Senior School Counsellor

Senior School Counsellor

An IB World Continuum School, St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, university preparatory day school situated in the Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver. Serving 570 JK through Grade 12 students in an urban setting, St. John’s boasts a vibrant, accomplished, well rounded student community striving for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. One hundred percent of graduates are accepted by the best post-secondary programmes around the world.


St. John’s is a member of the Independent Schools Association of BC, a member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools, an associate member of the National Association of Independent Schools, USA and an IB World School offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.


St. John’s Senior School is seeking a qualified and experienced Counsellor. As part of the student services group, this important role works with the MYP and DP students in grade 6 through 12 providing social-emotional counseling services and coordinating the HCE in grades 6 through 9 and Careers 10 programmes. This is a full time position starting in late August 2022.


Prerequisites for this position are: a specialist degree (MA or MEd in Counselling Psychology or an RSW; Registered Social Worker with practicum placement); experience working with children and youth; and knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years and Diploma Programme methodology and philosophy.


All candidates must hold or be eligible for BC teacher certification and have permanent residency status or citizenship in Canada.


St. John’s offers a very competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package.


All interested candidates should forward their resume, along with the names, addresses, emails and phone numbers of three referees, a cover letter, and copies of teaching certificate(s), post-secondary diplomas and certificates and any first aid certificates; in confidence addressed to:


Mr. Trevor Gale

St. John’s School

2215 West 10th Avenue

Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1

Or electronically to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: August 15, 2022



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