CAREERS 2018-02-06T13:10:56+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

FOODS AND NUTRITION TEACHER – SECONDARY

Abbotsford Christian School, Secondary Campus, is currently accepting applications for the position of FOODS AND NUTRITION TEACHER. This is a full time position commencing August 27, 2018.

Specific qualifications preferred include:

  • BA degree or equivalent training/experience in Culinary Arts (Red Seal, etc.)
  • BC Teaching Certificate (not necessarily required at this time)
  • Clear understanding of Christian Education
  • Other subject area expertise
  • Understanding of Project Based Learning and Deeper Learning Strategies
  • Thorough understanding of the New BC Education Plan
  • A clear vision for a professional, modern and innovative Foods program, including developing a cafeteria or catering program, in addition to other possibilities.
  • Extra-curricular experience

The characteristics we hope for in the successful applicant include being:

  • Mature, driven, passionate; with integrity, reliability and positivity
  • Innovative, outside of the box thinker
  • Friendly, even tempered, and a warm attitude toward staff, parents and students
  • Teachable, a quick learner, organized, confidential and careful
  • Responsible, courageous, servant hearted, full of integrity, empathetic and respectful
  • An excellent communicator, understanding and modeling leadership and behaviour-management strategies

Please email your resume, a list of references (with email addresses and cell phone numbers) and credentials, a one-page essay explaining your Personal Philosophy of Christian education and a short description of your personal story and why you would like to work in a Christian school.

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: March 1, 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, February 28, 2018

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Grade 6 and Grade 7 Homeroom Teachers

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for a several possible positions as GRADE 6 and/or GRADE 7 HOMEROOM TEACHERS for the 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidates will be comfortable teaching homeroom subject areas (Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Mathematics). Preference may also be given to teachers with training in Music, Fine Arts and/or French. The positions are fulltime, 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: February 23, 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: March 30, 2018

The Learning Support Services department is accepting applications for a SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT at the Secondary campus for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year. This will be a part-time position commencing February 2018 (depending on the candidate’s availability).

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.