Principal

Hope Lutheran Christian School, Port Coquitlam, BC

Start Date: August 1, 2022

Hope Lutheran Christian School seeks a Principal for the start of the 2022-23 school year.

Hope Lutheran Christian School

Hope Lutheran has been providing Christian education in Port Coquitlam for over 25 years. Starting with just 8 kindergarten students in 1995, the school has grown to over 300 students in our K-8 program across two campuses. The school is an outreach ministry of Hope Lutheran Church, open to all members of the community who seek quality Christian values-based education, including those not currently affiliated with the Christian faith.

The school has a strong foundation and is poised for a new stage in its history, with Hope Lutheran Church exploring the opportunity to establish the school as its own independent society. We seek a candidate who is excited to maximize the school’s Kingdom impact, encouraging and inspiring our community in its vision for the next chapter of the school’s story. With strong academic results and a wonderful heritage of Chistian education, the school represents a unique opportunity to share the Gospel and make disciples of Christ in our vibrant and diverse community.

The Opportunity

The principal at Hope Lutheran Christian School is the senior leader of the school and is accountable to the Board of Governance. The principal is supported by two vice principals (elementary and middle), the office administration staff, the teaching staff, the Parent Teacher League (parent support group), and the school operations committee.

There are many responsibilities that encompass the role of principal, including spiritual leadership, school development, educational leadership, school operations, and public relations. Together with our dedicated and gifted leadership team, we seek a servant-leader who knows their skills and giftings well and can work collaboratively to continue our school’s mission of equipping each child to impact the world for Christ’s glory.

The ideal candidate to lead Hope Lutheran Christian School will:

  • live and model a strong personal commitment to Jesus and the school’s community standards.

  • establish and promote the Mission and Vision for the school to all stakeholders

  • foster a positive, Christlike culture in the school

  • be a visionary leader and inspiring spokesperson for the school

  • be a motivational leader for the staff

  • be an effective communicator

  • have strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

  • qualify for a British Columbia Professional Teachers’ Certificate

  • hold a Master’s degree in Administration or an equivalent field

Job Description

The principal establishes and lives out the Mission and Vision of the school. His or her priority is to lead the school and foster a culture which reinforces this vision. The principal’s responsibilities are varied, and include spiritual leadership, overseeing school development, providing educational leadership, maintaining school operations, and providing community relations.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity or to submit an application package (resumé, cover letter, statement of faith and philosophy of Christian Leadership and Teaching) . Please email

Mr. Carl Schmidt

[email protected]

If mailing, please send to the following address:

  • Attn: Carl Schmidt
  • Hope Lutheran Christian School
  • 3151 York Street
  • Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 4A7

Hope Lutheran Christian School is a growing independent school with two campuses – Port Coquitlam (K-5 Elementary) and Pitt Meadows (Gr. 6-8 Middle School) with over 300 students. We are seeking teachers who share our passion in Christian Education to equip students to impact the world for Christ’s glory.

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid BC teaching certificate
  • 2 years classroom experience
  • Flexible teaching style that allows for personalized learning
  • Willingness to contribute to a collaborative professional learning community.
  • Active in a Christian church with a passion for Christian education.

 

To apply, please submit the following via email to our school principal, Mr. J. Lok ( jlok@hopelcs.ca ).

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Your personal statement of faith
  • Your philosophy of Christian education
  • List of references

If mailing, please send to the following address:

  • John Lok
  • Hope Lutheran Christian School
  • 3151 York Street
  • Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 4A7

We encourage all applicants to view our website at www.hopelcs.ca/school.

 

Hope Lutheran Christian School is a growing independent school with two campuses – Port Coquitlam (K-5 Elementary) and Pitt Meadows (Gr. 6-8 Middle School) with over 300 students.  With a developed positive school wide behaviour plan (PSIS), a formal teacher mentoring program, and a mission is to equip students to impact the world for Christ’s glory, we welcome applicants who desire to work as part of a team.

All interested candidates should forward the following via email to our school principal, Mr. J. Lok ([email protected])

  • Cover letter
  • Statement of Faith
  • EA Certification