CAREERS

Thank you for your interest in a career with Headwaters Academy. 

 Headwaters Academy seeks to hire inspirational teachers dedicated to leading at the cutting edge of education and ensuring student success.  Our classrooms are multi-age by design.  Candidates must be comfortable working in a multi-age setting that places students first.  Candidates should also be comfortable working beyond and outside the standard classroom on a regular basis and show demonstrated experience and success in this area. 

Interested applicants may send resumes and cover letters to info@headwatersacademy.ca.  Be sure in your covering letter to highlight your professional growth and how your experience will be an asset to Headwaters Academy’s students.  You should also explain how your vision of education is in alignment with Headwaters Academy’s philosophies and dedication to student excellence. 

 

 

CURRENT VACANCIES

Headwaters Academy engages students with an exceptional outdoor, environmental and entrepreneurial education using authentic project-based curriculum that focuses on learning to adapt and thrive within their local and global world.
 

Headwaters Academy is hiring for the following teaching positions and internships:

 

Full Time Teachers

Headwaters Academy is currently recruiting for a 0.8 – 1.0 position for September 2021.  The ideal teaching candidate is:

  • positive with a daily smile
  • energetic
  • willing to work above and beyond the traditional expectations of a teacher. 
  • Able to teach across a wide-range of grade levels.

The ideal candidate has:

  • demonstrable experience utilizing the real world as a lens for learning.
  • a definite appreciation for constant change and the dynamism of teaching in ways that meet student needs, as opposed to making students learn in ways that meet our needs.
  • outdoor education experience

 

 

Interns – Fall 2021

Our interns have gone on to full time careers in education and education related fields.  We welcome new applicants for the coming school year.

Headwaters Academy is a one-of-a-kind school situated on the grounds of Campfire Bible Camp near Markdale, Ontario.  We are a school that was built by asking ‘how do children learn best?’ and implementing only programs that are supported by the answer to that question.

In order to apply for this opportunity send a resume and cover letter to info@headwatersacademy.ca

Be sure that your cover letter demonstrates that you have taken the time to research our Academy via the website and our Facebook page and have some understanding of our unique philosophy and approach to education.

MAYBE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CHILD WHO PLAYS IN THE RAIN AND ONE WHO DOESN’T IS THAT THE LATTER HAS BEEN TAUGHT TO AVOID THE RAIN?