With Passion and Compassion

Junior School student and teacher in the classroom
Every teacher at SMUS has an annual professional growth plan

Our Values

Your Career at SMUS

A Culture of Excellence

The school’s Mission includes the line that SMUS, “seeks the excellence in all of us.” This commitment to excellence is reflected in everything we do, including how we recognize and support our staff. We look forward to seeing how your skills and energy can help the school continue to fulfil its Mission.

Make A Difference

A career at SMUS means helping students become the next generation of leaders, many of whom will face some of the 21st century’s most pressing challenges. Teachers will enjoy small class sizes and a thriving school atmosphere that will afford you the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of intelligent, curious and motivated students.

Professional Development

We are a community of lifelong learners with a focus on career-long professional development for our faculty. The growth of our people is essential to continued relevancy and to be able to model the way for our students. This philosophy is supported by professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned national and international recognition, including numerous Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards.

Beautiful Work Environment

Located on two campuses in Victoria, British Columbia, SMUS has a special mix of venerable heritage buildings, immaculate outdoor spaces and state-of-the-art facilities. In addition to our bright and joyful environment, you will find a commitment to continual upgrade, as we deliberately engineer our campuses around providing a world-class education.

Competitive Compensation

SMUS believes people should be appropriately compensated for their energy and talent. In our mission to attract the very best of global talent to SMUS, you will find a very competitive compensation package, which includes both salary and extensive group benefits. This extends to enrolment in our strong RRSP matching program.

Faculty Mentoring Program

To ensure new teaching staff get off to the best possible start, you will be given a faculty mentor to provide guidance during your first few months of teaching and learning about the SMUS community.

Staff Stories