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Learn more about the benefits of working in SD73

The Region

The heart of our District is the city of Kamloops, which has a population of more than 85,000 people. The District extends to Pinantan Lake, Heffley Creek, Barriere, Clearwater, Vavenby and Blue River to the north, Logan Lake to the south, Savona to the west and Chase and Westwold to the east.

About SD73

Located in the stunning surroundings of BC’s interior, the Kamloops-Thompson School District is a diverse and growing environment committed to great local education through our 5-Year Strategic Plan, Aboriginal Enhancement Agreement, and Long-Range Facilities Report.

SD73 is dedicated to creating a safe, caring, and healthy learning and working environment that is inclusive of the diversity of their entire learning community.

Embedded in SD73’s framework is the directive to provide ongoing and meaningful learning opportunities for all students, staff, and community groups, with continuous improvement of instruction and assessment to reflect traditional learning practices and provide an opportunity for strong revitalization of language and culture for students from all backgrounds. With a strong commitment to its Indigenous learners, SD73 sees decolonization and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action as part of its core mission.

Serving 15,206 students, 2,741 students of Aboriginal ancestry in 47 schools our District offers a variety of enhancement programs, including: French immersion, International Baccalaureate, sports academies, trades programs, a K-12 fine arts school, Montessori, and an elementary science and technology school.

School District No. 73 is located on the territory of the Secwepemc Nation and serves seven local bands in a large geographical area. Our District covers more than 27,000 kilometres and buses about 4,000 students more than 9,000 kilometres every day. We have 32 elementary schools, one middle school, 10 secondary schools, one Kindergarten-to-Grade 12 school, two alternate education programs and one distance education school. We employ nearly 2,000 people and have an annual budget of nearly $200 million. 

The Opportunities 

Our district requires many people with diverse skills. Current opportunities for all employee groups are posted to the Make a Future website.

Executive and Administrative

 Manager of Human Resources (Temporary)
Please see the posting for the position of Manager of Human Resources (Temporary). Applications, including cover letter, resume, and three professional references are to be submitted through makeafuture.ca/kamloops-thompson. Deadline is Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

Teaching 

Teaching staff in this district generally find employment first through our Teachers Teaching on Call (TTOC) list. Permanent positions are usually filled from the TTOC lists. Openings for the TTOC are posted to the Make a Future website.

Support Staff 

Support staff within School District No. 73  belong to the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 3500 and include the following classifications: Accounting Clerks, Certified Education Assistants, Clerical, Custodial, Grounds, Libraray, Purchasing, Skilled/Technical,Trades, and Transportation. 

Support staff positions are filled internally, whenever possible. The District maintains a roster of relief employees within the clerical, custodial, Certified Education Assistants and transportation classifications.  Hiring to the relief rosters is done on an ongoing basis, and applications should be submitted through the Make a Future website.

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