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Career Postings

Director of Finance and Administration

French International CAIS accredited private school, about 425 students total, is seeking a full-time Director of Finance and Administration beginning early January 2021.

Founded in 1966, Lycée Louis Pasteur is a non-denominational co-ed independent school providing a challenging and stimulating bilingual education within a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment. We are Calgary’s premier French School, the only preschool to Grade 12 school in Western Canada accredited by both the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education. We are educating responsible and ethical world citizens who graduate with two diplomas: the French Baccalaureate and the High School diploma of Alberta. As a member of the AEFE agency, we are part of a prestigious network of about 500 schools in 150 different countries.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Head of School (HoS), the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) is a member of the senior management team.  The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for the direction of all financial operations, risk management, human resources and other administrative functions of the School, in order to fulfill the strategic plan of the Lycée Louis Pasteur Society.  The Director of Finance and Administration also interacts with the Board of Directors as ex-officio member of the Audit & Risk Committee. There are two direct reports to this position – Accounting Manager and Office Coordinator.

JOB DUTIES

The duties of the Director of Finance and Administration include, but are not limited to:

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

  • Prepare, implement and maintain effective policies and practices to ensure the financial integrity of the School
  • Prepare all financial projections and analyses, including 5-year rolling projections
  • Manage operational and financial risk and develop policies and procedures for management and control thereof
  • Manage the annual capital expenditures budget and follow the Reserve Study recommendations for capital expenditures
  • Manage the Reserve Funds and reporting thereof, including recommendation for Board Reserve allocations annually 
  • Manage the School credit facilities and banking arrangements 
  • Oversee and manage the accounting, payroll and benefits, and other business office functions
  • Perform analyses and required support for Strategic priorities of the Lycée, including the execution of planning and financing for major projects 
  • Manage the annual audit process
  • Oversee the preparation of the annual audit; liaise with auditors as necessary 
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports for various internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversee the preparation of and compliance with the annual operating and capital expenditures budgets
  • Oversee the preparation and submission of budgets and financial statements to the various agencies, government and school authorities
  • Oversee School metrics and interact with external bodies regarding metrics and tracking of the school (CAIS, AEFE etc…)

 HUMAN RESOURCES

  • Develop and implement an annual HR strategy in line with the strategic plan and yearly budget
  • Perform salary reviews and recommendations
  • Provide recommendations to the Head of School and Board of Directors on compensation policies, programs and practices to attract and retain the best personnel
  • Prepare all employment contracts
  • Supervise the administration of the benefits program
  • Deliver effective and efficient HR support to all faculty and staff
  • Perform human resource functions as required (i.e. hiring, mentoring, performance reviews, etc.)
  • Respond to all HR related questions
  • Ensure and enhance administrative annual performance review process
  • Deal with performance issues in a legally compliant and professional way
  • Ensure all Human Resources policies and procedures are up to date and legally compliant, including the employee handbook
  • Liaise with legal counsel as necessary (employment, immigration, etc.)
  • Oversee all required annual compliance
  • Oversee, manage and ensure proper implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety protocols
  • Oversee general safety requirements, policies and practices

ADMINISTRATION

  • Maintain and manage the financial system platform
  • Manage the insurance policies and ensure proper coverage exists for the school with annual reviews
  • Manage and review enrollment contracts and other contracts (service, etc.) to protect the Lycée and ensure compliance with all legal requirements
  • Oversee the main office protocols and procedures
  • Oversee purchases and student services
  • Oversee all administrative functions as necessary

OTHER DUTIES

  • Maintain relationships with all major stakeholders and funders including Alberta Education, AEFE, CAIS and AISCA
  • Manages the School’s Financial Aid program
  • Research and apply to potential public/governmental funding sources
  • Ex-officio member of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Member of other ad hoc committees of the Board as necessary
  • Provide support to the Head of School and the Board as required
  • Perform other administrative duties as necessary and reasonable, as requested by the Head of School

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance or a related field required; Higher certification such as CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Significant experience in an independent school or a non-profit organization strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience with HR and related canadian federal/provincial regulations, in particular employment laws.
  • Minimum 3 years of leadership experience.
  • Strong background in accounting, finance, financial modeling, financial control, financial reporting, cash management, investing, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and an ability to work under pressure both independently and within a team-oriented environment. 
  • Familiarity with the French language and culture is a plus.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background check (First Aid training, Police check, etc.)

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS 

  • Permanent position
  • Start date: January 4, 2021
  • Salary competitive, commensurate with experience
  • Participation in our group benefits program including but not limited to – medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, and RRSP plan. 
  • Application Deadline: November 30, 2020. However, if necessary, the posting will remain open until filled.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and references to Frederic Canadas, Head of School. Please submit in PDF format, preferably via email to candidature@lycee.ca.

For further information on the Lycée Louis Pasteur, please visit: www.lycee.ca. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

As an equal opportunity employer, Lycée Louis Pasteur does not discriminate in its hiring of employees on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital or veteran status, age, or disability. We actively seek diversity among faculty and administration, as well as among students.

SUBSTITUTE ELEMENTARY TEACHER / GRADE 1 TO 5 (Maternity Leave Replacement)

Reporting to the Head of School, the Elementary teacher is responsible for teaching, preparing and delivering subject matter to students at the Lycée. The Elementary teacher will liaise with primary teachers, coordinators and administration as necessary. Teachers have a critical role in executing the mission, vision and philosophies of Lycée Louis Pasteur.

The duties of the Elementary teacher include but are not limited to:

  • Plan and discuss educational program with administrators;
  • Teach to students in accordance with Alberta Education standards;
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials;
  • Individualize instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student;
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behaviours needed to achieve a functional learning environment in the classrooms;
  • Evaluate students on an ongoing basis;
  • Take a leadership role in promoting the curriculum in school and throughout the community;
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records;
  • Supervise students out of classroom as required;
  • Administrator standardized Alberta Education testing and Ministry of France testing;
  • Serve on curriculum and standards committee;
  • Attend faculty, instructional leaders and school meetings;
  • Attend and participates in provincial and national associations and conferences;
  • Present professional development for teachers and staff;
  • Engage in collaboration with teachers and staff;
  • Engage in the events of the community;
  • Participate in onsite or offsite French lessons as required and requested;
  • Lead an extracurricular activity as required (Chess club for example).

Required skills:

  • Strong classroom management skills;
  • Solid understanding and appreciation of the philosophy and unique goals of Lycée Louis Pasteur;
  • Fluent in French;
  • French Ministry of Education certified would be a plus.

Other requirements:

  • Up-to-date First Aid & CPR certificates;
  • Up-to-date police Check with Vulnerable Sector Search;
  • Valid Alberta teaching license;
  • Bachelor of Education.

Application Process:

Please submit a resume and cover letter with the subject line – Substitute Elementary Teacher to candidature@lycee.ca.

Note:

Applicants must submit a cover letter.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Start Date: TBD

Job Type: Maternity Leave Replacement

Substitute Elementary Teacher – French Fluency required

French Ministry of Education, Alberta Education and CAIS accredited French bilingual school, about 425 students total, is seeking several substitute elementary teachers for the school year 2020-2021.

Founded in 1966, Lycée Louis Pasteur is a non-denominational independent French international school providing a challenging and stimulating bilingual education within a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment. We are Calgary’s premier French School, the only pre K to Grade 12 school in Western Canada both accredited by the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education. As a member of the AEFE, we are part of a network of 522 schools in 139 countries.

Reporting to the Head of school, the Elementary teacher is responsible for teaching, preparing and delivering subject matter to students at the Lycée. The Elementary teacher will liaise with primary teachers, coordinators, and administration as necessary. Teachers have a critical role in executing the mission, vision, and philosophies of Lycée Louis Pasteur.

The duties of the Elementary teacher include but are not limited to:

  • Follow and discuss the educational program with administrators;
  • Teach to students in accordance with Alberta Education standards;
  • Follow lesson plans and instructional materials;
  • Individualize instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student;
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behaviors needed to achieve a functional learning environment in the classrooms;
  • Evaluate students on an ongoing basis;
  • Supervise students out of the classroom as required;
  • Administrator standardized Alberta Education testing and Ministry of France testing if necessary;
  • Attend faculty, instructional leaders and school meetings;
  • Engage in collaboration with teachers and staff;
  • Engage in the events of the community if necessary;
  • Lead an extracurricular activity as required.

Required skills:

  • Strong classroom management skills;
  • Solid understanding and appreciation of the philosophy and unique goals of Lycée Louis Pasteur;
  • Fluent in French, working proficiency in English.

Other requirements:

  • Up-to-date First Aid & CPR certificates;
  • Up-to-date police Check with Vulnerable Sector Search;
  • Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate;
  • Bachelor of Education.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter. Please submit in PDF format preferably via email to candidature@lycee.ca. For further information on the Lycée Louis Pasteur please visit: www.lycee.ca

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

As an equal opportunity employer, Lycée Louis Pasteur does not discriminate in its hiring of employees on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital or veteran status, age, or disability. We actively seek diversity among faculty and administration as well as among students.