Calgary French & International School
Calgary, AB
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Homeroom Teacher (Grade 1)

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Job status
Régulier à temps plein
June 30 2023
Starting date
August 24 2023
Calgary French & International School (CFIS) is a full French language immersion co-educational independent school, serving nearly 730 students from preschool through to Grade 12. For over 50 years, families have chosen CFIS because of our immersive French language learning environment that inspires children’s unique curiosity and exploration of the world around them.
Our dedicated faculty, staff, and administration team partner with CFIS families to provide an extraordinary learning experience. Our students benefit from innovative teaching and learning approaches to address global challenges, and are empowered to take responsibility as open-minded, curious citizens who are prepared for the ever-changing world around them.

Job Description

Job Description:
CFIS is seeking candidates for a Homeroom Teacher (Grade 1) position for the 2023-2024 school year

French is the language of instruction for these positions.  Responsibilities of this role will include:


  • Short-term and long-term curriculum planning;
  • Lesson delivery and differentiation;
  • Evaluation, assessment, and documentation of student progress;
  • Classroom organization/management;
  • Communicating with parents of students;
  • Applying developmentally appropriate and current teaching methodologies;
  • Implementation and integration of instructional technology; and
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues.

Qualifications and requirements


  • Bachelor of Education;
  • Eligible for or in possession of an Alberta Permanent or Interim Teaching Certificate;
  • Fluently bilingual (French and English) is required for this position; and
  • Valid first-aid certification (or willingness to obtain).

Prior experience teaching is desirable. The successful candidate will need to provide an updated Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to commencing work.

Skills, Technical and Behavioural Competencies Required:

  • Strong planner and organizer with exemplary communication skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in French and English;
  • Committed to providing quality educational experiences for students;
  • Understanding of the philosophy and principles of French immersion education is an asset;
  • Interpersonal skills that foster collegiality and blend with CFIS’s values;
  • Commitment to continuous learning and growth; and
  • Desire to pursue training with the International Baccalaureate organization.

International teaching experience is desirable but not essential. 


As per the CFIS teaching salary grid. 

Posting Closes:

The posting will remain open until the position is filled.  If you meet the above qualifications and wish to apply, please click here to Apply Now.   All applicants are thanked in advance for their submissions.


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