Full-time Grade 5 Teacher

Pickering Christian School

Educating the Whole Child

PCS Grade 5 Teacher – Full-Time

Pickering Christian School  Ajax, ON

Full-time Yearly Contract 

Salary commensurate with experience


Pickering Christian School is a Christian Elementary school (JK – Grade 8) that has been in operation for over 35 years in the Durham Region.  Our mission at PCS is focused on “educating the whole child” in a Bible-based environment while developing students who exhibit Christ-like attributes, ownership, mastery, innovation and future ready skills.  Due to the influence and contact with students, potential employment requires that the position be filled by an individual who is a follower of Jesus Christ and is an active member of an evangelical church. If you are interested in joining our team and becoming a part of the community here at PCS, please spend some time on our website, www.pickeringcs.on.ca, in order to get to know more about us.  

Yearly Contract Position – September 1, 2023 start date

Monday to Friday – 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM 


  • To carry out the professional duties of a teacher in accordance with the school’s policies under the direction of the Principal and Vice Principal
  • To be an effective teaching professional who demonstrates a thorough understanding and knowledge of Grade 5 curriculum
  • To accurately and effectively assess students
  • To design and implement long-range plans and unit plans that demonstrate creativity, inter-discipline connections, and enrichment of curricular topics
  • To demonstrate effective teaching practices that include differentiated instruction to remediate and enrich student learning
  • To take responsibility for professional development and to work in a collaborative working environment
  • To lead, coordinate, and/or support co-curricular activities, sports and/or clubs

Job Requirements:

  • Teacher certification (OCT or equivalent).
  • Effective classroom management
  • Able to assess, monitor, and report on student progress
  • Able to think creatively and to write clear, long and short term plans
  • Able to differentiate instruction and to use inclusive and innovative teaching practices
  • Able to use technology (PC, SmartBoard, Chromebooks) in the classroom
  • Able to to take direction and be open to feedback and new learning opportunities
  • Able to communicate clearly, effectively and often with parents

Educational Setting:

  • Diverse student population
  • Responsive teaching environment that encourages creativity and self-direction
  • Excellent resources

To apply, please send a cover letter, your personal faith testimony and philosophy of Christian Education, resumé and references to Mr. David Park at dpark@pickeringcs.on.ca

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