Calgary French & International School (CFIS) recognizes that a diverse faculty and staff community benefits and enriches the work environment and the educational experience of the school's students. CFIS strives to remove barriers that have been encountered by some people in our society, to recruit employees who will further enhance the school's diversity, and to accommodate applicants with disabilities. CFIS accepts applications from anyone who meets the minimum requirements of the position. Whether a candidate is selected for interview is based on their resume, experience and education. CFIS provides a welcoming environment for all employees, and encourages diversity as part of our commitment to the Alberta Human Rights Act.
CFIS has more than 150 faculty and staff, including homeroom teachers, specialist teachers (in Secondary Division subjects, the visual and dramatic arts, music, and physical education), learning strategists, ECE educators, and administrative staff. Every year we add between five and 15 talented individuals to our team of faculty, staff and leadership professionals. We offer a competitive salary and meaningful professional development for all of our employees and we are a contributing member of the Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund. We are committed to continuously improving our school through a focus on our CFIS mission, vision, and values.
We accept applications year-round for full-time and part-time teachers.
Effective September 24, 2021, CFIS has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy where all new hires must provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two shots approved by Health Canada) as a condition of employment.
We are looking for candidates to fill the following positions:
Early Childhood Education
- On-Call Assistant Teachers (Preschool to Kindergarten and BAS)
- Assistant Teacher (Preschool to Kindergarten) - Full Time
- Assistant Teacher (Preschool to Kindergarten) - Part Time
- Substitute Teachers (Kindergarten to Grade 12)
A complete application includes:
1. A cover letter addressed to the Hiring Panel (for teaching positions, the cover letter must be in both English and French unless for an English- or Spanish-language teacher)
2. A resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
3. Three work-related references with name, organization, phone number and email address of each (one of your references must be a direct supervisor; references will not be contacted without your prior consent; do not send letters of reference)
5. For applicants to kindergarten through grade 12 positions only, a one-page teaching philosophy statement
Applications that do not contain all the required information or that do not meet the above requirements will not be accepted.
Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The following are the minimum requirements for position applications at CFIS:
- Bilingual (French and English) (French is the language of instruction for all classes except for English and Spanish classes);
- Applicants for all teaching positions must possess an Alberta Teaching Certificate or Alberta Interim Teaching Certificate or be able to acquire one within three months of hire. (For further details on Alberta teacher certification, please review the Teacher Certification Handbook on the Association of Independent Schools and Colleges in Alberta website.);
- Applicants for all teaching positions must also possess an Alberta Teacher Qualifications Service (TQS) evaluation from the Alberta Teachers' Association or be able to acquire one within three months of hire;
- Any applicant who is offered a position at CFIS must provide a current Police Information Check acceptable to the CFIS administration; and,
- All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.