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Receptionist/Administrative Support

Sunrise Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for a full time Receptionist/Administrative Support position starting for the 2024 2025 school year. Established in 1980, the beautiful seven-acre Sunrise campus is in the Cowichan Valley, near Duncan BC.  Sunrise is a full AWSNA member school and a Group One independent school under the BC Ministry of Education with a mission to educate and inspire students to reach their full potential through a rich and artistic Waldorf curriculum.   

The successful candidate will be the primary organizer of the main office and undertakes reception duties for the school community, interfacing with students, parents, faculty, and administration. They support the general day-to-day functioning of the office and facilitate a wide array of administrative, clerical, and functional tasks as well as the provision of basic first aid. The ideal candidate will be well organized, able to multi-task, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a collaborative, team-oriented approach. A sample of tasks include supporting registration, database management, student records, attendance, Ministry reporting, equipment troubleshooting, and ordering supplies. Sunrise is looking for someone with experience and/or interest in Waldorf Education.


  • Administrative training or education and experience in a school office preferred

  • Friendly, competent and efficient and able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Skilled with office equipment and technology in general; and, specifically with O365 applications, and My Education BC

  • Current First Aid certificate or able to complete one

Sunrise Waldorf School is committed to promoting equal career opportunities to all communities in supporting diversity, equitable hiring practices, and an accessible workplace.


Applications from Canadian citizens or residents will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send your cover letter and resume to

Closing Date: April 30th 2024

Pay: $26.50 to $28.00 hourly depending on experience; Monday to Friday when school is in session plus some other scheduled work days to complete administrative duties

This position is eligible for Extended Health and Dental, and RSP benefits


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