EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Richmond Christian School is located in Richmond BC, a suburb of Vancouver. The school exists on three campuses; Elementary, Middle and Secondary. With over one thousand students and 160 faculty and staff, RCS is well known and respected for providing a quality Christ-centred education. We recently celebrated our 60th Anniversary and anticipate continued growth and development.

RCS is pleased to provide a salary grid that is competitive with the local school district, a strong pension plan, and other perks and benefits, such as a three-week Christmas vacation, Master’s bursary program, and an employee laptop purchase plan, which support the school’s mission and values. RCS embraces the BC Education Plan and strives to be a collaborative and innovative learning community. Salaries and benefits for the various postings are commensurate with education and experience.

Interested in joining our team? Email your Resume and Statement of Faith to the respective campus Principals.

Elementary Campus

Kindergarten – Grade 5

Principal: Jason Paul

Middle Campus

Grades 6 – 8

Principal: Bonnie Burton

Secondary Campus

Grades 9 – 12

Principal: Kevin Visscher

CURRENT OPENINGS
Principal - Secondary Campus

Date Posted: February 10, 2020

Closing Date:  Until filled

Richmond Christian School seeks a qualified and dynamic Christian leader to become the next principal of the secondary campus on August 1, 2020. The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a principal and the ability to lead, nurture and shepherd a dedicated staff of teachers and support workers. The successful candidate will work with a superintendent and a strong team of administrators. Vibrant communications skills, both verbal and written, are essential as well as in-depth knowledge of the BC Education Plan. A proven ability to build strong relationships with students, staff and the parent community is vital. The compensation package includes a competitive salary and a generous housing allowance.

About Richmond Christian School

Richmond Christian School is one of the largest Christian schools in B.C., serving over 1,000 students between our elementary, middle, and secondary campuses. Our mission is to provide a quality, Christ-centred education that equips all students to joyfully serve Christ in all aspects of life. We strive to make RCS a place where families are connected, students are challenged, staff are valued, and lives are changed. There are over 150 different churches represented at Richmond Christian School. We employ a covenantal enrolment policy and are governed by a Board of Directors representing the members of the Richmond Christian School Society.

About the Secondary Campus

The secondary campus is home to almost 50 dedicated staff members and 330 students enrolled in grades 9 through 12. An energetic and dynamic community, we strive to create an environment of learning where staff and students love and serve Jesus Christ on a daily basis.

Qualifications

The Secondary Campus Principal will lead and empower our faculty and staff team and will be passionate about doing “What’s best for kids.” The secondary campus principal will report directly to the Superintendent, work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership Team and have proven strengths in many of the following areas:

  • Leads with a pastor’s heart and the capability to shepherd a large, diverse and competent staff
  • Able to commit to the RCS vision and mission
  • proven public relations track record
  • equipped with strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • innovation in teaching and assessment practices with students and staff
  • integration of biblical worldview in education

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or equivalent graduate degree
  • British Columbia Professional Teachers’ Certificate
  • Knowledgeable of the BC Ministry of Education and its relationship to the BC Independent School Act

Application Instructions

To apply, send the following items to Mr. Roger Grose, Superintendent of Richmond Christian School.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of Faith
  • A philosophy of Christian education
  • A philosophy of leadership
  • 3 references

While we truly appreciate your interest in Richmond Christian School, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Elementary Counsellor

Date Posted: March 5, 2020

Closing Date:  Until filled

Richmond Christian Elementary Campus is currently accepting applications for a maternity leave part-time Counsellor (20%) starting in September 2020. We desire a person that has a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology, equivalent to an M.A. or M. Ed of Counselling Psychology. The applicant should be self directed and collaborative that will:

  1. provide direct counselling to children and families
  2. consult with school staff and parents
  3. act as an advocate for children and parents
  4. participate as a member of school-based teams when necessary
  5. when necessary provide direct instruction to students in areas such as peer helping, conflict resolution, social skills and emotion regulation.

Application Instructions

Please send one copy of the following:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • A statement of your Christian faith

Please send the above by email to the attention of the Elementary Principal, Jason Paul at jpaul@myrcs.ca

While we truly appreciate your interest in Richmond Christian School, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Grade 8 French Teacher

Employment Opportunity: Part-time French Teacher  

Date Posted: June 30, 2020 

Closing Date: August 1, 2020

Richmond Christian School is seeking teachers who love to build relationships with middle level youth and who enjoy working in a collaborative team environment. If you love Christ and have a passion for the French language and for middle school aged students, we would like to get to know you better. 

About Richmond Christian School 

Richmond Christian School is located in Richmond BC, a suburb of Vancouver. The school exists on three campuses; Elementary, Middle and Secondary. With over one thousand students and 160 faculty and staff, RCS is well known and respected for providing a quality Christ-centred education. We recently celebrated our 60th Anniversary and anticipate continued growth and development.    

About the Middle Campus 

Richmond Christian Middle Campus runs a dynamic, energetic program infused with a middle year’s philosophy of learning. Our teachers are BC certified, creative, resourceful and passionate about learning and teaching. 

Application Instructions 

To apply send the following to Ms. Bonnie Burton.

  • Resume
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Statement of faith
  • Personal Testimony
  • References

 

While we truly appreciate your interest in Richmond Christian School, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  

All staff are asked to sign a community standards document, which is available upon request.