Elementary Leadership Position
Rehoboth Christian School is inviting applications for an elementary leadership position. This position is for a principal, or a vice-principal with the potential to assume a principal role in the future.
Applicants should have a clear vision of the purpose of Christian education and have the desire and ability to lead, develop, maintain and strengthen the elementary division according to the Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles of RCS. As the preservation of the religious identity of RCS is a priority, the applicant will need to fully support the teachings of the NRC.
Applicants should have strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills. Administrative responsibilities include supervision and support of personnel and students, frequent verbal and written communication, collaboration with the school administrative and leadership teams on the educational program, curriculum, and professional development. Other responsibilities might involve various operational items such as committee involvement and overseeing budgets. Significant experience with the Ontario curriculum expectations and in teaching and school administration will be an asset. Applicants should be willing to commit to further education in school administration and educational leadership if deemed necessary.
We are looking for an energetic person to join our office team! Since office personnel are often the ‘public face’ of the school, it is important that applicants be able to interact with students, parents, visitors and officials in a professional, confident and confidential manner, while promoting and modelling the Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles of our Christian school.
The ideal candidate would be a hard-working individual and be able to undertake a variety of office support tasks with a high degree of attention to detail and discretion. Applicants should possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to competently manage all regular office duties in an organized and efficient manner. The ability to work with word-processing, desk-top publishing and spreadsheet software is essential. Applicants should also be willing to learn a variety of other software that is used within the school. Responsibilities may include, but is not limited to, procedures such as data entry, designing publications, record-keeping, event coordination and regular communications with families and government agencies. The position may also include providing IT support for staff and students, updating the school website and performing reception duties. Office experience, maturity and related post-secondary education, as well as basic First-Aid knowledge, is an asset.
We are accepting applications for teaching positions for the 2020-21 school year.
As the teaching schedule for our high school program is still being finalized, we invite sessional instructors to teach the following courses.
Introduction to Accounting, M. This course has a mix of grade 10 and 11 students and covers the basics of financial accounting. Semester 1: 10:18-11:33 am.
Introduction to Business, O. This open course has grade 10 students from all levels, and gives the basic functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility. Semester 2: 10:18-11:33 am.
For both courses, lessons have been developed and a variety of resources are available to help you be successful. Candidates should have some experience with the subject matter, and post-secondary education in the field would be highly beneficial.
In addition, we’d welcome interest in teaching grade 11 construction. It has been set up as a framing course, but there is an opportunity to change it towards furniture construction and cabinet building. This course runs Semester 1, Period 4 (1:55-3:10).
There is also a potential part-time opportunity for providing technology support to RCS teachers.
RCS Teacher Training
In addition to welcoming applications from certified teachers, those with a bachelor’s degree interested in our teaching training program are also encouraged to apply. Our program allows for a blend of paid teaching together with support and training. Inquiries can also be made to Jacqueline Scholten at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some Advantages of the RCS program:
- Program allows candidate to begin teaching 2 years earlier
- Compared with Ontario teacher’s training, our program saves new teachers $75,000-$150,000
- Employment can begin immediately alongside practical training
- Teacher qualification courses through Queen’s University are completed online
The school has the opportunity to give candidates teaching placements at various grade levels of their choice, both within the school and at associate schools of similar backgrounds
What do our staff love about working in Christian Education?
- Helping children prepare for their future while building lasting relationships
- Interacting with students and people every day
- The variety and opportunities to be creative
- Seeing students grow and progress, and being energized by learning breakthroughs
- Sharing interests with students, make learning real, and experience teachable moments