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ABC Head Start

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ABC Head Start Society has been committed to promoting and supporting strong children, families and communities in Edmonton for over 30 years.  We offer a comprehensive prekindergarten and family support program for vulnerable children and families.  Operating in 6 locations across Edmonton, our goal is to prepare children for a successful educational experience in partnership with the family and community. We know that by giving children the best possible early learning and development opportunities in life, we ensure the future well-being and prosperity of our families and communities.

ABC Head Start Society employees are guided by the Spirit of ABC Head Start.  Please find more information at: http://abcheadstart.org/sites/default/files/assets/docs/The%20Spirit%20of%20ABC%20Head%20Start.pdf

If your professional values align with our agency mission, vision, strategic directions and Spirit please consider joining our team.

ABC Head Start is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers who report to the Site Supervisor.


  • Work with the inter disciplinary program team comprised of an Early Childhood Educator (Classroom Assistant), Social Worker, and Speech Language Pathologist to provide instruction and classroom management of the Early Learning programs.
  • Establishes an inclusive early learning environment that stimulates the emotional, social, physical, cognitive, communication and creative growth of children.
  • Establishes supportive and respectful relationships among staff and the children, their families and the community.
  • Monitors and provides documentation to improve program quality.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Permanent/Interim Teaching Certificate (or eligible for re-issue of Interim Teaching Certificate)
  • Intermediate skills in using a computer and MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook


  • Courses in Early Childhood Education or Special Education
  • Experience working with young children and their families
  • Experience working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Fluency in languages other than English

Start Date: As required after hiring

Compensation: $25.97/hour plus 6% vacation pay

For detailed job descriptions, please visit our web site www.abcheadstart.org.

ABC Head Start thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

How to Apply

To apply, email your résumé and a cover letter: ABC Head Start Human Resources Consultant hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include Substitute Teacher in the Subject Line of the email.