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Grade 6 Class Teacher – St. Francis Xavier Elementary School

Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese



WHY TEACH WITH THE CISVA

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

– Classroom available upon hire. Not necessary to sit on TOC list.



– Mentorship and monthly opportunities for professional development

– 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.


ABOUT

We are seeking a dedicated educator for our Grade 6 teacher position for 2024-2025. Interested applicants must have a strong commitment to the Catholic faith and demonstrate competency with the BC curriculum. Candidates will have experience in intermediate teaching, effective classroom management and the ability to work with students of varying abilities and needs. Experience with preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation is preferred, but not mandatory. Collaboration skills are also of high priority. As a double-streamed school, we expect our teachers to work collaboratively with the other teacher of the same grade. The successful candidate will assist with extra-curricular programs and activities. Submit cover letter and resume to Make a Future.


If you have any questions, please email the principal, Mrs. Anne Yam at



St. Francis Xavier is a thriving Catholic elementary double-streamed school located in Vancouver close to downtown and transit.


St. Francis Xavier provides a respectful, inclusive and robust learning and working environment. Our committed staff endeavours to develop the intellectual, physical and spiritual potential of every student through engaging them in their daily learning and extra-curricular activities. SFX is very supportive of its staff. We provide many professional development opportunities and enormous support to ensure that our staff achieve success in their practice and enjoy working in our school.

In addition to the curriculum stipulated by the British Columbia Ministry of Education, we have a unique component in our program – Chinese as a subject. Students learn to listen, speak, read and write in Chinese days every week. We believe this will help our students to develop an appreciation of Chinese culture and tradition.



APPLICATION PROCESS



1. Create your Make a Future profile


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



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


4. Apply to this job posting

Did you know? If you are currently an education student graduating in 2024, you can upload your documents as you receive them and still apply for this job posting.


REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

– BC Teaching Certificate

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


– Resume

– Cover Letter


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

– Baptismal Certificate


– Catholic Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

– University Transcripts

– Teacher Practicum Evaluation


– Philosophy of Education

– Two Recent Reference Letters (Professional & Character)

– Applicant Declaration for Catholics or Applicant Declaration for Non-Catholics


– Verification of Teaching Experience (TOC and EA not 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


On an on-going basis, we accept teacher applications for grade levels K to 12 for our Catholic schools throughout the Greater Vancouver Area and Powell River in beautiful British Columbia. All Catholics, non-Catholics, new education grads, and experienced teachers from across Canada are strongly encouraged to apply. Our major hiring season is in April for the following school year, but we recommend that you apply now as we receive an influx of applications.


WHO WE ARE

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.

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