School District 70 (Alberni)
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Teacher Job Opportunities

 Information for Teacher Positions

​Teacher personnel include school-based teachers, District Resource Teachers and Teachers-on-Call (TOC’s).

For information on SD70 educator trends and teacher recruitment, please contact Peter Klaver, Director of Instruction - Human Resources, at 250.720.2757 or by email at

School District 70 has an employment hiring practice which  gives  priority hiring rights to teachers of Aboriginal ancestry subject to the hiring, posting and filling, transfer, layoff and recall provisions of the current collective agreement.  School District 70 invites prospective applicants to self identify as aboriginal during the application process.  Prospective applicants should indicate during the application process that they are of aboriginal ancestry and request the Aboriginal Self Declaration Form from Trisha Gunderson at to submit as part of their application.  Current School District 70 employees (including TTOCs) need not declare ancestry unless known ancestry has changed since the declaration process of February 2015.

Before being considered for a teaching position or for the Teacher-on-Call list, teachers must hold a current BC Teaching Certificate and be a member of the British Columbia College of Teachers (BCCT). For more information on the BCCT please contact:

400 – 2025 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1Z6
p. 604.731.8170  f. 604.731.9142

Additionally, the Teacher Qualification Service (TQS) must complete an assessment of your academic/educational preparation for salary classification purposes. For more information on the TQS and its processes please contact:

106 – 1525 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1T5
p. 604.736.5484  f. 604.736.6591

For further information on the new Teachers Act and how it relates to the BC College of Teachers, refer to the BCCT Transition Document.

Application Process

External applicants are welcome to apply to all postings;  however, only internal applicants will be considered during year end postings until June 1st.  Mid year postings are open to both internal and external candidates.

Completed application packages should be sent attention:
              Diana Moore, Human Resources Assistant
              School District 70 (Alberni)
              4690 Roger Street Port Alberni, B.C.   V9Y 3Z4
 Application Packages should include:Cover Letter, Application Form.pdf , Resume, Criminal Record Check (VSS), Teaching Qualifications/Licenses, Certificates and Diplomas, Practicum Reports, Teaching Evaluations, Reference Letter(s), Transcripts.
Applications may also be sent via email to but must be followed with a hardcopy.

The District does post some specialized jobs on Make a Future Website    

Teachers on Call
The District welcomes Teacher on Call applicants but has limited positions available.  Teachers with teaching specialties such as  French Immersion, or who are willing to TOC in Tofino and Ucluelet, are encouraged to apply.
Teacher-On-Call candidates must include the following information in their electronic portfolio:
  • TOC Application Form.pdf
  • covering letter
  •  current resume
  • most recent teaching report or student practicum report
  • proof of British Columbia College of Teachers (BCCT) membership
  • Teacher Qualification Service (TQS) placement
In addition to their electronic portfolio, Teacher-On-Call applicants are required to provide two confidential references using the .  SD70 Professional Reference Form.pdf are available in pdf format at and should be forwarded directly by the referee to the District office.
By signing this application I consent to School District 70 contacting references provided as attached.