Working at Stratford Hall

Employment Opportunities

In order to bring our Mission and Vision to life, Stratford Hall is committed to recruiting, hiring and retaining the best teaching faculty and staff possible. We aim to not only find people that are a great fit for our school, but also those for whom the school is a great fit. Our Senior Leadership Team spends considerable effort interviewing and selecting candidates who are committed to students, the International Baccalaureate (IB) philosophy and their own professional growth. Stratford Hall is a positive and energetic place to work, and benefits and salaries are competitive.

To Apply
To be considered for an opening, please submit the documents listed below as one complete file. If an application is submitted electronically, please include the position you are applying for in the subject line and email it to info@stratfordhall.ca. Alternatively, you may submit a completed application package in person or by mail to our main reception at 3000 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5N 4E2. All applications will be kept on file for the academic year in which they are submitted, however due to the number of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment Requirements
In order to be employed by Stratford Hall:

  • Teaching faculty are required to be certified with a current British Columbia Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate, a process which includes a Police Information Check for working in a Vulnerable Sector (PIC-VS)
  • All non-teaching positions are also required to obtain a PIC-VS prior to employment.
  • Candidates must have Canadian citizenship or Landed Immigrant status.

In addition, it is expected that successful candidates for any position will possess:

  • Fluent communication skills in English, both spoken and written.
  • Strong organizational, communication, administrative and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

Application Requirements
Complete applications must include the following:

  • Current CV/resumé outlining continuous work experience, previous training and educational background.
    • For positions that work with children directly, preference is given to those with IB training and/or experience.
    • A reference list is preferred as part of the CV/resumé, however references will not be contacted without prior consent.
  • Letters of recommendation including one from the most recent supervisor.
    • Teaching applicants should have a minimum of three letters of recommendation.
    • All other positions should have a minimum of two letters of recommendation.
Current Openings


*New* Admissions Manager or Admissions Director

The Manager of Admissions is accountable to the Director of Community Development and has leadership and management responsibilities for developing and sustaining a healthy admissions and enrollment cycle at Stratford Hall. This position has oversight for the development and implementation of admissions strategies with regards to all admissions, enrollment and retention programs within the school. The main aim is to assist the school in attracting, enrolling and retaining mission appropriate students and families.

Based on the experience and skills of the candidate, this position may be elevated to a Director of Admissions role who would then report to the Head of School directly, while working alongside the Director of Community Development. The Director of Admissions would then have executive leadership and management responsibilities for the admissions functions of the school.

Please see the attached job posting for further details.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview. Starting date: June 2017 (flexible).

*New* Upper Elementary Classroom Teacher

A full-time teaching position at the upper elementary grades. Please see the attached job description for further details.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview. Starting date: for the 2017/2018 school year.

Senior School University Counselor

The Senior School University Counselor role exists to support students in Grades 8-12 in two main areas: the first is their social/emotional health and well-being, and the second is in pursuit of their post-secondary aspirations. Please see the attached job description further details.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance, however we will only contact those selected for an interview. Starting date: late August 2017.

Resource Teachers

Resource Teachers must be newly qualified, recent graduates of teacher education programs and hold valid BC teaching certification. Typically, they have not had previous classroom experience beyond the practicum or limited on-call work. We are looking for RTs in the following broad areas:

  • General (in the Junior School); athletics, Spanish, or early literacy an asset, but not required

Resource Teachers (RTs) are one-year paid positions, with the possibility of an extension. RTs work directly with classroom teachers, and are often called upon to do substitution work when teachers are away. They participate in the full range of activities of the school, assisting as well in supervision and co-curricular activities. RTs experience a year of teaching in a top independent school, and additionally gain valuable knowledge about all three International Baccalaureate programs.

Please see the attached job description for further details.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance, however we will only contact those selected for an interview. Starting date: We will begin accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year in April 2017.

Teachers on Call (TOCs) (Junior and/or Senior School)

A temporary teaching position whose primary responsibility is to provide high-quality learning experiences as a substitute teacher during teaching faculty absences. Both the Junior and Senior Schools are accepting applications from qualified teachers interested in being on the Stratford Hall on-call list.
  • Please state your particular areas of interest or strength, as well as general availability with the application.

Anti-Discrimination and Respectful Workplace Statement

Stratford Hall guarantees that all employment candidates will have their application considered in a manner that is respectful of individual values and beliefs, free from discrimination based on race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, religion, gender, age, familial status and/or disability as we hire on the merits of skill, qualifications, experience and fit for the program. We are committed to a safe, healthy and rewarding work environment and will not tolerate discriminatory harassment or personal harassment in any interactions connected to work with Stratford Hall School.

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