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Grande Prairie Public School Division
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Instructional Careers


Why us?

Grande Prairie Public School Division offers engaging and rewarding positions at any point in your teaching career. There is support for educational advancement and structured professional learning opportunities.


You must have an Alberta Teaching Certificate or be eligible to apply for a teaching position in our Division. A current Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Check must be provided as a condition of employment.

Compensation and Benefits Highlights

Teachers in Grande Prairie Public School Division enjoy comprehensive health benefits, competitive salary and opportunity for career growth. Highlights of the total compensation package are listed below.

Group health benefit package 100% paid by the Division, a value in excess of $7,500 per year:

  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Disability Insurance
  • Extended Disability Insurance
  • Extended Health Care; Health Spending Account
  • Dental Care
  • Vision and Hearing Plan

Benefit details can be found here

Our Collective Agreement provides the following additional benefits

  • Ninety sick days
  • Five personal days - two with pay, three with pay with cost of sub deducted
  • Six paid family illness days
  • Compassionate leave days with pay
  • Reimbursement of course tuition fees, up to $5,000 per year
Our Division provides beginning teachers with:
  • Professional development opportunities
  • ATA sponsored Beginning Teachers' Conference
  • Mentorship program for first and second year teachers
  • Leadership development programs
A substitute teacher is paid as follows:
  • $236.08 per day and $118.04 per half day, plus 2% in lieu of benefits
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