Director of Junior School

Director of Junior School

  • Administration
  • Vancouver

Appointment of a Director of the Junior School

York House School


York House School (YHS) is one of Canada’s leading independent girls’ schools with a rich tradition of excellence in girls’ education stretching back 91 years. An inclusive, vibrant, and close-knit community of just over 670 girls, faculty and staff, parents, and generations of alum, we empower young women to become active global citizens with the courage to act on their beliefs and make a difference.

Our new Director of Junior School will join a flourishing organization on the cusp of an important new chapter in its evolution. Our new Head of School, Deryn Lavell, took up post in summer 2022 and we are excited and ambitious for our future under her expert leadership. This is a wonderful opportunity to join our school community at a pivotal moment and to play a significant role in our strategic development. This post offers an excellent opportunity to develop as a leader in a highly successful, dynamic organization.

The successful candidate will bring a strong track record of inspiring and innovative leadership, the operational management skills to run a thriving junior school and the strategic capabilities to contribute to our continued success at the forefront of progressive, girls’ education. A respected pedagogical leader, our new Director of Junior School will bring experience of developing high performing teams and collaborative skills to work effectively with and as part of the YHS Leadership Team. A passionate belief in the benefits of single gender education for girls is essential, as is the warmth, authenticity, care, and emotional intelligence to thrive in a small school community.

To download further information on the role or to apply, please visit quoting reference number 6447/1. The deadline for applications is 08:00 PST on Thursda, 23 November 2023.

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