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Make a Future - Careers in BC Education

Aboriginal Support Workers

Canada-British Columbia-Langley


Company Information

Make a Future – Careers in BC Education created by BCPSEA, is operated as a joint venture between British Columbia’s 60 public boards of education, the BC Ministry of Education and the BC Public School Employers’ Association. The goal of Make a Future – Careers in BC Education is to innovate and advance K-12 public education employee recruitment and retention to ensure the right people in the right places at the right time. BCPSEA is a human resource service agency that supports public education through innovative human resource practices, partnerships, and services. Established by the Public Sector Employers Act, BCPSEA is a multi-employer association and the accredited bargaining agent for all 60 public school boards, including the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (CSF). In addition to its core mandate, a major area of focus for BCPSEA is the development, coordination and facilitation of human resource best practices in the public education sector. Make a Future – Careers in BC Education is one of those best practice initiatives. For more information please visit:

Job Description

School District #35 (Langley) invites applications for temporary Aboriginal Support Workers.  This position (35 hours per week for the duration of the school year) reports to the District Principal of the Aboriginal Program and works in various schools, acting as a support for Aboriginal students, teachers, administrators and parents in all aspects of education.


Required qualifications:


  • Grade 12 graduation and completion of a one year post-secondary program in Aboriginal studies.
  • Two to three years related experience working with Aboriginal peoples, e.g. Cultural camps, Friendship Centre, Band or Community sponsored youth programs, School-based Aboriginal support programs including involvement with Aboriginal culture and traditions
  • Thorough understanding of Canadian history and education of Aboriginal peoples
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Ability to be flexible to meet the varying academic, social, emotional, behavioural and cultural needs of students
  • Ability to determine, judge, and select appropriate course of action within established methods and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively using tact, discretion and diplomacy in contacts of a difficult or specialized nature
  • Physical ability to perform the required duties
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License
  • Consistent with the British Columbia Human Rights Code, Aboriginal ancestry is a bone fide occupational requirement for this position


The rate of pay for this position is $23.72 per hour


Interested applicants should forward a complete application package by 4 pm on Friday March 31, 2017


Please go to the link below for instructions on how to apply.


We wish to thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check.




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Make a Future - Careers in BC Education
Posting Date: 08-Mar-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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