Help and advice for teachers

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Need help or advice? Need someone who understands teaching in Alberta? Teacher Employment Services (TES) staff are here to help. Call and talk to your Association before you act on any job-related issue.

Edmonton office


Calgary office


Switchboard hours

  • Labour Day to June 30—8:00 am–5:00 pm (Monday–Friday)
  • July 1 to Labour Day—8:00 am–4:30 pm (Monday–Friday)

Calls are confidential. We will verify your identity and discuss the problem. Advice is not given over e-mail.

Occupational health and safety

The rights and obligations for teachers, principals and school leaders.

Hazard assessments

Hazard assessments are done regularly by individual schools and each school division to ensure safe learning environments. 

Refusing dangerous or unsafe work

You have the right to refuse unsafe work that threatens you or someone else with immediate harm.