What We Offer

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.

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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  • Human Resources Coordinator

    Position Summary and Mandate
    The Human Resources Coordinator will be a part of the School’s Human Resources team and perform varied tasks projects that help support these functions. This is a contract full time position for six months and may become a full-time permanent position.
    Key Accountabilities
    • Assist with the day-to day operations of the HR department including:
      • Benefits administration for extended benefits and RRSP
      • Prepare employment contracts and annual salary letters
      • Processes and renew criminal reference checks
      • Coordinate on-boarding and off-boarding of employees
      • Coordinate and support with the preparation, completion and filing of personnel documentation.
      • Organizing and tracking mandatory training for new hires
      • Collaborate with the Controller and payroll administer to support accurate processing of the employee cycle
      • Respond to general staff inquiries and escalate issues as appropriate
      • Prepare various reports using Microsoft Excel, Google Docs and the school’s database
    • Work with the Director of Finance and HR on departmental goals and objectives, employee engagement and programs
    • Assist with the implementation and delivery of HR initiatives and programs such as training, surveys, EDI, HR software
    • Assist with the review and update of HR policies under the direction of Director of Finance and HR.
    • Assist with aspects of the hiring process including job postings, scheduling, phone screening, reference checks, etc.
    • Ensure compliance with BC Employment Standards and Teachers Regulation Branch
    • Ensure HR documentation flow and related records are maintained in accordance with policies and the requirements of the Ministry of Education
    • Respond to HR related requirements of the Teachers Regulation Branch and Ministry of Education
    • Schedule and organize annual performance evaluation process
    • Assist with benchmarking salaries with other independent schools
    The People
    • Reports to: Director of Finance and Human Resources
    • Key internal interactions: all members of Faculty, Non-teaching staff, temporary contract staff
    • Key external interactions: Payroll processor, extended benefits providers, counterparts at other independent schools, Teaching Regulation Branch
    Qualities & Qualifications
    • Minimum of two year of related experience
    • Relevant education background in human resources program
    • Meticulous attention to detail, and strong focus on service and communications
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and delivery on deadlines
    • Strong software skills in google based environment
    • Professional and approachable
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and flexibility to take on other duties as requested by the Director of Finance & HR
    • Exercises sound judgment and confidentiality
    • Demonstrates behaviors of a team player; takes the initiative to understand School operations and provide suggestions to enhance efficiencies.
    Conditions of Employment
    The successful candidate will be required to complete child abuse prevention training provided by St. John’s School and provide consent for a criminal reference check for vulnerable sector. Clearance on criminal record check for vulnerable sector is a condition of employment.
    All interested candidates should send the following items addressed to Ms. Catriona Cheng, Director of Finance and Human Resources.
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references
    • Copies of any relevant certificates and diplomas
    Job posting will remain open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Thank you for your interest in St. John’s School.
  • 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 Ms. Catriona Cheng, Director of Finance and HR, at ccheng@stjohns.bc.ca.