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Posted: 
2021-09-16
Job Type: 
Contract
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Calgary
Glenmore Christian Academy (GCA) is an independent, Alberta accredited Christian school located in the Southwest of Calgary, Alberta, specializing in the education of children in grades K-9. GCA is a member of AISCA (Association of Independent Schools and Colleges in Alberta) as well as ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International). GCAs mission is to Teach Truth, Inspire Excellence, Experience God, and Serve through Love. GCA has a head of school, two principals and a staff of 80 serving approximately 950 students.

GCA has an opportunity for a 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher. Under the direction and mentorship of the Principal of Elementary, this individual will teach Grade 2 in class of up to 20 students. This is a maternity leave position commencing Monday, October 4, 2021. Characteristics

Successful applicants will possess the following characteristics: A vibrant Christian faith, demonstrating the leadership of Jesus Christ

The ability to make Biblical values an integral part of school life and integrate them into all subject matter

Strong understanding of a balanced literacy program

Clearly defined and well thought out assessment beliefs

Prepared to work collaboratively with other teachers and support-staff as a member of a professional learning community

Have strong, positive interpersonal skills

Be willing to contribute to the schools extracurricular program

Effective communication skillsQualifications Agrees and adheres to GCA Statement of Faith without reservation

Successful completion of a Criminal Records Check; including Vulnerable Sector Search to be completed less than three months prior to employment Required Certifications and Education Bachelor of Education

AB Interim Certificate

AB Letter of Authority

AB Permanent Certificate Preferred Experience At least two years of teaching experience is preferred

Compensation

Glenmore Christian Academy offers a compensation package competitive with public schools in Alberta. All teachers will contribute to the Alberta Teachers Retirement fund. Interested candidates are asked to apply through Apply to Education and/or send their documents by email to careers@gcaschool.com. Applicants must have the right to work in Canada. Local candidates will be given preference. The following attachments should be included: Cover Letter

Resume summarizing training and experience

Copy of your most recent evaluation

Minimum of three professional references that can be contacted

A statement of faith

Pastoral reference (recent within three months) No agencies or telephone inquiries please. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.