Employment With CISND

The Catholic Independent Schools of the Diocese of Nelson (CISND), hosts six elementary schools, and one high school:

  • Holy Cross School, Penticton
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School, West Kelowna
  • St. Joseph Elementary School, Kelowna
  • Immaculata Regional High School, Kelowna
  • St. Joseph School, Nelson
  • St. Michael Elementary School, Trail
  • St. Mary Elementary School, Cranbrook

The diocese is located in the beautiful Okanagan and Kootenay regions of British Columbia. We are committed to hiring qualified teachers who are dedicated to educating students in the Roman Catholic tradition. 

Candidates must possess a valid BC teaching certificate or be eligible for BC certification through the Teacher Regulation Branch of the Ministry of Education.  http://www.bcteacherregulation.ca

  Interested candidates must complete an on-line application profile with supporting documents.


Use the buttons below to access our current Open Positions and begin your application profile.

(Choose the job posting, click on   "View Job" for full details, then click "Apply Online".)

Open Positions


Click the button below for all available teaching opportunities within CISND.

Open Teaching Positions


Click the following link to view open administration positions at CISND.

Open Administration Positions

Support Staff

For all available CEA/ECE/secretarial and/or custodial opportunities, click the following link.

Open Support Positions

For your own reference, please view the teacher application checklist to be sure that your application is complete before you submit it for consideration.

For your own reference, please view the support staff application checklist to be sure that your application is complete before you submit it for consideration.

Please fill in the blanks on page one and give both pages to your pastor when you meet with him.

Please fill in the blanks on page one and give both pages to your pastor when you meet with your pastor.

Other Dioceses in BC


Diocese of Prince George, http://cispg.ca/cispg/careers/

Diocese of Kamloops, http://ciskd.ca/careers/

  news From Other Dioceses

alt text Roman Catholic Diocese of Whitehorse


In our Diocese, we have three Catholic schools located in Whitehorse, Yukon.  In mid-February, the Department of Education will be posting the job for the Principal position at the high school, Vanier Catholic Secondary, and possibly at one of the elementary schools.  I invite you to consider coming to the Yukon to serve the Catholic community and families.

Whitehorse is a modern ‘wilderness’ city with all amenities and services, an international airport, and plenty of outdoor and indoor recreational opportunities for individuals and families.  The Yukon is a vast territory showcasing God’s beautiful creation and is within driving distance of Alaska.

These qualifications and experience are needed when applying for Principal positions with Yukon Education:

  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Education or equivalent in educational administration and/or elementary curriculum;
  • Recent experience in administration and/or educational leadership in a school setting;
  • Experience in learning environments such as experiential education or project based educational programming;
  • Experience in incorporating cultural activities into the curriculum of the school program;
  • Recent experience teaching in a Catholic school with diverse curriculum needs.
  • Candidates who have education, training and/or experience equivalent to the education criteria listed above may be equally considered

In addition to general administrative knowledge and skills, there are also Catholic requirements related to religious education, and practicing and witnessing to your faith. Jobs are posted on the applytoeducation website (use Yukon filter)

Further Information on how to apply is on the government website.

This is a unique opportunity to serve your Church while discovering a new part of Canada. Please visit these websites for more information:

You are also welcome to contact us at our office by email at ac.esecoidesrohetihw@tnatsissaevitucexe or at 867-667-2052.  May God bless you and your families.  I remain,

Yours in Christ,

Most Rev. Héctor Vila, Bishop of Whitehorse