Principal – Calgary – Cornerstone

Seeking a passionate and visionary Principal dedicated to nurturing young minds, ensuring top-notch education delivery, and leading an inspiring team. Be a part of our mission to shape the next generation with CEFA’s exemplary early learning system.

About Us: 

Core Educational & Fine Arts (CEFA) stands out with its avant-garde approach to early childhood education in Canada. We believe in nurturing the holistic development of a child’s intellect through a plethora of stimulating activities. From mathematics to yoga, reading to visual arts, we ensure every child’s brain is optimally engaged. At CEFA, we foster creativity, reasoning, sequential thinking, and more, all under an umbrella of fun, play, and expression.

Essential Qualities We’re Seeking: 

  • A passionate advocate for education and children’s development.
  • Stellar communication skills coupled with sharp business acumen.
  • Level 3 ECE certification; Bachelor of Education a plus.
  • Proven track record as Director/Principal in preschool settings or 5+ years in a leading childcare institution.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Highly organized, capable of juggling multiple priorities seamlessly.
  • Natural ability to connect and establish rapport with varied stakeholders.
  • Deep understanding of customer satisfaction.
  • Proficient knowledge of the Alberta Early Learning and Childcare Act, Licensing requirements & compliance procedures.
  • Well-versed with Health Safety, Food safety, and WCB norms.

Key Responsibilities

  • Uphold Childcare Licensing Regulations, emphasizing academic and operational excellence.
  • Drive comprehensive learning experiences for children & parents.
  • Maintain compliance, actively engaging in classroom support.
  • Manage daily operations, events, registrations, and student layouts and meet/exceed school KPI targets.
  • Champion the CEFA brand and cultivate robust community ties.


  • Level 3 Certificate in Early Childhood Education; Infant Toddler License an asset.
  • Knowledge of Alberta Licensing Regulations.
  • Minimum five years of exceptional ECE teaching experience.
  • Proven administrative expertise.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with additional perks.
  • Professional training: CEFA Principal & Methodology Training.
  • Paid vacation & professional days.
  • Healthful breakfast, lunch & snacks.
  • Medical benefits after six months.

Application Form: 

Are you ready to join the inspiring team at CEFA Calgary Cornerstone? Please complete the form below and upload your cover letter and resume.

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