Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources

  • Administration
  • South Delta, BC
  • $150,000 to $160,000 CAD / Year

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 over 660 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 takes immense pride in its world-class educational offerings. The International Baccalaureate Primary Years (Grades K-5), Middle Years (Grades 6-10), and Diploma (Grades 11-12) Programmes are globally recognized for their excellence, rigour and educational impact. These distinguished programmes are complemented by state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built amenities, ensuring an innovative environment for learning. Southpointe is actively constructing a cutting-edge expansion campus spanning over 75,000 square feet, seamlessly integrated with its existing facilities. This substantial undertaking not only mirrors the school’s continuous growth, but also demonstrates a sustained commitment to offering an optimal learning environment for all members of the school community.

Reporting to the Head of School, this role will commence as soon as possible.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

*These may include, but are not limited to…

  • Serve as a key member of the School Leadership Team and promote the school’s vision, mission and values.
  • Partner with the School Leadership Team to identify and address the critical needs of the School and achieve its strategic priorities.
  • Provide expertise and support to the School Leadership Team with regards to the Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Code, Worksafe BC, and Human Rights Code.
  • Provide support to the School Leadership Team in managing the collective agreement and employment or performance issues with unionized employees.
  • Lead labour relations activities, including collective bargaining, dispute management, workplace investigations, and grievance and arbitration processes.
  • Develop policy and programmes and lead the full range of human resource functions, including recruitment, on-boarding and off-boarding, job descriptions, offer letters, performance reviews, and evaluations.
  • Oversee and direct appropriate health, dental and insurance policies for employees, regularly analyzing the benefits plan for market competitiveness. 
  • Foster a positive working relationship with staff to promote a collaborative and professional work environment that is conducive to maximum employee engagement.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety requirements, including being a part of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee and providing recommendations for improvement. 
  • Ensure a strong employee performance management system.
    Oversee and manage systems for leaves of absence, including vacation, sick, pregnancy, parental, personal, etc.
  • Maintain all personnel files and ensure relevant information is filed and documented.
  • Participate in other HR projects or duties as assigned.


Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • At least five years of experience in a high-level HR role,  preferably in a K-12 educational setting, with CPHR designation.
  • Demonstrated ability to align Human Resources goals to the School’s strategic priorities.
  • Experience implementing legislative requirements that impact a complex working environment.
  • Strong, positive experiences managing labour relations issues, including contract management, collective bargaining, and workplace investigations.
  • A record of building and maintaining excellent professional relationships at all levels of the organization, as well as fostering effective relationships with external contacts.
  • Experience with BambooHR, preferable.
  • Strong experience leading a professional team.


Annual Salary

$150,000-$160,000 depending on qualifications and experience



  • Comprehensive health and dental plan, and other extended benefits;
  • RRSP employer contributions;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Staff wellness program;
  • Subsidised school lunch programme;
  • Professional development resources and support.



Please review the Job Description before submitting your application here with the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • Resume.

Please see our website for additional opportunities.

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.

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