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Job Opportunities

West Vancouver Schools employs over 1100 teachers, teachers’ assistants, non-teaching support staff, administrators, business services and management staff, information technology professionals, and facilities staff.

Current Job Opportunities

Please be advised that WVS now posts all current job opportunities (teaching and non-teaching) on the online job board Make a Future.

To view current job postings, please visit Make a Future.

If you are a current employee of WVS and are interested in other opportunities within our district, click here.

Please note that hard copy, email or faxed resumes will no longer be accepted.

We accept applications for posted positions only.

West Vancouver Schools employs over 1100 teachers, teachers’ assistants, non-teaching support staff, administrators, business services and management staff, information technology professionals, and facilities staff.

Meet the Leadership Team

Chris Kennedy

Chris Kennedy

Superintendent of Schools/CEO

Chris is a passionate educator having served as both elementary and secondary school principal.   He is an avid writer, blogger and lifelong learner.  Chris has been honoured with many awards such as Business in Vancouver’s top Forty Under 40, Canada’s Top Education Blogger as well as Canada’s Educational Technology K-12 Leader of the Year.

ckennedy@wvschools.ca

Kim Martin

Kim Martin

Associate Superintendent

Kim has been with West Vancouver School since 2012.   She is responsible for employee services including wellness, school staffing and all areas related to labour relations.    Kim has her undergrad degree in English & Psychology from Queen’s University and her law degree from the University of Western Ontario.  Kim embraces the challenge to provide the finest educational experience for our families by ensuring we recruit, retain and engage all employees in the pursuit of educational excellence in West Vancouver Schools.

kmartin@wvschools.ca

Sean Nosek

Sean Nosek

Associate Superintendent

Sean has been with West Vancouver Schools since 2014.  He leads our teams in school operations, student support services, information technology services, and digital literacy.  Sean has been an educator since 1995 beginning his career in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows.  He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and a Master of Arts Degree in Education. He believes that the work we do in public school systems today is fundamental to ensuring an inspired, prosperous, and healthy future.

snosek@wvschools.ca

Julia Leiterman

Julia Leiterman

Secretary Treasurer/CFO

As chief financial officer Julia oversees all business, finance and facilities operations for West Vancouver Schools.  Together with the Superintendent, she works with the Board of Trustees to implement their strategic plan and vision, and advises them on a wide range of business and policy matters. She is committed to serving the students and staff of our district, and believes that public education is critical to the development of human potential to do good on this planet.

jleiterman@wvschools.ca

Diane Nelson

Diane Nelson

Director of Instruction

Diane runs West Vancouver Schools’ Premier Academies in addition to our Physical Literacy and Physical Education programs. With over 30 years experience in education, as both a teacher and administrator, Diane has obtained her Bachelor of Education, Diploma in Counseling Psychology, and Master’s in Educational Administration, all from the University of British Columbia. Diane’s entire career has been about giving students an opportunity to better themselves and realize their hopes and aspirations. She firmly believes that enthusiastic and thoughtful guidance is the best way to assist our youth on the path that they choose.

dnelson@wvschools.ca

Liz Hill

Liz Hill

Director of Instruction

Liz has been with West Vancouver Schools since 1998. She has her undergrad degree in Education and her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of British Columbia. Liz began her teaching career at Hollyburn Elementary and spent many years as an elementary school Principal at Westcot and Irwin Park. Liz’s District-wide portfolio includes Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, Professional Development, Innovation, and Indigenous Education. Liz is passionate about supporting dynamic learning opportunities and environments where individuals are collaborative, engaged, care about their learning and strive for student success.

lhill@wvschools.ca

Ian Kennedy

Ian Kennedy

Director of Instruction

Ian has spent the last 14 years in various leadership roles first with us as vice-principal at West Vancouver and Rockridge Secondary, then as Director of Instruction and Head of Wentworth Campus at Collingwood School and most recently as Principal at Carson Graham Secondary in North Vancouver. With more than 25 years of experience in education, as both a teacher and administrator, Ian has obtained his undergraduate degree in Education from the University of Victoria and his Master’s Degree in Education from Simon Fraser University.

Ian has a rich background in public and independent schools and is passionate about the evolution of education, the development of teachers, and the transformation of our public education system. He has a proven track record of guiding innovation and his leadership work around school improvement has been recognized locally and nationally.

Ian is a resident of the North Shore, active in the community, and a busy father of two teenagers.  Ian is a long time school and community coach, and in his spare time an avid bike rider.

ikennedy@wvschools.ca

Sandra-Lynn Shortall

Sandra-Lynn Shortall

Director of Instruction - Student Support Services

Sandra-Lynn’s educational background includes Bachelor Degrees in Education and Special Education, a Masters of Education and she is currently working towards her Doctorate in Educational Leadership & Policy.   Sandra-Lynn began her career teaching in Special Education and  has been a school and district administrator in West Vancouver for 16 years.  Since 2010 she has been a District Principal in Early Learning and Student Support Services.  Sandra-Lynn is highly regarded for her collaborative approach to issues, her creative thinking and passionate dedication to our students.  In addition to this, she has gained local and international acclaim for her work with self-regulation and early learning.

sshortall@wvschools.ca