Job Search Links
The following job search links 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.
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.
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.
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.
Check The Vancouver Sun classified ads, especially on Saturdays.
Indeed.ca is a job search engine providing free access to teacher jobs from hundreds of job boards, newspaper classifieds and websites.
The websites listed on our interview strategies page contain helpful, practical information to help you prepare for job interviews in any kind of employment situation. We have included information on a popular technique called behavioural interviewing, as well as a section on teacher interview tips.
General career resources on the Web
BC WorkInfoNet is a good starting point for career, education, and labour market information.
Work Futures online provides comprehensive information on nearly 200 occupations.
What's key in labour market information for B.C. catalogues useful resources for career practitioners, youth and job-seekers.
CareerClick lets you do a broad search, create online resumes, and sign up for e-mail job alerts.
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.
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.
Rebecca Smith's eResumes and Resources is an excellent site about electronic resumes and applying for jobs online.
The resources of Advancing Women's Career Center are comprehensive.
Last updated July 19, 2010.