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School District No. 64 (Gulf Islands) – Job Posting

School District No. 64 (Gulf Islands)

invites applications for the temporary contract position of

Physiotherapist for Grades K to 12.



This position is a district based itinerant position that sees the successful applicant travelling to schools throughout the district. Services will be to a maximum of 300 hours for the 2017/2018 school year. The successful applicant reports to the Director of Instruction of Learning Services. The Gulf Islands are located in the Strait of Georgia between Vancouver and Victoria ( The effective date is September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.


  • Collaborate with school teams in support of IEP development and curriculum delivery for students who experience physical challenges
  • Work with other Learning Services team members to provide support services across the district
  • Consult with school staff, parents and community agencies regarding the needs of students who experience physical challenges
  • Utilize diagnostic and assessment procedures and tools in order to develop and implement preventive and therapeutic courses of intervention
  • Use evidence-based treatment interventions to focus on improving gross and fine motor skills, balance and coordination, strength and endurance, as well as cognitive and sensory processing/integration
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Physiotherapy or Rehab medicine or equivalent
  • Eligible for registration with the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC)
  • Proven ability to support school teams with the implementation and delivery of services
  • Valid BC class 5 driver’s license
  • Reflex integration training and experience
  • Exemplary experience as a physiotherapist in the public school system
  • Exemplary behaviour management and organizational skills; documented evidence of an ability to develop rapport with students
  • High energy, enthusiasm, ability to collaborate with colleagues, and to work as a member of teaching teams



Review of applications received will commence on May 19, 2017.  You are encouraged to submit your application prior to this date for full consideration; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found or until otherwise advised on our website.


Complete application packages should be directed to:

Linda Underwood, Director of Instruction, Human Resources

c/o Dawne Fennell, Executive Assistant

School District #64 (Gulf Islands)

112 Rainbow Road

Salt Spring Island, B.C.

V8K 2K3

Fax: 250-537-4200



Please include with application:

  • Letter of application
  • Current resume or portfolio with supporting documents that ensures qualifications are met or exceeded for this position
  • Names of three professional referees including their addresses, phone numbers and email addresses


Please note: incomplete applications will not be considered.

Thank you to all who apply; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.