Join Our Team!

Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS) offers you the opportunity to work in a faith-based, collaborative environment where everyone's skills, knowledge and attributes are respected. As part of Alberta's publicly-funded education system, we proudly serve the communities of Camrose, Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park, Strathcona County and Vegreville. 

We have 16 Catholic Schools throughout the Division serving over 5,700 students. Our Central Learning Services is located in Sherwood Park, where the Superintendent of Schools and a team of administrators provide service to our schools, staff, and students.   

Our Mission is to develop educational opportunities within the context of Gospel values. Guided by the Doctrine of the Catholic Church, our Board has a preference for employing Catholic staff. EICS regards safety as a value that is an integral part of our operations. We are committed to provide the leadership, organization, training, and resources needed to maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment.

EICS appreciates all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Many Parts, One Body in Christ...we are EICS.

The following forms may be required as an employee of EICS:

Alberta TD1
Federal TD1 
Criminal Records Check (CRC)
Child Intervention Record Check

We offer career opportunities in the following categories:

  • Teaching
  • Leadership 
  • Administration
  • Support Staff
  • Non-Association



Elk Island Catholic Schools is now using to receive applications for teaching positions.  

All teaching opportunities within EICS will be posted on as they become available.  We no longer accept paper, email, faxed or general applications for teaching positions.
For external applicants charges an approximate annual fee of $12.00.
For internal applicants, who are currently employed by Elk Island Catholic Schools, please click on the How to Apply Internally link. 

We thank all applicants for applying with us, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The following documents are required prior to an offer of employment being extended, and should be submitted with the application:

A faith reference is required. We prefer that you use our Priest Reference Form available in PDF format.  Please the complete the Priest Reference Form and upload it with your application.

A photocopy of an Alberta Teaching Certificate.  In order to teach in Alberta, you must have an Alberta Teaching Certificate.  

To apply for certification, you must contact: Alberta Education - Teaching and Leadership Excellence:

(780) 427-2045 (for toll-free access within Alberta, first dial 310-0000)
Fax: (780) 422-4199
Alberta Education, Teaching & Leadership Excellence
2nd Floor, 44 Capital Boulevard Building
10044 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 5E6
Please note: You may drop off documents at our office, in person. However, we are unable to accommodate other walk-in services.

A photocopy of an evaluation for salary purposes (TQS). 

Apply to:  Teachers' Qualifications Service, Alberta Teachers' Association, Barnett House, 11010 - 142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5N 2R1 Phone: (780) 453- 2411 (1-800-232-7208)

For teachers with experience - written Verification of Teaching Experience confirming the length of service from former employer(s) including a specific number of days taught each school year.

Criminal Record Check available from RCMP Detachments (not older than 3 months).

Child Intervention Check available from Child & Family Services (not older than 3 months).

Please note:  Applicants are responsible for expenses incurred obtaining required documents.