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.


- 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.


St. John Brebeuf is an Independent Catholic Secondary School located in the picturesque Fraser Valley of beautiful British Columbia. Boasting a tight-knit community with a large heart, SJB is committed to developing the complete individual through fostered spiritual, academic, physical, moral, and ethical development. Our school community is called to higher academic, ethical, and moral standards, and encouraged to live faith-filled lives that follow Christ’s teachings. Our school is located near many hiking trails and parks, including Fishtrap Creek Park, Maclure Park, Clearbrook Park, and Mill Lake Park. Other popular attractions include the Abbotsford Art Centre and the International Friendship Garden. Learn more about: www.stjohnbrebeuf.ca


St. John Brebeuf High School in Abbotsford is seeking an energetic candidate to fill a teaching position at our school beginning in late January, 2022. This position will focus on teaching Humanities (English and Social Studies). Our successful candidate will be someone who is excited to work with youth in our Catholic schools and is capable of working collaboratively with other teachers, other para-educators, parents, administration and support staff. The successful applicant will bring a positive attitude and a strong, up-to-date knowledge of educational practices. This position will require knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including the following:

• Working with children, youth, and families

• Sound professional boundaries

• Maintenance of confidential records

• Ability to communicate and collaborate with the fellow teachers, educational assistants, and administration a positive, collaborative manner

• Effective classroom management skills

• An excellent attitude toward working in a high school environment

• A willingness to contribute to extra-curricular opportunities will be looked upon favourably

This is a full time position (5 days per week) extending from late January until the end of June, 2022, with the possibility of extending into the following school year. This posting will close on November 15, 2021.

Questions regarding this job posting may be directed to Gianni Bittante, Principal, at gbittante@stjohnbrebeuf.ca.


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

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Did you know? If you are currently an education student graduating in 2021, you can upload your documents as you receive them and still apply for this job posting.


- BC Teaching Certificate

- 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

- 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 hr@cisva.bc.ca


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.

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese
Posting Date:
10/7/2021 3:39:12 PM
Abbotsford, British Columbia