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Calgary Board of Education


Job Details

Hiring Organization  Calgary Board of Education
Post Name  Teacher
Qualification Bachelor of Education Degree or equivalent recognized by Alberta Education
Industry  Private
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary  CAD 22 To CAD 24 Per Hour
 Location   Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2R 0L4

How to Apply



Application to the CBE Substitute Teaching Roster (Kindergarten to Grade 12).

All applicants are required to include the following documentation:

  • Practicum and/or teaching evaluations
  • 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.

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 (e.g. First Aid)

These documents can be uploaded as attachments to the “My Job Applications” page of your Careers account.

Note: Please complete all fields of the application including

  • Teaching Assignment

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Please apply to only one posting. You do not need to apply to any other teaching job postings.


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.


In order to teach in Alberta, teachers must be certified through Alberta Education. For more information on this process, please refer to the Alberta Education website

Position Description


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.  Prepares materials for learning, and classrooms for activities, as appropriate.
  • Instructs 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.  Assigns lessons and corrects homework.
  • Observes and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.  Prepares, administers, and grades a variety of student evaluative tools such as projects, tests, and 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.
  • Meets 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.  Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.  Attends staff meetings, and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Prepares students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and 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, multimedia, 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.  Performs 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, and displaying student’s work, as assigned


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.

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 the 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.

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.

Be Part of Our Success

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 125,000 CBE students? The Calgary Board of Education is looking for exceptional professionals to join our team. Our employees are highly valued and recognized, and a career with the CBE offers incredible opportunities, rewards, and support.

We thank all candidates for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit career.cbe.ab.ca.

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