Teacher – French Immersion (Grades K to 12)
Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team where your contribution makes a positive impact on the lives and learning of more than 123,000 CBE students? The Calgary Board of Education is looking for enthusiastic French Immersion (Grades Kindergarten to 12) teachers to join our team. Our employees are highly valued and recognized. A career with the CBE offers incredible opportunities, rewards and supports.
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.
The CBE strives to create a dynamic, diverse, and collaborative culture. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
How to Apply
Go to www.cbe.ab.ca/Careers > Teach with Us > Teaching Opportunities – #48524 – Teacher – French Immersion (Kindergarten to Grade 12)
For questions, please email CBETeacherstaffing@cbe.ab.ca
All applicants are required to include the following documentation:
- Practice evaluation reports
- Teaching evaluations (if applicable)*
- 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.
*Where and when possible, documentation should be current (within the past three (3) years).
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 (eg First Aid)
Interviews: Applicants invited to an interview can request to be interviewed in French or English.
Under the guidance of the Principal and in compliance with the Education Act and CBE regulations:
- Establishes clear objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of Alberta Education, and communicates these objectives to students. Prepares for assigned classes, and demonstrates written evidence of preparation upon request. Prepare materials for learning, and classrooms for activities, as appropriate.
- Instructions using a variety of instructional approaches appropriate for grade level, student needs and program focus. Plans and conducts activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate. Assign lessons and correct homework.
- Observes and evaluates students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health. Prepares, administers, and grades a variety of student evaluative tools such as projects, tests, assignments in order to evaluate students’ progress. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct student records as required.
- Establishes and enforces rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order and safety among the students for whom they are responsible, under the guidance of the Principal. Enforces all administrative policies and rules governing students.
- Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students’ needs and progress. Confers with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to discuss children’s progress and resource needs, and to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems, as appropriate.
- Confers with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula. Collaborates with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs. Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence. Attend staff meetings, and serve on staff committees as required.
- Prepares students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks. Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests. Prepares and implements remedial programs for students requiring extra help. Instructs and monitors students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injury and damage. Provides special needs students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms, as necessary.
- Plans and supervises class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, as appropriate, and guides students in learning from such activities. Uses computers, multi-media, and other equipment and materials to support the learning process. Organizes and supervises recreational and other activities as appropriate, to promote physical, mental, and social development. Sponsors extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests, as appropriate. Perform supervisory duties, as assigned, such as hall, cafeteria and playground monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
- Plans assignments for Education Assistants, Special Education and other classroom support staff as appropriate, and assists the Principal in their supervision and evaluation of performance.
- Performs other related tasks as appropriate, including organizing materials, displaying students’ work, as assigned
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies
- 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.
Be Part of Our Success
Click www.cbe.ab.ca/Careers for more information on a career with the CBE.
We thank all candidates for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Qualifications and requirements
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.
Conditions of Employment
Police Information Clearance: Applicants new to the Calgary Board of Education WHO ARE OFFERED EMPLOYMENT must complete and pass a police information clearance before employment is confirmed.
COVID-19 Immunization: Applicants new to the Calgary Board of Education WHO ARE OFFERED EMPLOYMENT must provide proof of full immunization against COVID-19 as per CBE Administrative Regulations 1016 Covid-19 Vaccination before employment is confirmed.