Deputy Head of School

Deputy Head of School

  • Administration
  • South Delta

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 Deputy Head of School, 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 educational programme is supported through modern purpose-built facilities and amenities. For additional information, please see

Reporting to the Head of School, and serving as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Deputy Head of School will share in the responsibility for the leadership and management of the whole school at a strategic and operational level. The Deputy Head is a key player in helping Southpointe achieve its strategic vision and live out its mission of helping students learn, lead, and succeed. In collaboration with the Head of School, the Deputy Head will help to oversee the work of the Junior, Middle, and Senior School Principals in the day-to-day operation of the School and will be responsible for a number of key administrative functions combining the educational and business operations of the School. The new Deputy Head will be expected to provide committed leadership, expertise, and inspiration around emerging trends in education and identified priorities in the School’s strategic plan. 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.

[email protected]

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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