CAREERS 2017-11-17T10:45:56+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 Middle School is accepting applications for a full time MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING INSTRUCTOR (60%) and EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (40%). This position involves supporting international students and Canadian students with learning needs in their regular classes (grades 6-8). This position also involves teaching after-school ELL classes Monday-Thursday from 3:00-4:15.  There is the possibility of splitting this position into two part-time pieces.

Qualifications include:

  • TESOL certification/degree
  • ELL teaching experience
  • Experience / training working with students who require learning assistance
  • Bachelor’s Degree (recommended)
  • Clear understanding of Christian Education

Characteristics of the successful applicant include:

  • Friendly, patient and encouraging
  • Able to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Strong cross-cultural communication skills
  • Additional languages are an asset (but not required)

This position commences on January 8, 2018 (with training days in early December). 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:

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: December 1, 2017

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

ACS Elementary is looking to fill the position of ELEMENTARY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. This is a full-time senior administrative assistant position in our elementary office. The work hours are from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm all school days, professional development days, some evenings and the first two weeks of July. 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). Candidate should be willing to attend a one-day basic first-aid training course or have a First Aid Certificate. Preference will be given to individuals with familiarity with Christian schools, experience working in all aspects of an elementary school office, and expertise working with PowerSchool, or similar school databases.

This position commences November 2017. Applicants must be able to meet the requirements of the ACS Employment Contract.  

Please send resume, Statement of Philosophy of Christian Education, 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

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: November 20, 2017

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COORDINATOR, a maternity leave position commencing January 2018. This position is likely full-time, with a possibility of part-time.

The International Program Coordinator, in close cooperation and consultation with the Executive Director and staff, is responsible for all operations of the International Program at all three campuses. His/Her primary focus must be the vitality and improvement of the program in harmony with the goals of Christian education and the ACS Mission of engaging minds, nurturing hearts, and shaping God’s world. Aspects of this position include admissions (promotion, recruitment and screening of new students), communication with students, agents and parents, managing the international program budget, and facilitating short-term groups. ELL teaching and/or support may also be an aspect of this role.

Please send your resume with credentials and experience highlighted, a list of references (with email addresses, cell numbers and credentials), and a short essay explaining your personal philosophy of Christian Education to:

JULIUS SIEBENGA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Abbotsford Christian School
35011 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.8103  
Email: jsiebenga@abbotsfordchristian.com

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE:  October 25, 2017