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Job Search Resources

The following job search resources may be of interest to teachers and prospective teachers in British Columbia.

Of special interest to teachers

The BCTF has published practical résumé guidelines for teachers.

Make a Future was created by the BC Public School Employers' Association as a job board for teachers and those in the education sector, and is a joint venture between the BC Ministry of Education and the 60 public school districts.

The Education Canada Network (ECN) is a national source for educational employment opportunities, and features job postings, a resume registry, and information about teacher classification and certification in each province. is a job search engine providing free access to teacher jobs from hundreds of job boards, newspaper classifieds and websites.

The B.C. Ministry of Education maintains contact information for British Columbia school districts, and the BCTF publishes a list of School Board/Superintendent Addresses which includes telephone numbers, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses.

Interviewing tips

The information on our interviewing tips page will help you prepare for job interviews in any kind of employment situation.

General career resources on the Web

Workopolis claims to be Canada's biggest job site. You can create and save up to 10 resumes and create CareerAlerts—e-mail notices of jobs you may be interested in.

Canada-wide job postings can be found through the HRDC Job Bank.

WowJobs is a comprehensive listing of jobs from more than 5000 sources in Canada. It crawls career pages of Canadian employers - public, private, non-profit, other job boards, career associations and numerous other sources where jobs are posted.

CareerOwl, founded by Canadian university professors from the University of Western Ontario, the University of Alberta, and the University of British Columbia, is a non-profit employment information and e-recruiting site for students, graduates, and prospective employers.

The JobHuntersBible web site is a supplement to Richard Bolles' authoritative book about job hunting, What Color is Your Parachute?. There is a comprehensive list of related sites, including sites to post resumes.

Last updated April 16, 2014