WHO WE ARE

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.

 

WHY TEACH WITH 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.

 


JOB DESCRIPTION

St. Joseph's School in Vancouver is looking for a part-time Music teacher for the final three months of the current school year, beginning in April, 2022. The successful candidate will have appropriate training in music, including pedagogical knowledge, and an ability to share a love for music. This is a .4FTE position (two days per week) and requires teaching each class from Kindergarten through Grade Seven on each of those two days. In addition, the successful candidate would be responsible for training the extra-curricular choir and preparing them for various performances and the liturgical celebrations for the sacraments. Music is a vital part of our faith and the successful candidate would have knowledge of liturgical music. There is a possibility that this position could be extended into the 2022-2023 school year. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to the principal, Deirdre O'Callaghan, at docallaghan@cisva.bc.ca by February 12, 2022.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Create your Make a Future profile
2. Complete and add all required application documents to your profile (see below)
3. Apply to this job posting

Did you know? If you are currently an education student graduating in 2022, you can upload your documents as you receive them and still apply for this job posting.


REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

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)

***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 hr@cisva.bc.ca

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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.