Job Code: 3585311

Job Details



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 and providing professional development workshops.

Burnaby School District invites applications from qualified ELEMENTARY TEACHERS – LEARNING SUPPORT SERVICES for Full time or Part Time positions. These positions are effective immediately to June 30, 2024.

Required TEACHER Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or academic equivalent in an appropriate field of study;
  • Relevant methodology courses
  • Valid BC Teaching Certificate
  • Knowledge of a broad range of effective instructional strategies in order to meet the diverse needs of all students;
  • Knowledge of consultative and collaborative strategies; and
  • Recent, successful, substantive teaching or practicum experience in the relevant grade level

Required LEARNING SUPPORT SERVICES Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Education degree or academic equivalent
  • A Master of Special Education or completion of Diploma in Special Education (consideration given to those who have completed a minimum of 15 credits out of the required 30 credits for Special Education Diploma)
  • Two years successful teaching experience in a regular program
  • Courses designed to meet the diverse needs of exceptional learners equal to a minimum of 30 credits in the following areas: differentiated instruction, teaching children and youth with a variety of special needs, assessment/testing theory and practice (which includes Level B testing), strategies for adapting and modifying curriculum, teaching students with special needs in Inclusive settings, learning disabilities, giftedness, assistive technology or augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Functional Behavioural Assessment and Positive Behaviour Support and Universal Design For Learning (UDL)
  • Demonstrated fluency and facility (both oral and written) in English and French if working in the French Immersion program
  • Successful teaching experience at the elementary or secondary level

Application Details :

If you have the following qualifications, and are an advocate for public education, we welcome your application, please provide: cover letter, resume, 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 to makeafuture.ca or applications@burnabyschools.ca. Please submit your application as on PDF.

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
May 27, 2024
Closing Date & Time

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