Work 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 students.
The District welcomes qualified applicants who value equity and diversity as essential to excellence. The distinct makeup of the VSB community strives to support the inclusion of all voices. You may wish to share some lived experiences that demonstrate your connections to our diverse student community.
** DRT - Diversity Anti-Racism, 1.0 FTE**
Temporary (Immediate Start until June 30th, 2021)
The DRT – Diversity Anti-Racism works as part of the District Learning Services Team, supports schools to have safe, inclusive learning environments that value and honor diversity, and helps implement district policy. The successful applicant for this posting must feel comfortable working in a range of school settings including elementary, secondary, adult and alternate program areas. Service delivery will be required at multiple sites.
Key activities include:
- Promoting/supporting implementation of anti-racism and diversity education in classrooms
- Developing and facilitating presentations, training and workshops
- Identifying resources
- Increasing staff ability to infuse diversity and anti-racism education into the curriculum
- Accessing resources/presenters
- Liaising with external groups and agencies
- Providing guidance for staff responding to marginalized students and/or racist incidents
- Must have current knowledge of Anti-Racism and Diversity Education (relevant Master’s degree, course work, or significant experience)
- Demonstrated successful experience working collaboratively on a team
- Demonstrated successful experience in sensitively addressing controversial issues
- Successful teaching or counselling experience in elementary and secondary
Your application portfolio must include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Academic Transcripts
- 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)
** We do not accept friends or teaching colleagues as references**
- TCB (Teacher Certification Branch) Status:
- If your application is in process please provide a screen shot of the application, including the drop down menu of outstanding documents
HOW TO APPLY:
1. Register on Make a Future: http://www.makeafuture.ca/ and create a profile under the Category "Teachers, Principals & Superintendents"
2. Click on Job Postings the click Search
3. Select the Job you would like to apply for
4. Answer the job posting questions then click Apply
5. Upload supporting documents to the Competition
6. Once you submit your application you will receive a confirmation email from Make a Future
*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.
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.