office 365 Admin, Exchange, SharePoint

Nice-to-Have Skills & Experience

- Video Surveillance & Access Control (Avigilon), VoIP Phones (TOSHIBA), PA Systems, HVAC Systems

- System implementation project experience in full development life cycle

Soft Skills and Job Competencies

- Strong problem solving and analytical skills for diagnosis and troubleshooting, seeks root causes, develops and implements practical and timely solutions.

- Result-oriented, establishes clear and specific goals, focusing efforts on achieving quality results

- Accountable and reliable, takes appropriate actions to ensure obligations are met.

- Good communication skills clearly and effectively transmit technical concepts and ideas orally and in writing.

- Demonstrates attention to detail and accuracy, meticulous and quality-oriented. Structured, defines and organises tasks, responsibilities, and priorities.

- Highly motivated, voluntarily takes the first steps to identify and address existing and potential obstacles, issues, and opportunities.

- Quick understanding and learning skills, keep up with industry trends and emerging technologies, invest in personal and professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your updated resume clearly indicating the required skills to jobs.it@bodwell.edu, caption ‘IT Manager - Operations’ in the subject. Please include any projects, assignments or personal achievements that display your capabilities to meet the requirements. We thank all applicants and please note only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Information Technology: 6 years
  • Network and Systems Administration: 2 years
  • Desktop User Support: 2 years
  • IT Asset Management: 2 years

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