Technology Education Teacher

Job Code: 3324862

Job Description

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 2022 for a full time position 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.

Start Date: September 2022

Job Type: Full-time

School District #41 (Burnaby)

Posted On
September 25, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Part Time, Contract, Occasional
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter