Teach 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 50,000 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.

 Indigenous Education Teacher

September 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022

  *1.0 FTE - Full-Time Temporary with Benefits*

In order to apply to this position you must self-identify as Indigenous

Indigenous Education Teachers (IET) are non-enrolling district teachers who report directly to the District Principal of Indigenous Education. They will be assigned to provide support to identified students at one or more schools. In consultation with the Indigenous Education Consultant, the IET will play a lead role in schools in planning, developing and monitoring programs that support success for Indigenous learners and the achievement of goals in the Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement. The IET will work closely with the Indigenous Education Workers in support of student success and in the promotion of Aboriginal cultural and traditional knowledge within the district. They will also be responsible for monitoring and maintaining records of Indigenous student achievement and supporting all students within their assignment around successful grade-to-grade transitions and in meeting graduation requirements. 

 *The VBE 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 VBE seeks to preferentially hire Indigenous persons to a variety of teaching positions.  Therefore, each applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information whether she or he self-identifies as an Indigenous person.*

 Position Details


 Your application portfolio must include the following documents:

** Wdo not accept friends or teaching colleagues as references**


1.  Register on Make a Future: http://www.makeafuture.ca/. Create a profile under "Teachers, Principals & Superintendents"

2.  Click on Job Postings then click Search

3.  Select the job you are qualified for 

4.  Answer the job posting questions then click Apply

5.  Upload supporting documents to the Competition

6.  When you submit your application you will receive a confirmation email

We do not 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.