Secondary/Elementary Counsellors

Job Code: 3068848

Job Description


Burnaby is on Coast Salish territory in the traditional and ancestral lands of the hn̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and skwx̱wú7 mesh speaking people. Burnaby is 90.61 square kilometres and is located at the geographical centre of Metro Vancouver. It borders the City of Vancouver on the west and Port Moody, Coquitlam and New Westminster on the east. It is further bordered by Burrard Inlet on the north and the Fraser River on the south. In 2016, it had a population of 230,080. Of note, with 50% of Burnaby’s population born outside of Canada and more than 100 languages spoken by its students, it is one of the most culturally diverse school districts in Canada.

The Burnaby School District is the fourth largest in BC. The District operates 41 elementary and eight secondary schools, including a range of district programs and Provincial Resource Programs. The District enrols 25,000 K-12 students, and employs 4,000 dedicated employees who are committed to providing all students with a wide variety of innovative, high-quality programs to ensure student achievement in areas that include academics, athletics, trades training, visual and performing arts, social responsibility and leadership. The District also provides lifelong learning opportunities to more than 6,000 adult learners through our established Burnaby Community & Continuing Education program.

Burnaby School District invites applications from individuals interested in the following position: Elementary Counselling (1.00 FTE)

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Counselling or Counselling Psychology
  • Possess or be eligible for a BC Professional Teaching Certificate
  • Successful teaching experience at the appropriate level

Application Details:

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

Start/End Date: ASAP
Job Type: Temporary


The Burnaby School District embraces diversity as a privilege and a strength. We strive for accepting, safe, supportive, and inviting communities where the goal is for all members to feel a sense of belonging. Our (schools or worksites) are for everyone and we respect each person’s contributions.

Posted On
May 11, 2023
Closing Date & Time

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