Job Posting 96818

Teacher - Early Learning
ABC Head Start Society
Edmonton area
closes in 9 days (Thu, 5 Oct)
full time  •  $29.40 - $38.57/hour

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and creating a positive learning environment for children who learn differently? Are you driven to help children overcome the impact of poverty and help neurodivergent learners harness their superpowers? We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Early Learning Teacher to join our team beginning in the 2023-2024 program year.


This role works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals utilizing the principles of Flight Framework, SCERTs, and Safe Management practices to help children ages 2.8 to 5 years. With the support of the Site Supervisor, you will lead of team of educators to create an inclusive classroom environment that focuses on play-based learning.


Major Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement age-appropriate, play-based lesson plans and activities for children between the ages of 2.8 to 5 years utilizing the principles of Flight Framework, SCERTs model and Safe Management training.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the classroom team to implement program plan while fostering strengths of the team.
  • Foster a safe, supportive, and engaging learning environment that encourages exploration and curiosity.
  • Provide individualized attention and support to meet the unique needs of each child in the classroom.
  • Promote social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development through creative play and educational activities.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team to ensure a cohesive and well-rounded program plan.
  • Monitor and track children’s progress, keeping detailed records to support completion of Individual Program Plan (IPP) to share with parents and administrators.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, providing regular updates on their child’s development and goals.
  • Ensure the classroom is organized, clean and well-maintained at all times.
  • Follow all safety protocols and procedures to ensure the well-being of the children.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education (Early, Special or Elementary Education).
  • Current Alberta Teaching Certification (Interim or Permanent).
  • Experience working with children aged 2 to 5 years of age.
  • Strong understanding of early childhood development principles and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Creativity and enthusiasm for designing and implementing engaging learning activities.
  • Knowledge of inclusive early learning environments and supporting children with social/emotional growth
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to create a nurturing environment for young learners.
  • Flight curriculum and SCERTs model familiarity (asset)
  • Basic computer skills for Office 365, MS Office

Other Information:

  • As the workload and operational requirements shift, it may be required that you change locations, dates, and/or hours of work.
  • A security clearance with vulnerable sector completed is required for all newly hired employees.
  • Child intervention check is required for all newly hired employees.
  • Standard first aid certification required within 30 days of employment.
  • Safe Management training through the employee will be required within one year of employment.
  • Availability to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

Job Location: Westmount and Mill Woods


Work Schedule:

  • 80 hours bi-weekly, Monday – Friday
  • ½ hour paid lunch daily

Type of Position: Regular Full Time – 10 months/year with program closures that match a standard school year.

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