Physical Education Teacher - Saint James Elementary
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 3021340 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese Posted on: May 03, 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.


Saint James & Saint Ann's School is seeking to hire a Physical Education teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. This is a part-time position (60%) and it is short-term to cover a maternity leave. We are looking for someone who has a love for being active, and will pass that on to the students at the school. A good understanding of the Physical and Health Education curriculum is a must. Participation in the school's extra-curricular programs is a great way to be fully involved in the school, and coaching experience would be beneficial.

Questions regarding this job posting may be directed to Terri Sask, Principal, at


Saint James & Saint Ann’s School is a Christ-centered and vibrant community that believes in teaching and learning that is rooted in our Catholic faith. We empower students to reach academic excellence and prepare them to be good citizens of the world. We are a regional school, drawing students from and supported by four parishes, including St. James Parish, St. Ann’s Parish, Sts. Joachim and Ann Parish, and St. Joseph’s Parish (Mission, BC). Our school is in the small, yet beautiful city of Abbotsford, BC. Near our school is the Taves Family Farms, Tanglebank Gardens, Discovery Trail, Willband Creek Park, Natsqui Trail Regional Par, International Friendship Garden



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BC Teaching Certificate
- 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)

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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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