Job Posting 101253

Principal/Teacher
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Surrey
closes in 9 days (Mon, 3 Jun)
full time  •  Grid 28 ($47.04- $49.17)

Principal/Teacher

Honour Secondary School – Independent School (Surrey, BC)

Supervisor: Jacquie Robertson, Manager Youth Services, Surrey North

 

Regular Full-time (35 Hours/Week)

Grid 28 ($47.04- $49.17)

Closing Date: Open until filled.

 

Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and visible minorities.

 

Opportunity

The PCRS Independent School Principal/ Teacher will work with school staff and be the main contract with the Ministry of Education.  They will ensure all policy, procedures, reporting, academic and curriculum meets high standards for our students as per the Independent School Act.   The principal role is significantly administrative and requires a strong understanding of the Independent School Act and Ministry of Education requirements to ensure appropriate funding and maintaining standards to ensure compliance. 
Primary Duties:
•Lead the teaching and support staff, 
Support the curriculum for Grades 8-12 that meets or exceeds Ministry of Education standards and guidelines.
• Support the operations of the school as directed by PCRS Management and Directors
• Develop and input innovative community-based learning activities for students to bring their learning into the real world.
• Maintain proper program records, including report cards.
• Ensuring submission of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) to the Ministry of Education as required and prior to deadline.
• Ensure all content is culturally appropriate, sensitive, and significant. Consulting with community partners and elders regarding culture and language as necessary;
• Provide program evaluation input, leading inspections, and audits in collaboration with the manager.
• Leading the creation and maintenance of Individual Education Plans. 

The successful applicant will enjoy working a flexible schedule to accommodate students.  This may include occasional evenings and weekends.  A remote work agreement is not offered for this role. 
Please note – staff are expected to utilize the majority of their vacation time during school break periods. The school runs from Sept 1 to July 31. .

Qualifications:

  • VALID BC TEACHING CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFICATION
  • A specialty in English and Applied Design, Skills, & Technologies is an asset.
  • Teaching experience, specifically working with youth aged 13-19
  • Five plus years of teaching experience, specifically working with youth aged 13-19
  • One plus years of administrative experience
  • Ability to teach and support student learning in core subjects for grades 8 to 12.
  • Awareness of issues surrounding inner-city education and diversity
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset.
  • Experience working with students with learning disabilities, special education teaching is an asset.
  • Valid BC Driver’s licence, use of personal vehicle is required with paid mileage.

 

Who We Are

Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. We work with youth and vulnerable adults in the areas of education, employment, housing, substance use and mental health, and youth and family support services. We are CARF Accredited and a Certified Living Wage Employer.

 

Our Vision - Everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities!

Our Mission - To inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration.

Our Values - Advocacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Empowerment, Service Excellence, Stewardship, Well-being

 

We are grateful to operate on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷm əθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), Qw'?ntl'en (Kwantlen), se’mya’me (Semiahmoo), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen), q̓ic̓əy (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Coquitlam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), máthxwi (Matsqui) and Stó:lō Nations.

 

We Offer

  • Equitable Base Pay – we are a Certified Living Wage Employer
    • Generous paid vacation time, personal time, sick time; additional paid time off for life events
    • Additional paid holidays, ex. Easter Monday, Boxing Day
  • Extended health, prescription, dental & vision care plan, with 100% Employer-Paid Premiums
    • Disability and Life Insurance Coverage
    • Employee & Family Assistance Program including preventative health & counselling.
  • Membership in the Municipal Pension Plan with generous employer contributions
  • Flexible schedules and earned time off program *
  • Full-day agency orientation and extensive training, with regular ongoing performance evaluations
  • In-house digital and classroom learning opportunities; staff funding for professional development.
  • Opportunities to use your voice & participate in committees on policy, wellness, safety, EDI, etc.

* Eligibility will vary depending on terms and role requirements – details for this posting will be provided on request.

 

Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our HR department at . Personal information will be kept confidential.

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