Visual Arts – Edmonton
Melissa teaches Art and also Musical Theatre and Set Design at Ecole Secondaire Beaumont Composite High School in Edmonton in Alberta. The school has a fantastic student body and staff offering many diverse programs. Melissa coaches track and field and presents the student art show in the springtime. Edmonton is a snowy city in the winter and a sunny place in the summer. Edmonton is known as the Festival City for its many celebrations and the Rocky Mountains, nature’s playground, are four hours west. Melissa is single, Catholic and has a two-bedroom condo available for exchange and ideally would love an exchange to Sydney or near there for family reasons.
Food Technology and Hospitality/Fashions – Calgary
Mona teaches Foods and Fashion at Father James Whelihan Catholic School in Calgary Alberta. She is also qualified to teach French as a Second Language and Special Education. Mona is Catholic, married with three grown up children and has a five-bedroom home in Calgary available for exchange. Their home is walking distance from the lake where you can swim, fish and boat in the summer and ice skate and sled in the winter. Calgary is one hour from Banff National Park and the Rocky Mountains. A summer cabin near the town of Drumheller, home of he Museum of Dinosaurs, is only two hours away and available for the incoming teacher.
Alberta is a top province to exchange to. Follow the Twitter exchange conversations at #teacherexchange and watch the video Teacher Exchange Video.
For those teachers who have already applied for next year, your applications are in the hands of the overseas coordinators and we are eagerly awaiting matches. All the best for the coming year!