Staff Directory

    • All our staff in St.John’s Academy Shawnigan Lake work exceptionally well together as a team and take pride in their work individually. All teachers are certified with the BC Ministry of Education.

Leadership Team

Head of SchoolJohn D’ArcyEmail
Director of Academics/English TeacherBradley MyrholmEmail
Director of Students/English TeacherBurkie BurgessEmail
Director of Admissions & MarketingMatt JonahEmail


Socials & Drama TeacherJoseph AdamsEmail
Science TeacherAshlee BookerEmail
Math TeacherJulie CarereEmail
Music & English TeacherTristan ClausenEmail
Science TeacherCiara CorbettEmail
Arts Coordinator/ Visual Arts TeacherMartha GeorgeEmail
Grade 4&5 TeacherJosh HartEmail
ELL CoordinatorAmy HeffringEmail
Math & Design TeacherJulia KellerEmail
French TeacherSandrine LeopoldEmail
Art Teacher & LibrarianBeth PartridgeEmail
Design & PE TeacherShaun PepperEmail
Math TeacherSteve SparlingEmail
Social Studies and English TeacherJeff TrappEmail
Head of Physical & Outdoor EducationTravis VisscherEmail
French Teacher & Student SupportLaura WoodEmail
Social Studies & PE teacherDan ZinEmail

Office Team

Finance ManagerBernice GranboisEmail
Student Support Coordinator, Guidance CounselorSerena MyrholmEmail
Office & HR ManagerNaomi ThomasEmail
School AssistantKathy ZouEmail
Receptionist/Finance AssistantJenny BoomerEmail

Boarding Staff

Campus Youth CoordinatorJodi HouseEmail
Campus Youth CoordinatorLeah ChurchillEmail
Campus Youth CoordinatorMelissa Morimoto-Pepper


Head of MaintenanceChris JenkinsEmail


St. John’s Academy is a leading IB (International Baccalaureate) school nestled against Shawnigan Lake on Canada’s Vancouver Island. It intentionally brings together both local and international boarding students so that all of our students have an enriching and academically rigorous experience.

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