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Cook/Food Team Leader: Camp Qwanoes, Vancouver Island, BC

 

This vital full-time, year-round, paid position is responsible to assist the Food Services Manager with the operation of all aspects of food service, focussing especially on food preparation, and including leadership of a food services team (there are two Cook/Food Team Leaders on the year-round staff team).

This team player is a ministry oriented, spiritually mature Christian with a deep love for children’s and youth ministry. You should have excellent organizational, communication and leadership abilities, and training and/or experience in food preparation, staff supervision, and the ability to delegate responsibly. Includes full benefits package.

About Camp Qwanoes

Qwanoes is a youth oriented, high adventure, innovative, Christ-centred camp seeking to love kids to life…helping them to discover, live and share life like no other in Christ. Qwanoes, a local First Nations name meaning ‘peace’ and also ‘new birth,’ is situated on 55 acres of magnificent scenic waterfront property on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The heart of Qwanoes is a heart for kids and for Jesus Christ.

Since 1966 Qwanoes has provided an ideal setting for life-changing, fun-filled adventure. With summer camps, weekend retreats, leadership programs (including our 8-month Kaléo program in partnership with Briercrest), follow-up, Q-Town music, youth events, and guest group rentals throughout the year, Qwanoes enjoys the spirit of summer all year round!

For more information, please contact Scott Bayley, Executive Director, at scott@qwanoes.ca, 250-246-3014 or toll free 888-997-9266. www.qwanoes.ca

 

Feb 22, 2018

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President: Partners International Canada, Brampton, Ontario

 

PRESIDENT

Partners International Canada (PIC), based in Brampton, ON, is seeking an experienced ministry/charity executive (NGO/NFP) to serve as President of this faith-based organization with a heart and passion for its mission: “To mobilize Canadians into partnership with indigenous-led Christian ministries seeking to bring holistic transformation and advance the kingdom of God.”

 

The Board of Directors eagerly anticipates collaborating with the new President in establishing a fresh and revived strategic plan, along with its implementation.  They are eager to connect with additional Canadian supporters and further grow the holistic impact of this established organization and that of their cherished indigenous ministry partners.

 

Reporting to and working closely with the Board of Directors, the President will have overall strategic and operational responsibilities and will manage an annual fundraising goal and budget of $4 million.  As part of healthy board governance practices, the Board and the President equally respect one another’s areas of responsibility.

 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven record of strong leadership, organizational development and interpersonal communication skills.  The President will also be an engaging and effective spokesperson, promoting lasting relationships between Canadian stakeholders and the indigenous ministry partners to achieve PIC’s mission and goals.  He or she will ably work both effectively and collaboratively with a passionate, dedicated team of over 10 staff members and multiple volunteers.  Additionally, the President is expected to develop fundraising relationships with key individuals, the foundation and church donors.

 

Key Responsibilities

General

  • Under the delegated authority of the Board of Directors, the President is responsible for organizing, directing and supervising all activities at PIC, including, but not limited to, reporting to the Board on activities, developing a culture of excellence in the organization, enhancing development activities in order to obtain a secure and growing income stream for the organization, and monitoring the progress and effectiveness of ministry partners.
  • Developing and maintaining an overarching vision for PIC that provides cohesive direction to the staff, outside agencies and ministry partners.
  • Implementing the mission statement, overall operations, and ensuring the integrity and growth of the ministry.
  • Exercising overall responsibility for the spiritual, organizational, financial and human resources integrity of PIC.
  • Providing strategic leadership for PIC whereby present and future opportunities to advance the global mission and ministries of PIC are identified and incorporated into clear goals, objectives and plans.
  • Ensuring the effective operations and strategic outcomes of the core departments of PIC (International, Finance and Administration, Fundraising and Marketing).
  • Modelling the Core Values of Partners International Canada, and ensuring that these values anchor every aspect of the organization’s operation, guide decision-making and inform the individual and collective behaviour and actions of all staff.

 

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Provide vision and leadership in developing long-term strategies and initiatives for PIC both in the areas of donor development within Canada and the mission’s involvement in overseas ministries.
  • Act as an official spokesperson, senior organization representative and ambassador whenever possible and required.
  • Foster a leadership culture which promotes inclusiveness, growth, unity, productivity, authenticity, trust, and the spiritual health of all staff and partners.
  • Provide leadership in raising the strategic and operational capabilities of all partner entities and aligning those capabilities in such a manner as to strengthen the ministry effectiveness and impact of PIC.
  • Coordinate Canadian activities with the leaders of other Partnership Alliance Affiliates worldwide.

 

Stakeholders and Relationships

  • Create and build stakeholder, public, and online understanding and awareness of PIC, its vision, mission and goals.
  • Maintain effective relationships with external organizations such as the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and the Canada Revenue Agency.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key partner ministries.

 

Organizational Capacity

  • Maintain a financially sustainable organization by growing and managing donor income and organizational costs to ensure a robust balance sheet.
  • Build the human resources capacity and competencies to align with the mission and values of PIC so that PIC is able to deliver on its objectives.
  • Ensure robust HR systems for staff acquisition, retention, development, succession, safety, and wellbeing.
  • Participate in the hiring and development of all senior staff and be aware of, and approve, all hires and discharges of employees.
  • Supervise and mentor direct reports.

 

Legal and Regulatory Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements applying to Partners International are fully complied with and annually provide the board with a signed certificate of compliance to that effect.

 

Fundraising and Donor Development

  • Directly fundraise from a select group of major donors, foundations and churches who are key stakeholders in Partners’ ministry.
  • Lead and support the major donor development team who meet with, and encourage, high net-worth individuals and organizations on a regular basis.
  • Supervise PIC’s marketing plans and their implementation including online and testing of innovative approaches to donor development.

 

Partner Development

  • Audit International Operations and support the development and organizational strength of partner ministries.
  • Participate in appropriate domestic and overseas trips to ministry partners and other travel connected to official business.

 

Governance Responsibilities

  • Regularly inform the Board of PIC to support the Board’s due diligence and fiduciary responsibilities consistent with best in practice governance.
  • Ensure that the Board can effectively perform its governance responsibilities by providing all required and other reports in a timely fashion.
  • Participate in an ex officio basis with the Board and its sub-committees.

 

Enterprise Risk Management

  • Effectively manage the organizational/reputational risk to PIC so that any risk to the integrity of PIC is minimized.
  • Effectively manage the operational risks to PIC and its internal control systems consistent with the highest standards in order to minimize exposure to adverse events and fraudulent activity.

 

 

Key Qualifications

  • Responsible Christian leader and believer in Jesus Christ.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, college or seminary required.  Master’s degree, additional personal and/or professional training and certifications preferred.
  • Seven to ten years of significant marketplace leadership experience.
  • International experience in the lesser-developed world context preferred.
  • History of success in the marketplace or in ministry, with a clear footprint of accomplishing mission-driven objectives in an environment requiring advanced business acumen and the highest ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing financial and human resources in a single organization over a period of several years.
  • Broad knowledge of business operational activities and missiological concepts and practices preferred.
  • Knowledge of, or ability to acquire knowledge of, the legal obligations of Canadian registered charities preferred.
  • Widely regarded ability to become the “face” of PIC and establish rapport with the churches and donor-base of PIC’s supporting constituency.
  • Demonstrated successful fundraising skills in the Canadian charitable environment preferred.
  • Established ongoing connections with international, evangelical leaders preferred.
  • Big picture perspective with the courage and emotional intelligence to take caring and decisive action when appropriate.
  • Ability to create, articulate, and inspire in others a vision for the organization.
  • Energetic, forward-thinking, creative individual with the ability to identify and cultivate these characteristics in others.
  • Ability to mentor and be mentored.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and digital media communication and persuasion skills.

 

Partners International Canada has achieved great advancements to date and they expect an even greater future!

 

More information on Partners International Canada can be found at partnersinternational.ca

Application Deadline: June 30, 2018

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you or someone you know would like to start a confidential conversation about this opportunity or to receive a more detailed Opportunity Profile, please contact:

Larry Nelson and Mark Kraft at info@nelsonandkraft.com

 

ABOUT US

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sectors.  We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations, through the connection of colleagues in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg and Toronto.

June 5, 2018

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Director of Development & Advancement: Mennonite Central Committee, Abbotsford, BC

 

About MCC

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a Christian faith based agency that provides relief, development peacebuilding initiatives in over 60 countries.   MCC BC carries out local programs that address poverty here in BC and also supports the international work of MCC by generating funds, personnel, and material aid.  MCC BC has an operating budget of $13 million with approximately 75 staff and over 3,000 volunteers who serve in thrift shops, relief sales, material aid activities, local programs, fundraising and other areas.  MCC BC also has 4 subsidiary enterprises that operate local programs and hold donated legacy investments.

 

Job Summary

The Director of Development and Advancement is the chief fundraising and marketing officer that provides leadership to donor relations, communications and the advancement of MCC BC toward its mission by collaboratively developing and implementing strategies that generate awareness, relationships, engagement, support and various types of donations from within our constituency and the broader public. The Director of Development and Advancement ensures that activities are focused on approved strategic priorities and are in compliance with standard ethical requirements as well as MCC values, principles and policies.

 

This is a permanent, full-time (minimum 37.5 hours / week) reporting to the MCC BC CEO/Executive Director and leads a team of 9 staff.  Anticipated start date is September 1, 2018.Occasional long evenings and weekend hours will be required.  Only applicants legally eligible to work in Canada should apply.  For full job description visit:

https://mcccurrentopenings.secure.force.com/recruit/fRecruit__ApplyJob?vacancyNo=VN1327

 

Position will be open until the appropriate candidate is identified.

  

Qualifications

  • All MCC workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to personal Christian faith, active church affiliation and non-violent peacemaking.
  • Bachelor Degree in related field such as business administration is preferred, a related graduate degree is desired.
  • 5 years of experience in fundraising and communications or related experience in marketing, sales public relations, and other promotional activity.
  • 3 years of experience in a senior management role, preferably as Director of Development, or in a related field.
  • Awareness of best practices in fundraising and communications and the ability to translate principles into effective fundraising activities.
  • Expertise in a variety of fundraising methods, including direct mail, monthly donor programs, donor acquisition, major donors, special events, planned giving, and innovation in fundraising.
  • Understand and support of the vision, purpose, belief and values of MCC.
  • Ability to learn about the context and content of domestic and international program and present it in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Solid understanding of the Biblical call to respond to human need, the Anabaptist commitment to peace and justice and the ability to articulate it persuasively.
  • Familiarity with the MCC constituency and the ability to network and build relations with constituent donors.
  • Strong communication skills as public speaker, good writing skills for reports and stories and a humble listener of those being engaged.
  • Effective strategic planner, pro-active problem solver, flexible and open to change.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and a creative innovator at a practical level that adds value.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills in a collaborative and diverse team environment where leadership is most effective through collegial influence rather than formal authority.
  • Appreciation and commitment to fostering equity/diversity in the workplace.
  • Approachable, humble, patient, open to criticism, good sense of humour.
  • Comfortable learning and using a variety of standard software programs.
  • Satisfactory criminal record check for a leadership position relating to a broad public.

 

How To Apply

Please submit your resume & cover letter. Please do ensure you select Advancement Director once registered:

https://mcccurrentopenings.secure.force.com/recruit/fRecruit__ApplyRegister

 

For more information, contact Sophie Tiessen-Eigbike, MCC BC HR Manager @ 604-850-6639, Ext 1129

 

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Executive Director: International Justice Mission Canada, London, Ontario

 

International Justice Mission Canada (IJM Canada), a Christian, Humanitarian, Registered Charity has been working tirelessly for about 15 years to rescue the enslaved, provide justice to the oppressed, and deliver law enforcement training to ensure the protection of the poor.  As the Canadian affiliate of International Justice Mission, based in Washington, DC, they work in nearly 20 communities of Africa, Latin America, South Asia and Southeast Asia implementing their Justice System Transformation Model, which helps victims of violence secure justice while partnering with key authorities to fix broken justice systems.

 

Over the past decade IJM Canada’s funding has increased more than 15 times its original level and the donor base has increased almost 10-fold.  Their supporters embrace the urgency of ending slavery, cybersex trafficking of children, and other forms of violence against women and children. Having largely achieved their 2017 vision goals, IJM Canada is setting its sights on a new set of goals to achieve by 2030 – significantly scaling impact through partnership.

 

With the full support of their exiting Executive Director, the Board of Directors of IJM Canada sees the need to position the organization for the next decade of growth.  Therefore, they are seeking a visionary leader who can speak with compelling authority in support of their work and conduct their affairs to the highest ethical standards.  The successful individual will be passionate about God’s call to forward their organizational mission among the poor and oppressed, and be connected to influential people in both the private and public sectors to bring greater attention to and support for addressing injustice worldwide.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead as Executive Director for IJM Canada

  • Set forth an inspiring vision for how the nation of Canada and the Canadian church can lead in the global effort to protect the poor from violence.
  • Develop and execute an ambitious strategic plan in alignment with IJM’s global advancement strategy that achieves aggressive annual growth in revenue for the mission, robust prayer support and establishes IJM as the pre-eminent authority in Canada on how best to eradicate slavery and gender-based violence.
  • Lead a thriving and innovative team of high-performing professionals to accomplish aggressive goals set forth in the strategic plan.
  • Serve as a spiritual leader to the Canadian team and incorporate IJM’s global spiritual formation practices as a foundational rhythm in the Canadian office.
  • Effectively represent the organization externally as a spokesperson with Canadian donors, influencers, media and power actors.
  • Model servant leadership in attitude and behaviour.
  • Ensure effective and efficient operations within IJM’s office in Canada to include compliance with Canadian laws, effective management of risks and systems and processes that maximize organizational flexibility and foster a culture of innovation and learning.

 

Contribute as a leader in the IJM Global Advancement Division

  • Contribute to IJM’s global advancement strategy through robust engagement with the global planning process.
  • Provide input on process and systems to ensure an efficient and effective global operation.
  • Mobilize IJM Canada team to contribute significant leadership to IJM-All global advocacy and mobilization campaigns.
  • Serve as a member of the Global Program Council, providing input into global field programming.
  • Cultivate a culture of joy, transparency, and disciplined execution in the Global Advancement Division.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or International Development, or equivalent combination of Bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience.
  • Superior leadership skills with the capacity to manage a large number of projects and inspire strong leaders to achieve impressive, measurable outcomes.
  • Proven track record in setting strategy, including for significant revenue generation.
  • Strong written communication and an ability to present well in one-on-one, small group settings, and in large forums.
  • Ability to build positive culture and align teams behind strategic goals.

 

CRITICAL QUALITIES

  • Mature Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.
  • Strategic thinker.
  • Goal-oriented and entrepreneurial.
  • Winsome and authentic leader.
  • Effectiveness in working cross-culturally.
  • Grace under stress and deadline pressures.
  • Self-starter with strong initiative.

 

More information on International Justice Mission Canada can be found at www.ijm.ca.

 

Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

 

Contact Information

If you or someone you know would like to start a confidential conversation about this opportunity or to receive a more detailed Opportunity Profile, please contact:

 

Larry Nelson and Mark Kraft at info@nelsonandkraft.com

 

About Us

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sectors.  We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations, through the connection of colleagues in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg and Toronto.

 

May 4, 2018

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Site Pastor: Tenth Church, Vancouver, BC

 

About Tenth:

Tenth Church is a multi-site church with sites in Mount Pleasant, Kitsilano, and East Vancouver, and is affiliated with The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada – Canadian Pacific District. Considered a leading church in the city, Tenth is a people-centric, Bible-believing church with a predominantly evangelistic approach to ministry that is making a monumental impact in Vancouver and surrounding communities.

 

Tenth leads with the phrase, ‘Here is a place you can belong,’ and firmly believes that creating accessibility to Christ is of paramount importance. Tenth’s comfortable environment, missional outreach, intergenerational perspective, and healthy core, coupled with Pastor Ken’s relevant messages, are just a few of the elements that draw people to the church.

 

Vision:

We are a place where people of all different backgrounds can discover Christ, a community of spiritual transformation that seeks social justice for all.

 

Values:

Relating – We seek to love God and love people. Relying on God’s Spirit – We recognize that there are things that only God can do. We depend on God’s Spirit in prayer and rely on the wisdom of His inspired Word Raising Disciples – We believe that lives can be changed through the power of Jesus Christ. We seek to be a community where people can grow toward wholeness and reach their potential as disciples of Jesus Christ.  Reconciling – We encourage reconciliation among people of different races, cultures, socio-economic backgrounds, generations, and genders. Reaching Out – We believe personal growth is not an end in and of itself. We grow so that we will be a blessing to those around us, our city, and to the world, especially to those who are spiritually and materially poor.

 

Role Summary:

The Site Pastor provides leadership to the staff, volunteers and community of their site. They also serve as a member of the Leadership Team.

 

Working Relationships:

Reports to the Executive Director, is a Member of the Leadership Team and works closely with the other Site Pastors and Ministry Leads.

 

Responsibilities:

Site Development & Launch • Key point person for Tenth’s next site launch • With support of other Sites and Central Support, assemble, prepare and care for a launch team who will support the success of the new Site in its critical first phase of growth • Immerse themselves in Tenth’s culture, examples include: learning our history, learning about the CMA,  attending all sites, meeting with other Site Pastors, and attending Tenth events and programs • Ensure the logistical aspects of the launch Site are in place and relationships with vendors/suppliers/facilities are managed in a manner that supports the long-term stability of the Site • Provide clear vision of how Tenth’s unique culture will interact with the culture of the surrounding community  • Connecting with the future site community: building relationships, nurturing partnerships, and being a good neighbour to existing ministries • Demonstrate an attitude of prayerful discernment for the community immediately surrounding the Site

 

Site Pastor • Serve as the ‘resident’ pastor to those who attend the site services • Provide vision and strategic leadership for the health and growth of the site • Work with others in creating a safe environment for people to explore faith in Christ • Maintain an atmosphere that enhances authentic worship, promotes personal spiritual formation, and encourages emotional health, healing and growth. • Integrate and evaluate standards of excellence for programming at the site as well as assess that the site’s DNA, quality, and consistency are in line with Tenth’s mission and values • Create effective systems to connect people to the congregation/community and to one another: Life Groups, programs, events, etc. • Effectively manage the lateral communication between the Leadership Team, Central Support, other Tenth sites, and the site staff • Engage, equip, empower and manage staff and volunteer leaders, ensuring a leadership pipeline is developed to meet the needs of the site • Preaching and teaching as requested • Be the point person to link this community with the broader Tenth family in terms of resources and opportunities to serve • Oversee the planning and oversight of the annual budget at both the site level and the Leadership Team level • Provides ongoing coaching to site staff and holds them accountable to annual performance and development goals

 

Leadership Team • Responsible for development of Tenth wide strategic planning and initiatives • Oversee and lead execution of strategic plan (annual priorities) and initiatives.

 

Site Pastor – January 2018

 

  • Provide peer-to-peer support to other Site Pastors and Ministry Leads • Role model spiritual practices, self-care, ongoing leadership development and pastoral growth • Actively participate as a member of the Leadership Team.

 

Required Skills and Experience:  • Bachelor’s degree required, M.Div. preferred. • Minimum 5 years experience in leadership, developing emerging leaders, spiritual formation, outreach and discipleship • Experience in new site development and launch an asset • Experience working with faith partners an asset

 

Key Qualities:

• Possesses an authentic, growing faith in Christ and spiritual maturity • Ability to personally offer pastoral care and to mobilize others for pastoral care ministry. • Ability to motivate people to become involved in service and leadership. • Must be able to assume responsibility and carry out duties with minimum supervision.  • Can translate vision into strategy and action • Can “think outside of the box” and is not afraid to take calculated risks • Is a life-long learner  • Possess the ability to engage in effective conflict resolution • Relational and outgoing, with a passion for connecting with people • Passion and ability to work in a diverse environment. • Connects wells and has relationships with people who do not yet know Christ or have little or no experience with the church.

 

Applicants can apply at work@tenth.ca

 

May 30, 2018

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Pastor: Sonrise Community Baptist Church, Calgary, AB

 

PERMANENT PART-TIME SOLO PASTOR

(flexible 12 – 19 hours)

 

We are a well-established congregation of the CBWC with our own building in the multi-cultural neighborhood of Monterey Park, in northeast Calgary.  Our small congregation of 50 want to be revitalized for growth and ideas to be more effective in our church and in our community.

The successful candidate will provide strong leadership, spiritual guidance, and mentorship, ensuring that the church functions effectively as a Christian community.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preaching, teaching and shepherding
  • Vision casting and planning
  • Coordinating Sunday morning worship with Worship team
  • Support of care ministry and outreach
  • Provision of opportunities that will nurture spiritual life and invite others into a relationship with Jesus Christ

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: minimum of undergraduate training with further training in pastoral ministry preferred
  • Ordained or open to ordination through Canadian Baptists of Western Canada (CBWC)
  • Experience in pastoral ministry, preferably in a team setting
  • Demonstrated ability to lead with integrity, vision, flexibility, and commitment
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership development
  • Able to link Biblical truth with contemporary culture using effective and relevant methods
  • Able to work effectively in a team setting

 

This is permanent part-time position, maximum 19 hours per week.  Compensation is consistent with CBWC guidelines.  Details to be negotiated.

 

We encourage candidates to complete a Ministry Information Profile (MIP) with the CBWC.  The MIP can be downloaded at http://cbwc.ca/careers/pastors .

 

Please send resumes or requests for information to fegeitzler@shaw.ca, and completed MIPs to the CBWC Pastoral Settlement office pastoralsettlement@cbwc.ca .

 

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

Weekly pulpit fills are needed during the interim.  A short biography would be appreciated, with contact information.

 

March 18, 2018

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Principal: Calgary Christian High School, Calgary, Alberta

 

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Principal of Calgary Christian Secondary School, commencing with the 2018-2019 school year. Calgary Christian Secondary School currently serves 350 students in Grades 7 – 12. The school is located in the community of Glenbrook, in the southwest quadrant of Calgary. It is a vibrant and dedicated school community committed to Christ-centered, whole-student development.

 

Successful applicants will possess the following characteristics:

      • Demonstrated experience as a successful teacher;
      • A vibrant Christian faith, demonstrating the leadership of Jesus Christ;
      • The ability to make Gospel values an integral part of school life;
      • A strong, pastoral reference;
      • The ability to foster a student-centered focus through the development of positive relationships with students, the organization and initiation of effective school programs and activities, and the maintenance of a positive school climate;
      • Well-developed, positive interpersonal skills including effective communication and organizational abilities;
      • Successful experience developing and extending community partnerships, involving parents and the community in school programs, activities, and services;
      • Knowledge and experience regarding instructional evaluation practices and methods
      • Familiarity with current trends, initiatives and directions relating to curriculum, technologies, learning styles and student evaluation; and
      • Post-graduate training in the areas of administration and instruction an asset.

 

To support Faith-Based-Vision of the school and its Society, the Principal should possess the following assets;

      • A commitment to Christian education and the ability to challenge staff and students to Christian learning and living;
      • A commitment to be a practicing Christian with an active connection to a local church
      • An ability to lead in the establishment and maintenance of a wholesome, spiritual, emotional, and professional atmosphere which characterizes the schools as a Christian school;
      • An ability to provide leadership for the advancement of Christian education by articulating an educational vision to the school staff, to the Society, and to the general Christian community;
      • The ability to partner with the Calgary Society for Christian Education (the School’s Society) in upholding its Mission and Vision. For a comprehensive description of the CCS mission, vision, educational philosophy and statement of faith, visit www.calgarychristianschool.com.

 

Calgary Christian School (CCS) was founded 55 years ago as Calgary’s first faith-based, independent Christian school. Today, CCS is a dynamic learning community set on a beautiful 10-acre campus serving more than 800 students in grades K – 12. In 2008, CCS joined Palliser Regional Schools as an alternative Christian public school. Its mission and vision continue to be promoted and governed by the 9-member Board of the Calgary Society for Christian Education. Principals at CCS work in harmony with CSCE’s Executive Director who represents the Society’s interests and resources. The school is now in the second year of an historic . 5-year strategic plan with objectives to raise awareness of its identity, expand and renew its facilities for 21st century learning, and increase its resources to ensure long-term viability.

 

Palliser Regional Schools’ (District 26) district offices are located in Lethbridge and serves a diverse population of more than 8,100 students in 51 schools.

 

TO APPLY

Interested candidates are asked to submit their documents through the “Human Resources” page of the Palliser Regional Schools website at http://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/hr/career-opportunities

 

The following attachments should accompany the online submission:

  • A cover letter directed to Mike Nightingale, Acting Senior Director of Human Resource Services.
  • A professional resume summarizing training and experience;
  • A copy of your most recent performance evaluation;
  • Minimum of three professional references;
  • A personal statement of faith; and
  • Pastoral reference.

 

Questions regarding this role or the application process may be sent to Mike.Nightingale@pallisersd.ab.ca

 

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted directly.

 

March 21, 2018

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