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.


- 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. Joseph’s School in Vancouver is seeking a part-time school secretary, effective January 1, 2022. The position is 0.6FTE (three days per week). St. Joseph’s is a wonderful community of people who love and respect children and go above and beyond to support their learning and growth; our office staff are integral to the team.

The requirements of the position include but are not limited to the following:

Must be a practicing Catholic as evidenced by a Pastoral Reference Letter

Excellent interpersonal skills, as the representative of our school to both current and prospective families

Effective use of Microsoft 360 and Excel

Ability to use MyEdBC for student records (training to be supplied)

Strong communication skills, both oral and written

Ability to interact with and help students with respect and empathy

Capacity to be a liaison between parents, school, and parish

Solid organizational skills in order to maintain student records according to Ministry of Education standards

Ability to support principal, teachers and staff in various school programs

Flexibility and good problem solving skills

Ability to work effectively as a team member

The following skills would be assets to the position:

Ability to manage social media

Graphic design


Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to the principal of St. Joseph’s, Deirdre O’Callaghan, at docallaghan@cisva.bc.ca. The closing date for this position is Friday, December 3, 2021.


- Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Catholic applicants)

- 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

Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese
Posting Date:
11/22/2021 9:14:43 AM
Vancouver, British Columbia