Assistant Teachers (Preschool to Kindergarten)

Calgary French and International School - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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CFIS Job Posting – 2020-21 Assistant Teachers (Preschool to Kindergarten)

Dated 2020-06-16




Principal of Early

Childhood Education /

Coordinator of

Accreditation & Licensing


Ten-Month, Full & Part-

Time, Temporary &


Calgary French & International School (CFIS) is a full French language immersion co-educational

independent school, serving over 800 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 candidates for Assistant Teacher positions in Early Childhood Education for the

2020-2021 school year. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the implementation of the daily program and instructional activities;
  • Work with children individually or in small groups to develop knowledge, skills, and

  • Provide thorough and active supervision of students at all times, and developmentally
appropriate behavioural guidance;

  • Participate in maintaining a safe, clean, and welcoming classroom environment;
  • Collaborate with ECE team members for program implementation and development;
  • Support children’s ongoing development and growth, in alignment with best practices in early
childhood and French immersion education;

  • Supervise outdoor play, snack, rest, and meal times;
  • Lead and implement before- and/or after-school programming for students in preschool to
Grade 6;

  • Maintain professional attitudes and loyalty to CFIS;
  • Participate in professional workshops or courses for the improvement of Early Childhood

CFIS Job Posting – 2020-21 Assistant Teachers (Preschool to Kindergarten)

Dated 2020-06-16

  • Maintain confidentiality about children, their families, and other employees inside and outside
of the school;

  • Follow directions given by lead teacher, Coordinator of Licensing and Accreditation;
Coordinator of Before and After School Programs, and Principal of Early Childhood


  • Other duties as needed.
  • Early Childhood Education certification with a minimum of Level 1 Child Care Assistant
required; Level 2 or higher is an asset;

  • Valid Standard Level B (Childcare) First Aid certification;
  • An understanding of the emergent curriculum model;
  • Fluent spoken French is required.
Prior experience with children aged 3-5 is desirable. The successful applicant will need to provide

an updated Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening within 6 months of

commencing work.

Skills, Technical and Behavioural Competencies Required:
  • 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 successful candidates are found. If you meet the above

qualifications and wish to apply, please review the Application Process at

Please indicate whether you are applying for a full-time or part-time position in the subject line

of your email.

All applicants are thanked in advance for their submissions.