Career Opportunities

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS) is a premier, co-educational, independent day school that traces its roots and traditions back over 110 years. STS develops well-balanced students for a life of purpose by inspiring excellence in scholarship, leadership and character.

The School offers a rich and robust co-curricular program, a technology-rich environment and enrolls approximately 670 students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. In addition to a strong academic program, STS is the only independent school in Alberta to develop students’ global perspective through the International Baccalaureate Programme (PYP, MYP, and DP) and through membership in the Round Square international network of schools. Our exceptionally equipped facilities are located on a beautiful 200 acre campus situated in a spectacular setting adjacent to the City of Calgary against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Current Openings

We are accepting applications for the following position. Please be sure to follow the application instructions carefully (located to the right).

Elementary Homeroom (Grade 6)
1.0 FTE Temporary Maternity Leave

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and innovative teacher who appreciates working in a collaborative environment both within the division and across the curriculum. The candidate will also have a strong understanding of the Alberta Program of Studies. A knowledge of and/or training in the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Program (PYP) is an asset. In order to support student learning in a technology-rich environment, candidates should have experience using technology in the classroom.

Employees new to STS participate in a dynamic and supportive mentorship program.  This is a temporary 1.0 FTE teaching position covering a maternity leave from April 10, 2017 to June 23, 2017.  It is possible that the position could be renewed for September 2017 to March 2018. 

The successful candidate must hold (or be eligible to obtain) an Alberta Teaching Certificate.  The job description can be viewed here and the position guide can be viewed here.

Part of our hiring process involves an on-line assessment.  Please follow the directions listed below and complete the assessment
before you submit your documentation.  This constitutes only one part of our evaluation of candidates along with resumes, references and interviews. 

District Code:  22109712 

Please follow the application instructions, located to the right, carefully. Applications missing any of the requested information will not be processed.

The application deadline is February 6, 2017 at 9:00 am 

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected to participate in the next phase of our interview process will be contacted.

Please note that applications are accepted for posted positions only. All potential employment questions can be directed to Jana Wager at 


Application Instructions

1. Applications (your cover letter and resume) may be submitted via email, in .doc, .docx or .pdf format only, to and must include the names and contact information (phone number and email address) for three work-related references (one of which must be a direct supervisor). Your referees will not be contacted without your prior consent. Please do not send letters of reference, evaluations and/or transcripts and please do not send any of your documents to us via SkyDrive.

2. Please indicate in your cover letter where you were first made aware of this position (eg: STS website, Education Canada, CAIS, Calgary Herald, Okotoks Western Wheel, word of mouth, etc.)

3. Please reference the position in the subject line. If you are applying for more than one position, a separate email application must be received for each.

4. A one-page Teaching Philosophy Statement is to be included with your application package if the position involves teaching.

5. If you are applying for a teaching position, you must complete the online assessment before submitting your application.

Teaching staff must be eligible for Alberta Teacher Certification. 

The application deadline is at either 9:00 a.m. or 12:00 noon on the specified date (unless otherwise indicated).  The successful candidate must supply, at their expense, a current (within one month of the acceptance date) Criminal Records Check.

Applications missing any of the above information will not be accepted.

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected to participate in the next phase of our interview process will be contacted.