Technology Education Teacher – Secondary
As one of the largest, most progressive
and diverse urban districts in the province, Burnaby provides comprehensive
educational programs and services to a diverse population of 24,000 full-time
and 17,000 part-time learners. The
district operates 41 elementary and 8 secondary schools, plus a number of
Burnaby School District invites
applications from qualified Technology
Education teachers effective September 2021 for full time positions with
Technology Education involves the
ability to combine an empathetic understanding of the context of a problem,
creativity in the generation of insights and solutions, and critical thinking
to analyze and fit solutions to the context. To move from design to final
product or service requires skills and technology. Skills are the abilities
gained through competence to do something and to do it increasingly well.
Technologies are tools that enable human capabilities. In addition, the course is
designed to teach students a hands-on approach to learning. Students start
learning the basic skills that can lead to careers in Trades and Technology. In
junior grades, students will be introduced to safe use of machines, while
creating a variety of exciting projects. Courses are designed to give the
students a basic knowledge and the ability to continue into the senior courses.
Burnaby schools offer courses in
Woodwork, Metalwork, Drafting, Automotive, Electronics, and Robotics as well as
apprenticeship training in Carpentry, Plumbing, and Automotive.
Technology Education: Secondary
A Bachelor of Education
degree (Technology or Industrial Education concentration) or academic equivalent
courses equal to 33 units which are relevant to prescribed curriculum including
appropriate teaching methodology courses for the assignment.
Your application should include your resume, cover
letter, a copy of your BC Teachers’ Certificate, a copy of your transcripts, a
copy of your final practicum report, and a statement of your philosophy.
Deadline: July 9, 2021
District #41 (Burnaby)
Start Date: September 2021
Job Type: Full-time