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 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 Permanent Resident 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

*updated as of May 28* Teachers

Teachers are the key element in our school's ability to promote the social, emotional and academic well-being of the students entrusted to our care. Teachers at Stratford Hall are the primary facilitators of student learning, essential elements in encouraging our students to become great human beings who embody the IB Learner Profile and key drivers of a school culture that is warm, inviting and unabashedly committed to the ideals of the International Baccalaurate programmes.

Positions available for the 2018-19 school year are:

  • *new* Full-time IB DP Chemistry and Math teacher
  • Full-time IB (MYP/DP) English teacher
  • Full-time IB (PYP) Classrooom teachers

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.

Projected starting date: for the 2018-19 school year.

*updated as of June 12* Resource Teachers

Resource Teachers play a critical role in the life and learning of students at Stratford Hall and are one-year positions, with the possibility of an extension. You will join the most outstanding staff in the Lower Mainland to support student learning and the delivery of a world class IB programme. 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, including supporting our robust Outdoor and Experiential programme (Gr 4-10). RTs experience a year of teaching in a top independent school, and additionally gain valuable knowledge about all three International Baccalaureate programs.

Candidates must hold a valid BC teaching certificate.

  • *new* Senior School PE
  • *new* Senior School Languages: Spanish and French
  • Visual Arts K-7
  • Senior School Science
  • PE/athletics
  • Spanish and or French

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.

Projected starting date: for the 2018-19 school year.

Director of Technology and eLearning

At this time, Stratford Hall outsources much of its IT department using a company called Rent-a-Nerd. Their team supports the IT infrastructure and support at the school. In addition, we employ students from the SFU COOP Programme to work with the IT team and to support teachers and students. The new Director of Technology will be expected to assume more responsibility in the future for the IT infrastructure. On the academic side, the IT Director supports educational programs which support the school’s innovative programme grounded in the IB and the CORE Competencies of the new BC Curriculum. This includes a focus on 21st Century learning skills and the embedding of Digital Citizenship across the grades. All staff are provided with devices, which include PCs, MacBook Airs and iPad Pros. Each class in the PYP has a 2:1 ratio of iPads as well as carts of PCs and Chromebooks for students to share. From 2018, all students from grades 6-12 will bring their own device to school with the ability to download school-provided Adobe Creative Suite software. The IDEA Lab is a newly developed space focused on Design Thinking and Innovative Learning Spaces. We use ManageBac for curriculum planning and assessment, SeniorSystems as our Student Information System and Finalsite for our school website and communication portals. G Suite is used across the whole school for productivity, communication and collaboration.

Please see the attached job posting for further details, including ideal candidate profile and qualifications, and key responsibilities.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance, however we will only contact those selected for an interview.

Child Care Support Staff

We are currently seeking highly energetic, creative and positive individuals who are passionate about working with children to work as support staff in both our after school care program and classrooms. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the childcare and education fields. Applicants should have experience working with children. One position will be working with Kindergarten to Grade 5 students, and the other will be working with Grade 6 & 7 students. Class 4 driver’s license is an asset, and first aid and a criminal record check a requirement. Salary: TBD, experience based. Please provide references.

Please submit cover letter and resume as one attachment (MS Word or PDF format) ASAP to .

We would like to thank all applicants in advance, however we will only contact those selected for an interview.

Starting date: TBC.

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.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance, however we will only contact those selected for an interview. Starting date: for the 2017-18 school year.

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.