Vice Principal - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Elementary School

Job Code: 3469183

Job Description


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.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Elementary School is seeking applicants for the position of Vice-Principal. The position is a 1.0FTE administrator position.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practicing Catholic
  • Have excellent and confirmed communication skills
  • Be a proven leader on his/her staff
  • Have a minimum of five years of teaching experience
  • Have strong and established organizational skills
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the BC Ed Plan
  • Have proven skills and experience in using technology
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with all community members
  • Be an exemplary teacher with respect to planning, instruction and assessment practices
  • Be committed to on-going professional development

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining a TOC list
  • Hiring of TOC’s as required
  • Assisting the principal in supervising and evaluating teachers
  • Attending PEC meetings, sacramental meetings and other events as required
  • Participating as a member of the PEC Hiring Committee
  • Organizing professional development for staff
  • Assisting with the implementation of the School Growth Plan
  • Mentoring of staff
  • Ordering of textbooks and supplies
  • Approving class field trips
  • Organizing fire, earthquake, and lockdown drills
  • Overseeing the Foundation Skills Assessments
  • Overseeing the CAT-4 school-wide assessments
  • Assisting in any duties as directed by the principal


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)
. Apply to this job posting

Did you know? If you are currently an education student graduating in 2022, you can upload your documents as you receive them and still apply for this job posting.


- 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.

Posted On
May 14, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Elementary
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2023
End Date
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Additional Documents
  • Criminal Background Check (VSS)
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Pastoral References
  • Practicum Reports
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Reference Letter(s)
  • Transcripts