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ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - MIDDLE AND SENIOR SCHOOL - CANADA


CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED STARTING DATE: 1 AUGUST 2024

PERMANENT POSITION


Southpointe Academy is a leading edge International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum School surrounded by the ocean, beaches and natural beauty of South Delta. As a co-educational, secular day school serving 630 students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, Southpointe is known for its strong sense of community, collaborative culture and commitment to professional development. The school fosters caring relationships with students and develops young people of character who make a positive difference in the world.


Southpointe features world leading programming through its highly acclaimed IB Primary Years (Grade K-5) and Middle Years (Grade 6-10) programmes. Southpointe is also an official Candidate School for the IB Diploma Programme (Grade 11-12), which will complete its innovative offering of IB from entry to graduation. The educational programme is supported through modern, purpose-built facilities and amenities.


Southpointe is seeking an energetic, outgoing and collaborative teacher who shares a commitment to

inquiry- and concept-based teaching and learning. Reporting to the Middle and Senior School Principal, the

Middle and Senior School Assistant Principal will commence August 1, 2024.




*These may include, but are not limited to...


  • Assume responsibility of day-to-day operations in the Middle/Senior School when the Middle/Senior School Principals are absent

  • Regularly inform, collaborate and communicate with the Middle and Senior School Principals about all aspects related to the Middle/Senior School

  • Identify staffing needs and play a leading and determinative role in the recruitment, hiring and retention of faculty

  • Conduct formal performance evaluations of MYP/DP teachers

  • Lead or assist in conflict resolution and/or performance review meetings with faculty members, in conjunction with the MS VP (MYP Coordinator);

  • Lead or assist in monitoring and managing the performance and duties of MYP/DP teachers

  • Assist in the induction of new faculty members into the Middle/Senior Schools

  • Serve as a direct resource for teachers in resolving day-to-day student conflict and behavioural issues

  • Assume teaching responsibilities for designated subjects in the Middle/Senior School.


Qualifications:


  • A deep understanding of the role of administrative leaders in independent schools;

  • Significant experience as a Grade 6-12 educator with an excellent track record of success;

  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail;

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively;

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, managerial, presentation and public-speaking skills;

  • Effective conflict resolution skills;

  • Experience in a leadership role working across Middle/Senior;

  • Master of Education or higher level training in administration and leadership.


Preferences:


  • IB training and experience working in the Middle Years and/or Diploma Programmes


Annual Salary:


  • $125,000-$135,000 depending on qualifications and experience

  • Above grid compensation based on the school’s approved teacher salary scale;

  • Comprehensive health and dental plan, and other extended benefits;

  • RRSP matching;

  • Staff wellness program;

  • Subsidised school lunch programme;

  • Professional development resources and support.



Applications:


Please submit your application with the following supporting documents to careers@southpointe.ca:


  • Cover letter;

  • Resume;

  • Copy of BC Ministry of Education: Certificate of Qualification or Independent School Teaching Certificate;

  • Two letters of reference, one of which must be from your most recent Principal/Supervisor;

  • Most recent teaching evaluation.

  • Please add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Assistant Principal - Middle & Senior School in the subject of your email.



Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada or be in the process of obtaining the appropriate visa(s).


Southpointe Academy encourages applications from suitably qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds. We value each community member’s identity, perspective and well-being, and embrace our differences as a sign of strength. We believe in diversity, equity and inclusion and are committed to equal employment opportunities.


We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Southpointe Academy. However, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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