"If I have any regrets about my lengthy career in education, it will be that I didn’t come to WPGA sooner—this school has and will continue to be a highlight of my career.” - Kel McDowell, Director of University & Career Counselling 

Working at WPGA

Working at WPGA is rewarding, collaborative and dynamic. We encourage our students to be their best selves and require no less from our teachers and staff, whose contributions we both value and celebrate. 

A great part of the WPGA culture and success is rooted in our respect and care for one another and in our service to our community. Below are a few of the benefits we offer to ensure our staff is supported in the important work they do. 

  • Competitive base salaries
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits
  • Group RRSP with significant employer matching contribution
  • Generous health spending account and/or wellness account 
  • Individual annual meetings with financial and retirement planning professionals
  • Professional development opportunities and coaching  
  • Parental leave top-ups
  • Discount on meals and snacks
  • Subsidized monthly public transit passes (certified TransLink Transit-Friendly Employer)
  • Free access to fitness facilities and classes
When you join WPGA, you join a vibrant and caring community.
"I was hired to teach grade 1 at WPGA in 2010 and haven’t looked back. Being part of the Wolfpack means being supported, cared for, and connected with others with similar views in education. I have always been drawn to WPGA for the joy in the hallways, the friendships, and the energy of our students. There is never a dull day!" -  Karen Melville, Junior School Director of Learning

Career Opportunities

At WPGA, we are committed to fostering diverse student and staff communities and to ensuring all members of WPGA feel welcome, respected and empowered. We support equal opportunity in our hiring practices; as such, we seek to employ the best talent based on individual merit and who complement our diverse community of learners. 

Please review our current openings and apply. We would love for you to join us. 

Current Openings

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  • Director of Advancement

    WPGA is looking for our new Director of Advancement, beginning August 2024. 

    For more information about this exciting new position, please click here.

    This search is being led by WPGA's search partner, Christoph Claudius at The Discovery Group, who can be reached at christoph@thediscoverygroup.ca. If you or someone you know is interested or curious, please be in touch.

    All submissions should be received by June 21, 2024. Early submissions are encouraged.
    • TransLink Certified Transit-Friendly Employer

West Point Grey Academy

4125 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., V6R 4P9
Tel: 604-222-8750  

Since 1996, West Point Grey Academy has gratefully resided on the Jericho Lands, the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nation and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation. Honoured to learn and play on these beautiful lands, we endeavour to be a leader in Indigenous education. In creating shared understanding and opportunities, we hope to help foster a more equitable society for all.