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    Abbotsford Christian School, located in the Fraser Valley, is a well-established interdenominational school of 1200 students in three campuses: Elementary (preschool – grade 4), Middle (5-8), and Secondary (9-12).

    PRIMARY CLASSROOM TEACHER

    Abbotsford Christian School is now accepting applications for a PRIMARY CLASSROOM TEACHER (kindergarten – grade 2) for the 2024-25 school year. This position is full-time, salaried, and begins September 1, 2024.

    Our current staff is highly skilled, dedicated, creative, passionate, and model Christ in their actions; we are looking for the right candidate to complement our team. For additional information about teaching at ACS, we encourage applicants to review our Educator Opportunity Profile.

    To learn more about how our mission to engage minds, nurture hearts, and shape God’s world plays out in ACS’ classrooms, we encourage you to read the stories of deeper learning experiences and projects in our 2022-23 Annual Report.

     

    The applicant must:

    • Articulate a clear and compelling vision for a 21st-century Christian education.
    • Practice and demonstrate evidence of a strong commitment to the Christian faith.
    • Hold, or be eligible for, a valid BC Teaching Certificate and meet the requirements of the ACS Employment of Teachers Contract (including a BA Degree in Education – or equivalent).
    • Practice strong collaboration skills and enjoy working in a team.
    • Be able to confidently teach in an elementary classroom.
    • Establish positive working relationships with school staff, community partners, families, and children.
    • With the classroom colleagues, plan and maintain a learning environment that promotes the health, security, and well-being of children.

     

    The ideal applicant would have the following characteristics:

    • Demonstrate evidence of a deep and disciplined understanding of the Christian worldview.
    • Knowledge of, willingness to implement a phonics-based structured literacy program.
    • Experience with project-based learning or deeper learning pedagogies.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to work in a team environment in a progressive and creative school.
    • Confident communication skills with parents, students, and staff/co-workers.

     

    The salary range for this position is $56,000 – $94,000 and is dependent on an applicant’s qualifications and experiences.

    Please send a cover letter, resume, statement of faith (500 words or less), philosophy of Christian education (500 words or less), references, and any applicable credentials to:

    KARIN RIEMER
    ELEMENTARY CAMPUS PRINCIPAL
    Abbotsford Christian School
    3939 Old Clayburn Road
    Abbotsford, BC V3Y 1J9
    Email: kriemer@abbotsfordchristian.com

    CLOSING DATE: February 26, 2024

    Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates should note, however, that in the event outstanding applicants are identified early in the search process, ACS reserves the right to make an appointment at any time. For this reason, it is important that interested candidates apply as soon as possible.