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English Language Arts Teacher (Grades 8 to 12)

Calgary French & International School

This is a Contract position in Calgary, AB posted May 6, 2024.

REPORTS TO: Principal of Secondary


STATUS: Ten Month, Full-Time, Probationary

Calgary French & International School (CFIS) is a full French language immersion co-educational independent school, serving nearly 780 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:

CFIS is seeking a full-time English Language Arts Teacher (Grades 8 to 12) beginning in the 2024-2025 school year. The successful candidate will be teaching English Language Arts in our secondary division with specific grade level assignments still to be determined.

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.

· Working collaboratively with colleagues.

Qualifications :

· Bachelor of Education.

· Eligible for or in possession of an Alberta Permanent or Interim Teaching Certificate.

· Fluent English is required for this position.

· Valid first-aid certification (or willingness to obtain).

· Experience with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme is desirable.

Prior experience teaching secondary level English Language Arts is desirable. The successful applicant will need to provide a recent 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 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.


As per the CFIS faculty salary grid.

Posting Closes:

If this position sounds like the perfect fit for you, please submit your cover letter and resume to Apply Now . At CFIS we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway with a cover letter and resume describing why you are a great fit and to help us learn more about you. You may be just the right candidate! We thank all applicants in advance for their submission.