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CANCELLED - Teacher Posting #59-2018/19 - Okanagan Language

CANCELLED - Teacher Posting #61-2018/19 @ SOSS


Teacher Application Guidelines


Our district accepts and reviews all teacher application packages for posted positions. In hiring teachers, the district seeks candidates who are:

  • life-long learners - open to innovative ways and to learning new knowledge and skills,
  • able to communicate positively and effectively, and are collaborative and consultative team members,
  • respectful, self-motivated, self-aware, responsible, and value diversity,
  • flexible, adaptable and responsive to change,
  • eager to contribute to the positive culture of our schools and district.


Internal Applicants: employees of our district are welcome to apply for any postings of interest by sending an email with your cover letter or expression of interest to employment@sd53.bc.ca listing job number(s).


External Applicants: to be considered for hire, external applicants are asked to include the following in your application package:

  • cover letter including posting number
  • resume
  • BC Teaching Certificate number or make mention if it is in progress
  • Teacher Qualification Service Card (TQS)
  • transcripts from education program and 3rd and 4th year
  • recent practicum evaluation or teaching report (within the last 5 years)
  • three (3) supervisory references, provide name, position, phone numbers (phone references are usually initiated prior to an invitation for an interview)
  • application form (see below) or Make-a-Future application 

Apply by submitting your application package through Make-a-Future at www.makeafuture.ca or emailing as one attachment to employment@sd53.bc.ca.


The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, acknowledgements will only be made to those selected for interviews.


Contact Susan Trower, Manager of Human Resources, with any questions regarding employment in our school district. strower@sd53.bc.ca or 250-498-3481 ext. 102.