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 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 currently accepting applications for a GRADE 1 TEACHER. This is a salaried, fixed term, full-time (1.0 FTE) teaching position and starts at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year.
The applicant must:

  • Have a clear understanding of Christian education
  • Practice and demonstrate evidence of a strong commitment to the Christian faith
  • Hold, or be eligible for, a valid BC Teaching Certificate and meet the requirements of the ACS Employment of Teachers Contract
  • Practice strong collaboration skills and enjoy working in a team
  • Be able to confidently teach in a primary classroom
  • Establish positive working relationships with school staff, community partners, families, and children
  • With the classroom colleagues, plan and maintain a learning environment that promotes the health, security, and well-being of children

The ideal applicant would have the following characteristics:

  • Friendly, even-tempered, and a servant-hearted attitude toward staff, parents, and students
  • Deep and disciplined understanding of the Christian worldview
  • Relational, adaptable, professional, confident, and optimistic
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with a phonics based structured literacy program
  • Experience with project-based learning, Deeper Learning, and/or Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Strong interest and competence with integrating educational technology in a primary classroom
  • Confident communication skills with parents, students, and staff/co-workers

Please send a cover letter, resume, Philosophy of Christian Education, Statement of Faith, and your credentials to:

KARIN RIEMER, PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Elementary School
3939 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V3G 1J9
Phone: 604.755-1891   Fax: 604.850.7075
Email: kriemer@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: until positions are filled
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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 now accepting applications for a full-time MIDDLE & SECONDARY RECEPTIONIST commencing August 16, 2022. This is a full-time receptionist position at our middle & secondary school campus.

Please see Secondary & Middle School Campus Receptionist job description for a clear understanding of the position.

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proofreading and editing experience
  • Work comfortably with Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Highly organized

The ideal applicant would be:

  • Deep and disciplined understanding of living and working in Christian community
  • Friendly, even-tempered, and a servant-hearted attitude toward staff, parents, and students
  • A reputation for being highly personable, organized, and effective
  • Willing to work in a team environment in an innovative and creative school
  • Adaptable, professional, hospitable, confident, and optimistic
  • Teachable, quick learner
  • Servant-hearted

Preference will be given to individuals with familiarity with Christian schools, experience working in all aspects of a secondary & middle school office, and expertise working with PowerSchool, EDSBY or similar school databases.

Please send resume, statement of philosophy of Christian education, and credentials to:

MIKE CUMISKEY, PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Middle School
35011 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.1891 Fax: 604.850.7075
Email: mcumiskey@abbotsfordchristian.com

CLOSING DATE: Friday, July 1 2022, or until position is filled

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.