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Why teach at Little Flower Academy?
Little Flower Academy is Vancouver’s Catholic secondary school for girls. Founded in 1927 by the Sisters of St. Ann, Little Flower empowers students to explore their unique gifts, reach their fullest potential and make the world a better place.
Our Mission, Vision and Values
Our Mission: Inspired by the Sisters of St. Ann, we educate young women within the Catholic faith to reach their fullest potential and lead extraordinary lives.
Our Vision: All members of our community pursue excellence and make the most of their God-given gifts to make the world a better place.
Our Core Values: Spirituality, Integrity, Respect, Service, Excellence and Simplicity.
Our Unique Programs
Little Flower Academy is recognized as one of the leading independent schools in British Columbia. Staff and students have opportunities to explore their unique passions and gifts through inquiry-based education, an integrated STEAM program, Advanced Placement courses and diverse extracurricular experiences.
We are located on the west side of Vancouver. Close to the University of British Columbia and accessible to all of the cultural, recreational, and educational experiences Vancouver has to offer, Little Flower students regularly take learning outside of the classroom and into the community.
Little Flower’s strong academic program focuses on creative and critical thinking and prepares students for success at university. Through an inquiry-based approach to teaching, students develop skills to solve problems collaboratively and creatively. Little Flower offers a number of Advanced Placement courses.
Why you’ll love it here
Teachers at Little Flower have the opportunity to inspire and empower tomorrow’s leaders. A positive, supportive school culture is the foundation for our success. Engaged students and dedicated teachers create a dynamic, vibrant school community.
Learning is at the heart of all we do. Our teachers are supported to continue their learning through professional development opportunities locally and abroad, through post-graduate studies and by networking with teachers and colleagues in other schools. Teachers are encouraged to put their learning into action and are given time for planning and collaboration.
Lifestyle and Recreational Opportunities
Little Flower is situated in the heart of Vancouver which is regularly voted as one of the best cities to live in. A leader in sustainable living, Vancouver is a vibrant urban community within an awe-inspiring natural setting.
Easy access to everything Vancouver has to offer
Whether you indulge in the great food along Main Street, relish the nightlife of downtown Vancouver, spend the day skiing in Whistler, or want to explore the coast by kayak, Vancouver offers something for everyone.
With our central location and proximity to public transit, Little Flower is close to amenities that include libraries, galleries, parks and shopping. As our students commute to the school from all over Metro Vancouver, they bring rich, diverse community and cultural experiences with them to the classroom.
Draw for Employees
Little Flower is a strong community of dedicated teachers. Faculty and staff support one another, working together to provide students with outstanding educational opportunities and experiences.
Salary and Benefits
Little Flower Academy offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Employee benefits include medical, dental and extended health insurance; group life insurance; accidental and disability insurance; and an employer-matched registered retirement savings plan.
Support for professional development
Teachers are supported in continuing their learning and growing as educators through professional development activities, post-graduate work and networking opportunities. Teachers new to the school are paired with a mentor, and departments regularly meet to collaborate.
Little Flower offers all staff free on-site parking, open access to the school’s fitness centre and subsidized meals in our dining hall.
Please visit the employment section of www.lfabc.org for more information about applying to Little Flower.