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MYP Performing Arts Teacher

Temporary, Full-time (Maternity Leave)

Mulgrave is one of Canada’s leading independent co-educational pre-K – 12 day schools, serving the North Shore of Vancouver. We are an established IB Continuum World School with a reputation for excellence and innovation. We are now seeking applicants for the role of MYP Performing Arts Teacher to start in August 2021. 

We are looking for a well-qualified and experienced Theatre/Performing Arts teacher to be a key member of our Performing Arts team. This individual will play a part in the further development of the performing arts (G6-10) curriculum, and will run/help to run school and divisional curricular and co-curricular theatre productions.

Duties and Responsibilities

Including but not limited to the following:

  • To team teach the IB MYP Performing Arts course with other performing arts teachers.
  • Teach theatre related courses in the Middle School elective programme 
  • Plan, direct, produce a Middle School co-curricular production which engages and inspires students and cultivates a strong sense of community.
  • To be responsible for developing a vibrant theatre programme based on the public performance of curricular and co-curricular work in the middle school. 
  • Create a supportive learning environment for students that incorporates technology, and encourages inquiry.
  • Utilize a variety of effective teaching, classroom management and assessment practices in support of student achievement.  
  • Experience and knowledge of many theatre genres, including practitioners and styles from around the world.
  • Document students’ performance, providing feedback and advice outside of class, practice and rehearsal times.
  • Maintain effective communication with parents, colleagues, students and various school leaders.

Ideal Qualities of the person that we are looking for:

  • An ability to connect with, and inspire students to outstanding levels of achievement and performance, in theatre, drama and the performing arts.
  • A deep understanding of, and passion for, drama, along with some technical expertise.
  • A grounding in academic Drama/Theatre theory in order to deliver the IB Theatre curriculum.
  • Current experience of the IB MYP program and a commitment to the IB philosophy.
  • A team player who can relate well to colleagues and inspire other adults in our community to get involved in the theatre programme.
  • An ability to combine the performing arts disciplines to create unique integrated performing arts experiences.
  • An ability to manage the time demands of an extensive performance and rehearsal schedule.
  • Ideally connections with international theatre associations such as ISTA would be helpful.
  • You must be a trained teacher with a bachelor’s degree, with eligibility to teach in British Columbia and live in Canada.


  • Canadian residency or be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Valid BC teaching certificate.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a specialization or focus in theatre.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the International Baccalaureate programmes.
  • Experience teaching in a technology-rich environment.
  • Fluent communication skills in English, both oral and written.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • A warm, caring professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills.

Please visit our website at for further information about our School and detailed job description.

Resumes should be submitted through by March 7, 2021. Given the location of the school, applicants must provide their own transportation.

We thank all interested parties. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.