Yellowhead Koinonia Christian School (YKCS)

Is seeking a

Full Time Temporary Grade 1/2 Teacher

Yellowhead Koinonia Christian School (YKCS) is seeking a full time Grade 1/2 Teacher to start as soon as possible and work until the return of the teacher on leave or the end of the school year. The position would include teaching all subjects except music. We are located in Edson, Alberta. Edson is located 200 km west of Edmonton and an hour from the beautiful Rocky Mountains. YKCS is committed to cultivating the faith of students so that they will be able to live in the fullness of life before God according to His will for them.

We are an independent Evangelical Christian school that serves Edson and the surrounding community by offering an accredited Alberta education that is distinctively Christian. YKCS has existed for over 30 years being owned and governed by the not-for-profit Yellowhead Koinonia Christian School Society. YKCS is a member of the Association of Independent Schools and Colleges of Alberta (AISCA), Association of Christian School International (ACSI) and an Associate Member of Koinonia Christian Schools.


Successful applicants will possess the following characteristics:

A vibrant Christian faith, demonstrating the leadership of Jesus Christ.

The ability to make Biblical values an integral part of school life and integrate them into all subject matter.

Clearly defined and well thought out assessment beliefs.

Prepared to work collaboratively with other teachers and support staff as a member of a professional learning community.

Have strong, positive interpersonal skills.

Teach students using lessons, discussions, audio-visual presentations and field trips.

Design effective strategies to meet the children’s diverse learning needs.

Effective communication skills.


Agrees to and adheres to the Koinonia Statement of Faith ( – without reservation.

Have a Bachelor of Education degree

Hold (or be eligible for) a valid Alberta teaching certificate

and have a passion for Christian Education

Prior Christian school experience, Bible College education, ACSI certification, and successful experience in teaching or other youth work are also valuable. Preference given to an individual with a strong Christian background. To apply for this position, applicants must be Canadian citizens or be currently eligible to work and teach in Canada.

Applications should include:

cover letter

detailed resume

Three current feference names and contact information

One pastor’s reference name and contact information

Practicum or Teacher Evaluation

Please apply online or by emailing the above documents to We appreciate and thank you for your application; however, we contact only those candidates who are selected for an interview. If you have any questions you may contact, Lisa Golding, principal of YKCS at (780)-723-3850 or

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Yellowhead Koinonia Christian School
Posting Date:
11/7/2021 6:36:01 PM
Edson, Alberta