Special Education Coach

Join us to make a lasting impact!

The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) is currently looking for a dedicated, energetic and organized Special Education Coach to join our hard working team who work collaboratively and diligently to improve education for all First Nations students in BC.

The Special Education Coach is part of a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for providing special education support services directly to students, staff, and community members associated with BC First Nations schools.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist school personnel in the development and implementation of individual education plans and the collaborative team process;

Provide information/training about relevant special education programs and services to school personnel and community members;

Ability to conduct Level B assessments complete with reports and recommendations;

Collaborate with the FNESC multi-disciplinary team assigned to the school.

Research new trends and materials in the field of special education;

Provide professional development through presentations and workshops in schools, trainings and conferences as assigned;

Other projects as assigned by the Director, Special Education.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

Bachelor of Education, including Special Education certification and training, and BC Teacher Regulation Branch certification

Three or more years of experience working in the field of Special Education and/or at a variety of grade levels. Experience working with First Nations in the field of education an asset

Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills to work in a First Nations environment

Comprehensive understanding of First Nations education issues and First Nations issues in British Columbia

Flexibility to travel to First Nations schools throughout British Columbia. Possession of a valid Class 5 driver's license


This is a full time/part time contract position with hours during the school year. The Employee shall perform his/her duties at such places and during such times as may be reasonably necessary.


Regionally based within the province of BC

What we offer:

- The wage for this position is $47.00 per hour;

- Professional development and a health and wellness subsidy for all of our employees;

- Great deal of flexibility/ability to schedule your own hours;

- Opportunity to visit remote First Nations communities that you may not be able to visit otherwise;

- Opportunity to see beautiful British Columbia close up;

- Being part of a multi-disciplinary team made up of educational professionals, speech language pathologist, occupational therapists, assessment coaches, etc.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest in FNESC. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are only able to respond to those applicants who are selected for an interview. We cannot respond to telephone or email inquiries.

If what we have to offer fits what you’re looking for, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@fnesc.ca

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
First Nations Education Steering Committee
Posting Date:
8/6/2021 8:00:00 PM
Vancouver, British Columbia