Careers

Interested in working at JKCS?

Located in south-east Oakville, John Knox Christian School educates approximately 330 students from Junior Kindergarten to grade 8. Our mission is to ignite wonder for God, neighbour, and creation.

Career Opportunities at JKCS

Librarian (Part Time)

Position opening: September 3, 2019

Are you a person who is passionate about providing opportunities for young minds to be passionate with you about reading and exploring?  Does the thought of journeying with teachers and students to “ignite wonder for God, Neighbour, and Creation” excite you?

If you thought or said yes to either question, we need to speak with you.  We are in search of the next John Knox librarian to give leadership to developing a love for reading and being a classroom support through locating resources.

Please send a cover letter, your current resume, and a statement about your Christian commitment to gpetrusma@jkcs-oakville.ca.

We thank you in advance for your application and will only be contacting suitable applicants for an interview.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019

Educational Assistant and English Language Assistant (Part Time and Full Time Positions)

Position opening: September 3, 2019

Are you a person who is interested in making a difference in the life of a student?  Are you interested in teaching adults and students who would like to learn English?  We have part-time and full-time positions available to the ideal candidates.  While teaching credentials are not required, we are looking for someone either certificated and/or gifted in those areas.  Please forward your cover letter, resume, statement of faith, and list of references to Mr. George Petrusma, Principal, at gpetrusma@jkcs-oakville.ca.  

Due to the number of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019

Kindergarten Teacher (Full Time)

Position Opening: August 1, 2019

John Knox Christian School in Oakville, Ontario is a school who cultivates life-long learners, nurtures joyful and competent staff members, grows our intimacy with Jesus Christ, serves our neighbours habitually, celebrates each student, and investigates life’s diversity.  We are seeking resumes from qualified kindergarten teachers who are excited about those values as well.  

If you are a passionate, certified, and energetic Christian who loves children and would like to join our team to “Ignite Wonder for God, Neighbour, and Creation;" we need to hear from you.  It is very helpful if you are knowledgeable and/or experienced in the classroom implementation of differentiation, technology, special education, and Google classroom. 

Send your materials (cover letter, resume, statement of faith, statement of education philosophy, reference letters) electronically to Mr. G. Petrusma, principal, at gpetrusma@jkcs-oakville.ca.  Due to the number of anticipated responses, only those selected for our interview process will be contacted.

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019

Primary Teacher (Full Time)

Position Opening: August 1, 2019

We are a school interested in employing passionate, certified, technological, Christian teachers who have a heart for God, students, and the subjects they teach.

Teacher collaboration is high through our 40 Professional Learning Community times. Differentiation is our learning vision directed through the eyes of each child being uniquely created by God.  Joining our staff means joining a supportive community of engaged professionals who are energetically pursuing our mission of “Igniting Wonder for God, Neighbour, and Creation.”  Technology is part of our school through the use of “Bring Your Own Devices” in grades 5-8 and iPad use in our younger grades.  Our multi-ethnic and multi-denominational student body is a rich experience as families and students bring their own “life stories” to our classrooms and halls.

Our students experience life-changing learning moments as we target developing the areas of Christian worldview, excellent academics, Christian leadership, Christian character, and learning skills.

Sound like a place where you can grow and thrive as a professional teacher?  Currently, we are interested in receiving applications from teachers certified to teach in primary division.  We welcome all applications that include a cover letter, resume, list of references, statement of faith, a statement about the role of Christian education, and a statement or demonstration of technology use.  Please email your application to Mr. George Petrusma, Principal, at gpetrusma@jkcs-oakville.ca.

We thank all applicants for their materials and will only contact those selected for an interview.

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019