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Homestay Coordinator, International Education Department

Sooke, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Leadership opportunities with an innovative and growing School District

Adjacent to Victoria on southern Vancouver Island, School District No. 62 (Sooke) is the fastest growing school district on Vancouver Island and one of the fastest growing districts in BC. The District operates in five municipalities: Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, Sooke and the Highlands and acknowledges the traditional territories of the Coast Salish: T’Sou-ke Nation and Scia’new Nation and Nuu-chah-nulth: Pacheedaht Nation. We also recognize some of our schools reside on the traditional territory of Esquimalt Nation and Songhees Nation.  The District employs over 2,000 educators and support staff and serves over 12,900 students The District’s Strategic Plan looks ahead to the future and focuses on three priority areas: learning, engagement and growth.  

Homestay Coordinator, International Education Department
(Full-time position effective immediately)

The Homestay Coordinator serves as part of a team of staff, working collaboratively with the Program Manager who oversees the Homestay team, as well as the Program Principal and Vice Principal.  The Homestay Coordinator supports both mainstream and short-term Homestays and students, responding to urgent/emergent and other situations as they arise, and serves as part of a team to respond to after-hours emergencies. They also assist in coordinating and supervising student activities and events.  The Homestay Coordinator liaises and communicates with our network of Homestay families, students, overseas agents, and other school-based and district staff.

If you possess the above qualities, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your education and experience in the following areas:

•    Grade 12 completion plus two years of post-secondary education or equivalent combination of training and experience
•    Demonstrated cross-cultural experience/knowledge and sensitivity and the ability to work with individuals within a multi-cultural context
•    Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams) as well as familiarity with host and internet-based computer applications

Additional job requirements:
•    Valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle on a daily basis
•    Access to a home office setup with cell reception and reliable high-speed Internet connection

Job description is currently under review.

School District No. 62 (Sooke) is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment.  We believe in a learning and work environment that is welcoming and safe that values, reflects and appreciates differences.

In addition to clearly demonstrating the above, you must also include the names of two references which must include your immediate supervisor as well as one other reference who can speak to your leadership skills.  Other references may be contacted with your prior permission.  

Please apply online on Make a Future at by June 7, 4:00 pm.

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