Technology Education Teacher
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2782933 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #41 (Burnaby) Posted on: Jul 15, 2021
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Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Immediately
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Job Description & Requirements

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 additional facilities. 

Burnaby School District invites applications from qualified Technology Education teachers effective September 2021 for full time positions with our District.  

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.

Required Qualifications:

Technology Education:  Secondary

·         A Bachelor of Education degree (Technology or Industrial Education concentration) or academic equivalent

·         Industrial education courses equal to 33 units which are relevant to prescribed curriculum including appropriate teaching methodology courses for the assignment.

Application Details:

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. 


Application Deadline:  July 9, 2021
Start Date: September 2021
Job Type: Full-time

School District #41 (Burnaby)

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