at Rock Solid Rescue (view profile)
Location Shaunavon, Canada
Date Posted May 25, 2023
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Are you a professional teacher looking for a way to make a difference in the lives of troubled youth in a Christian ministry environment? If so, we want to hear from you. Based in a farm setting in rural Saskatchewan, Rock Solid Refuge is a 12-month, biblically-based residential program for adolescents with life-controlling issues and challenging behaviour. This program encompasses spiritual, academic, and vocational training to equip students to return to society as responsible citizens.

Rock Solid Refuge is a one-of-a-kind program in Canada, providing faith-based guidance and support for the issues teens face in a whole-life environment. Jonas, a Rock Solid intern said, “These kids are people society doesn’t care about; they’ve been thrown aside. But they matter. They matter a lot! And God is doing amazing work in their lives.” We are looking for people who have a heart for youth and who are looking for a place to use their business and people-management skills to support organizational leaders in delivering this exceptional program. Please view this video to get an insight into our work:


As one of the teachers, you’ll be responsible for completing all administrative and teaching requirements from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education. Under the direction of the school principal, you’ll be working in the classroom, teaching grades 7 through 12 to delivery approved Saskatchewan Ministry of Education curriculum. In addition, you’ll be liaising with parents and previous schools to assess students’ academic levels and develop an education plan that will move them toward a grade 12 diploma. You’ll oversee student academic progress, including applying behavioural consequences when required. You’ll create reports for parents and the school principal and provide input, feedback, and support to the team and the ministry.

Skills We’re Looking For:

  • A heart for troubled and hurting teens
  • An unflappable nature, calm in the storm
  • The ability to create a safe learning environment for the students
  • Strong organizational skills to manage the administrative aspects of the role



  • Professional A Saskatchewan Teaching Certificate (or the ability to obtain one prior to employment)
  • Knowledge and ability in teaching students with various challenges (i.e. ADHD, ODD, PTSD) considered an asset
  • Experience working with at-risk youth considered an asset
  • Successful completion of all background checks
  • Strong, supportive references
  • Ability to build strong relationships with young people
  • Commitment to Christian values and an understanding of integrating the Christian faith in relating to youth; willingness to sign agreement with our Statement of Faith and Lifestyle & Morality Statement

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to recruitment@mysmarthr.ca. In your cover letter, please indicate why this position attracted your attention and how it is a fit for your skills and experience. Please include a 1 – 2-page write-up of your personal faith testimony.

Salary: $49-57k based on education and experience Start date: Immediately
Application deadline: September 15

Please do not contact Rock Solid Refuge directly. You may direct any questions to recruitment@mysmarthr.ca. We look forward to getting your application.