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Location: John Davidson School, Coaldale

Competition #: 13075

Open To: Both internal and external candidates

Date Posted: April 22nd, 2021

Closing Date: May 14th, 2021 - 2:00pm

Job Start Date: May 10th, 2021

Job End Date: June 29th, 2021

Hours Per Week:

The Division:

Palliser School Division is a public school jurisdiction located in southern Alberta. The geographical area stretches from just south of Lethbridge to the Bow River south of Calgary. Palliser Centre houses the Central Office Administration, Maintenance and Transportation and is located in the City of Lethbridge. The division offers full public education services to approximately 8600 students ECS through Grade 12 in 50 schools, including 2 alternative Low-German Mennonite programs, 10 alternative Faith-based schools, 17 Hutterite colony schools, Palliser Beyond Borders, the Calgary Islamic School (Akram Jomaa Campus, Omar Bin Al-Khattab Campus, and Horizon Leadership Academy) and the Palliser Alternative Outreach School in Calgary. Nine of Palliser’s alternative faith-based schools are located in the City of Calgary.

Palliser’s approved operating budget for the 2021/22 school year is 85 M. The division prides itself on a history of excellence in education, strong community support, proactive planning and, most importantly, high student achievement.

The Position:

Palliser School Division invites applications for a Temporary Part-Time German Instructor at John Davidson School commencing May 10, 2021.  The successful applicant will have relevant training and experience supporting elementary children in a school setting and must be fluent in Low German.  

John Davidson School (Grades K-9) has approximately 188 students and is located in the Town of Coaldale. The Town of Coaldale (approx. population 7,200) is 11 km east of the City of Lethbridge and is a friendly community committed to supporting its local schools.

For more information about the school please visit the John Davidson School website at:


Interested candidates are asked to submit their documents through the “Human Resources” page of The Palliser School Division website at:

The following attachments should accompany the online submission:

  • Cover letter directed to Crystal McGregor, Principal, John Davidson School;
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Copy of your most recent evaluation;
  • Minimum of three recent professional references.

The successful applicant hired will be required to provide a recent Criminal Record Check (completed within the past 3 months) including the vulnerable sector as a condition of employment. 

The competition will remain open for application until 2:00 PM, May 14, 2021.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact:

Crystal McGregor, Principal, John Davidson School at

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marliss Norlin, Executive Assistant, Human Resource Services at  Instructions on how to make an application can be found on the Career Opportunity page of the Palliser website.

We thank all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.