Living With Balance Series

Living with Balance is co-sponsored by Vancouver Secondary Teachers Association (VSTA), Vancouver Elementary School Teachers Association (VESTA) and the Vancouver School Board (VSB) and taught by BCTF’s qualified occupational therapists and/or trained consultants in mental health.  Living with Balance will provide the participant with practical skills and strategies to attain goals toward work-life balance.

It is a six (6) week workshop held every Wednesday from 4-6 pm beginning on October 16, 2013 at the VSTA/VESTA offices (2915 Commercial Drive).

Please review the poster for more information and registration details.
Participants must pre-register, (space is limited to 15 Teachers), and commit to attending all six sessions.  There are three ways to register:

  1. Online at
  2. Email your registration to
  3. Fax your registration to 604-871-2287

Contact Heather Allison at VESTA 604-873-8378 or Sylvia Metzner at VSTA 604-873-5570

The above information was sent by:
Lorelei D. Russell, CHRP, Employee Wellness & Benefits Manager, Human Resources
Vancouver School Board, 1580 West Broadway  Vancouver BC V6J 5K8
phone; 604-713-5131  fax; 604-713-5328

Applying for Current VSB Postings

Teachers are able to apply for Continuing and Temporary positions in the VSB using the  Online Application Management System (OAMS).

Note: the VSB has three different posting periods in the calendar year:

The first is the Spring Transfer Process which involves a significant number of postings and extends over a month long period.  The 2013 Spring Transfer Process had the following three posting periods:

  • Posting Period 1 open:    2013 May 21 to May 27, 4:30 pm
  • Posting Period 2 open:    2013 June 11 to June 17, 4:30 pm
  • Posting Period 3 open:    2013 June 18 to June 24, 4:30 pm

The second is the Summer Posting Period.  In 2013 the Summer Posting Period was open from 2013 August 13 to August 19, 4:30 pm

The third is the Regular Posting Rounds which are ongoing between September and March.  These are weekly posting periods of positions which open on a Tuesday and close the following Monday.  The first posting week for 2013/2014 opened on Tuesday September 03 and closed on Monday September 09, 4:30 pm.

If you have questions regarding the post-and-fill process please contact the VSTA office at 604.873.5570 or the VESTA office at 604.873.8378

If you require assistance with OAMS please contact VSB Human Resources at 604.713.5170 or 604.713.5171.