Current Openings

We welcome your interest in NYA. If you would like to be considered for a position, please view our openings below. If you do not see a current opening, we also welcome applications submitted via email to Human Resources. Please contact us about becoming part of our dynamic team!  We are always looking for dedicated and committed progressive educators!

Applications from qualified teachers are accepted at any time, but applications are most successful between December and September. At NYA, recruiting is often a year-round process.

Please note that during the application process you will be asked to complete and submit the following documents:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts and copies of administrative and or teaching certificates (if relevant to position)
  • Recent photograph
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Current Openings


The purpose of this job is to lead and facilitate student’s learning and success through creative use of progressive learning and development methodology delivered in line with the vision, mission and values of NYA.

Curriculum plan and design

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of various teaching methodologies and progressive methods of teaching appropriate to the grade assigned.
  • Adopt a consistent collaborative focus on improving student’s learning outcomes through the modelling of best teaching practice.
  • Participate in developing a common understanding of the pedagogy and curriculum, learning goals and strategies and adopt the most appropriate research-based teaching practice at NYA. Preparing the planners and uploading it on Atlas Rubicon.
  • Lead the session delivery to ensure the delivery of appropriate, comprehensive, innovative and high -quality pedagogy.
  • Be familiar with, and adhere to, all requirements for external and internal quality standards requirements and accreditations like IB and WACS.
  • Effectively use digital platforms for teaching delivery. Modulate the resources, methods and teaching aids to be used in digitally conducted sessions.

Student’s success

  • Demonstrate deep understanding of foundational concepts of child’s overall development and cognitive abilities.
  • Connect with student’s and demonstrate genuine concern and care for their development
  • Adopt methods to trigger curiosity and passion for learning and self-development.
  • Conduct the class that encourages self-discipline while maintaining healthy discussion and collaboration amongst students.
  • Assist students in setting realistic goals for themselves in line with their abilities and interests. Encourage students in pursuing their passion by connecting them to right resources and opportunities.
  • Connect regularly with the parents and carry out constructive conversations about the students. Mutually agree on the development plan of the students. Take ownership in preparing and circulating the Progress card and Report cards.
  • Be consistent with the overall learning philosophy and practices of NYA

Class management and delivery

  • Demonstrate expertise in usage of various learning technique appropriate for the concept, learning goals and teaching philosophy.
  • Engage with all students in the grade and encourage participation from them in class activities
  • Communicate clearly the concepts and execute the learning methodologies planned for the session.
  • Set clear expectations from students on the tasks to be completed to gain deeper understanding of the concepts covered.
  • Integrate the concepts the with larger learning goals of the academic year as well as those covered in the past. Show linkage with the future and practical applications of the concepts (where applicable)

Accreditations and extra-curricular activities

  • Take active part in planning and executing extra-curricular activities in line with the academic calendar
  • Lead the concept design, coordinate with various NYA departments, and support the execution of events at NYA
  • Maintain all evidence and documents related to IB and WASC. Assist in the completion of accreditation requirements.

Professional development

  • Continuously dialogue with fellow teachers on the usage of learning methods and pedagogy.
  • Identify areas of self-development through reflection and discussions with Coordinator. Take active part in discussing the periodic formative observations
  • Be curious in learning about progressive methods of teaching and carry out research to update self in those techniques.
  • Experiment with new teaching methods appropriate for the concepts covered.
  • Identify training and professional development areas and resources.

Key Accountabilities – Display (Competencies)

  • Child learning process
  • Teaching methodologies
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Instructional design
  • Digital literacy
  • Coaching and mentoring

Key Accountabilities – Deliver (KPIs)

  • Student’s success metrics
  • Professional conduct like on-time attendance, communication and adherence to NYA Code of Conduct

Provide special education students with learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Develop curricula and prepare lessons and instructional materials.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
  • Demonstrated competency in the subject area(s) assigned
  • Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area
  • IB Experience Mandatory.

Developing lesson plans and curricula.

Providing conversational classes where pronunciation and important words and phrases are taught.

Conducting research on teaching methods, materials, and language games that can be used in class.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Spanish Language, Literature, or an equivalent may be required.
  • Proven written and verbal proficiency in Spanish.
  • A teaching certificate or license may be required.
  • IB Experience Mandatory.

A physical education teacher engages students in physical activity during their school day. Physical athletic activity is a main focus of P.E. classes, as well as educating students in exercise regimens, nutrition and weight control programs.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s in physical education.
  • Minimum of 3years’ teaching experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to set and mark examination papers.
  • IB Experience Mandatory.

We are searching for a nurturing Toddler Teacher to ensure that the basic and educational needs of our students of age 9 months to 18 months are met.

You will be required to prepare and deliver classroom activities, communicate with staff and parents.

Candidate Profile:

  • Prior experience working with young children, preferably within a similar setting.
  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 70 pounds.
  • Warm, approachable disposition.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • IB Experience Mandatory.

Music Teacher should create an enjoyable learning environment to inspire young minds and help them grow in appreciation of music.

Skilled in playing musical instruments, plan concerts for student participation and creating after school music clubs.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ teaching experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to set and mark examination papers.
  • IB Experience Mandatory.

Planning and presenting lessons to facilitate students’ understanding and application of mathematical concepts;

Preparing and distributing learning material;

Sourcing the resources and supplies needed for lessons;

Documenting and reporting.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education with a specialization in Mathematics, or equivalent.
  • Experience as a Math Teacher.
  • Thorough understanding of best practices in teaching.
  • Organized, flexible disposition.
  • IB Experience Mandatory.

Assessing the students and developing lesson plans and curricula.

Pronouncing words and phrases and explaining their meanings to students.

Using both in-class activities and online resources and platforms to create a blended learning environment.

Candidate Profile 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in French Language or Literature.
  • Degree in Education or a teaching certificate may be required.
  • Proven proficiency in oral and written French.
  • IB Experience Mandatory.

Deliver the ELA curriculum, guided reading, integrated writing and vocabulary instruction; Collaborate with the Academic Team to improve lesson plans and instructional materials; Develop and provide materials for teachers; Common Core State Standards. 

Candidate profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English and Education.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a teaching role.
  • Must be a First language English speaker.
  • The ability to compile lesson plans efficiently.
  • Computer Skills.
  • IB Experience Mandatory.

The PYP Coordinator is a key and senior member of staff who works closely with all members of the primary team; academy administrators, programme coordinators, lead teachers, and co teachers to coordinate, lead and ensure effective curriculum planning and recording.

The PYP coordinator is a member of the Pedagogical leadership team. The PYP coordinator is supervised by the Principal of the school. The PYP coordinator does not have supervisory authority over any employee, though may be asked to participate in the appraisal process from a curriculum and programme point of view. The PYP coordinator collaboratively works with the BODs, the Principal, and all Teachers and Administration staff.

PYP Coordinator diligently working with administration officials to enhance student learning through effective instructional support. Adept at planning and executing developmental programs. Committed to effective coordination to ensure the effective application of educational resources.

Interfaces with: PYP students, teachers, parents, senior leaders, finance department, IBO, BC Association of IB World Schools

PYP Coordinator Job Summary:

The PYP coordinator together with the Principal will be responsible for the pedagogical leadership within the school. Also, she will prove her versatile teaching ability.

A commitment to collaborative planning is central to the philosophy of the PYP. The PYP coordinator has a crucial role in this process and will take responsibility for ensuring that pedagogical and curriculum aspects are discussed; information is disseminated, and the programme is planned, taught and assessed collaboratively.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Together with all the members of the Pedagogical Leadership and school‘s management team, the PYP coordinator will be involved and responsible for the development and whole- school implementation and organization of the programme.
  • Besides maintaining contact with the Principal and the BOD, the PYP coordinator should communicate and collaborate directly with all members of the teaching team and be involved in whole-school planning, as well as in-school and out-school professional development.
  • Maintain and implement Regulatory & Quality Frameworks – Early Years Learning Framework – EYLF.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of quality educational programs.
  • Lead the promotion of health and safety of all staff and children
  • Lead the unit to build positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • Lead the effective administration and management of the School.
  • Monitor the allocation and enrolment of children in the services within the preschool
  • Represent preschool services at relevant forums or groups.
  • Develop and implement efficient and effective administrative systems.
  • Attend correspondence and general enquiries as appropriate units.
  • Develop strategies to ensure forward planning, evaluation and review of the service.
  • Ensure all aspects of the preschool program are inclusive and equitable for all students.

Staff Management and Development:

  • Provide leadership, motivate and encourage staff to perform their responsibilities effectively and efficiently.
  • Develop an effective team, encouraging team participation in problem solving and developing improvement in operational practices.
  • Participate in the orientation, recruitment and selection of staff.
  • Support the professional development of staff.
  • Ensure services are adequately staffed in accordance with required ratios at all times.

Financial Management:

  • Participate in the development of the budgets within the preschool unit. Monitor the adopted budgets and advise the Early Years Learning & Development Service Manager of existing or anticipated variations.
  • Prepare relevant budget reports and financial statements for the School.


  • Ensures that copies of IBO publications pertaining to the PYP section of the school are available to all staff members.
  • Establishes and maintains a record of completed planners.
  • Publishes the school’s programme of inquiry.
  • Leads the process of developing or reviewing the school’s scope and sequence documents.
  • Ensures that essential agreements are formulated for assessment and for teaching and learning language.
  • Participates in the formation of the school’s strategic development plan.
  • Observes teaching, learning and assessing and collects all necessary information considering the status and changes of the programme.

Professional Development:

  • Encourages teachers to collaborate and to develop their professional skills.
  • Ensures that staff members are made aware of professional development (online or face-to face) opportunities.
  • Makes recommendations regarding professional development opportunities on and off the school.
  • Keeps a record of workshop attendance and school visits to ensure equality of opportunity and identify ongoing needs.
  • Assists teams or individuals in developing units of inquiry.

Resource Management:

  • Makes recommendations for the purchase of suitable resources to support the implementation of the programme.
  • Establishes an inventory of resources to facilitate efficient management.


  • Consults teachers about different questions concerning their daily schedules.
  • Works collaboratively with parents, education specialists and other organizations.
  • Sets up systems for communication and collaboration among all staff members involved in implementing the programme.
  • Attends weekly grade planning meetings.
  • Attends meetings with parents so that they have some understanding of the goals of the School.
  • Publishes articles pertaining to the programme in the school newsletter.
  • Circulates all relevant information received from the Principal.
  • Prepares and submit any documentation required for authorization and evaluation.
  • Ensures that all school members are familiar with the requirements of the Aero Standards & IBO concerning the implementation of the programmes and that those requirements are adhered to.
  • Responds to requests for information (for example, questionnaires) from the IBO.
  • Provides a liaison between the school and the IBO.

Preferred Attributes:

  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Strong organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team


  • Valid Teaching Certificate
  • 5+ years of successful IB teaching experience (preferred)

All other terms of employment not covered in this job description are outlined in the teaching job

description, and the Employment Contract.

Application process:

All applicants should submit a current CV/résume and cover letter to