Teaching Staff (Sooke Teachers’ Association or STA)
General Posting Information
Please note! All teacher and teacher teaching-on-call postings are at www.makeafuture.com
The Board shall fill vacancies for positions, other than teaching positions of special responsibility in the order listed below provided that the teacher appointed to perform the duties of the vacant position has the necessary qualifications. Necessary qualifications are defined as certification and academic preparation, recent experience in a similar assignment, quality of service as reflected in reports, and references. Where the qualifications of two or more applicants for a position are equal, the teacher with the greatest district seniority shall be appointed.
Vacancies for positions of special responsibility shall be filled by competition.
The Board shall fill vacancies for positions in the following priority:
teachers returning from leave of absence, including appointment reduction leave; teachers not utilized in their present schools, subject to rights of review of that transfer; and teachers transferred on the initiative of the Board in the previous three years;
all other continuing teachers seeking a transfer (whether full-time or part-time); teachers on the recall list (whether full-time or part-time); continuing part-time teachers seeking an increase in their assignment;
teachers who have had a term specific appointment of not less than 8 months in the previous 10 school months, and who have not received a less than satisfactory report;
teachers-on-call. Teachers-on-call who have taught in the District seventy (70) days or more in the previous 10 teaching months immediately preceding application shall, if qualified, be given an interview
Teachers On Call
The Sooke School District is currently accepting applications for its TTOC list in the following areas only:
- French Immersion
- Special Education
- Technical/Industrial Education
You must include:
- cover letter,
- unofficial transcripts (official transcripts may be requested at a later date),
- teaching and practicum reports,
- teacher certificate from the Teacher Regulation Branch,
- proof of active practicing status with the Teacher Regulation Branch and
- three professional reference letters.
If you have just completed a practicum and have yet to receive your paperwork (Teacher Regulation Branch and Teacher Qualification Service), you may still apply and make note that these are pending. Please ensure that you convey all information in regard to any specialties in your cover letter.
Applications must be made via www.makeafuture.com
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in our district. Please understand that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Questions may be directed to Kathryn Sihota, Educational Staffing, at firstname.lastname@example.org