Interim – Principal Academic & Deputy-Head of School

Interim – Principal Academic & Deputy-Head of School

  • Administration
  • Victoria
  • $165,000 - $200,000 CAD / Year

INTERIM – Principal Academic & Deputy-Head of School
Internal/External Posting 

Posting Date:  July 2, 2024
Closing Date:  July 14, 2024
Posting # 2024057

Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week.
Beginning August 19, 2024, to December 20, 2024. 
Please note this is an Interim position, replacing an incumbent on leave of absence with an unknown return to work date and the dates of this temporary appointment are subject to change.

Range $165,000 to $200,000   
This is a non – bargaining unit position

All candidates must be legally able to work in Canada.

St. Margaret’s School (SMS) is Western Canada’s only girl-centered, independent day and boarding school located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on the unceded traditional territories of the Esquimalt Nations, Songhees Nations, and W̱SÁNEĆ Nations. Founded in 1908, SMS is an international centre for girl-centered learning and leadership development, providing empowering education for girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 (boarding grades 7–12).  St. Margaret’s School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) School offering the Diploma Program.

The Principal Academic and Deputy-Head of School is a senior leadership role responsible for overseeing the academic integrity and operational efficiency of the school. This position involves strategic planning, academic leadership, administrative management, and community engagement. The Principal Academic and Deputy-Head of School will report to and work closely with the Chief Executive Officer & Head of School to ensure the institution’s mission and vision are achieved, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement.

The Principal Academic and Deputy-Head of School will contribute to the pursuit of excellence in learning and achievement by overseeing the mapping of the curriculum JK – 12 and implementing best-practice instructional strategies to maximize student learning.  The position also plays a key role in staff development and in building relationships within the St. Margaret’s community and between the School and the broader community.  The Deputy Head will assume the Head’s duties during her absence.  Other duties will be assigned as necessary.

Join Our Team at St. Margaret’s School!

We look forward to welcoming talented individuals who share our commitment to excellence in all girls’ education and student development. If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for considering St. Margaret’s School as your next career destination!

To view and apply for available positions at SMS, please visit our careers page.

To submit a general application, please email your resume and a cover letter (no phone calls, please) to Human Resources at [email protected].

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