Aboriginal Support Worker
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2853168 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #35 (Langley) Posted on: Jul 22, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Openings: various
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Additional Documents
School: All Schools
Start Date:  Sep 08, 2020
End Date: 
Salary:  $28.14 per hour
Job Description & Requirements


School District #35 (Langley) invites applications for full time (35 hours/week) permanent and temporary Aboriginal Support Workers.  This position reports to the District Principal of the Aboriginal Program and works in various schools, acting as a support for Aboriginal students, teachers, administrators and parents in all aspects of education.


Required qualifications:


•     Grade 12 graduation and completion of a two-year post-secondary program in Aboriginal studies or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

•     Two to three years related experience working with Aboriginal peoples, including involvement with Aboriginal culture and traditions.

•     Thorough understanding of Canadian history and education of Aboriginal peoples.

•     Working knowledge of computers.

•     Ability to be flexible to meet the varying academic, social, emotional, behavioural and cultural needs of students.

•     Ability to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action within established methods and procedures.

•     Ability to communicate effectively using tact, discretion and diplomacy in contacts of a difficult or specialized nature.

•     Physical ability to perform the required duties.

•     Consistent with the British Columbia Human Rights code, Aboriginal Ancestry is a bona-fide requirement for this position.

The rate of pay for this position is $28.14 per hour


Interested applicants should forward a complete application package including the following documents:



  • Cover letter and resumé including names and email addresses of 3 supervisory references

  • Copy of high school diploma (e.g., Dogwood) OR transcript confirming completion of Grade 12 OR degree

  • Transcript indicating post-secondary course work completed



We wish to thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check.











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