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Careers

We are a vibrant and diverse staff with a united vision and purpose!

Surrey Christian School is a PreK-12 school of over 1,300 students approximately 30 minutes outside of Vancouver. Our mission statement, “Educating for wholeness by engaging God’s world in the servant way of Jesus,” shapes everything we do. Surrey Christian School is a growing community with a strong staff and faculty dedicated to student learning that inspires students to become fully alive in God’s story. We strive to be a ‘people of try’ in our approach to pedagogical innovation and improving student learning.

There are over 180 different churches represented in Surrey Christian School, a non-denominational Christian school with an open enrollment policy governed by a board of directors representing the Surrey Christian School Society membership. Surrey Christian School was founded on a Reformed worldview of Christianity and it is that distinct perspective that shapes our vision. Our confidence in this vision of God working in our world has inspired us to open our enrollment to families from other faiths.

Employment Opportunities

Principal of Secondary Campus

Posted: January 25, 2023
Starting date: August 2023

Surrey Christian School is hiring a Christ-like, visionary and learning-centered Secondary Campus Principal to lead and empower a leadership and staff team at our Secondary Campus.

The Secondary Campus principal will report directly to the superintendent and will be responsible to coordinate, guide and implement the daily educational program of their campus in close consultation with the senior leadership team and campus faculty and staff. His/her focus must be on the improvement of student learning, the safety of faculty, staff and students and on the fulfilment of the strategic plan. The principal is expected to take ownership of their campus in the context of the SCS philosophy, values and goals as well as deal with the day-to-day challenges that may arise. S/he will act as a catalyst in promoting their campus as well as seeking to solve problems.

The successful candidate will have proven strengths in the areas of fostering student learning, integration of biblical worldview in education, leading and empowering staff/faculty, shared decision-making, team building, parent engagement and a passion for Christian education that is contagious.

Please see job description.

Requirements

  • BC teaching certification (or the ability to hold such a certification)
  • Master’s Degree (or working towards one)
  • Demonstrated teaching experience and school leadership (principal, vice principal, etc.)
  • Regular and active attendee in a Christian church

To express your interest in this position, please email the following documents to Superintendent Ben Yap at apply@surreychristian.com:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of philosophy of Christian education and leadership
  • Statement of personal faith
  • A pastoral reference letter affirming your connection to a local church

Attached to our school’s constitution is a document that summarizes our faith and worldview. The document is titled Our World Belongs to God.

Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction

Grades 8-12 | 100% (50% administrative and 50% teaching)
Posted January 25, 2023
Start date: August 2023

We are currently accepting applications for an Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction for our Secondary Campus of 450+ students. The successful candidate will assist our principal and assistant principal of student life in leading and empowering the faculty and staff team of 50+ members. She/he will report directly to the Secondary Campus principal and work collaboratively with both the Secondary Campus administrative team as well as the broader administrative team (principals and assistant principals from both elementary campuses, the superintendent, director of learning, learning leader team, and director of learning support services) to provide leadership to the broader school community. The position will involve approximately 50% teaching and 50% administrative time.

The successful candidate will have proven strengths in many of the following areas:

  • Fostering student learning
  • Integration of biblical worldview in education
  • Managing budgets and organizing scheduling details
  • Encouraging, supporting, and empowering staff in the use of best practices for teaching, learning, and assessment
  • Shared decision-making
  • Team building
  • Parent engagement
  • Building a positive student culture
  • Working with student discipline
  • A passion for Christian education that is contagious

Please provide evidence of the following criteria in your application:

Required:

  • BC teaching certification (or the ability to hold such a certification)
  • Master’s Degree (or working towards one)
  • Demonstrated school leadership (committee chair, assistant principal, department chair, etc.)
  • Evidence of positive relationships with students, faculty and staff, and parents through references and current leadership practices
  • Evidence of strong written communication skills through quality of resume, and attachments
  • Completed application package
  • Involvement in a Christian church

Preferred:

  • 5+ years teaching experience at the 8-12 grade levels
  • Experience teaching/leading in a Christian school
  • Any specialty training in assessment, curriculum and pedagogy, restorative practices, and the integration of technology in learning
  • Knowledge of ‘21st century learning’
  • Knowledge of best practices related to grade 8-12 curriculum, instruction, assessment, technology, and school community

Please attach:

  • A one-page philosophy of Christian education
  • A one-page statement of faith

In your cover letter please address, among other things, the following:

  • Your motivation for application
  • Your interest in working within an ethnically and denominationally diverse school community
  • Your interest in ensuring the authentic integration of faith and learning
  • Your commitment to student learning

Please send application to Superintendent Ben Yap at apply@surreychristian.com.

Attached to our school’s constitution is a document that summarizes our faith and worldview. The document is titled Our World Belongs to God.

Math Teacher (Sept 2023)

Full or part time
Posted January 9, 2023

Our Secondary Campus is accepting applications for a full or part time Math teacher starting September 2023. 

Thank you in advance for your application; we will only be contacting those we would like to interview.

Please submit the following via email to Principal Danny Nagtegaal at dnagtegaal@surreychristian.com.

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • your personal statement of faith
  • your philosophy of Christian education
  • list of references

 

Attached to our school’s constitution is a document that summarizes our faith and worldview titled Our World Belongs to God.

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

Foods/Drama Teacher (Sept 2023)

Temporary, full-time
Posted January 9, 2023

Our Secondary Campus is accepting applications for a Foods/Drama teacher plus one block of Social Studies 9 starting September 2023. This is a full-time, one-year position.

Thank you in advance for your application; we will only be contacting those we would like to interview.

Please submit the following via email to Principal Danny Nagtegaal at dnagtegaal@surreychristian.com.

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • your personal statement of faith
  • your philosophy of Christian education
  • list of references

 

Attached to our school’s constitution is a document that summarizes our faith and worldview titled Our World Belongs to God.

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

 

Math/Science Teacher (Sept 2023)

Full time (100%)
Posted January 9, 2023

Our Secondary Campus is accepting applications for a Math/Science teacher starting September 2023.

Thank you in advance for your application; we will only be contacting those we would like to interview.

Please submit the following via email to Principal Danny Nagtegaal at dnagtegaal@surreychristian.com.

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • your personal statement of faith
  • your philosophy of Christian education
  • list of references

 

Attached to our school’s constitution is a document that summarizes our faith and worldview titled Our World Belongs to God.

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

 

 

Teacher On Call

Our school is accepting applications for Teacher on Call for both our elementary (K-7) and secondary (8-12) grades.

Please submit the following via email to info@surreychristian.com, which will be forwarded to the administrators in charge of hiring TOC’s at our three campuses.

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • your statement of faith

On Call Education Assistant

Posted October 3, 2022

We are looking for Educational Assistants to be on our on-call list. Applicants should enjoy working in a team environment and understand inclusive educational practices. Training and experience working with students with special needs in the areas of autism, developmental delay, and learning disabilities is a requirement.

Please send a resume as well as a statement of Christian faith to Sylvia DeWeerd at sdeweerd@surreychristian.com.