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Employment Opportunities

The Pacific Christian School community includes approximately 900 students and over 140 staff on two campuses in one of Canada’s most beautiful communities.

Pacific Christian School seeks to create a community characterized by the presence of Shalom. That is a place where students, staff and others flourish as they are active participants in God’s story. Our mission is to nurture students in Christ-like living, critical thinking and joyful service to be faithful citizens in God’s world.

Our work is guided by our Guiding Education Principles:

We believe that Christian Education at PCS should be:

  • Transformative.
  • Rooted in Belonging.
  • Connected.
  • and Service Oriented.

Current postings:

  • Educational Assistants (Elementary and Secondary)

See descriptions below:

 

Full-time and Part-time Educational Assistants
Pacific Christian Elementary

JOB DESCRIPTION
Educational Assistants work as team members with student services staff and classroom teachers to enable students with a variety of learning needs to experience success in the school community.

Specific tasks:

  • Along with student services staff and classroom teachers, implement the strategies outlined in each student’s Support Plan or Individual Education Plan,
  • Provide academic, social and emotional support for students,
  • Under the direction on the classroom teacher, adjust materials to meet the needs of the student(s),
  • Communicate regularly with all members of the student’s school-based team to promote an open, collaborative environment that best serves the student,
    Participate in staff training/professional development activities, staff meetings, and conferences,
  • Contribute to the documentation of student’s learning,
  • Perform other tasks which may include reading or scribing for a student, providing one to one or small group support, assisting the teacher in the classroom, providing personal care and completing other necessary tasks to provide inclusion opportunities for all students.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Strong interpersonal skills with adults and children
Previous experience working in a learning environment with children and/or youth with learning challenges and/or social emotional needs

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The preferred candidate will have completed an Early Childhood Education Program or an Education Assistant Program,
  • All applicants should have compassion and patience for students who face learning challenges and must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues to support student learning,
  • Applicants must have an active Christian faith that shapes their life.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
This posting is for a one-year position, with the possibility of extension.

Start date: August 30, 2021
End date: June 24, 2022

To apply, please forward the following:

  • résumé,
  • cover letter,
  • personal statement of faith,
  • contact information for three references.

Application materials can be emailed to Candis Gibbs (Student Services Coordinator) at candis.gibbs@pacificchristian.ca

This posting will remain open until filled.


Full-time Educational Assistant
Pacific Christian Secondary

JOB DESCRIPTION
For the 2021/2022 school year to start as soon as possible.
Reporting to the Learning Assistance or Inclusion Coordinator, Educational Assistants are responsible for the implementation of Individualized Education Plans for students, ages 12-18, who benefit from a variety of learning supports and strategies.

Specific tasks:

With support from the coordinators and the teachers,

  • implement the strategies outlined in each student’s Individual Education Plan,
  • Provide academic, social and emotional support for students in Grades 8-12,
  • Support students one-on-one and in small groups in classrooms and other designated spaces,
  • Communicate regularly with all members of the student’s school-based team to promote an open, collaborative environment that best serves the student,
  • Participate in staff training/professional development activities, staff meetings, and conferences,
  • Adhere to prescribed documentation protocols for tracking daily tasks and student progress,
  • Perform other tasks which may include reading or scribing for a student, providing one to one or small group support, assisting the teacher in the classroom, providing personal care and completing other necessary tasks to provide inclusion opportunities for all students,
  • Monday to Friday 8.00am – 3.30pm* (approximately).

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to support students effectively with minimal supervision,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with adults and youth,
  • Previous experience working in a learning environment with children and/or youth with learning challenges, ADHD, and mental health challenges,
  • Strong written and oral communication skills,
  • Clean criminal record check and child welfare check.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The preferred candidate will have education about and experience working with teenagers in a learning environment.
  • All applicants should have compassion and patience for students who face learning challenges and must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues to support student learning.
  • Applicants must have an active Christian faith that shapes their life.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
This posting is for a one-year position, with the possibility of extension or transfer to other student support roles.

Start date: August 30, 2021
End date: June 24, 2022

To apply, please forward the following:

  • résumé,
  • cover letter,
  • personal statement of faith,
  • contact information for three references.

Application materials can be emailed to Deirdre Hawthorne (Learning Assistance Coordinator) at deirdre.hawthorne@pacificchristian.ca