Heritage International School requires a Canadian certified Counsellor/Humanities (High School English Language Arts and Social Studies) teacher for the 2017-18 school year.

Experience as a counsellor in a Canadian school is required.

Start date is end of August, 2017.

The counsellor position is for JK to Grade 12 and the Humanities teaching would focus on 9-12 English and Social Studies and may at times include grade 7 and 8 English and S.S. The daily schedule would include 2 periods Counselling, 1 period teaching and 1 period preparation time. JK-Grade 6 counselling would focus on character education and social skills development. Grades 7-12 would focus on transitioning students to middle school and to high school, course selections and university preparation.

Heritage International School is a well-established, private (Manitoba) international school, located on a modern campus in beautiful 6th of October City, near Cairo, Egypt.  The school uses the Manitoba curriculum for all grades. 6th of October City has a population of 500,000 about an hour from downtown Cairo. The school has a teaching staff of 45 Canadian teachers and principals.

With 600 students including 200 in the high school (9-12), Heritage International School seeks to thoroughly prepare a new generation of Egyptians for the challenges of a university career as well as life beyond the classroom.

Teachers should be energetic, adaptable, enthusiastic classroom leaders with a sense of humour and have a draw to an active school life in a vibrant and exciting city overseas.  

Applicants must be Canadian citizens, have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the required subjects as well as a Bachelor or Master of Education from a Canadian university and hold a valid teaching certificate from a Canadian province.

Heritage International School offers its teaching staff:

* Competitive tax-free Salary in USD on a grid based on experience

* A rent free, furnished, spacious apartment in 6th of October City within a 5-10 minute walk to the school or driven to and from the school by staff van

* Annual return flight from home city in Canada to Cairo

* Annual performance/pension bonus

*Two year contracts (renewable with one year options with signing bonus)

* International health insurance

* Free tuition for dependent children

* July & August as well as other Canadian holidays/vacations (paid)

* Lots of holidays including all Canadian holidays and Egyptian holidays

* Transportation to and from school

* Small class sizes- (maximum is 22 students per class)

* Same school day and year as in Canada

* Work with fantastic and experienced Canadian teachers and principals

Qualified and certified teachers may review the School’s as well as the School’s YouTube channel.

Please email your resume (on Word) with:

-       full contact information including current address, all telephone numbers and Skype ID

-       a small head photo attached to the top right hand corner of the top page of your resume

-       a cover letter

-       three letters of reference (on pdf)

-       copy of Canadian teaching certificate

To our agent and consultant, Mr. Errol Harris, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at



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