CAREERS 2018-04-23T14:35:49+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 OPENINGS

Abbotsford Christian School, Secondary Campus, is currently accepting applications for a half-time (0.5) position of FAITH FORMATION DIRECTOR. 

At ACS on our secondary campus the Faith Formation Director is responsible for the intentional discipleship of the student body. This could include, in part, the planning and implementation of weekly chapels, teaching Bible classes, facilitating Global Intercultural Studies (GIS), championing our school-to-school program with Centro De Fe in Nicaragua, and leading grad activities. All of this kept in harmony with the mission, vision, and core beliefs of ACS.

Specific qualifications include:

  • BA degree in Biblical Studies or a related degree in Christian Education
  • Clear understanding of Christian Education
  • MA degree in Christian Education (MDiv, MCS or equivalent) or related field preferred
  • Experience in youth work, youth ministry and/or Christian education

Characteristics of the successful applicant include:

  • Friendly, even tempered, and a servant hearted attitude toward staff, parents and students
  • Teachable, quick learner, organized, confidential and responsible
  • Mature, driven, passionate, reliable and known for integrity
  • Being an excellent teacher, with superb classroom management abilities and student rapport

Please send your resume, a list of references and credentials, and a one-page essay explaining your Personal Philosophy of Christian education 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

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE:  April 20, 2018

Abbotsford Christian Elementary School is accepting applications for a Primary teacher(s). Applicants should enjoy working in a team and be able to teach all subjects except Music and French. A background in and/or training in inquiry based learning would be an asset.

These positions will commence September 2018. Applicants must hold, or be eligible for, a valid BC Teaching Certificate and meet the requirements of the ACS Employment of Teachers Contract. 

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

ROY VAN EERDEN, PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Elementary School
3939 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V3G 1J9
Phone: 604.755.8101   Fax: 604.850.7075
Email: rvaneerden@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: Friday, March 30, 2018

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for School Bus Drivers to start immediately. Applicants must:

  • Hold a valid BC Class 2 drivers licence, with no record of DUI convictions in the past 10 years
  • Be able to pass DOT mandated physical exam
  • Have a clean criminal record check
  • Be a minimum of 21 years old
  • Be able to follow written and verbal instructions in English
  • Have an acceptable driving record as determined by ICBC
  • Be able to support the mission and vision of Abbotsford Christian School

Please send resume and current BC driver’s abstract to:

GARRY FAST, TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
Abbotsford Christian School
Email: gfast@abbotsfordchristian.com

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: Ongoing

The Learning Support Services department is accepting applications for a SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT for the 2018-2019 school year.

We are seeking a Christian team player who is passionate, inclusive and resourceful to work in our Special Education and Learning Assistance Programs at the Secondary school. Training and experience working with students with special needs in the areas of autism, developmental delay, and learning disabilities is a requirement. Comfort with math and science courses is an asset. All employees must meet the requirements of the ACS Employment of Assistants Contract.

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

TERESA SPYKSMA, LEARNING SUPPORT SERVICES COORDINATOR
Abbotsford Christian Secondary School
35011 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.1891   Fax: 604.859.2240
Email: tspyksma@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: Ongoing

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.