A list of all jobs, including general teaching applications, can be found in:
To become a teacher at the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) you will need:
- a valid Alberta teaching certificate and/or trade certificate (if applicable)
- a Bachelor of Education Degree or equivalent recognized by Alberta Education.
- documentation of successful practicum and/or teaching experiences
- strong list of references
Beyond technical requirements, we also look for philosophical alignment with our values and learning approach.
To start your teaching journey with the CBE, complete one of our general teaching applications.
To access the application, you will need to register and create a personal profile in our job posting system. Once you create a profile, you can upload any additional documents to support an existing application (i.e. final practicum evaluations) or update any changes to your personal information.
You will be able to track the status of your application. Once your application is complete, you will be notified if we wish to conduct a screening interview.
Our Teachers Are Among the Highest-Paid in Canada
We value our teachers and compensate them very well. A new teacher with 4 years of education will receive $59,054 as a starting salary. This is one of the highest starting salaries for teachers in Canada. A starting teacher with 6 years of education and more than 10 years of experience will receive $101,331. (Sept, 2015)
CBE teachers receive numerous benefits, including paid vacations and personal days, pension plan, healthcare, dependants' health plans and life insurance.
Substitute teachers receive a highly competitive compensation package too. Not only do they receive a competitive benefits package, but on their second day in the same job, the substitute teachers’ daily rate is upgraded to the salaried equivalent.
A Career That Grows With You
Teaching doesn’t mean being in one classroom or one school for the rest of your career. At the CBE there are plenty of opportunities inside and outside the classroom depending on your area of interest or career stage. The CBE is unique from other school boards because we offer a variety of educational programs.
You will have opportunities to broaden your career, continue your learning and develop new skills. Teacher growth is a shared responsibility. As a teacher dedicated to continuing to learn throughout your career you will find a variety of initiatives including:
- online e-Professional Development
- Professional Learning Communities
- job embedded professional learning
- professional improvement fellowships
- many more learning opportunities
If you’re interested in growing into a leadership position, there are plenty of options to do so. Learning is our central purpose, and we encourage all teachers to further their learning through the various training and professional development programs and resources available.