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

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for an ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Admissions Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining high quality admissions and serves within the advancement department of the administration office.

This position is salaried and is full-time and commencing immediately.

Skills and credentials must include:

  • Evidence of commitment to the Christian faith 
  • Experience in managing a sophisticated admission database system
  • Excellent service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to respect confidential information
  • Evidence of courage, integrity, transparency, flexibility, and honesty in relationships

View the complete Admissions Coordinator job description.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and credentials to:

JULIUS SIEBENGA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Abbotsford Christian School
35011 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Email: jsiebenga@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2022 or until position is filled.

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

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2022

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for part and full-time EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS at our middle and secondary campus for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicants should enjoy working in a team environment and understand inclusive educational practices. Areas of responsibility will include working in a classroom while supporting multiple students or working with students who need 1-1 support.

The successful applicant will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a team
  • Provide classroom support, working with small groups or with individual students
  • Understand grade level curriculum and be able to modify and adapt work
  • Build positive relationships with a variety of students
  • Keep records of IEP goals, documenting student progress
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Assist in implementing behaviour support or personal care plans when necessary

Requirements & Preferred Qualifications

  • Education Assistant Certificate (or equivalent)
  • Training and/or experience in supporting students with autism, developmental delay, personal care needs, and learning disabilities
  • Strong professional references
  • Have a clear understanding of Christian education
  • Practice and demonstrate evidence of a strong commitment to the Christian faith

All employees must meet the requirements of the ACS Employment Contract and are asked to sign a community standards document which is available upon request.

Please send a cover letter, resume, your philosophy of work as an Education Assistant in a Christian School, and any supporting documents to:

GAYLENE LARSEN, DIRECTOR OF LEARNING SUPPORT SERVICES
Abbotsford Christian School
30511 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.1891 Fax: 604.850.7075
Email: glarsen@abbotsfordchristian.com  

CLOSING DATE: until positions are filled.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates should note, however, that in the event outstanding applicants are identified early in the search process, ACS reserves the right to make an appointment before or soon after the deadline. For this reason, it is important that interested candidates apply as soon as possible.

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for GUEST EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS: ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND SECONDARY CAMPUSES available immediately.  

Applicants having a SETA certificate or other applicable training, or experience are invited to apply. Applicants should enjoy working in a team environment and understand inclusive educational practices. Training and experience working with students with special needs in the areas of autism, developmental delay, and learning disabilities is a requirement.

All employees must meet the requirements of the ACS Employment Contract.

Please email cover letter, resume, references, credentials, and a brief statement of how the role of support worker in a Christian school connects to your faith.

GAYLENE LARSEN, DIRECTOR OF LEARNING SUPPORT SERVICES
Abbotsford Christian School
35011 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.1891 Fax: 604.850.7075
Email: glarsen@abbotsfordchristian.com  

CLOSING DATE: until positions are filled.

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for GUEST TEACHERS at the middle and/or secondary levels.

Applicants should be committed to Christian education, have their teaching certificate and/or experience, and enjoy working with youth. Guest teachers-on-call may have areas of specialty, but they may be asked to teach in any grade or subject area.  

Successful applicants will have strong references and will understand the complexity of working in an inclusive classroom. They will show evidence of strong interpersonal communication skills and be comfortable with technology.

Please send your resume, Statement of Faith, and credentials to:

TERESA SPYKSMA, VICE PRINCIPAL                     JOHN VAN DER LEEK, VICE PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Secondary School                               Abbotsford Christian Middle School
35011 Old Clayburn Road                                                        35011 Old Clayburn Road                     
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7                                                           Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755-1891 #3121                                                     Phone: 604.755-1891                            
tspyksma@abbotsfordchristian.com                                     johnvanderleek@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE:  until positions are filled

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.