Lawn Mowing Tender

We are seeking a qualified individual to provide grass cutting services for the school property for the 2019 grass cutting season. The proposals shall quote a specific seasonal rate. It is understood that GST may be applicable to the quoted rate. 

Grass Cutting Tasks 

On a weekly basis, maintain the entire grassed area of the school property including both roadside ditches. Trim grass and weeds around all obstacles including trees, fences, utility poles, benches, play structure, basketball net pole, flagpole, septic system box lids and along all sides of the school building. 

The successful bidder shall supply their own lawn mower, trimmer, gas and oil, and personal safety equipment. 

The successful bidder must be able to obtain their own accident insurance to cover themselves in case of injury while performing grass cutting services at the school. 

All interested parties are asked to submit their proposal in writing to the Facilities Committee no later than April 15, 2019. Please contact Harry Rylaarsdam 613-327-4715 with any questions. 


Cleaning Services 2019-2020 

Community Christian School is seeking a qualified individual to provide custodial services for the school building for the period August 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020. 

The proposal shall quote a specific labour-only rate per month. It is understood that GST may be applicable to the quoted rate. The cleaning activities MUST be performed on Tuesday or Wednesday evening, and Friday evening or Saturday. Cleaning activities MUST NOT take place on Sunday. The first cleaning is to be completed before our annual “corn roast”, normally the week before school commences. It is anticipated that each of the two weekly cleaning sessions will require approximately 10 person-hours to properly complete all required cleaning tasks as outlined below. 

Cleaning Tasks 

  1. Vacuum all carpets, entry floor mats, and floors, moving all furniture, boot racks, etc. out of the way to do so. 

  2. Entry floor mats are to be taken outside monthly and thoroughly shaken to remove accumulated debris. Then mop floor under mats and return mats to floor when floor is dry, or leave mats for staff to unroll in the proper area. 

  3. Mop all floors. 

  4. Clean all windows (interior side) and all windows in doors. 

  5. Wash all boot/shoe racks in halls. 

  6. Dust all other surfaces (i.e. book shelves, window sills & chalk ledges, filing cabinets.) 

  7. Dust all other surfaces (i.e. book shelves, window sills & chalk ledges, filing cabinets.) 

  8. Garbage and Recycling: a. All waste baskets and bins to be emptied and washed when necessary. b. Green bins are for paper towels only. Paper towels are not to be put in garbage bags. c. Garbage is to be taken away for disposal once per week. 

  9. Clean drinking fountain. 

  10. Clean all chalkboards. 

  11. Clean all student desktops and chair surfaces. 

  12. Clean all classroom and kitchen counter tops and sinks. 

  13. Wash walls in bathrooms under paper towel holders, above sink, under soap dispensers, and anywhere else as needed. 

  14. Clean all urinals, toilet bowls, and exterior surfaces (i.e. seats, tanks, foot of toilet and around behind the toilet, etc.) 

  15. Clean all bathroom counter tops, basins and mirrors. 

  16. Replenish all paper towel and toilet paper dispensers as needed and ensure they dispense properly after refilling. 

  17. Replenish all hand washing soap dispensers as needed and ensure they dispense properly after refilling. 

  18. Wash all doorknobs, door faceplates, entry bars on gym doors, and other areas that see a lot of hand traffic. 

  19. Wash walls as needed everywhere, including near garbage cans. 

  20. Maintain clean and tidy Janitor's Room and Mechanical Room. 

  21. Order and ensure adequate supply on-hand of all cleaning and custodial products, including Kleenex, paper towels, and garbage bags, on CCS account. 


CCS will be responsible for providing all cleaning products, paper products, mops, brooms and other equipment. The successful bidder shall manage the supply of these products and re-order when required from CCS supplier. A list of typically ordered supplies will be provided. 

The successful bidder MUST participate in floor waxing and buffing operations during summer break; a commitment of approximately 10–20 hours (typically during the first two weeks of August). CCS Facilities Committee members will assist in these operations as needed. 

The successful bidder must be able to obtain their own accident insurance to cover themselves in case of injury while performing cleaning duties at the school. 

All interested parties are asked to submit their proposal in writing to the Facilities Committee no later than May 15, 2019. Please contact Harry Rylaarsdam (613) 821-1050 with any questions. 


Teaching Positions

Community Christian School in Metcalfe is a vibrant Kindergarten through Grade 8 elementary school with a vision to advance minds, build relationships, and shape Christ-like character. We are seeking applicants to join our staff team in the 2019/20 school year. Two positions are available, each with possible 100 % full time equivalency: one teaching position is French language instruction, and the other is a teaching position in junior/intermediate classes. We are seeking qualified teachers who possess a love for Christ, a passion for learning, and an ability to create an innovative learning environment. Send résumé, statement of faith, references, and Christian worldview as it pertains to education to Principal Rita Bergsma at rbergsma@communitychristianschool.ca by May 1, 2019.


Occasional Teachers

Community Christian School has openings for Occasional Teachers (Supply Teachers) available for the 2018–2019 school year. We welcome all enthusiastic Christians who possess the needed registered qualifications to work with our students. Candidates interested in applying to CCS are asked to email a PDF cover letter, resume, and a statement of faith to Mrs. Rita Bergsma, Principal, to the following email address: rbergsma@communitychristianschool.ca.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.