School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) – Physiotherapist



Applications are invited from qualified individuals for the following position in School District 8 (Kootenay Lake).  Application packages must contain a current resume with 3 current professional references.  The awarded applicant must have a criminal reference check performed through the School District.

This position is an integral part of a progressive and multidisciplinary team approach and works out of the Nelson School Board Office. The position serves schools in the communities of Nelson, Kaslo, Salmo and Slocan Valley.

The awarded applicant will provide direct and consultative school-aged service, as well as preventative and educational programs.


 Required Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science or higher in physical therapy or equivalent.

  • Preference will be given to those with previous pediatric experience
  • Registration (or eligibility for registration) with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively with  students, teachers, educational assistants, principals, and parents is essential to the success of this position
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License and vehicle as travel throughout the school district is required.


For further information regarding this position, please contact Ben Eaton, Director of Independent Learning Services at 250-505-7053 or


Check out what our District and Surrounding Area has to offer:

The Opportunity

Nelson is a vibrant community of approximately 10,000 people that serves as the cultural, educational, economic, government and health care hub for approximately 25,000 people. Some residents chose to live in a lovely Heritage home within blocks of lively Baker Street. Others choose the expansive lake and mountain views from the top of the city. Some prefer to live along the lake or in rural acreages with creeks and room for hobby farms.

Whitewater Ski Resort is consistently lauded by Powder Magazine, Skiing and the New York Times as having some of the lightest, deepest powder on the planet.


Set along the shores and on the mountains overlooking Kootenay Lake, our mountain bike trails are literally world-famous.


We are situated in the midst of multiple golf courses with stunning lake and mountain vistas. We have a beautifully restored performing arts theatre, many live music venues, children’s theatre productions and opportunities for post-secondary education at Kootenay School of the Arts, Selkirk College Music Programme and Selkirk’s trades programs. Our numerous restaurants, coffee shops, artisan bakeries, and breweries are run by superb chefs, roasters, bakers, and brew meisters. Nelson is a hub for numerous budding and established technology companies. In short, we live here because we love this place and the people who have chosen Nelson to be their home.


This posting is ongoing until filled.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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