We are committed to educating boys and girls who will make a difference in the lives of others. Students need leadership, guidance and support to realize their full potential.

If you would like to play a significant and meaningful role in the lives of students today, we encourage you to join our dynamic team.

What We Offer

We believe in attracting, developing and retaining the very best members of our faculty and staff. We offer a competitive employment package within the Vancouver marketplace. Key elements of this package include: salary, comprehensive benefits, access to professional development and excellent working conditions. We believe in the importance of work-life balance and provide fantastic resources and teaching environments.

We compare our package with other public and independent schools within Metro Vancouver. A competitive employment package ensures we are able to attract, hire, and retain the very best personnel for St. John's School.

Current Job Postings

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  • Artist in Residence

    An IB World School, St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, university preparatory day school situated in the Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver. Serving 570 JK through Grade 12 students in an urban setting, St. John’s boasts a vibrant, accomplished, well rounded student community striving for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts.

    One hundred percent of graduates are accepted by the best post-secondary programmes around the world. St. John’s is a member of the Independent Schools Association of BC, the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools, and an IB World School offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.

    St. John’s School is seeking a qualified and experienced Artist to be the School’s Artist in Residence. This is a one term (10 to 12 week) position starting in late November 2021 and continuing to Spring Break in mid-March.

    Specific responsibilities will include:
    - Meet with the relevant Heads of Departments (HOD) and teachers to plan units
    of work, projects and lesson activities (the selection of these teachers is
    dependent on the type of artistic practice);
    - Work with students and teachers in classes from K to 12 on student projects.
    These projects are owned by the students/school. Supplies for these projects are
    provided by the school and will be planned with the teachers and HODs;
    - Work on their own artistic practice in the Artist in Residence workspace. This is
    work on the artist’s own works for which they bring in their own supplies and for
    which they retain ownership;
    - Provide artworks to be displayed on campus for a period of one year;
    - Contribute art pieces and attend the relevant Arts Showcase at the school.

    St. John’s offers a very competitive and comprehensive salary package. Salary is negotiable and will be between $10,000 - $15,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

    All interested candidates should forward their resumes, along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees, and a cover letter, in confidence addressed to:

    Mr. Trevor Gale
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1

    Or electronically to:
    tgale@stjohns.bc.ca

    Closing Date: April 30, 2021
  • IT Manager

     
     
     
    An IB World School, St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, university preparatory day school situated in the Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver. Serving 570 JK through Grade 12 students in an urban setting, St. John’s boasts a vibrant, accomplished, well rounded student community striving for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. One hundred percent of graduates are accepted by the best post-secondary programmes around the world.
     
    St. John’s is a member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools and the Independent Schools Association of BC, an associate member of the National Association of Independent Schools, USA and an IB World School offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.
     
    The IT Department of St. John’s School is seeking a qualified and experienced IT Manager. This is a full-time position starting in May 2021.
     
    The IT Manager reports to the Director of Operations and IT. This role supervises other members of the IT department, and closely collaborates with operations team leadership. The IT Manager directly engages with faculty, staff, students and other members of the school community. The IT Manager works with other school departments on technology consulting, solutioning, and support.
     
    The ideal candidate is a confident person with superb relationship and organizational skills, has a relevant undergraduate degree and at least 5 years experience (3 in a supervisory role). They should have a broad understanding of IT infrastructure, including local networks, WLAN, servers, storage and enterprise application management
     
    St. John’s offers a very competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package. Visit www.stjohns.bc.ca for more information about the school.
     
    All interested candidates should forward their resumes, along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees, and a cover letter, in confidence addressed to:
     
    Gary Kuno, Director of Finance and HR
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1

    Or electronically to: gkuno@stjohns.bc.ca

    Closing Date: April 11, 2021, but applications will be reviewed and candidate meetings arranged as applications are received.
  • Senior School - MYP and DP Art and TOK Teacher

    An IB World School, St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, university preparatory day school situated in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver. Serving 570 JK through Grade 12 students in an urban setting, St. John’s boasts a vibrant, accomplished, well rounded student community striving for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. One hundred percent of graduates are accepted by the best post-secondary programmes around the world.
     
    St. John’s is a member of the Independent Schools Association of BC, a member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools, an associate member of the National Association of Independent Schools, USA and an IB World School offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. 
     
    St. John’s Senior School is seeking a qualified and experienced Art and TOK teacher to teach MYP Art in grades 9 and 10, DP Art and TOK. The role also includes the responsibility of being a homeroom advisor for one Grade 9 class. This full-time position will commence in late August 2021.
     
    Comprehensive knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Programme methodology and philosophy are prerequisites for this post. 
     
    All candidates must hold or be eligible for BC teacher certification and have permanent residency status or citizenship in Canada. 
     
    St. John’s offers a very competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package.
     
    All interested candidates should forward their resume, along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees, and a cover letter, in confidence addressed to:
     
    Mr. Trevor Gale
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:
    Closing Date: April 9, 2021
  • Senior School - Middle Years PE Teacher (1 year maternity leave)

    St. John’s Senior School is seeking a qualified and experienced PE teacher to teach MYP Physical Education. This is a one year maternity leave cover position starting in late August 2021. 
    An IB World School, St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, university preparatory day school situated in the Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver.

    Serving 570 JK through Grade 12 students in an urban setting, St. John’s boasts a vibrant, accomplished, well rounded student community striving for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. One hundred percent of graduates are accepted by the best post-secondary programmes around the world.

    St. John’s is a member of the Independent Schools Association of BC, an associate member of the National Association of Independent Schools, USA and an IB World School offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. 

    St. John’s Senior School is seeking a qualified and experienced PE teacher to teach MYP Physical Education. This is a one year maternity leave cover position starting in late August 2021. 

    Comprehensive knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme methodology and philosophy are prerequisites for this post. All candidates must hold or be eligible for BC teacher certification and have permanent
    residency status or citizenship in Canada. 

    St. John’s offers a very competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package. All interested candidates should forward their resumes, along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees, and a cover letter, in confidence addressed to:

    Mr. Trevor Gale
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1

    Or electronically to:
    tgale@stjohns.bc.ca

    Closing Date: April 30, 2021
  • Summer Camp Assistant

    St. Johns School is seeking energetic and motivated individuals to plan and lead summer camps for children and youth in our programme, SJS Summer to Discover.
     
    Under the general direction of the Summer Camps Coordinator, Summer Camp Assistants will be responsible for supervising participants in a variety of programs for children and youth. Summer Camp Assistants will ensure the safety and well-being of participants, and will communicate and work cooperatively with participants, parents, and other programme staff.
     
    The programme runs for four weeks from June 21 to July 16. Ideal candidates will be available for the duration of the programme.
     
    Role & Responsibilities 
    • Participate in programme leadership training sessions
    • Facilitate weekly camp programmes, including a variety of activities, games, sports, and crafts
    • Supervise participants directly, maintaining leader-to-participant ratio at all times
    • Ensures participant safety and wellbeing by maintaining the program space, implementing safe practices and leading well organized activities.
    • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with Summer Camp Leaders
    • Perform first aid as needed
    • Report on the results of planned activities, including any incidents, accidents or operational concerns.
    • Perform other related duties as required
    •  
    Qualifications

    • Age 19 or older
    • Completion of Grade 12
    • Experience working with children and youth in a childcare, recreational or instructional setting
    • A general working knowledge of sports, social activities, arts, crafts and special events of particular interest to today's youth.
    • Understanding of age group characteristics, traits and the ability to adapt programmes.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary to establish rapport with various age groups.
    • Satisfactory criminal record check
    • Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C
     
    Ideal candidates will have the ability to be inclusive and flexible to ensure a positive and engaging environment is created for all participants; demonstrate customer service and interpersonal skills; and have the ability to maintain a high degree of enthusiasm and personal motivation.
     
    Hours of Work
    • Vary based on programme and registration
    • 7.5 to 8 hours per day between hours of 7:15 am and 5:15 pm
    • May include supervision of either Before-Camp or After-Camp care outside of the programme hours of 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    • Include paid breaks and lunch, during which assistants must remain in the programme area to maintain leader-to-participant ratio
    • Paid hourly at $18 per hour
    •  
    All interested candidates should submit a resume, references and a cover letter by email to summer@stjohns.bc.ca.

    Please outline specific experience and/or areas of interest as they might pertain to camp themes (sports, art, drama, etc.) as well as preferred ages of children with whom to work (from age 3-14).
  • Summer Camp Leader

    St. Johns School is seeking energetic and motivated individuals to plan and lead summer camps for children and youth in our programme, SJS Summer to Discover.
     
    Under the general direction of the Summer Camps Coordinator, Summer Camp Leaders will be responsible for planning activities and supervising participants in a variety of programs for children and youth. Summer Camp Leaders will ensure the safety and well-being of participants, and will communicate and work cooperatively with participants, parents, and other programme staff.
     
    The programme runs for four weeks from June 21 to July 16. Ideal candidates will be available for the duration of the programme.
     
    Role & Responsibilities 

    • Participate in programme leadership training sessions
    • Plan, facilitate and lead creative, active and engaging weekly camp programmes, including a variety of activities, games, sports, and crafts, appropriate to the age and theme of the camps
    • Supervise participants directly, maintaining leader-to-participant ratio at all times
    • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of participants by maintaining the program space, implementing safe practices and leading well organized activities.
    • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with Summer Camp Assistants and with other Summer Camp Leaders
    • Supervise and mentor volunteers
    • Purchases supplies as needed (costs will be reimbursed)
    • Perform first aid as needed
    • Report on the results of planned activities, including any incidents, accidents or operational concerns.
    • Perform other related duties as required
     
    Qualifications

    • Age 19 or older
    • Completion of Grade 12
    • Experience working with children and youth in a childcare, recreational or instructional setting
    • A general working knowledge of sports, social activities, arts, crafts and special events of particular interest to today's youth.
    • Understanding of age group characteristics, traits and the ability to adapt programmes.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary to establish rapport with various age groups.
    • Satisfactory criminal record check
    • Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C
    Ideal candidates will have the ability to be inclusive and flexible to ensure a positive and engaging environment is created for all participants; demonstrate customer service and interpersonal skills; and have the ability to maintain a high degree of enthusiasm and personal motivation.
     
    Hours of Work

    • Vary based on programme and registration
    • 7.5 to 8 hours per day between hours of 7:15 am and 5:15 pm
    • Include prep and clean up time before and after the programme hours of 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.
    • Include paid breaks and lunch, during which leaders must remain in the programme area to maintain leader-to-participant ratio
    • Paid hourly at $24 per hour
    All interested candidates should submit a resume, references and a cover letter by email to summer@stjohns.bc.ca.

    Please outline specific experience and/or areas of interest as they might pertain to camp themes (sports, art, drama, etc.) as well as preferred ages of children with whom to work (from age 3-14).
  • Summer Camp Leader - ECE

    St. Johns School is seeking energetic and motivated individuals to plan and lead summer camps for children and youth in our programme, SJS Summer to Discover.
     
    Under the general direction of the Summer Camps Coordinator, Summer Camp Leaders will be responsible for planning activities and supervising participants in a variety of programs for children and youth. Summer Camp Leaders will ensure the safety and well-being of participants, and will communicate and work cooperatively with participants, parents, and other programme staff.
     
    The programme runs for four weeks from June 21 to July 16. Ideal candidates will be available for the duration of the programme.
     
    Role & Responsibilities 

    • Participate in programme leadership training sessions
    • Plan, facilitate and lead creative, active and engaging weekly camp programmes, including a variety of activities, games, sports, and crafts, appropriate to the age and theme of the camps
    • Supervise participants directly, maintaining leader-to-participant ratio at all times
    • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of participants by maintaining the program space, implementing safe practices and leading well organized activities.
    • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with Summer Camp Assistants and with other Summer Camp Leaders
    • Supervise and mentor volunteers
    • Purchases supplies as needed (costs will be reimbursed)
    • Perform first aid as needed
    • Report on the results of planned activities, including any incidents, accidents or operational concerns.
    • Perform other related duties as required
    •  
    Qualifications

    • ECE certification
    • Age 19 or older
    • Completion of Grade 12
    • Experience working with children and youth in a childcare, recreational or instructional setting
    • A general working knowledge of sports, social activities, arts, crafts and special events of particular interest to today's youth.
    • Understanding of age group characteristics, traits and the ability to adapt programmes.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary to establish rapport with various age groups.
    • Satisfactory criminal record check
    • Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C
    Ideal candidates will have the ability to be inclusive and flexible to ensure a positive and engaging environment is created for all participants; demonstrate customer service and interpersonal skills; and have the ability to maintain a high degree of enthusiasm and personal motivation.
     
    Hours of Work

    • Vary based on programme and registration
    • 7.5 to 8 hours per day between hours of 7:15 am and 5:15 pm
    • Include prep and clean up time before and after the programme hours of 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    • Include paid breaks and lunch, during which leaders must remain in the programme area to maintain leader-to-participant ratio
    • Paid hourly at $24 per hour

    All interested candidates should submit a resume, references and a cover letter by email to summer@stjohns.bc.ca.
  • Teachers on Call

    An IB World School, St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, university preparatory day school situated in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver. Serving 570 JK through Grade 12 students in an urban setting, St. John’s boasts a vibrant, accomplished, well rounded student community striving for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. One hundred percent of graduates are accepted by the best post-secondary programmes around the world.
     
    St. John’s is a member of the Independent Schools Association of BC, an associate member of the National Association of Independent Schools, USA and an IB World School offering the PYP, MYP and DP.
     
    St. John’s School is seeking enthusiastic, energetic, and creative individuals to be on our Teachers on Call list. We are seeking teachers in a variety of grade and specialist areas.

    Candidates must hold a valid B.C. TRB Teacher’s Certificate.

    All interested candidates should forward their resumes, along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees, and a cover letter, in confidence addressed to:

    Ms. Valerie Little
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10 Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to: vlittle@stjohns.bc.ca
If you do not see a current opening that matches your interests and skill set, we encourage you to contact us and share your resume and reasons why you would be a good addition to the St. John’s community. Please send to the attention of Mr. Gary Kuno, Director of Finance and Operations, at gkuno@stjohns.bc.ca.