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
Superintendent of the School

Posting Date: December 4, 2019

Closing Date: March 31, 2020

About the Opportunity

Richmond Christian School is seeking a qualified, dynamic Christian leader to become the next Superintendent of the school starting on August 1, 2020. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to lead and nurture a dedicated team of administrative and teaching staff. Reporting to the Board, the candidate will work with the Board of Directors in developing and implementing strategic goals. A proven ability to build strong relationships with staff, families and the community at large are vital. If you are passionate about Christian education and want to be part of the school’s journey into the next chapter, we welcome you to submit your application.

About Richmond Christian School

Richmond Christian School is one of the largest Christian schools in B.C., serving over 1,000 students between our pre-school, elementary, middle and secondary campuses. Our mission statement is:

It is the mission of Richmond Christian School, in obedience to the infallible Word of God and led by His Spirit, to provide a quality, Christ-centred education, equipping 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.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Leads with a pastoral heart and has the capability to shepherd a diverse and competent staff.
  • Demonstrates leadership capabilities with a purpose from RCS visions.
  • Encourages collaboration and teamwork.
  • Stays current with scholastic pedagogy and technology for pre-K to Grade 12.
  • Has strong business acumen, knows how to manage risk and demonstrates wisdom in decision making.
  • Strong in oral and written communication skills.
  • Equipped with strong interpersonal and relationship management skills.
  • Proven track record in building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experienced in Christian education and has experience as a Principal of a large school.
  • Seasoned in leading significant organizational growth.

Requirements

  • Willing to commit to the Richmond Christian School’s mission.
  • Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or equivalent graduate degree.
  • British Columbia Professional Teachers’ Certificate or transferable equivalent.
  • Knowledgeable of the BC Ministry of Education requirements and its relationship to the BC Independent School Act.
  • Actively attending and serving in a Bible believing church.

Application Instructions

To apply send the following to Simon Tang: stang@myrcs.ca

  • Cover letter & CV
  • Statement of philosophy of Christian education and leadership
  • Personal Testimonial
  • 3 references

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

Educational Assistant

Richmond Christian Secondary School welcomes applications for the role of:

Educational Assistant (Student Support and Special Needs) – 3 positions available

Posting Date: December 10, 2019

Closing Date: Open until filled

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. RCS embraces the BC Education Plan and strives to be a collaborative and innovative learning community.

You will: 

  • Support students with notetaking, executive functioning or other aids to ensure student success
  • Implement individual educational programs
  • Provide support to teachers and school as needed
  • Evaluate and maintain records of student progress
  • Discuss with team members any changes which may be made to a student’s individual program
  • Participate in the community and life of the school

 Qualifications:

  • EA Certification
  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Completion of a recognized Post-Secondary Special Education Assistant program, or a Degree/Diploma in a related field, and/or extensive experience in an equivalent field
  • Excellent communication skills in English

How to Apply: Email the following to Joyce Hsu, Educational Support Services Coordinator at the Secondary School, at jhsu@myrcs.ca

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of Faith

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

Administrative Assistant

Richmond Christian School is 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. Please visit www.myrcs.ca for more information. 

Our Vision at Richmond Christian Secondary Campus is to provide students with a quality holistic education that invites the opportunity for the Holy Spirit to restore and ignite passionate Christ-followers who display a depth of character and leadership, are driven by wonder and the desire to worship God, and are inspired by the Gospel to use their skills, talents and attributes to meaningfully impact our communities and the world. 

Employment Opportunity: 

  • PT (Friday’s only) Admin Assistant in the Secondary Campus Office. Temporary until March 13, 2020, with the possibility of extension. 

Open until filled. 

Richmond Christian School is looking for a dynamic, friendly, and hospitable individual who demonstrates a commitment to Christian Education. Customer service oriented with attention to detail and calm demeanor. Must be comfortable working with technology, be able to confidently problem solve, have a non-anxious presence to work under pressure and with minimal supervision. Experience working with Office 365 is an asset.  

If you love young people, we invite you to join our fun and creative team of educators to do what’s best for kids. 

Application Instructions 

To apply send the following to Mr. Kevin Visscher, Secondary Interim Principal: kvisscher@myrcs.ca 

  • Cover Letter 
  • Resume 
  • Statement of Faith 
  • References 

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

All staff is asked to sign a community standards document that is available upon request.