Career Opportunities
Aboriginal Support Worker
Job Code: 2799342
School District #43 (Coquitlam)
Closing Date: Jan 24, 2020 4:00 PM PST
  Posted on: Dec 31, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $28.78 per hour
Job Description & Requirements




Invites Applications for




Full Time, School Term, 35 hours a week (while school is in session)



Coquitlam School District invites applications from individuals for the position of Aboriginal Support Worker – Aboriginal Education. As the third largest school district in the province we are located within a 40-minute drive from downtown Vancouver.  The school district has a population of 32,000 students with approximately 4300 teaching, administrative, managerial and support staff.


Working under the direction of the administrator/designate, the support worker

implements and promotes individualized and/or group programs in First Nations studies under the direction of the teacher. 


Required knowledge and Skills:


  • Grade 12 and completion of a one-year post secondary education program in First nations culture,

  • A thorough knowledge of First Nations cultures, traditions and values demonstrated through aboriginal ancestry,

  • and/or two (2) years of personal involvement and experience with aboriginal culture and traditions.

  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License



“The successful applicant will be a person of Aboriginal ancestry in accordance with an approved special program under Section 42(3) of the British Columbia Human Rights Code.”


This is a unionized position which offers $28.78/hour (35 hours/week while school is in session), including an attractive benefit package which includes, Extended Health, Dental, MSP and Pension Plan (MPP).



To apply, (by Friday January 24, 2020) please click on the following link and create a user account/profile.


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A criminal background check will be required. We appreciate your interest but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



We appreciate your interest but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

School District #43 (Coquitlam) does not accept online applications through for Support applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.