2023 - 2024 ELL and Learning Resource Positions K-12

Job Code: 3409690

Job Details




Recognized for its diversity, dedication to inclusion, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a long history of providing high quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to be “The Best Place to Learn and Lead.”

Richmond School District operates 38 elementary schools, 10 secondary schools, alternate programs, continuing education and a number of additional facilities. The district enrolls approximately 22,000 students (K-12) and employs over 3000 dedicated staff.

The Richmond School District is now accepting applications for continuing and temporary contracts for elementary and secondary qualified teachers in English Language Learning (ELL) and Learning Resource (for a blended model) teaching.

All applicants must meet the following qualifications for both ELL and Resource teaching :

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Education;
  • Recent contract teaching experience and/or recent student teaching experience;
  • Certified or eligible for certification with the Ministry of Education - Teacher Regulation Branch;
  • Registration with Teacher Qualification Service (TQS).

Required ELL Qualifications (elementary and secondary) include :

Completed or working towards completion of:

  • TESL training through a recognized university, or
  • Queen's University Post Graduate Certificate in Training English as a Second Language in BC, or
  • The following coursework at UBC (LLED 478C, or 478A and 478B AND 489C, or 489A and 489B);
  • Equivalent course work from a recognized university.

Required RESOURCE Qualifications (elementary and secondary) include :

Completed or working towards completion of:

  • Special Education Diploma Programme at UBC, or
  • Queen's University Post Graduate Certificate in Training Learning Resource in BC, or
  • An equivalent diploma/certificate from a recognized university

A minimum of fifteen (15) credits in EPSE coursework from UBC, with at least three (3) credits in five of the following six areas:

  • Meeting the needs of students with specific exceptionalities;
  • Assessment, testing, theory and practice;
  • Strategies for teaching, adapting, modifying curriculum to the diverse needs of students;
  • Strategies for teaching students with Special Needs;
  • Meeting the diverse behavioral and emotional needs of students;
  • Computer technology for the classroom.
  • Equivalent coursework from a recognized university.


Salary as per Teacher's Collective Agreement current salary range is $57,984.00 to $107,490.00 annually plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, ONLY those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Richmond School District is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Our ability to provide the best education for our student population relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experience. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to those applicants who identify as an Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Metis) person as part of their application.


Posted On
April 17, 2024
Closing Date & Time

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