Preschool Teacher

Reports to:  Group Fitness & Programs Manager

What’s In It for You:

  • Free facility membership plus a variety of free and discounted programs & services 
  • Performance based bonus program and an employee recognition program
  • After successful completion of probationary term, eligibility for our RRSP employer matching Program and our flexible benefits package 
  • Professional Development assistance program available to support employee career growth.
  • Annual staff events including BBQ’s, Corporate challenge, December holiday party and many more
  • Free parking and close to transit with a C-train and bus stop steps away

What You’ll Do:  

Customer Service Excellence:

  • Assist with the development of the Preschool for Active Living curriculum including principles of the Long Term Athletic Development Model (LTAD)
  • Lead and supervise children between the ages of 3 & 4 years through a variety of structured and unstructured activities including circle time, free-play, craft, snack and physical time.
  • Assist with the mentorship of the physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual characteristics of the children
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers to plan, organize and facilitate themes to integrate into the curriculum for all classes.
  • Build positive working relationships with internal & external customers including teachers, support staff, special guests, parents and children.
  • Ensure that the Preschool for Active Living environment is a safe & effective place for all children to learn and grow by following all health & safety standards.
  • Continue to further your education and training by pursing professional development opportunities related to Early Childhood Education or similar fields of interest.
  • Provide ongoing communication to the parents & guardians of children in the Preschool
  • Attend all Preschool for Active Living meetings & in-services organized by the Preschool Shift Leader
  • Assist with the organization and maintenance of the classroom including the cleaning and maintenance of supplies, toys and equipment.
  • Assist with the set-up and take-down of the classroom at the beginning and end of the school year
  • Help to promote the PAL program by being involved with events including Registration Days, Meet the Teacher and Year End Celebration

Contributing to Team Success:

  • Establish positive working relationships within the team and other departments to ensure a cohesive working environment.
  • Attend quarterly in-services and meetings on a regular basis to ensure that you stay up-to-date on information related to Preschool
  • Assist with the evaluation of the Preschool policies and procedures to ensure Best Practices are being met and provide Manager with feedback and recommendations.
  • Adhere to licensing standards at all times, and be familiar with material in order to answer questions by licensing officer.
  • Maintain effective communication with other Preschool Teachers and Programs Manager by responding to information in a timely manner.
  • Assist other Preschool Teachers  by filling in shifts as needed when your schedule allows you to do so.
  • Secure a substitute when you are unable fulfill your shift and report changes to the Group Fitness &, Programs Manager. 
  • Ensuring you are checking and responding to Repsol Sport Centre emails on a regular basis.
  • Ensure you fill in google calendar and google docs for timesheet and coverage

Trusted Empowerment & Self Leadership:

  • Understand and apply all Emergency Procedures related to Preschool and Licensing and ensure that you communicate the incidences that occur during your shift through the appropriate reporting procedures.
  • Familiarize yourself with the policies and procedures outlined for Preschool both in regards to program plan and Repsol  and ensure that all supporting procedures are practiced on a continuous basis.
  • Inform the Group Fitness,& Programs Manager of changes to your availability that impact your ability to fulfill shifts in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that your payroll is up-to-date by submitting an online timesheet through Google Docs on a bi-weekly basis, and completing the hard copy located in Google Docs via the shared link. 
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to expand your knowledge and stay up-to-date with trends in the industry.
  • Demonstrate an ability to make informed decisions regarding the children in care and ensure that you follow up with all individuals that are impacted.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how childcare operates, and promote to parents. 

What You Need: 
  • Must have a minimum of Level 1 Child Care Staff Certification of the Alberta Child Care Orientation Course
  • Alberta Food Safe Basics
  • Complimentary certification related to children
  • CPR C (recertified within one year) and Standard First Aid (recertified within 2 years)-required before employment can commence.
Repsol Sport Centre

2225 MacLeod Trail South,
Calgary, Alberta
   T2G 5B6

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 5:00am to 11:00pm
Saturday: 6:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am to 10:00pm
Holidays: 7:00am to 8:00pm

There are no Group Fitness or Registered
Classes on statutory holidays.

Closed on December 25th

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