School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) is nestled in the Southeast corner of British Columbia. We are a vibrant area, covering 6 "families of schools" in the centres of Creston, Crawford Bay, Kaslo/Meadow Creek, Nelson, Salmo, and the Slocan Valley. Our area is beautiful, vibrant, a fantastic place to raise children, has a world-renowned Arts and Entertainment community, and easily accesses a variety of amazing outdoor pursuits.

Our FOCUS.LEARN.EXCEL philosophy and our Board of Education's Learning Goals of: Literacy, Numeracy, Indigenization and Inclusion guide our practice with our students. We focus on excellence for all learners in a nurturing environment.

SD8 Kootenay Lake International Program is looking for a Homestay Contractor for the Creston area. This position would fall under an independent service contract. The successful applicant would require skills in communication (written and spoken), interpersonal relations, organization, online and computer technology (ie. email, social media, Google drive) to support international students and homestay families. This position has the potential to be full-time (40 hours a week). The successful candidate must have their own vehicle and submit two references. A criminal record check will also be required (submitted by Employer). A second language, international travel and homestay experience would be an asset. This is a dynamic job with flexible work hours.

Job Requirements

? Class 5 Driver’s License and own vehicle

? Self-motivated, independent worker

? commitment to a team approach

? interpersonal communication skills with adults and students

? organizational skills - procedural documentation and record keeping

? excellent written communication skills

? Competent with digital technologies and tools that support communication and documentation

? familiarity with G-Suite including Google Drive, Gmail, Docs, Meet and more

? ongoing recruitment of homestay families

? placement and monitoring of international students with compatible homestay families

? plan, coordinate and supervise monthly student activities

? attend to student health and safety needs

? support students and families in resolving interpersonal conflicts

? conduct annual home inspections

? conduct homestay and student orientations and monthly student meetings

? coordinate airport arrivals and departures

? maintain information in True North, our international data base

? provide monthly updates to agents

? assist with social media marketing

? valid passport

For more information, please contact jann.schmidt@sd8.bc.ca, District Principal for International Education.

School District 8 supports equity hiring for Indigenous applicants.

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Employer:
School District #8 (Kootenay Lake)
Posting Date:
10/12/2021 1:32:42 PM
Location:
Nelson, British Columbia
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