Grade 2 (0.8 FTE) & Grade 4 (1 and 0.5 FTE) Back to Jobs

B.C. Christian Academy, located at 1019 Fernwood Ave, Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 5A8is a Pre-K to Grade 12 independent Christian School in the Tri-Cities, B.C, Canada. We are passionate about equipping students to impact the world for Jesus Christ. Our motto, the 3 “C”s – Christ, Compassion, and Community are key values that make BCCA unique and what guides us in pursuing our vision. When you join our school, you become a part of a family that is growing, devoted and prayerful. See: https://www.bcchristianacademy.ca/careers/

 

Available Positions:

  • Grade 2 (0.8 FTE)
  • Grade 4 (1 and 0.5 FTE)

 

Job Duties:

  • Prepare courses for presentation to students according to approved curriculum
  • Teach students using a systematic plan of lessons, discussions, audio-visual presentations and field trips
  • Lead students in activities to promote their physical, mental and social development and their school readiness
  • Assign and correct homework
  • Prepare, administer and correct tests
  • Evaluate the progress of students and discuss results with students, parents and school officials
  • Identify children’s individual learning needs
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help
  • Participate in staff meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • Keep and maintain attendance records, and follow up with principal and guardians, as needed.
  • Maintains classroom management by applying disciplinary measures when necessary.
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
  • instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations
  • participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • perform certain pastoral duties including but not limited to student support, counselling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement
  • participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings

 

Education requirements:

  • Bachelors of Education degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent
  • Proficiency in one of Canada’s official languages – English or French
  • Teaching Certificate with BC Teachers Regulation Branch
  • Knowledge and understanding of school board policies, compliance regulations and appropriate legislation
  • First Aid certification preferred

 

Experience & Skills requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in other languages an asset
  • Knowledge of sign language an asset
  • Genuinely committed to helping children learn
  • A broad knowledge of child development and teaching methods
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and mediation skills
  • Ability and willingness to perform required physical tasks
  • Ability to recognize individual learning styles and the characteristics of learners
  • Ability to work with students with special needs and different learning styles
  • High level of attention to confidentiality
  • Strong working knowledge of Smart Boards and/or Promethean board
  • Willing to participate in ongoing learning

 

Benefits:

  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental Care
  • Life & ADD Insurance
  • RRSP
  • Staff Tuition Benefits

 

How to apply:

Applicants should include the following in their application

  1. Resume with three professional references
  2. Personal statement of Faith in Jesus Christ
  3. Pastoral Reference (name of your Pastor and contact number/email)
  4. A Letter explaining your Philosophy of Christian Education
  5. A copy of your Teaching Certificate and other supporting documents