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Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS) is an independent JK to Grade 12 day school that is supported by a caring and thriving community.
As a proud International Baccalaureate (IB) World Continuum School, and a member of the Round Square, we offer our students an internationally recognized 'gold standard’ of education. This whole-child approach creates global thinkers who are committed, creative and compassionate leaders and stewards of the world. We are committed to helping each student become their best self—whoever that may be—by encouraging them to explore, challenging them, and celebrating their differences.
The foundation of GNS lies in our Core Values: Truth, Courage, Caring, Community and Individuality. These principles guide each member of the “GNS Family,” as we ensure the school remains an exceptional place for students, parents, families, alumni, faculty and staff. Working with GNS means joining a community that fosters a collaborative, caring, innovative and inclusive culture where learning and professional development are life-long passions.
We are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team who will share in our passion for preparing outstanding citizens of character who will contribute to the world through their leadership, a commitment to service, and an understanding that we are all responsible for the future of our communities.

Current Openings: Faculty

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  • MYP/DP Math Teacher

    You will hold a valid BC teaching certificate and have experience teaching Math at the middle and/or senior school level. 

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  • Language & Literature/ESL Teacher

    You will hold a valid BC teaching certificate and have experience teaching Language & Literature and English as a Second Language.

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  • Junior Kindergarten (ECE) Teacher

    Candidates must possess ECE certification and knowledge of current educational trends in a Junior Kindergarten setting. Montessori and/or Reggio Emilia experience will be considered an asset. Experience and interest in weekly Nature School and knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme would be an asset.
  • Junior Kindergarten (ECE) Assistant

    Candidates must possess ECE certification and knowledge of current educational trends in a Junior Kindergarten setting. Montessori and/or Reggio Emilia experience will be considered an asset. Experience and interest in weekly Nature School and knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme would be an asset.
  • Learning Strategies Teacher – Junior School

    You will hold a valid BC teaching certificate and have experience as a Learning Assistance/Resource Teacher. Preference will be given to candidates with formal Special Education training and experience supporting literacy in this context. IB training and PYP experience is preferred but not required. You will have a strong knowledge of inquiry-based and project-based learning approaches, possess a passion for innovation and creativity, and be highly reflective and committed to continuous professional growth and improvement. An exceptional aptitude in differentiated learning styles and a passion for educating the whole student are expected.

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  • Teachers-On-Call

  • ECE/ECEA Educators – On-Call

Current Openings: Non-teaching Staff

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GNS Quick Facts

  • Total Enrolment: 750
  • Average Class size: 18
  • Faculty to Student Ratio: 1:8
  • Diversity: 85% Domestic; 15% International

What We Offer

What we offer:
  • Highly attractive compensation and benefits package for all employees
  • A matching RRSP contribution plan that provides plus an additional 3.5% up to an employer maximum of 10.5% of salary
  • Generous vacation program
  • Access to campus facilities, including a fitness gym and library system
  • Opportunities to attend and get involved with school events
  • Access to robust professional development opportunities, which reflects our commitment to life-long learning and sets an inspiring example for our students
  • Access to our Employee and Family Assistance program
  • Staff tuition discount

Don't See an Exact Fit?

We still want to hear from you. We’re always interested in hearing from applicants who share our vision and values. Please complete a General Application and share with us your areas of interest.

Meet Some of Our Staff

Sarah McLeod

Gavin Bowers

Rebecca Nielson

Robert Marthaller

Leah Hall

Duncan Brice

Glenlyon Norfolk School

Junior School (JK to Grade 5)

Middle (Grade 6 to 8) and Senior (Grade 9 to 12) Schools

We wish to acknowledge and respect the Lekwungen-Speaking Peoples on whose traditional territory we stand, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and Wsáneć Peoples whose historical relationships with the land, where we live, work, play and learn, continue to this day.