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Careers at SJK

    At SJK, we offer a world of learning on a beautiful 36-acre campus where we embrace innovation, diversity and internationalism. Our expectations are high; students are encouraged to find balance through academics, sports, arts, service and leadership. We have dedicated and inspirational educators, attentive to the needs of individual students and their families. Our graduates take their passions to the world as leaders and global citizens.

Applicants must be passionate teachers with a degree or advanced degree in a related field, teaching certification and experience (with eligibility for the Ontario College of Teachers). A willingness to participate in the full life of the School and its extensive co-curricular program is essential. International Baccalaureate (IB) experience, training and international-mindedness are considered significant assets. SJK offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including participation in the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Eligibility to work in Canada is required.

Current Opportunities

There are currently no vacant opportunities at SJK.

Unsolicited applications (CV & the names of three referees) may be forwarded to to be kept on file. Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CISK Job Postings

Founded in 2012, Canadian International School Kunshan (CISK) is the first licensed international school by Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education after the Chinese government introduced new policy requirements for international schools. CISK is affiliated with St. John’s-Kilmarnock School (SJK), a prestigious IB World school in Ontario, Canada, and has built partnerships with schools, school boards and universities throughout Canada. Located in Kunshan New & High Technology Department (KSND), Jiangsu Province, CISK has easy access by highway to Suzhou and Shanghai.

The CISK campus meets 2-Star green building standards, and provides students with versatile facilities in a great learning environment. We have spacious safe and comfortable classrooms, a well-stocked library, computer and science laboratories, indoor stadium, outdoor sports field, and school canteen at CISK.

CISK offers the complete Ontario curriculum as well as excellent Chinese language classes in order to equip students with enhanced reading, listening and writing skills. By providing a comprehensive international curriculum to the local community, CISK is committed to all students in nurturing and supporting their academic achievement and encouraging them to be contributing members of our global community.

Current Job Openings:

1 – Nursery Teacher

1 – Kindergarten Teacher

2 – Grade 3 Teachers

1 – Grade 5 Teacher

To apply, send your resume to:

Norman Damaren, B.A. B.Ed. M. Ed.

President, Chair of Board of Directors
Canadian International School Kunshan

No. 1799 Zuchongzhi Road
Kunshan, Jiangsu, China
Website :

St. John's-Kilmarnock School

2201 Shantz Station Road
Waterloo Region (Breslau),
Ontario, Canada N0B 1M0
Phone: 1-519-648-2183

IB World SchoolCanadian Association of Independent SchoolsConference of Independent Schools of Ontario

About SJK

Established in 1972, SJK is a not-for-profit, co-educational, independent day school serving the greater Waterloo and Guelph regions of Ontario, Canada.

About SJK


"Since we joined the SJK Community everyone has been so friendly and our children continue to have amazing experiences, everyday!"

–SJK Parent, Judy C.

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Academic Excellence at SJK

The SJK community is committed to nurturing well-rounded, confident citizens in a safe and enriching setting that supports students in their pursuit of academic success, personal growth and social responsibility.

Academic Excellence

Beyond Academics

SJK combines academic rigour, as well as immersion in an exceptional arts, athletics, and student life program to help students grow into confident and thoughtful adults.

Go Beyond!


SJK Foundation

SJK is appreciative for the ongoing generosity of our community. The Office of Development is here to help communicate the financial needs of the school as well as to encourage, assist and steward those who wish to make a gift to SJK. We thank you for your commitment to us.

Our Community Partners

Campus of the Future

SJK seeks to have a campus that engages, connects, and innovates.

Be the Difference.

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