Company Name:
Catholic Family Service of Calgary
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Education and Research
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
250 - 707 10 Ave SW

English and Social Studies Educator, Never Too Late

Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services respond to the challenges that threaten families and leave them vulnerable. We focus on enhancing the mental health and well-being of our clients, empowering parents, nurturing children’s healthy development and enabling success in school. We take an integrated approach across our service portfolio, always looking for the opportunity to encourage discussion and healing at the family level. In so doing, we enable CFS professionals to help their clients build strong and resilient families – and to break through the cycle of vulnerability to live the lives they have always wanted. We serve and employ people from all faith traditions, cultures and backgrounds.


The Position:

Title: English and Social Studies Educator, Never Too Late                Job Type:   Part-Time Contract


Catholic Family Service is seeking a part-time (8 hours/week) Educator/ Teacher for the Never Too Late program in its Community Services division. The Never Too Late program provides no-cost academic, social and emotional support to adult learners who want to complete their General Education Development (GED or high school equivalency). The Educator is responsible for lesson planning and delivering course instruction two evenings per week, three hours per evening, and for supporting students with GED exam preparation at Father Lacombe High School in Forest Lawn. The English and Social Studies Educator works alongside the Program Coordinator and Math and Science Educator and reports to the Supervisor, Community Services.


Qualifications Required:


—  Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent

—  Minimum 1-3 years of experience teaching English or Social Studies or facilitating curricula to adults whose history includes barriers to success in traditional classrooms

—  1-3 years of experience working with vulnerable populations, particularly in supporting adults experiencing complex life circumstances (e.g., poverty, addictions recovery, mental health) is an asset

—  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

—  Ability to engage various learning styles in a dynamic group setting

—  Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills

—  Familiarity with GED test requirements (

—  Evening availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays and occasional weekends during exam writing times


How to Apply:

E-send your cover letter and resume by January 25th, 2019 to:

Heidi Grogan, Supervisor, Community Services

[email protected]