Calgary French & International School
Calgary, AB
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Specialized Educational Assistant Teacher (Gr 5-6)

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Job status
Temporaire ou occasionnel
June 30 2022
Starting date
August 22 2022

Calgary French & International School (CFIS) is a full French language immersion co-educational independent school, serving over 750 students from preschool through to Grade 12. CFIS develops each student’s individual and academic potential in an academically rigorous program that is enriched with internationally-focused learning experiences and engagement in athletics and the fine arts. CFIS values openness, inquisitiveness, and understanding of both the community and the world beyond each student’s experience, and provides its students and employees with opportunities to lead and grow in a culture of mutual respect, creativity, innovation, and critical thinking. CFIS is a caring and supportive community for its students, faculty, and staff. 

Job Description

REPORTS TO: Principal of Elementary 
STATUS: Ten-Month, Full-Time, Temporary


Job Description:

CFIS is seeking candidates for a Specialized Educational Assistant Teacher (Grades 5-6) position in our Elementary Division for the 2022-2023 school year.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the implementation of numeracy and literacy support;
  • Assist in the planning of individualized programs and instructional activities;
  • Implement programming for the needs of children in a collaborative manner;
  • Work with children individually or in small groups to develop knowledge, skills, and competencies;
  • Implement programming for the needs of children in a collaborative manner;
  • Work with children individually or in small groups to develop knowledge, skills, and competencies;
  • Participate in maintaining a safe, clean, and welcoming classroom environment;
  • Support children’s ongoing development and growth, in alignment with best practices in French immersion education;
  • Maintain professional attitudes and loyalty to CFIS;
  • Participate in professional workshops or courses;
  • Maintain confidentiality about children, their families, and other employees inside and outside of the school; and
  • Other duties as needed.

Qualifications and requirements


  • Post-secondary education in a related field (education, social work, psychology, etc.) either in progress or complete.
  • Valid Standard Level B (Childcare) First Aid certification;
  • Fluent spoken French is required.

Prior experience with children in Grades 5-6 is desirable. The successful applicant will need to provide an updated Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to commencing work.

Skills, Technical and Behavioural Competencies Required:

  • Proven success in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with teachers, parents and students;
  • Awareness of best practices in French immersion education;
  • Awareness of licensing requirements in early childhood programs;
  • Sensitivity to the needs and feelings of others;
  • Warm, friendly, positive personality;
  • Ability to relate well to children and colleagues;
  • Exemplary communication skills;
  • Professionalism in dealing with all stakeholders;
  • Interpersonal skills that foster collegiality and blend with CFIS’s values; and
  • Commitment to continuous learning and growth.



As per the CFIS hourly pay grid.

Posting Closes:

The posting will remain open until the positions are filled.

If you meet the above qualifications,  Apply Now.  All applicants are thanked in advance for their submissions.

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