British Columbia’s K-12 public education sector employs nearly 25,000 support staff employees in schools and districts. These employees provide valuable and necessary support to ensure the smooth operation of the school, the district and the sector as a whole. Support staff positions have a wide range, varying from trades and maintenance workers to teacher assistants, clerical, accounting, and IT.
Some 25,000 BC education sector employees contribute to BC schools through support staff positions that employ carpenters, painters, mechanics, webmasters, groundskeepers, typists, and, well, you get the idea. Learn more about the many positions, some of which might surprise you, in the fields below.