School District No. 69 Qualicum administrative office is Located in Parksville at 100 East Jensen Avenue, PO Box 430.
Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?
School District 69 has developed a Strategic Plan that supports the desire to build a work environment in which employees are actively engaged and work together as a team building student success. The employer cares deeply about the results of their work as they seek to access and use credible information to develop plans, measure progress and make informed decisions. They work to create new learning environments that will feed their students’ curiosity, engage their interest, and prepare them for success as adults.
As people are the most valuable asset in the organization, the employer plays an active role in cultivating employee engagement, thereby attracting and retaining talented staff. The District recognizes the importance of learning development events and opportunities as a focus for all levels of staff and has helped to provide a number of in-district professional learning opportunities.
The District believes the role parents and the broader community play in their students’ educational experience is foundational to the work of best meeting the needs of their learners. The District is committed to fostering open and honest communication that helps to create strong partnerships between home, school and the broader community.
How many employees do you have?
School District 69 currently employees 612 people.
What do you look for in a new employee?
Ambitious – willing to go the extra mile to achieve goals
Cultural fit – eg: employee that welcomes feedback is efficient as a team player and will work well in a workplace with team culture
Reliable – takes responsibilities seriously
Detail oriented – takes pride in their work
Autonomous – manages time and executes tasks quickly and productively
Committed/Passionate – enjoying the journey while pursuing the end-goal.
What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?
Find out what the required abilities and qualifications are for the position that you are interested in and make sure that you meet all the requirements. Regularly check the sites where our external positions are posted. When submitting an application make sure you clearly state how you meet the requirements and provide the necessary documentation to back this up.
Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?
Yes, we will be looking to hire Teachers Teaching-On-Call as well as Spare Educational Assistants.
What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?
Applications from qualified individuals for current vacant positions within School District 69 may be mailed, faxed, emailed or hand delivered. Links for application forms may be found on our Website under the Employment section. All information requested on the application form must be completed, and submitted with a covering letter and proof of all qualifications.
How do I hear about career opportunities?
School District 69 posts positions available to external candidates on both the district’s website, the Career Centre (www.careercentre.org) and through Make a Future – Careers in BC Education (www.makeafuture.ca). Candidates may apply on-line through Make A Future – Careers in BC Education, or by faxing or mailing their application to the district office. The Make a Future – Careers in BC Education site is powered byapplytoteach.com. Therefore, if you have an existing account with them, you can use your username and password to log onto www.makeafuture.ca. If not, you can create an account on Make a Future – Careers in BC Education by clicking ‘Register’. Once you have an account, please sign up for the ‘Job Alert’ feature so you are emailed jobs that interest you.
Will I be contacted after submitting an application?
Only those candidates who have been short-listed for an interview will be contacted.