Do you believe that children shape the future? Do you understand that a child’s earliest experiences literally shape the foundation of their brains, like building a house? Are you passionate about children and understand that teachers make a difference every day? If so, we are currently hiring for the position of Cohort Assistant Teacher in Calgary, AB, and we would love to hear from you!
More about us:
Kids U is a growing Accredited Early Childhood Learning Institute in Calgary and Strathmore, AB that continues to set the standard for excellence. Our core values of Knowledge, Innovate, Development, Service and Upliftment support our vision of quality child care, preschool and kindergarten programs that build strong brains for life, nurturing infinite potential of children. These values and our common purpose shape our campus and office culture, with a focus on supporting our most valuable assets: our team.
Through natural light filled spacious rooms and learning materials, we offer an innovative and welcoming environment that is captivating and stimulating for both adults and children. In our preschool programs, we invite you to “Encourage Curiosity and Support Independence” as you become a co-learner alongside our students.
Our teachers have strong interpersonal skills and find joy in working with children and adults. They are committed to learning and teaching in emergent, project-based ways while open collaboration fosters a student-centered, inquiry based learning environment that cultivates enthusiastic and globally-minded individuals. Our directors and support office team work alongside teachers as coaches to provide the best possible programming for children and a similarly nurturing environment for staff.
If you are looking for an opportunity to explore what an environment as a third teacher is all about in a Reggio Emilia inspired classroom, deepen your understanding of the potential of children and their ability to transform the world through Montessori, and letting your inner child out through a fresh, fun and interactive approach to health and physical education, then this position is for YOU! As a Cohort Assistant Teacher, you get the BEST of both worlds - be a teacher and caregiver to a group of children and explore alongside them our three environments lead by teachers who are experts in; Right Brain (Reggio-Emilia), Left Brain (Montessori) and Movement (Physical Education) curricula.
We are currently recruiting for these campus location: Centennial.
Please know that you have to worry about your own parking.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following but not limited to:
What’s in it for you?
Our facilities offer spacious classrooms lit with natural light, a beautiful on site playground and are located near various parks and amenities. We offer a competitive salary and there are many opportunities for addition grants and subsidies. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young children and their families apply now!
Kids U is following all Alberta Health Protocols to ensure the health and safety of our children and employees.
We follow the Provincial guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 including but not limited to hand washing, safe distancing, wearing masks and frequent sanitization of high touch surfaces.
If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young children and their families, apply now!
Kids U is an equal opportunity workplace and we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. We believe that a strong focus and commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make early childhood education an enabler for wide-reaching change. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.