Careers

Why work at Dasmesh?

Competitive Pay – Being a non-profit Independent School, we value our teachers and staff and offer competitive compensation as compared to other Independent & Public Schools in the region.

Paid Vacation – Part of our compensation package also includes 10 paid days off.

Medical Benefits – Our School provides extended Medical Benefits that cover 50% of MSP and added Dental & Vision Coverage.

RRSP– We match RRSP 100% of your contributions, to the max of $1000 per year.

Additional Benefits- Teachers at our school have the potential to earn up to $2500 in Bonuses for extra curricular clubs.

Opportunity to Learn – If you come from a different ethnic or cultural background, or even from a Punjabi Background, working here at Dasmesh would provide you with the opportunity of learning a lot about Sikh religion, Punjabi Language & the nuances of the culture.

Who We look for?

Dasmesh Punjabi School is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes talented people from all religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds to be a part of our amazing workforce. We look for people who are self motivated and determined to contribute to the society by ensuring the proper learning and development of the most important citizens of our country – the students and younger generation!

Current Job Openings

Office Receptionist Part Time Position 

Could Possibly could lead to a full time position

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Previous Experience working with children
  • Must be able to pass a local criminal history check, a fingerprint background check
  • Must be fluent in English &Punjabi

 

Responsibilities:

  • Answers phone calls in a pleasant, informed manner for the purpose of providing information and creating a good image of the school
  • Manages telephone message system (office hours, inclement weather and other recorded messages)
  • Greets all incoming students, families and guests respectfully and professionally
  • Assists in all aspects of maintaining a professional front office, including but not limited to, fielding and directing incoming phone calls to the appropriate staff member in a timely, professional manner, filing and copying and faxing of sensitive information.
  • Understands, accepts, and abides by the School’s philosophy and mission statement in all his/her school activities.
  • Effectively perform all other duties as assigned by Principal and Business Manager.
  • Arrives punctually, be prepared for each school day, and maintains regular attendance.
  • Provides for children’s personal needs such as attending to those who are sick or hurt; administering medications as prescribed by a physician in accordance with training and authorization
  • Requires basic clerical skills and knowledge of office practices and procedures that involve the operation of standard office equipment such as personal computer, copier, fax, and associated equipment that can be learned on the job within several months.
  • Assists students and others with routine problems and will refer non-routine items to a supervisor.
  • Works with courtesy, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with others, and the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.
  • May be assigned to work in Guidance, Student Services, Curriculum, or the general office.
  • Types routine correspondence, memoranda, reports, records, bulletins, orders and other office documents from sources such as rough drafts, notes, and oral instructions.
  • Receives, counts, opens, unpacks, dates, stamps, records, sorts and distributes incoming mail, documents, books, materials and supplies following established procedures.
  • Sorts and stamps out-going correspondence, addresses envelopes and packages, and prepares printed matter and other material for mailing.
  • Enters information or data to personal computer or computer terminal following established procedures.
  • Able to read, comprehend and apply job-related written material and make decisions in accordance with applicable school system policies and procedures.
  • Able to perform basic arithmetical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions and decimals).
  • Able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Able to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees, children, and the general public.
  • Able to write legibly.
  • Able to honor confidential information.

Please Forward your Resume and Cover Letter to Dasmesh Buisness Manager balreet.mandair@dasmeshschool.com

 

We are looking for Elementary and Secondary Teachers who are self-motivated, enthusiastic, reliable, and knowledgeable in their subject matter.

Physical Education Teacher (Girls) who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, reliable, and knowledgeable in their subject matter.

Responsibilities:

This position is a key role in the PE and Athletics programs of Dasmesh Punjabi School.  The successful applicant will be committed to delivering the established program of studies in PE to students according to the new BC Curriculum, upholding the standards & guidelines established by the school, coaching high school sports teams, participating/supporting in some form the extra-curricular activities of the school, and supervising students during non-classroom time.

 

Kindergarten Teacher who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, reliable, and knowledgeable in their subject matter.

Dasmesh Punjabi School has an immediate opening for a Kindergarten teacher. Successful candidates will have an enthusiasm for both education and development that will inspire and motivate our students. Our primary school teachers will report to the Principal and will work closely with the Administration team. As a key member of a new organization, our teachers must take initiative, demonstrate creativity, and have the desire to learn about new theories of education, and changing global trends.

We are also accepting applications for Teachers on Call

 

All Candidates will be expected to have:
Canadian residency and be legally entitled to work in Canada
All the requirements to be certified to teach in British Columbia
Fluent communication skills in English, both oral and written

Communication in Punjabi preferred, however not mandatory.
The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

 

Please, send your resume as soon as possible to the Principal via mail, fax or email.

Contact Information:

Dasmesh Punjabi School

5930 Riverside St

Abbotsford, BC V4X 1T8

Phone: 604-826-1666      Fax: 604-820-8924

Email: principal@dasmeshschool.com

Only eligible candidates will be contacted.

If you do not see any current opening that fits your requirements but think you can contribute to our organization in a positive way, please send your résumé and cover letter to careers@dasmeshschool.com