The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) is currently looking for a dedicated,
energetic Physiotherapist to join our hard working team who work collaboratively and diligently
to improve education for all First Nations students in BC. Since 1992, FNESC, led by a strong
and diverse board of over 100 First Nations community representatives, has worked in
partnership with the First Nations School Association (FNSA), and the Indigenous Adult Higher
Learning Association (IAHLA).
The Physiotherapist (PT) is part of the FNESC Special Education team and will provide the
necessary assessments, student programming, and community and staff training as required.
The Physiotherapist will collaborate with the FNESC Special Education team to develop a
realistic approach to addressing the physical needs of students.
Services to be provided by Physiotherapist:
Collaborate with school staff, parents, and community members where applicable to
develop a realistic approach to addressing the physical needs of students within the
Provide physiotherapy assessments for screened students at assigned First Nations
Provide summary of strategies/techniques to develop students’ skills;
Collaborate with the FNESC multidisciplinary team assigned to the school.
Provide data, statistical reports as required to meet program accountability requirements
and identify and implement strategies to increase program success;
Administrative duties include but are not limited to the collection of data from school
visits; monthly written report for the Manager, Special Education; completion of
necessary paperwork to meet the requirements of finance and personnel policies.
The position will require an individual with the following knowledge, skills and personal
Current registration with the College of Physiotherapists of British Columbia (CPTBC)
and a Master's Degree from an accredited school of Physiotherapy;
Demonstrate experience and clinical competence including successful observation,
assessment, and therapy skills ;
Ideally experience working with First Nations in the field of pediatric physiotherapy;
Comprehensive understanding of First Nations education issues and First Nations
issues in British Columbia.
This is a part time contract position. The Employee shall perform his/her duties at such places
and during such times as may be reasonably necessary. Extensive frequent travel is required
throughout the province of BC.
Regionally based within the province of British Columbia.
What we offer
- The salary for this position is $57.00 per hour;
- Professional development and a health and wellness subsidy for all of our employees;
- Great deal of flexibility/ability to schedule your own hours;
- Opportunity to visit remote First Nations communities that you may not be able to visit
- Opportunity to see beautiful British Columbia close up;
- Being part of a multi-disciplinary team made up of educational professionals, speech
language pathologist, occupational therapists, assessment coaches, etc.
We thank everyone who applies for their interest in FNESC. Unfortunately, due to the volume of
applications, we are only able to respond to those applicants who are selected for an interview.
We cannot respond to telephone or email inquiries.
Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.