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Become a Principal with Edmonton Public Schools

Competition: 252421

Job Type

10-month, full-time, permanent

Staff Group

Leadership

Position closing date

February 23, 2018

Description

Edmonton Public Schools is looking for experienced principals who share our vision of transforming the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow.

Principals hold a pivotal role in our District by providing leadership, direction and coordination at each of our schools. As educational leaders, they have the opportunity and responsibility to create a safe and welcoming environment in which all students and staff can experience growth and success.

About you:

  • You are passionate in supporting every student’s journey from early learning through high school completion and beyond
  • You foster effective relationships with students, staff, parents and the community
  • You are committed to establishing an inclusive educational environment
  • You support regular, alternative and special education needs programming
  • You lead effective school-based practices to facilitate continuous improvement in literacy and numeracy levels and student learning
  • You have efficiently and effectively managed school operations and resources
  • You are aware of the organizational and operational structure of Edmonton Public Schools

Requirements:

  • Successful instructional leader for a minimum of five years
  • Meet Edmonton Public Schools’ Principal Quality Practice Standard
  • Valid Alberta Teacher certification

Successful candidates will be offered a continuing teacher contract with a two-year term probationary period. Principals are members of the Alberta Teachers’ Association and are included in the teachers’ bargaining unit.

Our District is committed to excellence and hires based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

How to Apply

Please email your resumé, most recent performance evaluation and any other evidence of demonstrated leadership for school improvement, by February 23, 2018 to sue.richard@epsb.ca or submit to Sue Richard, Human Resources, Edmonton Public Schools, Centre for Education, 1 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 4G9

About Edmonton Public Schools

Edmonton Public Schools is the second largest school district in Alberta, with over 8,500 staff focused on meeting the diverse needs of approximately 99,000 students across 213 schools and education sites. Our Vision is to transform the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow. We inspire student success through high-quality learning opportunities, supported by meaningfully engaged students, parents, staff and community. The District’s cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity support us in achieving our Vision and Mission.

Our District is committed to excellence and hires based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted. Prior to employment, successful candidates will be required to submit records check documents.