Career Opportunities
Prep / Resource Teacher - 0.6169 FTE Continuing
Job Code: 2789154
School District #39 (Vancouver)
Closing Date: Dec 27, 2019 4:30 PM PST
  Posted on: Dec 02, 2019 
Job Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Hastings Elementary School
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements



Teach in BC’s most culturally diverse and urban school district, Vancouver School District No. 39. Set in one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is a community-minded district seeking talented educators, progressive leaders, and skilled support staff to enrich the learning experience of Vancouver’s 50,000 students.

If you are passionate about teaching young learners, the Vancouver Board of Education (VSB) welcomes applications for the position of:


 ** Prep / Resource Teacher - 0.6169 FTE Continuing **

Wednesdays to Fridays 

Hastings Elementary School


Hastings Elementary is a large dual track school with 13 French divisions and 13 English divisions. Hastings enjoys a rich cultural diversity and an active parent community. It is a Tier 2 Enhanced Services school and a member of the Templeton Community Schools team. Our school goals for the year are focused on Indigenous learning and Universal Design for Learning to improve literacy skills. 

The school community of teachers, staff, parents and students is committed to promoting the following:

  • Creating an environment where both English and French are promoted as languages of the school
  • Supporting Early Intervention and Reading Recovery in English
  • Supporting students to be socially responsible in a diverse and multicultural setting
  • Promoting home/school communication to enhance student learning
  • Promoting a physically active school culture, incorporating daily Physical Education


The District Mentoring Support Teacher (DMST) Team directly supports teachers who are in their first five years of teaching, offers opportunities to connect and collaborate with other Early Career Teachers (ECTs) and provides resources, updates and newsletters through our online platform.


Position Details: 

a) Prep Teacher (Wednesday & Thursday)

  • Physical Education and music prep for primary students
  • Some flexibility regarding prep subjects may be possible


b) Resource Teacher (Friday)

  • Case management and classroom support



  • Completion of a Bachelor of Education
  • Completion of a Diploma or Master's in Special Education and/or have successful experience as a Resource Teacher is required
  • Completion of a Degree in Human Kinetics and/or have successful experience teaching PE at the elementary level is required 
  • Completion of a Degree in Music and/or have successful experience teaching Music at the elementary level is required 
  • Ability to develop, implement, and evaluate IEPs is required
  • Ability to collaborate with and support teachers as they adapt and modify the curriculum
  • Ability to assess students' needs using a variety of assessment strategies and instruments to provide appropriate remediation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and parents
  • Ability to collaborate with other professionals as appropriate and is a member of the School Based Team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Membership in or eligible to become a member in the Teacher Regulation Branch
  • Registration with the Teacher Qualification Service


  Your application portfolio must include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Reports/Evaluations:
    • Recent Graduates require final Practicum Reports
    • Experienced Teachers require a recent Teaching Evaluation (not lesson observations) within the past 8 years
  • 3 Professional References-email and phone numbers
    • Recent Graduates to include your Faculty Advisor, School Advisor(s) and one or more of the following:  Principal, Vice principal or most recent previous employer
    • Experienced Teachers to include current Principal, Vice Principal and previous Administrator(s)

** Wdo not accept friends or teaching colleagues as references**

  • TRB (Teacher Regulation Branch) Status:
    • If your application is in process please provide a screen shot of the application, including the drop down menu of outstanding documents  


Due to the confidentiality of the interview process and the high volume of applications, we do not provide feedback, notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of an application.

 We will contact applicants directly if we are interested in moving forward or if an application requires additional information.



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 *The VSB has been given approval from the Human Rights Tribunal for a Special Program under s. 42(3) of the Human Rights Code.  Under this special program, the VSB seeks to preferentially hire Aboriginal persons to a variety of teaching positions.  Therefore, each applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information whether they self-identify as an Aboriginal person. 


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