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 olivia.law@stratfordhall.ca. 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 (posted July 12th)

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 admission, 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.

For this position, the ideal candidate will have:

  • A proven ability to think strategically and successfully execute initiatives with demonstrated impact
  • Excellent presentation, writing and editing skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities including relationship building and networking skills
  • Proven organizational and administrative skills including the ability to prioritize
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to think creatively in all aspects of the role
  • Be self-directed and take initiative
  • Be willing to be involved in all areas of school life
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work beyond the regular school day as needed

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: as soon as possible.


*New* Child Care Support Staff (posted July 11th)

After School Care (ASC) is offered to parents of students in kindergarten to grade 7 and is an integral part of the school. In addition to working in the ASC program during the school year, Child Care Staff also work in summer camp and camps that occur during school breaks. During the school day, the Child Care team provide supervision duties during breaks in order to free up teachers for planning time and then during class time, provide in-class support in the PYP. The Child Care Coordinator works closely with the Junior School Principal to schedule supervision and in-class learning assistance to ensure that our students are safe and that Child Care Staff are being used to their best capacity to support student learning. The Child Care Coordinator also works closely with the Summer Program Coordinator to plan and execute camps.

For this position, the ideal candidate will have:

  • An absolute passion for working with children and the adults that work with them
  • Formal training or education in an Early Childhood/Child Development program
  • +2 years of experience in an ASC or similar-type environment

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: August 28, 2017.


*Updated* 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:

  • Senior School: English/Humanities
  • Senior School: Math/Science
  • 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: for the 2017/2018 school year.


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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