New West Secondary – Drafting/Work Experience (Closes Jan 30th)

TEMPORARY TEACHING POSITION NEW WESTMINSTER SECONDARY SCHOOL 1.0 FTE TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION TEACHER Work Location: New Westminster Secondary School FTE: 1.0 FTE – Temporary Subject Area Specialization: Technical Education Start Date: Immediately End Date: June 30, 2017 (or earlier upon the return of the incumbent, or with the possibility of reduced FTE tbd) See the following […]

Gulf Island Secondary – Tech Ed 9-12 (Closed Jan 20th)

Technology  Education Teacher 1.0 FTE (Continuing) Grades 9 to 12 Start  Date: January 30, 2017 Closing Date: 4:00p.m., Friday, January 20, 2017 Apply in writing to: Linda Underwood, Director oflnstruction, Human Resources School Board Office c/o Dawne Fennell, Executive Assistant Fax:  250-537-4200 Email: For full posting click HERE:

Where have all the Shop Teachers Gone?

Shop class is in a pickle. We have shops vacant of students due to the lack of teachers trained to teach, or wanting to teach, in the shop and I do not see a solution on the horizon. I just heard that we train roughly 3000 teachers per year for 900 jobs annually, and only […]

Should a SawStop be in Every School?

By: Steve Cecchi & Paul Klein Steve Cecchi (SD #33 Chilliwack) – I have been teaching Grade 9 middle-schoolers how to use a table saw for over 20 years. Of all the machines and techniques that I introduce  to these young builders, none are more intimidating for them than the table saw while at the […]