Working at Meadowridge

When you are a staff member at Meadowridge you are more than an employee, you are a partner in the growth and learning of our community.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Please specify the position in the subject line.

Your application may be addressed to Mrs. Kalie Whitaker, Director of Human Resources.

Candidates must possess the appropriate academic credentials if appropriate, including a certificate for teaching in the Province of British Columbia. All candidates must be legally able to work in Canada and be proficient in the English language.

If you are interested in applying or have a question, please contact

Open Positions


Visual Arts Instructor (PYP/MYP)



The Visual Arts Instructor will be a member of the Fine Arts faculty working in the elementary and middle school. They will be given their own part-time teaching assignment. Additional time will be dedicated to a series of activities in support of the Arts across the school or as assigned by the Head of School.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, update and implement various formats for curriculum to be delivered in classes, workshops, camps, and special events.
  • Instruct students using varied teaching methods, strategies and approaches in order to meet the needs of all students.
  • Engage in co-curricular clubs and activities in support of school intentions and dispositions. This involves the use of time not within the curricular times of the school. Some examples include supporting outdoor expeditions, engaging with students in a variety of club endeavors, and supporting Advancement in capturing the sense of the school through photographs and images related to Art.
  • Facilitate a hands on educational and fun experience while maintaining a safe and inclusive environment. Manage student behaviour by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.

  • Maintain and prepare classroom supplies, equipment and materials in support of recreational and educational programs; advises Department Head in advance of program equipment, repair and supply needs.
  • Ensures classroom is organized, clean and free of hazards.

  • Ensure the appropriate and respectful usage of all technology used for programs and operational purposes.
  • Perform other such duties as may be assigned.


  • University/college degree in Fine Arts or Art History.
  • Education degree an asset, but not a requirement.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in teaching art.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with children.
  • Knowledge of various art genres and mediums (paint, pencil, crafts, charcoal, pastels, collaging, photography etc.)
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Classroom management skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Prioritizes tasks effectively and efficiently in an environment that is constantly changing and developing.
  • Carries out responsibilities and makes sound decisions independently.
  • Energetic and passionate about art and working with children of all ages and abilities.
  • Enthusiastic and outgoing personality.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with modern technology.
  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check.

Teacher On Call (ongoing)

We are currently looking for energetic, collaborative Teacher On Call (TOC) to fill in for a variety of leaves from part of a day to long term temporary contracts. The innovative candidates will be given the opportunity to teach in differentiated learning spaces with access to an abundance of resources.

Ability to integrate into co-curricular activities and an enthusiasm for experiential education is a requirement of the position.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and an excellent student-teacher ratio. Applicants should submit their cover letter and resumes, along with the names of at least two references, to

Please specify the teaching area in the subject line. Candidates must possess the appropriate academic credentials, including a certificate for teaching in the Province of British Columbia. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and training in International Baccaleureate.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to, daily maintenance of grounds and buildings, security, custodial, special event preparation, some heavy lifting.


  • Previous custodial experience required
  • ‘Manlift’ experience an asset
  • Reliable personal transportation, valid driver’s license
  • Basic computer skills [Word, Outlook]
  • Ability to work in a school environment, with minimal supervision
  • Good organizational skills
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills in English (verbal, written, comprehension)
  • A high level of self-motivation and dependability

If you are energetic, dedicated to service excellence and enjoy working in a fast paced team environment, we invite you to apply. This position will be afternoon shift on Monday to Friday.

All candidates are asked to please forward resumes, along with 2 references to:

Meadowridge School
Attention: Human Resources
12224 240th Street, Maple Ridge, BC V4R 1N1

No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Director of Development

The Director of Development is responsible for ensuring the overall fundraising plan is realized through strategic planning and operational excellence.

The primary role of this position is to develop, establish and implement the overall strategic business plan for fund development with the end goal to maximize organizational growth through revenue generation and operational efficiency.

At a tactical level, he/she will ensure plans are in place (including visions, goals, priorities, and specific action plans) and are executed on a timely, ongoing basis.

Click here to download the Job Profile

For more information, to receive the full position prospectus, or to apply in confidence please contact:

Gérard Consulting – Fundraising Talent Management
Phil Gérard, President

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Internships (Paid)

There are currently no openings.

Applying to Meadowridge

The following is required as part of your application:

A Personal Statement or Cover Letter

A brief statement describing why the candidate wishes to work at Meadowridge and how they can contribute to the development of our school Mission and Vision.

Employment History / Curriculum Vitae

Details outlining qualifications, degrees, teacher certification, and work experience.

Two References

Two references from individuals familiar with the candidate's performance in the type of work the candidate would perform at Meadowridge.

Copy of BC Teaching Certificate

If applying for a position that requires teaching.

Our Accreditations & Memberships

Meadowridge School is fully accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), and is member of a number of professional organizations, including: Independent Schools of British Columbia (ISABC) and The Council of International Schools (CIS).

Non-Discrimination Policy

At Meadowridge we're proud to be a community of vibrant individuals, from diverse backgrounds, with a multitude of passions.

We administer our educational policies, admission policies, financial aid program, athletic program, and other school programs, including the hiring of faculty and staff without discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation, or any other category to the extent protected by applicable laws.