Employment


The Sun West School Division employs teachers, educational assistants, maintenance personnel, bus drivers, secretaries, librarians, several different types of student service personnel as well as finance, human resources, transportation, facilities, information technology and communications professionals. Our over 800 employees work as a team to deliver programs and services that benefit the over 5000 K-12 students in our 42 schools.

Due to the diversity of roles within Sun West, we often post positions throughout the year but if you are interested in becoming a teacher with Sun West, teaching positions that commence in the fall are advertised in April, May and June of each year. If you are looking for teaching positions within Sun West please make sure to check our postings during that time frame.

Applying for currently available positions

Please utilize the links below to learn about and apply for currently available positions.

View available positionsOn-line application

Teaching certification

To teach in Saskatchewan's Pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 education system, you must hold a Saskatchewan teacher's certificate issued by the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB).

Click here to apply for a Saskatchewan Teaching Certificate.


Casual or substitute employment

If you are looking for an opportunity to supplement your income and/or are looking for valuable and meaningful work then working on a casual basis in the Sun West School Division may be right for you.

Sun West frequently needs individuals to fill in on a casual basis for employees who are absent for a variety of reasons. These positions include substitute teachers, spare bus drivers and casual caretakers, educational assistants, school librarians and school secretaries.

Click here for more information about casual or substitute employment


Teaching opportunities available with further professional development

Sun West has started recruiting for teaching opportunities commencing the 2021-22 school year. We will be filling a number of positions, both continuing and temporary.

For candidates interested in student support teaching assignments, we recommend pursuing Special Education Certification. The link below provides information for the programs at the University of Regina and University of Saskatchewan, however, candidates may wish to consider other post-secondary institutions as well.

University of ReginaUniversity of Saskatchewan

In addition, Sun West will be seeking teachers in the area of Practical and Applied Arts (PAA), woodworking, welding and other trades. For candidates interested in PAA and Industrial Arts, Sun West recommends pursuing the certificate program in Practical and Applied Arts. The link to the University of Saskatchewan is below, however, candidates may seek out this from other post-secondary institutions as well.

University of Saskatchewan

Teachers who complete the certificate programs may be eligible for an Additional Qualifications Certificate which may allow for an increase in classification. In some instances, the AQC is not issued by SPTRB if special education or PAA were within your major/minor or assigned teaching areas when completing your Bachelor of Education.