New job SS 2020-168 Homestay Coordinator in British Columbia

SS 2020-168 Homestay Coordinator

Company : School District #45 (West Vancouver)
Salary : $23.85 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

POSTED: June 9, 2021

CLOSING DATE: 1:00pm, June 16, 2021



Permanent Assignment

International Programs - School Board Office

Effective June 21, 2021

35 hours per week

Salary starts at $23.85/hr at Step 1

(10 Months)

Why West Vancouver Schools?

West Vancouver Schools, the premier place for learning, has a long-held reputation for excellence and innovation. Our motto endorses our vision that we aspire to provide the finest educational experience in the country – for our children, our employees, our community and our world. We support this vision in the work we do, and the drive to be the first and best is clear, both inside and outside the organization.

Summary of Duties:
Reporting to the Homestay Manager, the Homestay Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing support of all students privately placed or enrolled in the home stay program within the district's International Student Programs. The Home Stay Coordinator’s goal is to support the cultural integration and harmonious interactions of the Home Stay families and the students in their placements in Canadian homes or students in private accommodation, within the context of the International Student Programs policies and guidelines. The position utilizes both computerized and manual systems.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
Grade 12 Graduation

Valid BC Drivers License and access to a vehicle

Working knowledge of office procedures and standard office equipment including personal computers and office software

Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills

Good command of written/spoken English (grammar, spelling, punctuation)

Ability to use judgement and tact in providing information

Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with teenagers in a multi-cultural environment

Ability to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision

OR an equivalent combination of training and experience

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:
Oral and written fluency in both English and another designated language(s)

Knowledge of local support services (e.g. buses, banking)

Knowledge of School District administrative software

Knowledge of School District operations

Ability to work flexible hours

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume via under West Vancouver Schools. Please note that email and fax applications will not be accepted. Please visit the Job Opportunities page on for more details on the application process.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Successful applicants not currently employed by West Vancouver Schools are required to sign a “consent for Criminal Record Search” to permit a criminal record review.

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