Carpenter Foundation Level 1 Instructor

Job Code: 3468552

Job Description

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Start Date

Riverside College Carpenter Foundation Level 1 Instructor 1.0 Grade 12 and Graduated Students Continuing September 5, 2023

This teaching assignment may involve hours outside the regular day. Some weekend and evening hours may be required where appropriate.

This program will run contingent upon sufficient enrolment.


  • A valid BC teaching certificate or ability to meet the requirement of the Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch
  • Red Seal qualifications in Carpentry
  • Current knowledge of ITA Carpenter program requirements and related curriculum knowledge
  • Recent successful experience as a Carpentry instructor
  • Experience as an instructor working with youth and adults
  • Learning Assistance training or experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of industry related resources and community resources
  • Possess current knowledge and involvement with industry trends
  • Recent successful experience placing students into industry related work experience/job placements
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member in a self-paced, multi-disciplined environment
  • Familiarity with the BCCSA Training Systems would be an asset
  • Knowledge of online learning platforms ( ex. Zoom, MS Teams, Scholantis)

General Duties:

  • To provide classroom instruction that is reflective of industry competencies in a Carpenter Foundation Level 1 trade certification program
  • To teach employability skills as they relate to the Carpentry/Construction industry
  • To facilitate student success and course/program completion
  • To serve as the Teacher Advisor for students in the assigned program in class and on Work Study
  • To conduct regular on-going assessment of student progress leading to a formal evaluation/final letter grade in accordance with Ministry of Education and Industry Training Authority program standards
  • To provide regular on-going reporting of student attendance and progress
  • To arrange for formal industry related testing as appropriate
  • To identify suitable Work Study placements and follow School District Work Study guidelines and practices for student Work Study
  • To assist students outside one’s teaching assignment as requested and where appropriate
  • To liaise with industry contacts at both the regional and provincial levels
  • To liaise and collaborate with post-secondary training partners, industry partners, ITA and BCCA
  • To assist students in finding industry related work experience and job placements

Why Mission?

We humbly work and learn on the Traditional, Ancestral, Unceded, and Shared lands of the Stó:lō people, of Sq'éwlets, Leq'á:mel, Sema:th, Matheqwí and Qwó:ltl'el , peoples of this land since time immemorial. We appreciate and embrace the vital role of all Indigenous peoples, groups, organizations, and associations residing on and within these lands. We also acknowledge and share traditional teachings of Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers and the sharing of Indigenous Knowledge and Worldviews in the curriculum and throughout our workspaces.

Mission Public Schools benefits from being a medium-sized district with rural and urban schools. We are large enough to provide a variety of programs and services, and small enough to build meaningful relationships with our students, parents, colleagues, and other stakeholders.

The district is focused on following the Strategic Plan which sets the direction for the organization and supports student learning. Click here to learn more about the strategic plan and related priorities. Finally, we are committed to forming safe and inclusive workspaces and schools. To learn more, review our policy for Respectful Schools and Workplaces .

About Mission

Mission, British Columbia is nestled on a southern coastal mountain slope, overlooking the lush valley of the mighty Fraser River. Ideally situated, Mission is located an hour east of Vancouver and just a 15-minute drive from the U.S. border. Mission was originally inhabited by the Sto:lo First Nations people, and today this rapidly growing and dynamic centre is home to a population of some 38,000 residents. Come see why Mission is "the Jewel in the Valley".

What opportunities do we offer?

  • District Mentorship/ Leadership Groups
  • In-house training, online training, leadership training, and professional development opportunities
  • A great place to live that is relatively affordable compared to other lower mainland cities
  • Variety of staff benefits: pension, extended health/ medical, LTD, sick leave, mat leave, paid stat holidays, family responsibility leave, mileage
  • Access to school fitness facilities and wellness resources

Thank you for your interest. Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Posted On
May 28, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Riverside College
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas