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Abbotsford Christian School, located in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, is a well-established interdenominational school of 1100 students in three campuses: Elementary (kindergarten – grade 4), Middle (5-8), and Secondary (9-12).

FAITH FORMATION DIRECTOR – K-12

Abbotsford Christian School is currently accepting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) position of FAITH FORMATION DIRECTOR for our K-12 students.

The director of Faith Formation offers support and programming with the intent of developing the faith of our students from K-12. The main focus of this role includes partnering with departments and campuses, while collaborating with student life, and supporting service opportunities. Specific qualifications include:

  • BA degree in Biblical Studies or a related degree in Christian education
  • Clear understanding of Christian education
  • MA degree in Christian education (MDiv, MCS or equivalent) or related field preferred
  • Experience in youth work, youth ministry, and/or Christian education

 

The Faith Formation Director will provide specific oversight to the areas of:

  1. CHAPEL COORDINATOR: facilitates programs associated with student faith development.
  2. GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: As part of a long-term relationship with EduDeo, the Faith Formation Director works to develop opportunities to enrich this partnership.
  3. BIBLE TEACHER/PLANNING: works directly with the Bible department at middle and secondary campuses.
  4. FAITH FORMATION: works to develop student spiritual growth. This may include providing support and resources to address student needs, proactive engagement with issues that students are engaging with, and mentoring students through challenges.

 

Characteristics of the successful applicant include:

  • Deep understanding of the Christian worldview
  • Friendly, even tempered, and a servant hearted attitude toward staff, parents, and students
  • Teachable, quick learner, organized, confidential, and responsible
  • Mature, driven, passionate, reliable, and known for integrity
  • Willing to work in a team environment in a progressive and creative school
  • Adaptable, professional, self-starter, confident, reliable, confidential, and optimistic

 

Please send your resume, a list of references and credentials, and a one-page essay explaining your Personal Philosophy of Christian education and faith formation to:

EMAIL TO: MIKE RIEZEBOS, SECONDARY PRINCIPAL
Abbotsford Christian Secondary School
35011 Old Clayburn Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7L7
Phone: 604.755.1891   Fax: 604.859.2240
Email: secondary@abbotsfordchristian.com

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE:  March 29, 2020 or until position is filled.