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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:

Business Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Pacific Christian School is seeking a Business Manager who reports to the Superintendent and works with the leadership and business teams as well as the Finance Committee and Treasurer to:

  • Assist in the establishing and monitoring of the school’s budget.
  • Oversee the school’s accounting systems.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for the Superintendent and Finance Committee.
  • Prepare various reports related to the school’s financial performance for the Ministry of Education and the Society of Christian Schools of British Columbia.
  • Prepare tax receipts and reports.
  • Monitor all insurance policies and other service contracts.
  • Assist in the administration of staff wages and benefits.

This is a full-time position and will commence in September 2022.

Ideal candidates possess:

  • college diploma or university degree with an emphasis in finance and/or business administration (or equivalent education and related experience).
  • accounting designation.
  • extensive experience in budgeting, policy analysis/development and financial reporting/analysis.
  • business experience in an educational environment
  • vibrant Christian faith and a desire to foster Christian faith formation in young people.
  • desire to become an active, contributing, collaborative member of a professional learning community.
  • have demonstrated organizational and planning skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.

To apply, please forward the following to darren.lewis@pacificchristian.ca by May 20, 2022:

  • letter of introduction.
  • résumé.
  • Contact information for three references.

Secondary Teachers – September 2022

JOB DESCRIPTION

For the 2022/23 school year, Pacific Christian School is seeking one or more teachers with experience in one or more of these areas: Drama, First People’s English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and/or Food Studies.

Ideally, the teacher(s) that we are seeking will:

  • possess current British Columbia teacher certification.
  • have a vibrant Christian faith and a desire to foster Christian faith formation in young people.
  • desire to become an active, contributing, collaborative member of a professional learning community.
  • have demonstrated organizational and planning skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills with both adults and young people.
  • have experience in the following areas:
    • teaching in a middle-school or high-school setting
    • employing teaching approaches that are responsive to 21st-century learning needs and best practices
    • integrating Christian worldview and employing pedagogical practices that reflect and support Christian formation

To apply, please forward the following to Secondary Principal, Lorna Herzog – lorna.herzog@pacificchristian.ca:

  • letter of introduction
  • résumé
  • statement of faith
  • a recent teaching evaluation, if available
  • copy of current-year TRB certification
  • Contact information for three references. Not all referees need to comment on the same aspects but, taken together, please ensure that the referees are able to offer insight on character, Christian faith, teaching experience, and passion for working with young people.

Applications received by June 28, 2022 will be given priority consideration.

Full-time Educational Assistants (Secondary)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Learning Assistance or Inclusion Coordinator, Educational Assistants are responsible for the implementation of Individualized Education Plans for students, ages 12-19, 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-to-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, 2022
  • End date: last week in June

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

This posting will remain open until Aug 19, 2022.

Full-time and Part-time Educational Assistants (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, 2022
  • End date: last week in June

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, but priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 31.