Indigenous Education Resource Teacher-Elementary

The Burnaby School District is on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish Nations of Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish.  

The Burnaby School District is the fourth largest in BC. The District operates 41 elementary and 8 secondary schools, including a range of district and provincial resource programs.  The District supports and provides learning to 25,000 Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) students and to more than 6,000 adult learners through our established Burnaby Community & Continuing Education program. With more than 100 languages spoken in the homes of its students, the District is one of the most culturally diverse in Canada.

We have exceptional talent in our District and pride ourselves on being an engaging, collaborative, and supportive employer, as well as a progressive leader in education. We offer and welcome employees to take the opportunity to develop their careers within our District.  There are many opportunities for those employees that possess the qualifications and capability to access positions of advancement.  Employees are supported throughout their careers to engage in professional development opportunities by encouraging learning on assigned professional development days, providing professional development workshops, and providing the opportunity for reimbursement of external professional development.

The Burnaby School District values inclusion and embraces diversity as a strength. Our goal is for all individuals to feel a sense of belonging in a safe, supportive and welcoming community. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Indigenous, Black, people of colour, all genders, LGBTQ2+ and persons with disabilities. 

As part of the District Indigenous Education Team, the Indigenous Education Resource Teacher-Elementary provides targeted services to students of Indigenous ancestry. Reporting to the District Principal – Indigenous Education, the Indigenous Resource Teacher will enhance the learning environment for students of Indigenous ancestry K-7. Through an inclusive approach to service the Indigenous Education Resource Teacher provides service outlined in the Indigenous Education Enhancement Agreement to classrooms with Indigenous students. The Indigenous Resource Teacher works collaboratively with classroom teachers to delivery lessons and share knowledge, supports school-wide learning initiatives, and supports District initiatives that focus on improving Indigenous student achievement. May be required to travel between schools.

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