Teacher Employment


2020-21 Teacher Postings

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Postings #01 to #09, #13 to #32, and #35-2020/21 have been filled

Still to be filled are postings: #10, #12, #33, #34, #36 and #37-2020/21

Posting #11, #14 and #15-2020/21 has been cancelled



Teacher Application Guidelines: Our district accepts and reviews all teacher application packages for posted positions. Successful candidates are: 

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


Internal Applicants: teachers in our district apply for postings by sending an email cover letter to employment@sd53.bc.ca. Include in your email the posting number(s).


External Applicants: external applicants are asked to include the following in their application package:

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

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

The interest of all applicants is appreciated.

Every application package received is reviewed. 
Acknowledgement will be made only to applicants who are shortlisted.



Contact Susan Trower,

Manager of Human Resources


250-498-3481 ext. 80102