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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  • Junior School ECE Teacher (One Year Maternity Leave Coverage)

    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.
     
    St. John’s Junior School is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and creative individual in the early childhood education (ECE) area to join our teaching team in the Junior Kindergarten starting in mid-April 2020, for a one year maternity leave coverage.

    The successful candidate is an articulate teacher who communicates with ease and confidence and preferably is an International Baccalaureate PYP qualified teacher. Comprehensive knowledge of, and teaching experience in, the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is essential.

    Candidates must hold valid BC ECE certification and have permanent residency status or citizenship in Canada.
     
    In addition to the items mentioned above, ideal candidates must be committed to ongoing professional growth, and be willing to work in a collaborative professional community. Experience in an independent school environment would be considered an asset.

    St. John’s offers a very competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package. For B.C. TRB certified teachers, this position will be paid on the teachers’ salary grid.

    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 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:
    vlittle@stjohns.bc.ca

    Closing Date: open until the position is filled
  • Junior School Grade 1 Teacher (Maternity Leave Coverage September - November 2020)

    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.
     
    St. John’s Junior School is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and creative Grade 1 teacher to join our team starting August 31 until mid-November 2020 for a maternity leave coverage.

    The successful candidate is an articulate teacher who communicates with ease and confidence and preferably is an International Baccalaureate PYP qualified teacher. Comprehensive knowledge of, and teaching experience in, the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is essential.

    All candidates must hold or be eligible for BC teacher certification and have permanent residency status or citizenship in Canada.
     
    In addition to the items mentioned above, ideal candidates must be committed to ongoing professional growth, and be willing to work in a collaborative professional community. Experience in an independent school environment would be considered an asset.

    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:

    Ms. Valerie Little
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:
    vlittle@stjohns.bc.ca

    Closing Date: March 26, 2020
     
  • Junior School Grade 3 Teacher (One Year Maternity Leave Coverage)

    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.
     
    St. John’s Junior School is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and creative Grade 3 teacher to join our team starting August 31, 2020 for a one year maternity leave coverage, ending June 30, 2021.

    The successful candidate is an articulate teacher who communicates with ease and confidence and preferably is an International Baccalaureate PYP qualified teacher. Comprehensive knowledge of, and teaching experience in, the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is essential.

    All candidates must hold or be eligible for BC teacher certification and have permanent residency status or citizenship in Canada.
     
    In addition to the items mentioned above, ideal candidates must be committed to ongoing professional growth, and be willing to work in a collaborative professional community. Experience in an independent school environment would be considered an asset.

    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:

    Ms. Valerie Little
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:
    vlittle@stjohns.bc.ca

    Closing Date: March 26, 2020
  • Junior School Grade 4 Teacher

    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.
     
    St. John’s Junior School is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and creative Grade 4 teacher to join our team starting in late August 2020.

    The successful candidate is an articulate teacher who communicates with ease and confidence and preferably is an International Baccalaureate PYP qualified teacher. Comprehensive knowledge of, and teaching experience in, the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is essential.

    All candidates must hold or be eligible for BC teacher certification and have permanent residency status or citizenship in Canada.
     
    In addition to the items mentioned above, ideal candidates must be committed to ongoing professional growth, and be willing to work in a collaborative professional community. Experience in an independent school environment would be considered an asset.

    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:

    Ms. Valerie Little
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:

    Closing Date: March 26, 2020
  • Junior School Grade 5 Teacher

    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.
     
    St. John’s Junior School is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and creative Grade 5 teacher to join our team starting in late August 2020.

    The successful candidate is an articulate teacher who communicates with ease and confidence and preferably is an International Baccalaureate PYP qualified teacher. Comprehensive knowledge of, and teaching experience in, the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is essential.

    All candidates must hold or be eligible for BC teacher certification and have permanent residency status or citizenship in Canada.
     
    In addition to the items mentioned above, ideal candidates must be committed to ongoing professional growth, and be willing to work in a collaborative professional community. Experience in an independent school environment would be considered an asset.

    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:

    Ms. Valerie Little
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:

    Closing Date: March 26, 2020
  • Junior School Teacher Associate (One Year Position)

    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.
     
    St. John’s Junior School is seeking an outstanding newly graduated teacher who will be licensed by the Teacher Regulation Branch as of May 2020. Reporting to the Principal of the Junior School, the successful candidate will be directly involved in the academic programme of the Junior School: assisting experienced teachers in classrooms from Grades K to 5, covering classes and other support roles related to teaching and learning. Ability or background in teaching PE would be an asset. Contracts are for one-year running August 31 2020 to June 2021 and are non-renewable.

    In addition to the items mentioned above, ideal candidates must be committed to ongoing professional growth, and be willing to work in a collaborative professional community. Experience in an independent school environment and familiarity with the International Baccalaureate Programmes would be considered assets.
     
    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 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:

    Closing Date:
    March 26, 2020
  • Marketing Manager

    The Marketing Manager at St. John’s School always has more material to promote than can possibly be written, photographed or filmed. Student achievements, performances, field trips, sports days, concerts, community events, staff and faculty achievements…the school has so much to celebrate. One of the priorities for St. John’s School is raising its profile in Vancouver, Canada and, as an International Baccalaureate school, the world. The Marketing Manager will create a strategy to fulfil this ambitious goal.

    The Marketing Manager is a key member of the Advancement Team, liaison with the staff and faculty and connection with students and parents. She/he demonstrates the achievements, passion and expertise that are experienced daily at St. John’s School. She/he will be in the midst of classes, activities and events at the school documenting how the community and programmes are fulfilling the school’s mission.

    Reporting to the Executive Director for Advancement, the Marketing Manager is responsible for supporting St. John’s mission and vision through developing and implementing a communication and marketing strategy that supports the strategic plan, is consistent with our brand and key messages and represents the school to a high professional standard.

    The Marketing Manager strategically communicates through print, web and social media in addition to creating inspiring content for these media.

    Position Summary and Mandate:

    The Marketing Manager creates and integrates content for the website, e-newsletters, talking points, social media, etc. She/he will identify and produce appropriate and consistent messaging for all constituents including but not limited to prospective families, the school community and greater community. Communication will focus on raising the visibility and marketing the school externally to recruit students and promoting the educational experience internally – to secure and maintain philanthropic support.

    Marketing

    - Updating the school website daily to promote programmes, achievements, events and general news
    - Ensuring that the external website is accurate, up-to-date and fulfilling the needs of our prospective families
    - Writing and consolidating content for the electronic newsletters
    - Promoting the school through our independent school organizations including CAIS, ISABC, and IB
    - Celebrating school / student achievements and programmes
    - Monitoring analytics including, website traffic, parent web participation, and other key performance indicators that are used for decision making and planning
    - Archiving visual resources to support academic community events and initiatives
     
    Minimum/Required Qualifications

    - Bachelor’s degree in marketing or communications or a field relevant to duties outlined in the position description
    - Five (5) years of professional marketing experience, including development, implementation and management of marketing strategy and tactics
    - Project management experience, including demonstrated success and willingness to collaborate with multiple stakeholders, including creative professionals
    - Basic understanding of design and brand principles as related to the development of marketing materials
    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
    - Excellent time management skills and ability to adhere to deadlines
    - Experience working with a not-for-profit is an asset
     
    This role will require working hours outside of school office hours: often evening events; occasionally going offsite to document student programmes; and occasional morning and weekend commitments.
     
    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. Angela Dudek, Executive Director for Advancement
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:
    adudek@stjohns.bc.ca
  • MYP Science and DP Biology Teacher

    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, 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 Science and Biology teacher to teach a combination of MYP Science and DP Biology. This full-time position will commence in late August 2020.
     
    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 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: March 27, 2020
  • MYP Science and DP Physics and Mathematics Teacher

    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, 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 Science and Mathematics teacher to teach a combination of MYP Science and DP Physics and Mathematics. This full-time position will commence in late August 2020.
     
    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 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:

    Closing Date:
    April 17, 2020
  • 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 five weeks from June 15 to July 17. Ideal candidates will be available for a minimum of three of these five weeks.
     
    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

    - 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

    - 7:30-3:30 or 9:00-5:00 - includes supervision of either Before-Camp or After-Camp care outside of the programme hours of 9:00-3:30
    - 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 3-16).

    Closing date: March 27, 2020
  • 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 five weeks from June 15 to July 17. Ideal candidates will be available for a minimum of three of these five weeks.
     
    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
    - 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

    - 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

    - 8:30-4:00 - includes 30 minutes of prep and clean up time before and after the programme hours of 9:00-3:30
    - 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 3-16).

    Closing date: March 27, 2020
  • 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 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 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 10th 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.