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GRADE ONE TEACHER (0.8 FTE beginning January 4, 2021 until further notice)

 

VISION: A thriving Christian learning community, connected outward and inward, serving together as leaders who model best practices to empower students to have an impact in a changing world.

Langley Christian School is accepting expressions of interest from teachers who are looking to start a career, restart a career, or change things up a little and join an outstanding team of passionate educators. We are looking for a teacher to fill a short-term maternity leave vacancy 4 days per week in a grade one classroom. The ideal candidate is someone desiring to learn and grow in their skills, who has a love for primary aged children. We are not looking for perfection in a candidate, we are looking for passion and sense of purpose.

 

WHO ARE WE?

LCS is a growing, inspiring and purpose-driven Christian teaching and learning community striving to deliver the best instruction and high-quality, transformative educational programming for Pre-K to Grade 12 students. We aim to design experiences that produce graduates who are well equipped in faith, knowledge, competencies and character to transform lives through service and their gifts, and who will go on from here to live a life of impact and purpose in a rapidly changing world.

Our community includes 1200+ students and 170+ staff on three campuses in one of Canada’s fastest growing communities, located a short distance from Vancouver in the heart of the Fraser Valley. Founded with a rich 65-year history, today our families and students represent 113 churches and the diversity of our changing community.

 

OUR VISION FOR TEACHING & LEARNING:

  • We intentionally build rapport and relationship with every student
  • We use scaffolded and differentiated practices that are inclusive of diverse learners
  • We have high standards and expectations of achievement for everyone
  • We communicate clear learning goals and criteria for success
  • We design quality assessments that inform our instruction and provide feedback for “what’s next?” to improve student learning
  • We use proven, effective, high impact instructional strategies and practices
  • We embed a Biblical thinking framework, aboriginal perspectives and Core Competencies in our instruction
  • We use consistent routines and structures, that support all students’ achievement, wellness and spiritual growth
  • We intentionally design learning spaces and experiences that encourage collaboration, creativity and innovation
  • Our curriculum choices are engaging, relevant, inspirational, and transformational: real work, real people, real needs

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree with specialization in teachable subject areas
  • Valid BC teaching certification or independent schools teaching certification
  • Evidence of participation in a local Christian community
  • Evidence of strength and/or training in primary literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, inclusive work environment
  • Evidence of courage, integrity, transparency and honesty in relationships
  • Understanding of early childhood learning practices
  • Ability to implement evidence-based, best-practice in instruction and assessment
  • Willingness to coach athletics, or participate in fine arts or extra-curricular activities is an asset

 

Interested applicants are invited to forward inquiries and supporting documents to: careers@mylcs.ca

  • Pastoral reference letter or statement of faith
  • Copies of relevant training and certifications
  • Two professional references

Posting open until filled