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Description of School:

Southpointe would like to acknowledge and thank the Tsawwassen and Musqueam First Nations and all the Hun’qumi’num speaking people on whose traditional territories we teach and learn.

Southpointe Academy invites nominations, expressions of interest, and applications from exceptional educators, for the position of Senior School Principal, with the appointment to be effective summer 2024 or as mutually agreed.

Southpointe Academy is a leading edge International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum School located in the sunny micro-climate of South Delta, British Columbia and surrounded by the ocean, beaches, and natural beauty. As a co-educational, secular day school serving nearly 700 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 officially authorized for the IB Diploma Programme (Grade 11-12), which completes its innovative offering of IB from entry to graduation. The Senior School educational programme is currently supported through modern purpose-built facilities and amenities, with plans for an expansion campus. For additional information, please see

Reporting to the Deputy Head of School and working collaboratively with the Head of School and other Principals as a member of the Senior Leadership Team at the School, the Senior School Principal is responsible for the day-to-day operation and long-term development of the Senior School, from Grades 10- 12. The Principal is expected to take responsibility for the supervision of the Senior School faculty and the students. Communication with parents and community members is an essential component of the position. Southpointe offers highly competitive compensation and benefits.

The consultants will begin review of candidates immediately, with committee consultation later in the fall, and will continue until the role is filled. Applications, including a resume, a letter of introduction, and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without consent of the applicant), should be submitted, in confidence, to the School’s executive search consultants:

Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.

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.


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