Application Instructions

PLEASE NOTE: The application instructions are currently under revision. The updated version will be made available shortly. 

Before starting the online application, please prepare the following documents: 

  1. Scanned copy of your TCB evaluation letter (if applicable)

  2. Scanned copy of your Professional Certificate from the TCB (if applicable)

  3. Introduction Letter:
    • Describe your teaching experience
    • What has motivated your return to teaching?
    • Articulate your understanding of the B.C. curriculum including the Special Education and Aboriginal Education mandates
    • Any recent professional development, including readings, workshops, courses, etc. 
    • Additional information relating to professional work that you would consider relevant
  4. Resume:
    • Include any 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 
  5. Planning: 
  • One unit plan (template below) 
  • Two lesson plans (template below) 


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.

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