Job Code: 3676132

Job Details


Temporary, 0.5 FTE September 2024 to June 2025

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 (K12) 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 supportiveemployer,as wellasa progressiveleader in education.We offerand welcomeemployeesto 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.

Burnaby School District is seeking a Temporary Indigenous resource Teacher - Elementary (0.5 FTE).


  • Work collaboratively with school, District and Indigenous Education staff to enhance the school and classroom learning environment for Indigenous students K7.
  • Develop, plan and implement instructional activities and direct programming to students of Indigenous ancestry in K7 classrooms.
  • Provide ongoing leadership, advocacy and support for Indigenous learners, as well as Indigenous Education initiatives.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Education degree or equivalent.
  • Proven ability of integrating Indigenous Worldviews and perspectives into instructional practices, as well as utilizing Indigenous ways of learning and teaching.
  • Demonstrated experience working within Ministry of Education and School District policies and guidelines, including educational planning tools, file management, and audit requirements would be an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Indigenous Education Enhancement Agreement.
  • Thorough understanding of colonization and its presentday effects within schools.
  • Ability to establish lasting relationships with students, parents, teachers and administrators.
  • Demonstrated experience working with inquirybased learning in relation to the redesigned curriculum.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement initiatives targeted at improving the success of Indigenous students.
  • Diverse and innovative experience centred on researchbased instruction and assessment practices.
  • Ability to support, monitor and highlight the academic and personal successes of Indigenous learners.
  • Proven leadership, organization and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in evidencebased decision making.
  • Outstanding human relation skills including flexibility, perseverance and creativity.
  • Commitment to advocating for student learning and systemic change.
  • Preference will be given to qualified candidates of Indigenous Ancestry
Application Details:

Your application should include your cover letter, resume, professional credentials, supporting documents, and a minimum of three reference. All applications should be submitted through

The annual salary range for this role is $57,972 to $106,626. Only those persons selected for interviews will be contacted.


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.

Thank you for your interest in the Burnaby School District!

Posted On
June 07, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Reference Letter(s)
  • Transcripts