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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  • Database Administrator

    Position Summary:
    St. John’s School is seeking a senior Database Administrator with non-for-profit experience to join the team. The Administrator is a key position within the Advancement Department. The person in this role is responsible for the database and financial management of all fundraising initiatives such as creating all financial reports and reconciling them with the school’s Finance Department. The primary responsibilities include managing the entire gift process and receipting in accordance with CRA guidelines, assisting with annual budget planning, tracking and analyzing giving trends/responses.

    The person in this position is also responsible for managing donor listings and appropriate stewardship. This is a position that requires a high level of proficiency in Raiser’s Edge NXT (RE NXT) or Raiser’s Edge in order to produce complex reports in support of the department’s activities.

    The Administrator is also directly involved in the donors’ stewardship programme. Additionally, the Administrator manages all donors’ meeting, acknowledgement, recognition, communications with past, current parents, alumni and donors, to strengthen their engagement with St. John’s School and encourage their continued support.

    Summary of Key Duties:

    Database and Financial Management:
    • Responsible for the administration, maintenance, integrity, accuracy and quality of the Raiser’s Edge NXT database
    • Responsible for the data management (importing and exporting) including general data entry, queries and reports, dashboards and data for various initiatives such as annual appeals, events and special communications
    • Maintain accurate constituent records and data relationships
    • Generate reports, fundraising mailing list (Annual Fund), communication mailing list (Alum Newsletters and Report on Giving), invitations and event registrations
    • Manage all aspects of any donation (gift-in-kind, gift of shares) including gift recording and processing, tax receipts, acknowledgement letters
    • Oversee pledge reminders, monthly and annual pledge schedules
    • Review and keep up-to-date policies and procedures for database management
    • Liaise with IT as required on data exchanges and integrations between RE NXT and other school systems
    • Collaborate with multiple school departments as part of the data working group (ie Student Records, Admissions, Information Technology, HR) to ensure that all data is accurately from one system to another
    • Prepare departmental financial reports and reconciliation with the Controller including month-end, fiscal-year end reconciliation, and audit-related information
    • Assist the Controller with Charity return and annual financial audit
    • Ensure departmental expenses are correctly coded and work with the Executive Director in building the annual budget (expenses and revenue)
    • Searching for and leading continuous improvement initiatives. Keeps abreast of industry standards and best practices by monitoring trends in the philanthropic sector with a focus on major gifts and prospect research, privacy legislation, CRA, etc
    • Assist the Director of Advancement in maintaining Advancement processes, policies, procedures and gift agreements
    • Attend school initiatives and activities related to the Advancement Department, occasionally on the weekend or evening
    • General administrative duties as required
    Donor Relations:
    • Schedule individual stewardship calendar and coordinate stewardship activities
    • Schedule New Parents meetings
    • Assist in creating donor profiles as well as managing records and files of major donors
    • Conducts prospect research
    • Assists with advancement event logistics
    Skills, Education and Work Experience:
    • Extensive experience in fundraising system administration, reports, data analysis or research in a fundraising environment
    • 3-5 years previous database administration experience
    • Advanced knowledge of Blackbaud’s Raiser's Edge NXT or Raiser’s Edge
    • Proficiency with Google docs and advanced skills using spreadsheets
    • Strong knowledge of CRA tax receipting guidelines
    • Working understanding of privacy legislation and legal requirements as they relate to donor records management
    • Superior attention to detail and excellent planning, project management and analytical skills
    • Ability to manage competing priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines
    • Proven ability to exercise tact and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and maintain working relationships with a diverse group of employees, parents and volunteers
    • Excellent problem-solving abilities combined with high level of professionalism
    • An understanding of the independent school culture an asset
    • Personable, relates well to external stakeholders and is a positive, contributing team member
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    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.
     
    Applicants
    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:

    Ms. Angela Dudek, Executive Director for Advancement
    Email: adudek@stjohns.bc.ca
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
     
    The job posting will remain open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • MYP Design and DP Film Teacher (one year sabbatical leave)

    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 Design and Film teacher to teach a combination of MYP Design, DP Film and Yearbook. This one year position will commence in late August 2022.
     
    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, emails and phone numbers of three referees, a cover letter, and copies of teaching certificate(s), post-secondary diplomas and certificates and any first aid certificates; in confidence addressed to:
     
    Mr. Trevor Gale
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1

    Or electronically to:
    Closing Date: Friday May 27, 2022
  • Senior School Associate Teacher (1 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 575 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 an outstanding newly graduated teacher who will be licensed by the Teacher Regulation Branch as of September 2022.

    Reporting to the Principal of the Senior School, the successful candidate will be directly involved in the academic programme of the Senior School: assisting experienced teachers in classrooms from Grade 6 to 12, covering classes and other support roles related to teaching and learning. In addition, there will be opportunities to coach athletics. The contract is for one year running from September 2022 to June 2023 and is non-renewable.

    In addition to the items mentioned above, ideal candidates must also 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 resume, along with the names, addresses, emails and phone numbers of three referees, a cover letter, and copies of teaching certificate(s), post-secondary diplomas and certificates and any first aid certificates; in confidence addressed to:
     
    Mr. Trevor Gale
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:
     
    Closing Date: May 27, 2022
  • Senior School Learning Support Assistant

    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 575 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 Learning Support Assistant reporting to the Learning Support Coordinator and working with a variety of high school students, in grades 6 through 12, with learning challenges.
    This position is a full time post and will commence in late August 2022.
    All interested candidates should forward their resume, along with the names, addresses, emails and phone numbers of three referees, a cover letter, and copies of teaching certificate(s), post-secondary diplomas and certificates and any first aid certificates; in confidence addressed to:
     
    Mr. Trevor Gale
    St. John’s School
    2215 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
    Or electronically to:
     
    Closing Date: May 27, 2022
  • 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.