July 15th, 2014

119 teaching opportunities are available in British Columbia public and First Nations schools. Now is the best time to find a job.

In this issue of E-news for Educators, you'll find amazing teaching opportunities, resources to help you become a better teacher, and advice to help you find a job.

In this issue:


Hot Jobs

Job Alerts

Here is a list of some notable teaching opportunities available in BC schools this month.

Now Hiring:


Work Here: Abbotsford

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Abbotsford School District No. 34

About the District:

Located in the heart of the Fraser Valley, with a population of more than 135,000, Abbotsford is BC's fifth largest and fastest-growing city. Abbotsford is an increasingly popular place to live and work, with its affordable housing, open spaces and rich opportunities for recreational and cultural experiences.

Our innovative professional development model includes a facilitator in elementary and middle schools dedicated to creating vibrant professional learning communities. We also offer a successful teacher mentoring program, and opportunities for new teachers and administrators in a variety of educational settings.

Now Hiring:
How to Apply:

If you're interested in working for the district, learn more at www.makeafuture.ca/abbotsford or email Judy Kumar in human resources.


Job Search Tip: When To Call School Districts

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When the job posting includes the name of the School Principal or hiring manager, it's an invitation to connect. If there's a phone number listed, you have the opportunity to call the school district to learn more about the position, and what qualities the hiring manager is looking for in a candidate.

Calling provides you the opportunity to promote yourself, ask questions about the job, and impresses upon the hiring manager that you have a genuine interest in the position.

One note of caution, don't call the Principal or hiring manager if their names are omitted from the job posting. There's usually a good reason for that.


Teacher Resources

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Practical tips to help you find a job faster and resources to help you become a better educator.

Follow @MakeaFuture on Twitter or like us on Facebook for more resources.


Educators Connect


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@TeachHub is a teacher powered resource site for K-12 educators. Get ideas for lesson plans, tips on teaching strategies, and connect with other educators through their TeachHub.com community.

Follow @TeachHub on Twitter and visit the TeachHub.com website.


About Make A Future

Makeafuture.ca is the official job board of British Columbia's public school districts and First Nations schools.

It's the one-stop shop for employment and career information for teachers, educational leaders, business professionals, health practitioners, trades people, and support workers.

Created by the BC Public School Employers' Association, Make a Future is a joint venture among British Columbia's 60 public boards of education, the First Nations Education Steering Committee, and the BC Ministry of Education.

Search for a rewarding career in BC education on www.makeafuture.ca.

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