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Teacher Postings for 2017/18 are now active click here  
Questions regarding application submission can be directed to 250-498-3481 ext 115
Questions regarding the posting should be directed to the Principal listed on the posting

CANCELLED - Posting #06-2017/18 @ OSE Art Education Teacher 0.857 Temporary
CANCELLED - Posting #55-2017/18 @ SD53 - School Psychologist 0.3 Continuing
CANCELLED - Posting #73-2017/18 @ SESS - Secondary French & Introductory Spanish - 0.714 Continuing




Support Staff Postings

External



CLERICAL

District administrative secretary (Student Support Services)
Location: Oliver, BC
24.0 hours per week commencing September 5, 2017
10 months per year on days when school is in session
Hourly rate is $24.45 plus benefits
See job description #247 for qualifications click here
Quote posting no. C27-2017/18
Posting closes at 3:00 pm on June 26, 2017


CUSTODIAN

30.0 hours per week (night shift) at Similkameen Elementary Secondary (Keremeos) and YouLearn.ca (Keremeos)
Must be able to move from site to site in a timely manner
30.0 hours per week commencing July 4, 2017
Hourly rate is $20.50 plus benefits
See job description #303 for qualifications click here
Posting closes at 3:00 pm on June 26, 2017


EDUCATION ASSISTANT

Education assistant personal care 1 at Osoyoos Elementary School
POPARD Autism Certificate - 80% minimum required)
20.0 hours per week commencing September 5, 2017
10 months per year on days when school is in session
Hourly rate is $23.41 plus benefits
See job description #104A for qualifications click here
Quote posting no. C13-2017/18
Posting closes at 3:00 pm on June 26, 2017


Internal
(for applicants with seniority)
See tabs at the left of this page for internal application guidelines

CUSTODIAN





EDUCATION ASSISTANT



Postings close at 3:00 pm on June 26, 2017
CUSTODIAN - RELIEF

School District No. 53 is  accepting applications for relief custodians.  Rate of pay is $20.40 per hour.  See tabs to the left of this page for  information regarding qualifications, job description #303 (click here) and application guidelines.




Working in School District No. 53

Our District

Mission: “Provide all learners with relevant experiences that lead to responsible citizenship and lifelong learning.”

Vision: “Be an innovative learning community with strong relationships, partnerships and commitments.”


Our Communities

Our area consists of culturally diverse rural communities in the Similkameen Valley (Keremeos, Hedley, Cawston and Ollala), south Okanagan Valley (Okanagan Falls, Oliver and Osoyoos) and surrounding areas. Our local economy is based on fruit and ground crop farming, ranching, forestry, wineries and vineyards, light manufacturing and tourism.

Residents experience a small town environment, picturesque rural communities, moderate winters, and hot/sunny summers. Our landscape and climate enhance opportunities for outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, water and snow sports, golfing, biking, hunting and fishing.

The area boasts an active arts community, recreation centres, and plenty of local participation.

We offer the best of two worlds: quiet community living in close proximity to urban centres.


Specialty Programs

In addition to conventional school programs our district also provide K-12 distributed and adult education at YouLearn.ca, hockey academy at Osoyoos Elementary and Secondary schools, and golf academy at Osoyoos Secondary School.

Our district and Aboriginal communities work together to support students. Our 2016-2021 Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement, signed by our district and Okanagan Similkameen Aboriginal partners, can be found on our website at www.sd53.bc.ca/aboriginal.

Employees

There is a strong community spirit, both within and outside our schools. As a small district, each employee’s contribution to the learning community is significant.





Experience a lifestyle with an abundance of natural beauty and recreational opportunities - come to the Okanagan Similkameen and see where your career takes you!
Education Assistant Certificate or equivalent:
The district accepts a certificates from a number of education institutions and also accepts post-secondary education identified as equivalent. On-line education assistant certificates accepted are Northern Lights College, College of the Rockies, and Grant MacEwan College. Also accepted is first year university with a focus on behaviour (eg. sociology, psychology, human behaviour). If you are currently in a part-time program and your education plan allows you to work while you complete the qualifications, you welcome to apply as your application may be considered. Include in your application package your plan for completion including college or university name and courses completed to date (transcript) and expected completion date.

To discuss education requirements, the application process and options for work in our district, you are welcome to contact Susan Trower, Manager of Human Resources (email: strower@sd53.bc.ca or telephone 250-498-3481 ext 102).



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