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School: Sandy Lake Academy
Posted: November 20, 2019
Job Title: Elementary Grade 1-3 Teacher
Deadline: Until Filled
Description: This is a call to any professional Elementary Teacher who is looking for the opportunity to educate young minds within a Seventh-day Adventist Christian framework. Sandy Lake Academy is situated on 50 acres of lakefront property in the Halifax Regional Municipality, with historic Peggy’s cove and the lush Annapolis valley both under an hour’s drive away. This full-time position will primarily cover Grades 1-3 multi-grade classroom teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching content and completing formative and summative assessments in accordance with the Nova Scotia Provincial and NAD denominational curriculum. We are currently in the process of growing and improving both our technology and agricultural programs, so skills in these areas would be a great asset. Most importantly, we are seeking a professional with a Christ-centred educational philosophy who will uphold and further the mission of the SDA church and help our Academy family to live out our motto “Service Above Self”.

The ideal candidate will desire to place Jesus at the center of their classroom and is a faithful member of the SDA Church; will build positive relationships with students and parents; will possess impeccable classroom management skills and 21st Century technological skills; holds a valid Teacher Certificate, with an endorsement in Elementary Education; preferably holds a Masters degree; is a SDA denominationally certified teacher; has experience in working with young people in service and outreach programs; and faithfully believes in the mission and value of Adventist Education.

Please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, proof of degree(s)/certification(s), a written statement outlining your professional teaching philosophy and a listing of references to the contact listed, Maritime Conference Education Superintendent, Teresa Ferreira.
Contact: Teresa Ferreira
121 Salisbury Road
Moncton, NB E1E 1A6
Phone: (506) 609-1386
E-mail: teresa.ferreira@maritimesda.com

School: Sandy Lake Academy
Posted: November 20, 2019
Job Title: K-12 Music Educator
Deadline: Until Filled
Description: This is a call to any professional K-12 Music educator who is looking for the opportunity to educate young minds Position: Permanent, Full-time (40 hours/week)
Salary: $28.42/hour
Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Education: Bachelor’s level degree in education or equivalent; Master’s level degree or equivalent an asset
Certification: Nova Scotia Teaching Certificate (music specialty)
Perspective: Practicing member of the Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) Church; SDA certification an asset
Language: Speak, Read, Write – English

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions:
-Reporting to the Principal, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following in accordance with the Nova Scotia Provincial and North American Division SDA denominational curricula:
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of teaching subject and materials
-Demonstrate effective planning skills
-Demonstrate the ability to monitor student behavior
-Establish and maintain effective positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, children, families and the community
-Prepare lesson plans for presentation to students with the goal of instilling the love and appreciation of music as a discipline and enjoyment of life as consistent with Seventh-Day Adventist philosophy
-Prepare formative and summative assessments and provide constructive evaluative feedback to students
-Prepare, administer, and grade tests & assessments
-Prepare and implement remedial study activities as required
-Interact positively with students, both individually and in groups
-Attend all school functions
-Attend staff meetings, professional development training and parent teacher meetings as required
-Communicate classroom and school operation concerns with the principal and colleagues as needed
-Conduct oneself in accordance with school regulations and policies at all times
-Prepare students for higher education and vocation

Summary of Qualifications:
-Faithful member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church
-Demonstrated abilities in classroom management and technology
-Experience working with children and youth in community service and outreach programs
-Preference will be given to candidates that have training and experience in Adventist Education
-Expertise in agriculture would be considered an asset as the Academy is expanding the extra-curricular programs into this field.

Security and safety: Child abuse registry check; Medical exam; Immunization records; Criminal record/vulnerable sector check; First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, proof of degrees/certificates, written statement outlining professional teaching philosophy and references to:
Teresa Ferreira, Maritime Conference Superintendent:
Email: teresa.ferreira@maritimesda.com
Phone:(506) 609-1386
Mail: 121 Salisbury Road, Moncton, New Brunswick E1E 1A6
Contact: Teresa Ferreira
121 Salisbury Road
Moncton, NB E1E 1A6
Phone: (506) 609-1386
E-mail: teresa.ferreira@maritimesda.com