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Teaching Staff

Location: Horizon Leadership Academy

Competition #: 8817

Open To: Both internal and external candidates

Date Posted: June 12th, 2019

Closing Date: June 19th, 2019 - 2:00pm

Job Start Date: August 26th, 2019

Job End Date: June 26th, 2020

Additional Information:

The Division:

Palliser Regional Schools 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. In addition, a satellite Maintenance Shop has been set up in the Town of Vulcan. The division offers full public education services to approximately 8100 students ECS through Grade 12 in 51 schools, including 5 outreach programs, 2 alternative Low-German Mennonite programs, 11 alternative Faith based schools, 17 Hutterite colony schools, an on-line school, Palliser Beyond Borders, the Calgary Islamic School (Akram Jomaa Campus and Omar Bin Al-Khattab Campus), Palliser's newest school, Horizon Leadership Academy, and the Palliser Alternative Outreach School in Calgary. Ten of Palliser's alternative faith based schools are located in the City of Calgary. Palliser's approved operating budget for the 2018-2019 school year is approximately $96.35M. 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 Regional Schools invites applications for a 1.0 FTE Full-Time Probationary Grade 6 Teacher at Horizon Leadership Academy commencing August 26, 2019 to June 26, 2020.  This assignment is to teach Grade 6 and other subjects as assigned by the School Principal, and is geared towards an Elementary Generalist with experience in literacy and numeracy instruction, creating an inclusive learning environment, culturally responsive and understanding of social-emotional learning needs for students.

Horizon Leadership Academy is currently a Kindergarten through Grade 9 School serving approximately 245 students. The school is located in the southwest part of the City of Calgary. The Horizon Leadership Academy strives to develop an enriched learning community that promotes academic achievement, leadership, Arabic Language and Islamic values. 

For more information about the school please visit the Horizon Leadership Academy website at:


Interested candidates are asked to submit their documents through the Human Resources page of the Palliser Regional Schools website at:

The following attachments should accompany the online submission:

  • Cover letter directed to Jane Thomas, Principal, Horizon Leadership Academy;
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Copy of your most recent evaluation;
  • Minimum of three professional references.

The successful applicants 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, Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

Any questions regarding the ad, the school, or the position, should be directed to Jane Thomas, Principal, HLA at: or (403) 460-1746.

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marliss Norlin, Executive Assistant, Human Resource Services at

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