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Teacher - French Immersion (Kindergarten to Grade 12)

Calgary Board of Education / CBE
Calgary AB

Application for teaching positions French Immersion (Kindergarten to Grade 12).

All applicants are  required  to include the following documentation:

  • Practicum and/or teaching evaluations
  • Undergraduate and graduate university transcripts (copies are sufficient for application purposes)
  • Three (3) current letters of reference from supervisors in an educational setting
  • Cover Letter

Note:  Practicum/Teaching evaluations and reference letters must be signed and on institution letterhead where applicable. Unsigned letters and evaluations will not be accepted. 

In addition, please attach the following if you have them:

  • Copy of Valid Teaching Certificate
  • Copy of Valid Trade Certificate
  • Copies of other valid licenses and certificates (e.g. First Aid)

These documents can be uploaded as attachments in the "My Career Tools" page of your Careers account.

Note: Please complete all fields of the application including

  • Teaching Assignment
  • Language Skills

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Please apply to only one posting. You do not need to apply to any other teaching job postings.


Each student, in keeping with their individual abilities and gifts, will complete high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning.


Students come first.  Learning is our central purpose.  Public education serves the common good.

Purpose and Accountability

The purpose of the Teacher is to instruct students in one or more subjects at a kindergarten, elementary, junior high, or senior high level.  The Teacher instructs in a manner that fosters learning and meets the legal obligations and responsibilities of the School Act, Calgary Board of Education (CBE) policies, and corporate safety regulations and procedures, while adhering to the teaching Professional Code of Conduct and CBE Working Relationship Commitment.


The Teacher is accountable for:

  • Competently providing instruction to students based on Teacher Quality Standards in the province of Alberta;
  • Teaching the courses of study and education programs that are prescribed, approved or authorized pursuant to the School Act;
  • Promoting goals and standards applicable to the provision of education adopted or approved pursuant to the School Act;
  • Encouraging and fostering learning in students;
  • Regularly evaluating students and periodically reporting the results of the evaluation to the students, the students’ parents and the CBE administration;
  • Maintaining, under the direction of the Principal, order and discipline among the students while they are in the school or on the school grounds, and while they are attending or participating in activities sponsored or approved by the CBE; and
  • Carrying out duties that are assigned to the teacher by the Principal or the CBE, subject to the teacher’s contract of employment and collective agreement. 

Education and Experience:

  • Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate
  • Bachelor of Education Degree or equivalent recognized by Alberta Education
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and lesson design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of student learning
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation
  • Knowledge and awareness of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, and cultures
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Fluency in French and English required
  • Experience with or knowledge of second language pedagogy an asset  
  • Confidence, skill, knowledge and understanding of differentiated instruction, student engagement, and assessment practices
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to relate well with students, staff and parents
  • An ethic of service to students, colleagues, and community
  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with the ability to create positive relationships and establish rapport
  • Trustworthiness and integrity
  • Commitment to the CBE Policy-Governance model
  • Ability to articulate a coherent understanding of educational aims
  • Commitment to fostering collaborative working relationships
  • Ability to manage professional learning time and be a self starter
  • Commitment to personal lifelong learning
  • Commitment to the lifelong quest for self-understanding
  • Commitment to strengthening communication skills.
Teacher Certification

In order to teach in Alberta, teachers must be certified through Alberta Education. For more information on this process, please refer to the Alberta Education website http://education.alberta.ca/teachers/certification.aspx .  

Conditions of Employment

In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, applicants new to the Calgary Board of Education who are offered employment must complete and pass a police security clearance before employment is confirmed. 

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Calgary Board of Education / CBE

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