Elementary Teacher

Salary/Wages Competitive to other private school teachers’ salary
Type: Full Time
Location: Balls Creek Campus
Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (ideally - B.Ed and/or pertinent theological education)
Experience Required: Previous teaching experience an asset
Closing Date: 2021-05-31 5:00PM


Elementary Teacher - Munro Academy Munro Academy is a growing independent non-profit day school offering positively life changing Christian education for Pre-Primary to Grade 12 Students.

The Elementary Teacher creatively and compassionately teaches Bible, Math, Language Arts, Science, History/Geography and provides loving home-room teacher leadership for a multigrade (Grades 3-4) classroom. This position involves daily direct contact teaching from 9:15 AM to 3 PM, daily staff meetings and additional classroom preparation. In addition, students participate in weekly gym and bi-weekly fine arts courses; some of these content areas may be facilitated by other teachers. As part of a vibrant teaching team, the Elementary Teacher is responsible to the Principal and is hired by the Principal and Board. 

Preparing and teaching daily classes in:
    • Bible
    • Language Arts
    • Math
    • Science
    • History/Geography
  • Ongoing communication with parents, including contact before/after school, e-mails, sending home notes and parent teacher conferences
  • Participation in school community life, potential leadership in extracurricular clubs and other potential volunteer opportunities
  • Regular assessment and continuing education
Qualifications the ideal candidate will demonstrate:
  • Passion for providing positively life-changing education for Cape Breton students through integrating the Bible and the person of Jesus into quality education
  • Love of students!
  • Bachelor’s degree (ideally - B.Ed and/or pertinent theological education)
  • Active involvement in a local church/parish
  • Ability to contribute to unity in Christ’s body in teaching as a member of staff representing the breadth and wealth of Cape Breton’s denominations
  • Commitment to Munro Academy’s community vision as outlined in Student/Parent Handbook
  • Successful completion of required criminal/abuse registry checks
  • Demonstrated positive classroom management abilities for this age-group
  • Competency in Music is an asset (not required)
  • Making a formational difference in the lives of Cape Breton students at this pivotal age!
  • Salary: competitive to other private school teachers’ salary
  • Health/Life, etc. benefits package available (50/50 copay)
  • Up to $1000/year continuing education for post-bachelor’s studies (to be approved by principal)
  • Usage of school owned laptop computer

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Principal Pastor Stephen Fenton - employment@munroacademy.org. Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted.

Only successful candidates will be notified.