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* DP Receptionist

A full-time administrative position. The DP building receptionist provides administrative support for the Principal of the Senior School and the Director of Community Development while also overseeing the smooth operation of activities in the DP building. This includes management of the reception area and acting as the information centre. The DP building receptionist also works closely with the Admissions and Accounting office to help manage daily admissions inquiries, tours and school visits as well as school payments, etc. The DP building receptionist must take initiative for the continuous improvement in the efficiency of systems to support the school.

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: ASAP.


*New* MYP Receptionist

A full-time administrative position. The MYP building receptionist provides administrative support for the Principal of the Senior School and oversees the smooth operation of activities in the MYP building. This includes management of the reception area and acting as the information centre. The MYP building receptionist also provides support for staff as assigned by the Principal, often assisting with administrative duties. The MYP building receptionist must take initiative for the continuous improvement in the efficiency of systems to support the school.

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: ASAP.


PYP (K-5) Physical Education Teacher

A full-time teaching position for kindergarten to grade 5. 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.


*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: 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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