Virtual High School (VHS) provides online high school courses to students in Ontario and around the world. We have grown to be one of the largest private high schools issuing Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) credits in Canada. We strive to be a leader in online education; our mission is to provide the best learning experience for our students, with a flexible learning environment and the capacity of technology to connect our students with quality education. VHS also operates Virtual Elementary School (VES), a private, non-inspected elementary school recognized by the Ministry of Education in Ontario.
VHS is located in Bayfield, Ontario, a picturesque heritage village along the eastern shore of Lake Huron. Bayfield offers scenic views and natural beauty, in addition to beautiful beaches and the Bayfield River. With gourmet dining, art galleries, and shops along historic Main Street, VHS is in the middle of a village with cultural appeal and charm.
Working at VHS
We make every effort to provide a collaborative, creative, and energetic work environment for our employees. Our team of department heads, administrators, and developers all work at our office in Bayfield, Ontario. We offer competitive compensation, flexible work hours, an open-architecture workspace (rather than cubicles), relaxed dress code, fitness benefits, and a dog-friendly office. Most importantly, you will be part of a talented and committed team creating high-end products and providing exceptional customer service to all of our students.
Teaching at VHS
In addition to our in-house staff, VHS has a team of highly talented teachers. Our teachers all work remotely to provide support to our worldwide student body. Teaching roles at VHS are flexible and can fit into any schedule. Teachers work with VHS to set appropriate course enrolment numbers and can decide when and how they log in each day. VHS has specific expectations for teacher communication and feedback to ensure we provide the best support to our students, and our team of department heads is there to support teachers every step of the way.
Virtual High School is always accepting resumes from qualified teachers. When a position becomes available, we review the candidates in our teacher candidacy pool to determine whether any applicants possess the necessary skills and qualifications. Our team then reaches out to any potential candidates.
If you are interested in joining our teacher candidate list, please send your resume and a cover letter to Careers@VirtualHighSchool.com. Our Human Resources team will contact you with a short questionnaire and further information about teaching at VHS.
Current Employment Opportunities
IT Support Specialist
Do you have a passion for troubleshooting technical issues and enjoy helping others?
Virtual High School is looking for an IT Support Specialist to join our growing team. The IT Support Specialist is responsible for assisting staff with various IT tasks. You will work closely with the IT Consultant to research and assist with various hardware and software purchases and deployment of new technical initiatives. You will also assist with updates to our corporate websites.
What will I be doing?
Reporting to the Senior Director of Operations and working collaboratively with technical teams at both Virtual High School and our sibling company, Bayfield Design. The IT Support Specialist, alongside the IT Consultant, supports both businesses with technical assistance, and works collaboratively to understand staff and business needs while creatively solving problems and developing viable solutions.
Day to day tasks may include: assisting with network and user administration, hardware asset management, softphone setup, coordinating software requirements for staff, and maintaining websites.
What will I bring to the role?
- 2+ years of experience in an IT support position
- Exceptional troubleshooting skills
- Good communication skills
- Positive attitude and readiness to collaborate
Why work with VHS?
We are a growing company dedicated to helping students succeed. Our staff enjoy flexible work hours and working with a collaborative, dedicated team. Currently, most of our staff are working from home but typically we work from our office located in the picturesque village of Bayfield, Ontario.
We offer competitive salaries, group benefits, RRSP matching, and other perks.
This is your chance to join an outstanding team committed to delivering an innovative online education program to a vibrant, worldwide learning community.
How do I apply?
Please email your cover letter and resume to Careers@VirtualHighSchool.com by November 13, 2020.
Other Employment Opportunities
Virtual High School's sibling company, Bayfield Design is currently seeking innovative and creative educators and designers to join a team of content developers focused on building exceptional online learning experiences for clients. If you are interested in applying for this position, we would encourage you to visit the Bayfield Design Careers Page for further details.
If you have special accessibility requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please email Careers@VirtualHighSchool.com and a member of our HR team will respond. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.