District Overview

Mission Public Schools is dedicated to providing our students with an educational environment that nurtures the development of an Educated Citizen. Our community is on the unceded ancestral territory of the Stó:lo people.  We serve a diverse population of students from K to 12 benefiting from local knowledge keepers and thriving Indigenous communities. Our reputation for safe and caring schools  welcomes students and parents into an educational partnership focused on student achievement.

Mission Public Schools values: 

  • Collaborative Communities
  • Empathic Teams
  • First People’s Principles of Learning
  • Inclusive Learning Environments
  • Innovative Educators

Regional Diversity

Mission, British Columbia offers breath-taking views in the Fraser Valley, an hour west of Vancouver and 15 minutes north of the U.S. border. With a population of approximately 40,000, we are known as the ‘city with the great big backyard’.

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Specialty Programs

We have schools in urban and suburban communities and in beautiful rural landscapes that offer programs of choice such as: outdoor education, French Immersion, arts based curriculum, traditional, and alternate education. We have 12 elementary schools, two middle schools, a high school, alternate secondary school, home distributed learning and a college.

Community Culture

Our dedicated staff are proud to be leaders in delivering quality and innovative public education. We pride ourselves on our close-knit, strong community spirit and we maintain connections with other  public and private organizations in the community to link students and their families to needed resources.

Draw for Employees

Our success lies in recruiting, training and retaining outstanding staff with a passion for public education. Our management team works to establish a culture that puts our students first, and our total compensation package creates the best working environment for our employees.

Salary and Benefits

Teachers typically receive a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • medical, dental, and extended health plans;
  • group life insurance benefits;
  • teachers’ pension;
  • extended health benefits for dependents of deceased employees;
  • accidental disability insurance;
  • salary indemnity plan benefit;
  • supplemental employment benefits on maternity leave;
  • employee and family assistance programs.

Allowances

Teachers in positions with special responsibilities, e.g. department heads, teacher consultants,  counsellors, psychologists, alternate school teachers, speech pathologists, may receive a financial allowance of $2,000-$4,000 annually.

Teachers working in remote and rural schools may also receive a recruitment allowance, and an annual retention allowance. Learn more about teacher salaries with the Salary Finder tool.

For specific details about each district’s compensation, salary, and benefits, please refer to Mission’s collective agreement.

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Nurturing the development of an Educated Citizen