Richmond Christian School is a PreK-12 school of over 1,000 students, South of Vancouver. Our mission is to equip all students to joyfully serve Christ in all aspects of life. To learn more about us, please visit our website at https://myrcs.ca/
We are accepting applications for a “Vice Principal of Learning” at our Secondary Campus for the 2020-2021 school year.
We are seeking a visionary and learning-centered leader to work collaboratively on a campus leadership team providing instructional leadership and school management for our multi-ethnic Secondary campus. The Secondary campus currently serves 330 students from Grades 9-12. Richmond Christian School is a growing community dedicated to student learning that inspires students to joyfully serve Christ in all aspects of life. We are passionate about “What’s best for kids.” There are over 100 different churches represented in Richmond Christian School, a non-denominational Christian school with a covenantal enrollment policy governed by a 10-member board of directors representing the members of the Richmond Christian School Society. Richmond Christian School was founded on a Reformed worldview of Christianity, which shapes our vision.
The Secondary Campus Vice Principal of Learning will assist the campus Principal in leading and empowering our dynamic and innovative Secondary faculty and staff team of close to 50 members. The Vice Principal will report directly to the campus Principal and work collaboratively with the campus leadership team and the other two campus Vice Principals of Learning to provide leadership to the school community in the area of learning and teaching. The Vice Principal of Learning will need to be a strong collaborator, able to clearly cast vision, execute a strategic plan, and have strong interpersonal and presenting skills.
The successful candidate will have proven strengths in many of the duties and responsibilities that include:
Please give evidence of the following criteria in your application:
BC teaching certification (or the ability to hold such a certification)
Master’s degree (or working towards one)
Demonstrated school leadership (committee chair, vice principal, dept. chair, etc.)
Evidence of positive relationships with students, faculty and staff, and parents through references and current leadership practices
Evidence of strong written communication skills through quality of resume and attachments
Completed application package
Involvement in a Christian church
Minimum 5+ years teaching experience at the Secondary level
Experience teaching/leading in a Christian school
Any specialty training in assessment, curriculum and pedagogy, restorative practices, First Peoples Principals of Learning, and the integration of technology in learning
Knowledge of ‘21st century learning’
Knowledge of best practices related to Secondary curriculum, instruction, assessment, technology, and school community
a philosophy of Christian education (1 page)
a statement of faith (1 page)
In your cover letter please address, among other things, the following:
Your motivation for application
Your interest in working with our community
Your interest in ensuring the authentic integration of faith and learning
Your commitment to student learning
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Please send applications directly to Kevin Visscher, Interim Secondary Principal, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you in advance for your application; we will only be contacting those we would like to interview.
*All staff are expected to sign and commit to our Community Standards Policy, which is available upon request.