Human Resources
School: St. Francis Junior High School
City/Town: Lethbridge



This position is open to all qualified internal and external candidates. If chosen as the successful candidate, external applicants must provide a current criminal record (including vulnerable sectors) check, and a current child intervention check prior to receiving a contract.

The Holy Spirit Catholic Board of Education requires a probationary 1.0 FTE Junior High Graduation Coach at St. Francis Junior High in Lethbridge, commencing as soon as possible.  Under the direction of the Director of Religious Education, the Junior High Graduation Coach will provide assistance to all First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, individually and in groups, to ensure the supports are in place for successful entrance to high school.  This assistance will include, but not be limited to, analyzing and tracking data to identify students with dropout risk factors; reviewing student progress on courses and working collaboratively to develop an intervention plan; tutoring students individually and in small groups; identifying and removing barriers to graduation; and facilitating career action plans.

The successful applicant will work to ensure smooth transitions of elementary students to junior high and junior high students to high school.  Ability to develop relationships with students, parent/guardians, school personnel, and community organizations is critical to this position.  The candidate will work to develop connections with junior high students to be proactive in their education.

The Individual

You demonstrate an understanding of and respect for First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture, history and traditions, including the impact of contemporary and historical contexts. 

You are a strong advocate for youth and their success in learning. You demonstrate by interest, lifestyle, and growth involvement within a Christ-centered working environment. Your participation within the Catholic faith is considered to be an asset. 

We are looking for a dynamic educator who believes in supporting positive behaviors through dynamic classroom management, has a strong sense of inclusion, and is willing to build strong connections with parents, fellow colleagues and students


Certified to teach in the province of Alberta.


  • Successful teaching experience K- 12 with the ability to teach a variety of courses. The candidate must be recognized as a master teacher with a strong background in literacy and numeracy.


  • Organizational skills/time management
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Professional attitude
  • Confidentiality

For more information on this posting please contact the Director of Religious Education, Joann Bartley at (403) 327-9555.

Application package must include the following:

- A cover letter indicating the position applied for;

- Resume, and any other documentation which would support your application;

- Contact information for 3 references;

- Holy Spirit Teacher Application Form located on our website:

- Pastoral Reference Form located on our website:       

INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please provide a cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position, a letter of reference from your current Principal as well as, any documents specified in the job posting that we may not have on file; including a copy of certificates and/or diplomas relating to education requirements for the position applied for. 

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Interested, qualified applicants are asked to submit by email a complete application package as described above to:

Mr. Brian Macauley, Deputy Superintendent

Holy Spirit Catholic School Division


We wish to thank all applicants in advance for submitting résumés, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.




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