CAREERS: EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS 2018-06-20T10:25:00+00:00

WORKING AT ACS

Staff at ACS are hired as people of faith who love children and/or adolescents, can whole-heartedly support the mission and vision of our school, and can facilitate and passionately reveal God’s truth in our children. The following vision statement is ultimately what guides us and our staff as they work at ACS.

Staff Vision Statement

ACS will attract, retain, and develop staff members who are dedicated, creative, passionate, and who model Christ in their actions. Individually and collectively, staff will feel engaged, valued, and respected. ACS will be an employer of choice.

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS

SECONDARY SCHOOL COUNSELLOR

Abbotsford Christian School, Secondary Campus, is currently accepting applications for the position of SECONDARY SCHOOL COUNSELLOR.  The position could be 0.4 – 1.0 FTE.

The successful applicant would be responsible for PERSONAL counselling at ACSS and the position could include 0.2 FTE personal counselling at our Elementary and Middle Campuses (one day / week). The personal counseling position could range from 0.4-0.6 FTE.

This position could also include ACADEMIC counselling, although this could be flexible depending on the successful applicant’s gifts and availability.  The position includes significant leadership opportunities as the counsellor collaborates with the Secondary Administration Team (SAT). The counsellor, in collaboration with the SAT, works to implement the mission, vision, and core beliefs of ACS. If an applicant is qualified to undertake both PERSONAL and ACADEMIC Counselling the position could expand to 1.0 FTE.

Specific preferred qualifications include:

  • BA Degree in Education (or equivalent)
  • MA Degree in Counselling
  • BC Teaching Certificate
  • Leadership experience
  • Clear understanding of “at-risk youth” protocols
  • Experience in Restorative Practices
  • Clear understanding of Christian Education and Christian Counselling
  • Extensive knowledge of academic requirements for high school and post-secondary education and vocation

The ideal applicant would have the following characteristics:

  • Deep understanding of the Christian worldview
  • Friendly, even-tempered, and a servant-hearted attitude toward staff, parents and students
  • Willing to work in a team environment in a progressive and creative school
  • Adaptable, professional, self-starter, confident, reliable, confidential and optimistic

Please send your resume, a list of references (with email addresses, cell numbers and credentials), and a short essay explaining your personal philosophy of Christian academic and personal counselling.   

EMAIL TO:  GERRY GOERTZEN, SECONDARY PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Secondary School
35011 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.302.6642   Fax: 604.859.2240
Email: secondary@abbotsfordchristian.com and ggoertzen@abbotsfordchristian.com

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, June 22, 2018

Job Posting Teacher Counsellor ACS 2018.docx

This is a part-time administrative assistant position in our Secondary Counseling Office. The work hours are flexible but consistent. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal, communication, proofreading, editing, computer, budgeting, and accounting skills and work comfortably with Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Excel, and Access). They will work collaboratively to support our Service Hours Course (GIS), Secondary School Apprenticeship program, Counselling Department and Course Scheduling.

This position commences August 2018.

Please send resume, Statement of Philosophy of Christian Education, and credentials to:

            G Goertzen, Principal
            Abbotsford Secondary School
            35011 Old Clayburn Road
            Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
            Phone (604) 755 – 1891
            email: ggoertzen@abbotsfordchristian.com

Closing Date:  June 15, 2018

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Posting – Secondary Adminstrative Assistant.docx

Grade 8 Humanities Teacher

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for a position as a Grade 8 Humanities teacher for the up-coming 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidate will be comfortable teaching Humanities subject areas (Language Arts, Social Studies, and Bible). Preference may also be given to teachers with training in Music, Fine Arts and/or French. The position is full time, commencing August 27, 2018. Specific qualifications include:

  • All teachers must hold, or be eligible for, a valid BC Teaching Certificate.
  • All employees must meet the requirements of the ACS Employment of Teachers Contract.

Please send resume, Statement of Philosophy of Christian Education, and credentials to:

TYM BERGER, PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Middle School
30511 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.8111   Fax: 604.850.7075
Email: tberger@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: June 27, 2018

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Posting – Middle School Teacher.docx

Grade 6 and 7 Music Teacher

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for a position as a Grade 6 and 7 Music specialist teacher for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidate will be comfortable teaching Music, including Introductory Band. Preference may also be given to teachers with training in Fine Arts and/or French. The position would be 0.7 FTE, commencing August 27, 2018. Specific qualifications include:

  • All teachers must hold, or be eligible for, a valid BC Teaching Certificate.
  • All employees must meet the requirements of the ACS Employment of Teachers Contract.

Please send resume, Statement of Philosophy of Christian Education, and credentials to:

TYM BERGER, PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Middle School
30511 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.8111   Fax: 604.850.7075
Email: tberger@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: June 27, 2018

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Posting – Middle School Music Teacher for 2018-2019.docx

Learning Support Services Coordinator

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for a position as a Learning Support Services Coordinator for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidate will be familiar with working with students with learning needs and would have a good working knowledge of funding categories. The successful candidate should also be able to coordinate programs for students, including facilitating meetings with outside agencies, school staff and parents. The position requires a team player with leadership abilities.  This position includes specific qualifications:

  • All teachers must hold, or be eligible for, a valid BC Teaching Certificate.
  • All employees must meet the requirements of the ACS Employment of Teachers Contract.

Please send resume, Statement of Philosophy of Christian Education, and credentials to:

TYM BERGER, PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Middle School
30511 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.8111   Fax: 604.850.7075
Email: tberger@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: June 27, 2018

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Posting – Middle School Learning Support Services Coordinator.docx

Abbotsford Christian Secondary School is accepting applications for positions as EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS in our Learning Support Services department for this school year. Successful applicants should enjoy working as part of a team and require training (SETA) and experience in working with students with a variety of special needs.

These positions will commence in September 2018. Applicants must be able to meet the requirements of the ACS Employment Contract.

Please email resume, references, credentials and your personal philosophy of being a support worker in a Christian school to:

TERESA SPYKSMA
Abbotsford Christian Secondary School
30511 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.1891  
Email: tspyksma@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: Ongoing until positions are filled.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Posting – Education Assistant.docx