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Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) is a K-12 Distributed Learning (DL) school, providing fully-accredited, Christian education to students in BC. As one of Western Canada’s largest online schools, we connect teachers with families and students to provide guidance and support via personalized, online and face-to-face options.

At HCOS, our teachers are independent self-employed contractors who are resourceful and innovative educators. They are passionate about learning and building Christ centered relationships with students and families. Please see our Teacher Profile for more information.

Teachers at HCOS demonstrate professionalism by:
● Intentionally engaging and interacting with students
● Using communication that promotes relationship and student success
● Providing both formative and summative feedback on student learning
● Writing relational reporting that matches ministry and school requirements
● Participating in a supportive professional community and professional development
● Engaging in open and consistent communication with administration and other school departments

HCOS Teachers effectively support students by:
● Using suitable and supportive initial communication to onboard students such as welcome letters, videos, forum posts or face-to-face interactions
● Being proactive and preventative by reaching out to students, sending encouraging emails to students who are succeeding, and tracking down students who haven’t checked in for a while
● Creating meaningful interactions, which include face-to-face communication
● Being inclusive of all students
● Praying with and/or for our students
● Contacting parents or guardians to assist the learning journey of their students
● Seeking opportunities to honour and encourage the student’s faith journey

Efficiency in DL teaching includes:
● Creating systems for managing student work and interactions
● Using quick and thoughtful communication and assignment feedback
● Providing direct support or exemplars of student work to students and parents or guardians as needed
● Being frequently and consistently available for students in proportion to student load
● Having strong technical skills – being quick to learn and implement new technologies

We are looking for independent contractors who are certified to teach in BC for the following courses:

– Individualized Science 10
– Hybrid Science 10
– Online Synchronous Science 10
– Individualized Chemistry 11
– Hybrid Chemistry 11
– Individualized Chemistry 12
– Hybrid Chemistry 12

Computers and Technology
– Online AP Computer Science A
– Online AP Computer Sciences Principles
– Individualized Computer Studies 10
– Individualized Electronics and Robotics 10
– Individualized Computer Programming 11
– Individualized Robotics 11 – Individualized Computer Programming 12
– Individualized Robotics 12

If you are a passionate teacher who is looking for an opportunity to develop innovative Christ-centered educational opportunities, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply online via the Online Application form – Teachers noting in the comments field, the course(s) you’re applying for.

Currently contracted HCOS teachers, please email Chelsea Bitgood directly to express interest.

What we offer:
• Competitive Fee for services

This posting will remain open until June 22, 2021