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Boarding Assistant

Position Type Staff
Start 08/26/2019
School Name St. John's-Kilmarnock School
City, State Waterloo Region (Breslau), ON 
Posted 04/12/2019

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.

The Role

St. John’s-Kilmarnock School is looking for dynamic people who have a keen interest in working with and supporting our boarding high school students at our co-ed residence in Waterloo, ON. The successful candidates will be committed to building a positive rapport with all our students, be energetic and interested in creating and delivering a boarding program, be able to provide supervision for our boarding students and be great team members.

This is a ten month live-in position with room and board provided plus a small salary. Boarding Assistants will participate in staff orientation during the last week of August 2019. Boarding Assistants must be available to commit to working a flexible schedule of day, evenings, most weekends and some mid-term breaks/long weekends as assigned.

Typical candidates have experience as a teacher, camp counsellor, outdoor educator or coach. Members of the OCT will have the opportunity for some supply teaching at SJK.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:


  • Provide social, emotional care for Grade 9 to 12 students

  • Perform regular duties at the boarding residence on a rotation basis

  • Participate in creating vibrant weekend programming

  • Attend collaborative staff meetings and professional development

Application Process:

Applications should include a covering letter, complete CV, and the names of three referees, addressed to Mr. Ian Watt, Interim Head of School, and sent to employment@sjkschool.org.

Consideration of candidates will begin on Tuesday April 23, 2019. These positions will remain open until filled.


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