Teaching in BC | Career Opportunities in School Districts


Teachers and Administrators include a variety of positions, from teacher to principal, and even Superintendent. Read on to learn more about each position, and what you need to become start making a future in British Columbia’s classrooms.

Public school teachers of various subjects from Kindergarten to grade 12 are certified by the Teacher Regulation Branch. This may include those working in specialized positions such as counsellor, librarian, learning assistance teacher, and others.

Canadian teachers certified in other provinces and those certified internationally, will need to apply for certification through the Teacher Regulation Branch to work in BC public school. For some specialist positions, additional training including master’s degrees will be required.

There are a variety of teaching jobs in BC public school districts and independent First Nations schools.  From elementary, secondary to specialized roles, learn more about starting a career in teaching in BC schools.