Elizabeth Buckley STEAM School


Be part of a dedicated, professional team of educators

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Office Manager: open until position filled 
  • On-Call Education Assistant: on-going

Position: Office Manager  Download Job Posting


Elizabeth Buckley School is an independent K-5 elementary school and 6-8 middle school in Victoria. We are Canada's first STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) school. Our program is based on hands-on, engaging, project-based learning. We offer a 21st-century model of education with a focus on thinking and problem solving. Our classrooms are inclusive and feature universal design for learning so that children with all learning styles and differences can be successful. Our school community is supportive and harmonious and our parents are an integral part of the school. Our staff works collaboratively as a cohesive team. We are looking for an Office Manager to join our team.

Job Description:


  • Manage and maintain confidential student and staff records
  • Complete annual reporting to the Ministry of Education
  • Update school and staff websites
  • Write and edit monthly newsletter
  • Assist with school admissions and registration
  • Provide administrative support to Principal and Vice-Principal
  • Maintain office inventory
  • Order school uniforms


  • Process payroll
  • Process banking
  • Track and collect tuition payments
  • Monitor and track budget
  • Administer benefits plan


  • Manage social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Create and run ads on social media and various websites
  • Create ads for print advertising


  • Liaise with parents, on-call staff, PAC, bookkeeper and the Board of Directors regarding day-to-day operations
  • Act as the first point of contact for families, inquiries, staff and community
  • Manage parent volunteers

This position would suit someone who:

  • Can confidently make decisions
  • Is technologically savvy
  • Has an outgoing nature and loves children
  • Has a tolerance for the noisy activities of a school
  • Is self-directed, can prioritize work tasks, and juggle multiple deadlines
  • Enjoys working as an integral part of a team
  • Is highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Stays calm in a busy environment
  • Can provide a welcoming, professional atmosphere for the students, families, and staff

This position requires:

  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Wordpress, online databases, social media platforms, basic graphic design
  • Experience with basic accounting and budgets
  • Ability to write effectively, efficiently, and persuasively
  • Supervisory experience
  • A criminal record check

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with:

  • Marketing and social media
  • Grant writing
  • Volunteer management
  • Payroll

Position Details:

Start Date: Flexible for the right candidate. Ideally, we would like to start training in June.

  • Training and part-time work in June, 2016
  • Off in July
  • Full-time starting mid-August

Salary: commensurate with experience

Benefits: extended health and dental benefits

Hours: 8am-4pm from Monday-Friday, plus evening events, as needed

Application Process:

This posting will be open until the right candidate is found. If interested, please apply as soon as possible.

Please submit your application via email to info@steamschool.ca.  Your application package must include a cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references. Please submit the application as ONE pdf file. The file name should be YOUR_NAME. (Please do not title your file “Resume”.)

Position: On-call EAs

EBS is currently accepting applications for on-call education assistants. All applications for the list must include a resume, three professional references and documentation of qualifications. EA applicants must provide a current criminal record check.

The vice-principal will contact suitable applicants for a short interview. Please e-mail your application to info@steamschool.ca. Please submit the application as ONE pdf file. The file name should be your FIRSTNAME_LASTNAME. (Please do not title your file “Resume”)

Contact Us:

Elizabeth Buckley School
1309 Hillside Avenue
Victoria, BC
V8T 2B3
Office: 250.995.6425
Fax: 250-995-6428


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