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Surrey Schools Careers
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Surrey Schools Careers
Surrey Schools gave me the opportunity to set a goal and realize it
My employer allowed me to dream, and provided the support and encouragement to make my dreams a reality.
Madelaine Mahoney - Manager, Service Operations 2015, Employee since 1993
I strive for a fair and consistent practice for all employees
This is my belief and philosophy. Surrey Schools allows me to be independent and decisive, carving out the type of career that allows me to do the work I feel strongly about.
Kathy Wright, Manager Disability Management, Attendance Support and Organizational Health
Since 2008 I have not had the same day twice
My job is to ensure that all safety and facility issues are addressed immediately so staff and students can arrive to school in a safe environment.
Jeff McMillan, Manager, Security and Infrastructure 2008 - Employee since 1994
I am proud to wear my Surrey Schools identification
My job is to make sure that my team of custodians has everything they need to make sure schools are clean and safe for staff and students.
Mark West, Assistant Manager Service Operations - 2015, Employee since 2009
Variety and constant change keep my job interesting and challenging
My job is to acquire and maintain the equipment, vehicles and tools used by Surrey Schools and ensure they are safe and in top working condition.
Steven Brodie, Foreman, Vehicle Maintenance – 2016, Employee since 2000
Every day I have a chance to make a difference in a child’s life
My job is to support youth to solve problems in peaceful ways, make sound decisions and become contributing members of society.
Nancy Smith, Youth Diversity Liaison 2009, Employee since 2004
With Surrey Schools I finally found work life balance
My job is to provide payroll and benefits support to employees while working with a team in a fast paced and deadline driven environment.
Sarbjit Bagri, Payroll Team Leader, Benefits - 2013, Employee since 2012
I am in the business of education – everything I do is to support students
My job is to support students and families by establishing and maintaining engaging programs that meet the evolving needs of our community.
Sarah Coulter, Coordinator – Community Schools Partnership, Employee since 2011
Teaching my students is exciting and meaningful
My job is to help student refugees, and new immigrant students, settle into Canadian life by teaching English language, life skills, community awareness and building bridges to opportunity.
Kris Hull, English Language Learner Bridge Program Teacher, Employee since 2005
I found a job I love and feel like I have never worked a day since
It is a rewarding feeling to know that I contribute to Surrey Schools by ensuring that over 80,000 staff and students can rely on their technology each day.
Marvin Pinili, Network Technologist, Employee since 2007
Surrey Schools fulfilled two of my passions, helping people and working with technology
As a Systems Trainer, I ensure that Surrey Schools employees get the training they need to do their job more effectively and efficiently.
Nicolette Olson, System Trainer, Employee since 2004
Elementary Vice Principal
Opportunities Surrey schools provide quality education to over 70,000 students in British Columbia’s fastest-growing community. Serving a diverse, multicultural urban centre, we are a progressive school district offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students and staff. In anticipation of future Elementary Vice Principal vacancies, we invite exemplary educatorsto join our dynamic team. As an ideal candidate, you have demonstrated effective school leadership possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills model instructional leadership focus on student learning and nurture a professional work culture based on collaboration and interdependence have a deep understanding of curriculum, instruction, and assessment enjoy working with diverse groups and are a strong advocate for parent and community involvement value the input of others embrace challenges and seek opportunities to develop as an educational leader demonstrate a significant commitment to ongoing professional learning hold (or are eligible for) a BC Teaching Certificate You possess the attributes and skills to fulfill key school leadership responsibilities such as fostering an environment of instructional excellence ensuring a safe and caring school culture promoting innovative, transformative practices to support student engagement and learning modeling a positive inquiry-based approach to problem-solving building relationships that support student success inspiring and supporting students and staff to reach their full potential Please visit the district website for the required application forms and to obtain further details regarding the application process. DO NOT apply through Make A Future, applications will only be accepted by visiting surreyschools.ca Applications will be received until 12 noon on Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Opportunities Surrey schools provide quality education to over 70,000 students in British Columbia’s fastest-growing community. Serving a diverse, multicultural urban centre, we are a progressive school district offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students and staff. In anticipation of future Principal vacancies, we invite exemplary educators to join our dynamic team. As an ideal candidate, you •have demonstrated effective school leadership • possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills • model instructional leadership • focus on student learning and nurture a professional work culture based on collaboration and interdependence • have a deep understanding of curriculum, instruction, and assessment • enjoy working with diverse groups and are a strong advocate for parent and community involvement • value the input of others • embrace challenges and seek opportunities to develop as an educational leader • demonstrate a significant commitment to ongoing professional learning • hold (or are eligible for) a BC Teaching Certificate You possess the attributes and skills to fulfill key school leadership responsibilities such as • fostering an environment of instructional excellence • ensuring a safe and caring school culture • promoting innovative, transformative practices to support student engagement and learning • modeling a positive inquiry-based approach to problem-solving • building relationships that support student success • inspiring and supporting students and staff to reach their full potential Please visit the district website for the required application forms and to obtain further details regarding the application process. DO NOT apply through Make A Future, applications will only be accepted by visiting surreyschools.ca Applications will be received until 12 noon on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
Child and Youth Care Worker (On-Call)
Why Surrey School District? There are over 69,000 students who attend different schools and programs within Surrey, and just over 9500 staff employed to support these student learners. Surrey’s vision is to prepare our learners to think creatively and critically, communicate skillfully, and demonstrate care for self and others. Do you want to work for the largest school district in the province of BC? Do you want to experience working in diverse environments throughout 120 schools, 5 learning centres, 3 adult education centres, and 3 district offices? If those questions appeal to you, then we welcome you to apply to the Surrey School District for an on-call child and youth care worker position! Job Requirements On-Call child and youth care workers are required to be available Monday-Friday for a variety of school and district office assignments, and will be eligible to apply for internal positions as they become available. You could be asked to work in any one of our schools or district offices, reaching all borders of Surrey and White Rock. All successful applicants are required to join the CUPE Union Local 728. As per the CUPE collective agreement, the starting wage for this position is $28.10 per hour with an attractive benefit package also available. Working Conditions Child and Youth Care Workers work collaboratively with teachers, counsellors, school administrators and other allied professionals in support of learner success. Child and Youth Care Workers assist in the delivery of programs and services to students identified as experiencing behavioural challenges, sometimes with additional learning difficulties. Although responsibilities vary from site to site, the Child and Youth Care Worker’s duties within the school setting include supporting the development of learner social-emotional well-being via, in part, the implementation of positive behaviour support plans and the implementation of various programs and techniques promoting learner social skill development and positive self-image. Education and Experience Completion of a Child and Youth Care Program from a recognized program Please provide all relevant credentials with application How to Apply Qualified and interested applicants can apply online at https//sd36-makeafuture.simplication.com or forward their application, cover letter, resume and references, quoting competition number to Competition #CCW79716 Human Resources Department School District No. 36 (Surrey) 14033 - 92nd Avenue Surrey, BC V3V 0B7 Note Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only those persons selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest. Surrey Schools– Human Resources14033 92ndAvenue, Surrey, B.C. V3V 0B7 Tel(604) 595-6150Fax(604) 595-6136www.surreyschools.ca
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Who Works Here
Staff indicate that one of the greatest advantages of working for Surrey Schools is that its 140 sites are spread over 316 km2, which means many employees can work close to home. Currently 59.8 % of our employees call Surrey home.
Surrey is one of the youngest and most culturally diverse cities in Canada. Over 50% of its residents report a language, other than English, as their mother tongue. Surrey is made up of six community centers: Cloverdale, Fleetwood, Guildford, Newton, South Surrey, and Whalley. Surrey’s population is projected to increase by over 300,000 people over the next three decades.
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