Music Teacher - Saint Francis de Sales Elementary
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 3010238 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese Posted on: Apr 09, 2021
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Job Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Pastoral References
Teaching Evaluations
Practicum Reports
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
Additional Documents
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2021
End Date:  06/30/2022
Job Description & Requirements



The Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese (the CISVA) operates 46 schools – 40 elementary and 6 high schools. Our schools are located throughout the Greater Vancouver Area, near the best sites and attractions that Vancouver and British Columbia has to offer. Our footprint extends over 250 kilometers from Powell River in the west to Chilliwack in the east.

We are a culturally diverse faith-based family. We offer more than a place of work – we provide a call to your teaching vocation where you can work and live your faith in a supportive community. 

We are a vibrant school system with many school and program expansion projects in the future. We offer spiritual and professional growth and mentorship opportunities for new teachers to help them with their transition into the CISVA.



- Teach in a faith-based and culturally diverse school environment
- Classroom available upon hire. Not necessary to sit on TOC list.
- Mentorship and monthly opportunities for professional development
- Competitive salary and excellent Benefits Package, including CPP, Extended Medical, Dental
- Schools located throughout the Greater Vancouver Area and Powell River, close to the beauty and adventure that British Columbia has to offer
- If you live outside of the Greater Vancouver Area, learn more about claiming moving expenses on your next tax return on the Government of Canada website.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Kindergarten to Grade 7 teaching and assessment
  •  Lead primary and intermediate choirs
  •  Experience/familiarity with ORFF program is preferred
  •  Familiarity with Google Classroom is preferred. 
  •  Plan and coordinate and lead various performances such as Christmas concert, Spring Tea
  •  Plan music for school masses
Questions regarding this job posting may be directed to Irene Wihak, Principal, at


St. Francis de Sales Elementary is a Christ-centered school that seeks to serve the whole child through the development of faith, family, and community. Our vision is to instill the knowledge of Christ’s love and mercy in our community. Our students ignite their passion and potential to love and serve others as Jesus would, in our safe and inspiring learning environment. As concerned Catholic educators our aim is to reinforce Catholicism in children and help them to develop spiritually, academically, artistically, morally, emotionally, socially and physically toward becoming caring people aware of their responsibility to God, to themselves, and to their fellow man. Our school is located in the Highgate region of South Burnaby, close to many parks and lakes, and just a 30-minute commute to Vancouver's downtown core, beaches, and other attractions. Learn more about us:



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- Resume
- Cover Letter
- Proof of Eligibility to Work in Canada (Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Citizenship Card, Permanent Residence, etc.)
- Baptismal Certificate
- Catholic Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
- University Transcripts
- Teacher Practicum Evaluation
- Philosophy of Education
- Two Recent Reference Letters (Professional & Character)
Applicant Declaration for Catholics
Verification of Teaching Experience (TOC and EA not applicable)
Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Catholic applicants) or Non-Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Non-Catholic applicants)

***For the Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Catholic Applicants) and Non-Catholic Pastoral Reference you must download the appropriate form, provide to your Pastor for signing, and have them submit directly to


On an on-going basis, we accept teacher applications for grade levels K to 12 for our Catholic schools throughout the Greater Vancouver Area and Powell River in beautiful British Columbia. All Catholics, non-Catholics, new education grads, and experienced teachers from across Canada are strongly encouraged to apply. Our major hiring season is in April for the following school year, but we recommend that you apply now as we receive an influx of applications.

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