Education Assistant – St. Patrick’s Elementary (Vancouver)

Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese


– Work in a faith-based and culturally diverse school environment

– 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.


St. Patrick’s Elementary School is looking for a full time Educational Assistant beginning August 26, 2024 – June 27, 2025.

We are seeking faith filled applicants who have experience working with challenging student behaviours. Candidates must have strong communication skills, flexibility, and be willing to work with students of varied ages and abilities.

Experience working with non-verbal children is required.

The successful candidate will be willing to participate in our extra-curricular programs which include coaching sports or assisting with Fine Arts. All interested candidates are to submit a cover letter and resume.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be interviewed.


1. Create your Make a Future profile


Complete and add all required application documents to your profile (see below)

3. Complete all profile sections, including: Provincial Certificates, Qualifications, Education, Experience, and Questions

4. Apply to this job posting


– Cover Letter

– Resume

– Certificate/Diploma

– Criminal Record Check (if you are outside of BC)

– Proof of Eligibility to Work in Canada (Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Citizenship Card, Permanent Residence, etc.)

– Catholic Marriage Certificate (if 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


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.