Careers


Located in the sunny Okanagan Valley, Kelowna Christian School is the largest independent Christian school in the city of Kelowna, British Columbia, educating approximately 750 students from Preschool to Grade 12 on two campuses. Founded in 1978, the school approaches student development holistically, working to fulfill its mission “to educate, equip, and inspire our school community to become disciples of Jesus who love and serve God and others.” Kelowna Christian School is at an exciting time in its history having recently entered a period of significant growth coupled with a renewed commitment to our core mission of building disciples of Jesus Christ, and vision to become “a Christ-like community passionately transforming our world”.

We believe in an innovative, holistic approach to education that strengthens the heart, mind and soul. One that values:

    • Relationship + Mentorship
    • Project-Based + Individualized Learning
    • Christian Worldview
    • Gifted Teachers
    • Real World Connections
       

CURRENT POSTINGS


1. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
Kelowna Christian School is seeking a fulltime creative communicator and gifted administrator who is committed to Christian Education and our vision to become “a Christ-like community passionately transforming our world”.

Key responsibilities of the position:

  1. Supporting and maintaining the development of effective schoolwide Creative Communications:
    • Supports the creation and maintenance of KCS promotional materials, publications and signage.
    • Monitors and maintains the KCS website to ensure relevant, timely and accurate content.
    • Shares stories and images to create compelling digital content and celebrates our community.
    • Uses social media tools to increase engagement of KCS community and school exposure.

  2. Providing administrative and operations support to the school’s Development (Fundraising) efforts:
    • Supports the recruitment, recognition and relationship management of current and potential donors.
    • Maintains the school’s donor database; inputs, tracks and analyzes donors and donations.
    • Supports the coordination and implementation of strategic fundraising events including the school’s Annual Giving Plan and Capital Campaigns; provides administrative support on all aspects.

  3. Coordinating activities and supporting events aimed to strengthen Community Connection:
    • Serves as a visible and passionate school ambassador; shares the mission, vision and values of KCS and its programs in the community; develops & supports school public relations activities.
    • Coordinates and/or supports internal and external events that build community and connection between staff, students, parents, grandparents, alumni, the Board, and donors.
    • Oversees and supports the KCS Hospitality Committee; coordinates service and celebration events.

Preferred candidates will have:

  • A college or university degree/diploma in a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in business, marketing, public relations, and/or fundraising.
  • Strong administration, project management, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of processing donor gifts and charitable receipting.
  • Competencies in building loyal relationships, effective teamwork, detail orientation & accuracy.
  • Technical Skills, Experience and/or Training in Microsoft Office, Communication & Graphic Design Software, Database and Web management (i.e. basic HTML and CSS).

Community Engagement Coordinator - Job Description

Closing Date for Above Position: Friday, August 16, 2019, open until filled

Electronic submission of applications and supporting documentation should be sent to:

Mike Campbell, Head of School
Kelowna Christian School
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2. CERTIFIED EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (Special Education Program)
Full Time, Temporary ( August 26 - December 20, 2019)

Kelowna Christian School is currently interviewing qualified candidates to fulfill a temporary, fulltime CERTIFIED/SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT (CEA/SEA) position supporting the diverse learning needs of a physically dependent, female high school student for a 4-month period: August 26 - December 20, 2019. The selected CEA/SEA will have specialized training to meet the assessed needs of the student, and under the guidance of the Director, Student Support Services and classroom teacher, will support her regular classroom programs and personal care needs.

Preferred candidates will have a minimum of one year full-time or two years part-time training in special education at the college/university level plus additional courses/seminars dealing with a specialized area (e.g. behaviour intervention, ASD, FASD, emergency first aid). Experience with wheelchair bound individuals and operating a mechanical lift and other therapeutic equipment is an asset.

The Certified/Special Education Assistant will have some or all the following duties and responsibilities:


• Provide instruction as directed by the classroom or special education teacher;
• Implement programs specifically designed for the assigned student;
• Support relevant inclusion activities;
• Assist in preparing and presenting learning experiences;
• Implement the Individual Education Plan (IEP);
• Observe and document student’s daily progress; maintain files and records;
• Set up and operate therapeutic equipment for students;
• Provide personal care to those students who need assistance;
• Maintain regular communication with classroom teacher and parents (as directed).

 

CEA Temporary - Job Description

Closing Date for Above Position: Friday, August 12, 2019

Electronic submission of applications and supporting documentation should be sent to:

Wendy Martens, Director of Student Support Services
Kelowna Christian School
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3. EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR ASSISTANT (Club Judah Care Program)
Regular Part Time & On-Call, starting September 3, 2019

Kelowna Christian School is an independent evangelical Christian school seeking enthusiastic Child Care Program workers to provide both regular and on-call care for Kindergarten to Grade 5 students participating in Club Judah. This before-school and after-school child care program offers Kindergarten a caring and fun continuation to the school day for our families. We strive to provide our parents and students with quality, holistic programs that engage children in a variety of ways.

Early Childhood Educator Assistant - Job Description

Closing Date for Above Position: Friday, August 29, 2019

Electronic submission of applications and supporting documentation should be sent to:

Brad Martens, Elementary School Vice-Principal
Kelowna Christian School
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4. ELEMENTARY MUSIC TEACHER (Kindergarten & Grade 1)
0.35 FTE, starting August 26, 2019

Kelowna Christian School is seeking a BC Certified teacher to fulfill the role of Music Teacher in our Elementary School.

Kelowna Christian School is inviting dynamic, BC certified educators who demonstrate a commitment towards Christian Education and a passion to deepen students’ service to God and others as disciples of Jesus. Successful candidates must demonstrate an ability to provide differentiated programming and deliver curriculum competencies in an innovative manner, within a highly collaborative team environment that fully engages students in learning.

Please find more details regarding the teacher application process at the top left of this webpage. Completed applications together with supporting documentation should be electronically submitted to our Head of School, Mike Campbell. The Teacher Application Form (fillable PDF) can be downloaded HERE. Applications will be kept on file for two years. The school will contact only those applicants short-listed for a specifically posted positions.

Elementary Music Teacher - Job Description

Closing Date for Above Position: Friday, August 9, 2019

Electronic submission of applications and supporting documentation should be sent to:

Mike Campbell, Head of School
Kelowna Christian School
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5. TEACHERS ON CALL - Immediate

KCS has immediate openings for Teachers on Call. The successful candidates must be able to work in a highly collaborative team environment and be able to provide differentiated programming.

Please find more details regarding the teacher application process at the top left of this webpage. Completed applications together with supporting documentation should be electronically submitted to our main Business Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Teacher Application Form (fillable PDF) can be downloaded HERE. Applications will be kept on file for two years. The school will contact only those applicants short-listed for a specifically posted positions.

Electronic submission of applications and supporting documentation should be sent to:

Mike Campbell, Head of School
Kelowna Christian School
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 


6. CERTIFIED EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT ON CALL - Immediate

KCS has immediate openings for CEAs on Call. The successful candidates must be able to work in a highly collaborative team environment and be able to provide differentiated programming.

Please find more details regarding the CEA application process at the top left of this webpage. Completed applications together with supporting documentation should be electronically submitted to our main Business Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The CEA Application Form (fillable PDF) can be downloaded HERE. Applications will be kept on file for two years. The school will contact only those applicants short-listed for a specifically posted positions.

Electronic submission of applications and supporting documentation should be sent to:

Mike Campbell, Head of School
Kelowna Christian School
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PRESCHOOL + ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (K-5)
3285 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC V1W 3N4
P. 250.861.5432 // F. 250.861.5806

MIDDLE + HIGH SCHOOL (6-12) & ADMIN OFFICE
2870 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 2E3
P
. 250.861.3238 // F. 250.861.4844

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