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Grades 7-9 Physical Education Teacher (Probationary)

Location:  Calgary Christian Secondary School
Anticipated Start Date: August 23, 2022
Anticipated End Date: June 28, 2023
Assignment:  Middle School P.E. Teacher
FTE:  1.0 (Probationary)


Specialty Required:

Palliser Regional Schools is committed to engendering and supporting the values of the broader society: empathy, integrity, respect, trust and responsibility.  If the children of this community are to realize these values, the division acknowledges its responsibility to provide an exemplary education.

Located in the City of Calgary and supporting Grades 7 to 12, Calgary Christian Secondary School is currently seeking a Probationary, Full-Time Grades 7-9 Phys. Ed. Teacher to join our team.



  • 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 evaluates students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health. Prepares, administers, and grades a variety of student evaluative tools such as projects, tests, 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 to 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, multi-media, 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, displaying students’ work, as assigned


Experience & Qualifications:

  • Alberta Teaching Certificate;
  • Previous experience administering junior high school curriculum;
  • Successful Criminal Reference Check, including vulnerable sectors (within 3 months of contract start date)


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 community
  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with the ability to create positive relationships and establish rapport
  • Trustworthiness and integrity
  • Commitment to the Palliser 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.


To support the Faith-Based Vision of the school and the society, the teacher should also possess:

  • A commitment to Christian education.
  • Provide a Statement of personal Christian Faith detailing a commitment to Christian Faith and education, with an accompanied letter of Pastoral reference (required).


Please ensure you attach the following documentation to your application:

  • Cover letter directed to Jadan BarthelPrincipal, CCSS;
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Copy of your most recent evaluation;
  • Copy of your valid Alberta Teaching Certificate;
  • Statement of Faith;
  • Pastoral Reference letter;
  • Minimum of three professional references.


We thank all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

By virtue of the submission of an application, the applicant agrees that the superintendent or designate can contact previous employers for the purpose of conducting confidential reference checks whether or not the applicant has listed a reference for that employer.

Ms. Audrey Kluin, Associate Superintendent

Palliser School Division