Serves as the chief administrator and educational leader of the school, responsible for development, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of policies, programs, and curriculum activities that results in a comprehensive program of educational and student services that promotes the educational development of each student and the professional development of each staff member.
1. Creating a school culture that promotes the ongoing improvement of learning and teaching for students and staff. Supervises all teaching personnel, directly and/or indirectly.
2. Conceptualizes the broad goals of the school and plans accordingly to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented to carry out the total school program.
3. Consistently demonstrates high moral, ethical, and professional standards of performance and personal integrity, which includes addressing problems and issues in an open, honest, and timely manner. Ensures proper conduct which goes beyond the practice of avoiding what is wrong and instead focusing on choosing to do what is right. Serves as a champion for the school, avoiding actual or perceived behavior personally or among the staff which may cast a negative impression on the school.
4. Models and promotes trust, enthusiasm, rapport, respect and openness among faculty, staff, students, and members of the community. Celebrates successes and recognizes the achievements of others.
5. Leads the development, implementation and evaluation of a data-driven plan for increasing student achievement, including the use of multiple student data elements.
6. Creates a professional environment by assuring that personal and staff interactions with others in the school, community, and board are conducted with utmost respect and professionalism.
7. Provides activities which facilitate the professional growth of the school staff and enhance the quality of the instructional program.
8. Honors the ideas of others even when in disagreement with those ideas. Works collaboratively to resolve disagreements and seek mutually respectful solutions. Identifies the annual objectives for the instructional, extracurricular, and athletic programs of the school.
9. Ensures that instructional objectives for a given subject and/or classroom are developed, and involves the faculty and others in the development of specific curricular objectives to meet the needs of the school program.
10. Participates in school academic, athletic, and co-curricular activities to supervise and advocate for the school.
1. Eight (8) years of teaching experience
2. If foreign, must’ve been naturalized.
3. Prior experience as secondary or high school coordinator or administrator.
4. Ability to create a safe, orderly, positive school climate for students and staff.
5. Knowledge about laws, rules and regulations governing the operation of schools. Knowledge of innovations in education; alternative instructional strategies, alternative assessment methods.
6. Managerial skill in planning, organizing, delegating, and listening.
7. Must speak fluid English. French fluency is desired but not mandatory.