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15 Counsellor Jobs in Vancouver & Other BC School Districts

School District No. 44: Teacher Ms Johnson

10 BC school districts hiring school counsellors, and a full list of opportunities can be found on  If you’re looking to start your counselling career in the Metro Vancouver area, there are jobs available in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Delta, and Richmond.

In other parts, schools in the Fraser Valley, Kootenay, and Vancouver Island regions are looking for counsellors to fill part-time and full-time roles.

School counsellors assume a variety of responsibilities, from advising in educational issues, career planning, to enhancing the development and learning of students.

To work as a counsellor in BC schools, you must possess a Master’s degree in a Counselling Psychology, School Counselling or Educational Psychology.  School counsellors are also required to be knowledgeable in the BC curriculum, and have a BC Teacher Regulation Branch (TRB) teacher’s certificate.

Learn more about becoming a school counsellor on

Counselling Careers in BC Schools

The following is a list of counselling jobs available as of December 9, 2014.

Metro Vancouver Counsellor Jobs

Delta (School District #37)

Vancouver (School District #39)

North Vancouver (School District #44)

Counseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie Britannique (School District #93)

Opportunities in Other BC School Districts

Southeast Kootenay (School District #05)

Counseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie Britannique (School District #93)

Chilliwack (School District #33)

Mission (School District #75)

Peace River South (School District #59)

Sooke (School District #62)

Saanich (School District #63)

Visit the job board to search for more jobs in BC education.

Career Changing Leadership Opportunities in BC Schools

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Leadership Career Opportunities in BC School Districts

British Columbia school districts are ripe with career opportunities for school leaders and district managers.

One of BC’s largest urban school districts is seeking an accomplished Superintendent of Schools to lead in a culturally and economically diverse environment.

A Fraser Valley school district is seeking experienced educators with leadership aspirations for Principal and Vice Principalships.

There are also two human resources job opportunities available. One is at a Vancouver Island school district with 2,800 employees. The district is looking to fill a key management position on their human resources team.

And in the lower mainland, there is an opportunity for an exceptional individual to lead a community-school partnership program.

Details of every opportunity can be found in Make a Future’s E-news for Educational Leaders.

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December’s Full-Time Teaching Opportunities

Teach Full-Time in BC School Districts

17 school districts are hiring full-time teaching opportunities. There are multiple opportunities in the Metro Vancouver region including the school districts of North Vancouver, Surrey, and Delta.  In BC’s north, there are full-time teaching jobs in the school districts of Peace River North (Fort St. John), Peace River South (Dawson Creek), and Nechako Lakes (Vanderhoof).

In addition to Central BC, and the Vancouver Island/Sunshine Coast regions, there are opportunities scattered throughout the Fraser Valley, and across First Nations territories.

Normally, school districts fill full-time roles with teachers on their on-call lists, but many of the opportunities currently available require educators with specific skills-sets.

There are unique positions, such as Itinerant Teacher in Aboriginal Education, Adult Education Coordinator, Teacher Consultant for the Provincial Outreach Program for FASD, Teacher of the Visually Impaired that require specially trained teachers. There are also generalist positions for kindergarten, primary, and secondary teachers.

BC school districts and First Nations schools hire year-round on for full-time, part-time, and on-call teaching roles.

Current Opportunities

These school districts and BC First Nations schools are hiring full-time educators. Click on the following links.

Find a list of the latest teaching opportunities on

10 IT Jobs in BC Schools (Updated December)

Technology Careers in Public Schools

Data Managers, Technical Analysts, Information Systems and Network Administrators are in demand in BC public school districts. 10 technology career opportunities are available at various school districts in Metro Vancouver and other regions of the province.

There are a range of entry-level, mid-career, and management positions for those knowledgeable in the configuration, development, and maintenance of software applications and hardware technology.

Current Opportunities

The latest tech jobs in BC school districts:

  1. Data Manager – LINC (Coquitlam)
  2. Technical Analyst (Prince George)
  3. Project Supervisor (Qualicum)
  4. Information Systems – Enterprise Systems Support Technician (Trail)
  5. Computer Technician – Hardware/Software (Kelowna)
  6. Information Technology Support A (Vancouver)
  7. Casual Information Technology Technicians (Nelson)
  8. Information Technology Technician (Creston)
  9. Casual Information Technology Technicians (Creston)
  10. System/Network Administrator – (Terrace)

Tech jobs are advertised in the ‘Management & Professional’ and ‘Support Staff’ position categories on

Make a Difference As An Education Assistant

A Career Supporting Children in the Classroom

Education assistants, also known as teachers’ assistants, are important front-line support workers that are  in high demand in BC schools.  An education assistant’s role is to help students succeed in the classroom.

They do this by working with teachers and school based teams to implement individualized education and care plans for students with learning challenges and special needs. Through a collective effort, and one-to-one educational and developmental support, education assistants support students with physical, mental, behavioral, emotional, and learning style differences.

Education assistants (EAs) who work with students with significant special needs, are commonly known as Special Education Assistants (SEA).  SEAs may work with students with severe behavioral and learning challenges, and chronic physical and health conditions. In some instances, SEAs may be required to administer medication or apply specialized treatment when working with students with chronic health and physical disability issues, and severe behavior disorders.

Some SEAs also have specialized training in American Sign-Language (ASL), Braille, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy, anger management, and conflict resolution techniques among other things.

If you’re an individual who is naturally empathetic and patient, and possesses a strong desire to help students in an educational setting, a career as an education assistant could be your calling.


If you already have a high school diploma, all it takes to become an education assistant is the completion of a one-year education assistant program from an accredited post-secondary institution. Find a program in your community.

Current Opportunities

At this moment there are many opportunities available. The district with the most opportunities is Delta*. They are hiring education assistants for multiple schools.

The following school districts are advertising education assistant opportunities:

  1. Kootenay School District No. 08
  2. Central Okanagan School District No. 23 (Kelowna)
  3. Chilliwack School District No. 33
  4. Abbotsford School District No. 34
  5. Langley School District No. 35
  6. *Delta School District No. 37
  7. Richmond School District No. 38
  8. Vancouver School District No. 39
  9. Burnaby School District No. 41
  10. North Vancouver School District No. 44
  11. West Vancouver School District No. 45
  12. Qualicum School District No. 69

Learn more about becoming an Education Assistant on

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