HELPING EASE ACCESS FOR RETURNING TEACHERS

CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone: 778-782-4149
Email: educ_heart@sfu.ca

Application Instructions

The application fee of $60 is non-refundable and must be received by the application deadline.  Make your cheque payable to Simon Fraser University.  We will also accept a money order.

Prior to starting the online application, please prepare the following for upload:

  • Scan copy of your TRB evaluation letter (if applicable)
  • Scan copy of your Professional Certificate from the TRB (if applicable)
  • Introduction Letter
    • Describe your teaching experience
    • What has motivated your return to teaching?
    • Articulate your understanding of the BC curriculum including the Special Education and Aboriginal Education mandates
    • Recent professional development – readings, workshops, courses
    • Additional information relating to professional work that you would consider relevant
  • Resume
    • Updated including recent professional development, teaching/volunteer experience, and academics
      • We encourage you to spend time volunteering and/or observing in a K-12 classroom in a BC public school
      • If you have been away for more than 2 years, it is strongly recommended to spend time in the K-12 BC public school system
  • Planning
    • One unit plan (using template)
    • Two lesson plans (using template)

Applicants must apply to SFU by the appropriate deadline date. If you are a previous SFU student, you can apply for reactivation.