Careers at SJK

St. John’s-Kilmarnock (SJK) School is an independent day and boarding school in the Waterloo Region of Ontario. SJK offers a world of learning 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. The School’s co-ed Boarding Residence is located in close proximity to the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University. 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.

Current Administration Opportunities

There are currently no available positions at this time.


Current Faculty Opportunities

Upper School Dance Teacher

St. John’s-Kilmarnock School is seeking a qualified Upper School Dance Teacher (Grades 7-10) for May-June 2020. This position carries a 25% teaching load.

SJK is seeking a highly motivated and committed educator to join our Upper School Faculty for a two-month LTO position. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and innovative teacher who appreciates working in a collaborative environment, dedicated to the highest standards of teaching and learning. Experience and training in teaching Dance to adolescents and in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme are considered assets. Candidates should also have experience integrating technology in the curriculum and be willing to coach or lead co-curricular activities. 

Applications should include a cover letter, complete CV of no more than 2 pages, and the names of three referees addressed to Ms. Cheryl Boughton, Head of School, and sent to employment@sjkschool.org by February 7, 2020. Eligibility to work in Canada is a requirement. 

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Visit our website at www.sjkschool.org to learn more about our School.
 
 
Lower School Classroom Teacher

St. John’s-Kilmarnock School is seeking a Lower School Classroom Teacher – PYP (International Baccalaureate, Primary Years Programme) Primary/Junior Division - (One Year Maternity Leave, August 27, 2020 - June 25, 2021)

SJK is seeking a highly motivated and committed educator to join our Lower School Faculty for a year-long maternity leave position. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and innovative teacher who appreciates working in a collaborative environment, dedicated to the highest standards of teaching and learning. Experience and training in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is considered an asset. Candidates should also have experience integrating technology in the curriculum and be willing to coach or lead co-curricular activities. The exact grade level will be determined based on the candidate pool and staffing needs. 

Applications should include a covering letter, complete CV of no more than 2 pages, and the names of three referees addressed to Ms. Cheryl Boughton, Head of School, and sent to employment@sjkschool.org by February 7, 2020. Eligibility to work in Canada is a requirement. 

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Visit our website at www.sjkschool.org to learn more about our School.

 
 
Upper School Science (Chemistry) and Math Teacher

St. John’s-Kilmarnock School is seeking a qualified Upper School Science (Chemistry) and Math Teacher (One Year Maternity Leave, August 27, 2020 - June 25, 2021)
 
SJK is seeking a highly motivated and committed Science and Math educator to join our Upper School Faculty for a year-long maternity leave position. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and innovative teacher who appreciates working in a collaborative environment, dedicated to the highest standards of teaching and learning. A degree in Chemistry and experience and training in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme are considered assets. Candidates should also have experience teaching the Ontario High School Science and Math Curriculum, (including Grades 11 and 12 Chemistry), integrating technology in the curriculum, and be willing to coach or lead co-curricular activities. 

Applications should include a cover letter, complete CV of no more than 2 pages, and the names of three referees addressed to Ms. Cheryl Boughton, Head of School, and sent to employment@sjkschool.org by February 7, 2020. Eligibility to work in Canada is a requirement. 

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Visit our website at www.sjkschool.org to learn more about our School.
  
 
Lower School Instrumental (Band) Music Teacher

St. John’s-Kilmarnock School is seeking a Lower School Instrumental (Band) Music Teacher - PYP (International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme) Junior Division, Grades 4, 5, and 6 beginning August 27, 2020. This position carries a 20% teaching load.
 
SJK is seeking a highly motivated and committed Instrumental Band Music Teacher to join our Lower School Faculty. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and innovative teacher who appreciates working in a collaborative environment, dedicated to the highest standards of teaching and learning. He or she will focus on musicianship and preparing students for both performance experiences and further musical study. This is a part-time position and can be scheduled for one day a week.

Applications should include a cover letter, complete CV of no more than 2 pages, and the names of three referees addressed to Ms. Cheryl Boughton, Head of School, and sent to employment@sjkschool.org by February 7, 2020. Eligibility to work in Canada is a requirement. 

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Visit our website at www.sjkschool.org to learn more about our School.