French Immersion Teacher

Job Code: 3176993

Job Description

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New Westminster Schools Career Opportunity

New Westminster Schools is seeking qualified French Immersion Teachers for the following positions:

1.0 FTE Temporary French Immersion Teacher - Qayqayt Elementary

1.0 FTE Temporary French Immersion Teacher - Herbert Spencer Elementary

1.0 FTE Temporary French Immersion Priority Teacher on Call

About New Westminster Schools

Serving the community of New Westminster, the New Westminster School District provides high quality educational programs to over 7,000 students in a variety of learning environments. Located in the geographic centre of Metro Vancouver, New Westminster is a compact and growing urban centre with all the benefits of both city and small town life – ready access to a rich array of recreational and cultural pursuits, high quality public services, and the neighborly feel of a small community. Commitment to the success of its students and its staff makes New Westminster School District a great place to learn and to work.

New Westminster School District has a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds and needs. Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community dedicated to supporting each of our unique learners.

The candidate will be part of, and work closely with, a collaborative team of teachers. An understanding of the BC Curriculum, effective teaching and learning practices, and a commitment to professional development are essential.

These positions will commence on September 5, 2023 and end on June 30, 2024.


  • Valid BC Teachers Certificate
  • Member of the Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch
  • Qualified/experienced in French Immersion
  • Native-like fluency in written and spoken French language
  • Experience teaching French Immersion and/or formal training in French Immersion methodology
  • Knowledge of effective literacy and numeracy practices and development
  • Knowledge and experience in personalizing learning for all students
  • Ability and willingness to work in a technologically rich learning environment
  • Successful completion of a Criminal Record Search as carried out through the Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch
  • Commitment to creating a safe and caring learning environment

Application Process:

To apply for this position, click on the APPLY ONLINE button at the bottom of the page. Please include your cover letter, resume, transcripts, copies of certificates or diplomas, practicum and/or teacher evaluation report, and references..

School District No. 40 (New Westminster) is an equal opportunity employer. Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Search is a legislated requirement, and only those applicants legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered. New Westminster Schools values the time you have taken to submit your application; however, only those applicants selected to move forward will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.

The New Westminster School District recognizes and acknowledges the Qayqayt First Nation, as well as all Coast Salish peoples, on whose traditional and unceded territories we live, we learn, we play and we do our work.

School District No. 40 (New Westminster) is an equal opportunity employer. New Westminster Schools welcomes and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, any gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your request in the application email to

School District No. 40 (New Westminster) has been given approval from the Human Rights Tribunal for a Special Program under s.42(3) of the Human Rights Code. Under this special program, New Westminster Schools seeks to preferentially hire Indigenous persons to a variety of teaching positions. Therefore, each applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, whether they self-identify as a First Nations, Metis, or Inuit person.

Posted On
September 23, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Part Time, Occasional
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
New Westminster
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
September 06, 2022