Maternity Leave Position: Spanish (0.25 FTE) Back to Jobs

John Knox Christian Secondary School is located in New Westminster, BC, in the heart of the lower mainland and within view of the Fraser River. Our beautiful secondary campus opened in 2019 as an extension of our decades-old, high-quality Elementary School. Today JKCS is a vibrant K-12 community with a team of educators who joyfully support one another in their profession. Together, we seek to authentically disciple our students and help them grow in their faith, God-given gifts, abilities, and passions.

Maternity Leave Position for 2023 – 2024

John Knox Christian School is seeking to fill a maternity leave teaching assignment that will commence in October 2023. The position involves teaching Spanish classes at the middle school level. The Spanish teaching portfolio is 25% of a full-time position (0.25 FTE) and will involve teaching students in grades 7-9.

The duration of the maternity leave will be 11 to 18 months. The candidate should be fluent in Spanish and have a BC teaching certificate. Experience teaching Spanish to students in grades 7 – 12 would be an asset.

Applicant requirements:

  • Christian Faith
  • Passion and vision for transformational Christian Education
  • BC Teaching Certificate (or eligibility for BC certification)
  • Knowledge and practice with current BC Curriculum and 21st Century teaching practices

The application should include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume (including at least 3 professional references, with contact information)
  • Copy of valid BC Teaching Certificate (or equivalent)
  • Philosophy of Christian Education and Leadership
  • Personal statement of faith
  • University transcripts (if requested)


Please email your completed application and cover letter to: and

John Knox Christian School – Secondary Campus

Principal: Adam Wasik

260 12th St New Westminster, B.C. V3M 4H2

Phone: 604-523-1580