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Principal

Position Description

DESCRIPTION:

The position requires a candidate with strong administrative, pedagogical, communication and leadership skills who is prepared to undertake management responsibilities for human, financial, material and technical resources. Given the importance of community involvement to New Carlisle High School, the candidate must be able to establish very good relations with the surrounding communities they serve in order to cultivate, promote, and maintain a positive, nurturing, supportive, and inclusive school culture.

A thorough knowledge of all Quebec educational programs and resources, as well as the capacity to adapt all requirements to meet the needs of multi-age and multi-level classes is a must.

Necessary personal attributes include:

Resourcefulness, creativity, and resilience in maintaining school stability and supporting school initiatives.

Sensitivity to the individual and collective needs of students and the school community.

Resourcefulness in writing grant applications.

Willingness to travel

The related job description can be found in the following document: http://cpn.gouv.qc.ca/en/cpnca/management- staff/

(Under Accueil, click on Management staff, and then click on Conditions du travail).

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or an undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study;

A graduate university degree with a minimum of 30 credits in school leadership or administration. Candidates enrolled in such a program will be considered if they have completed a minimum of 6 credits;

Eight (8) years of relevant experience, preferably in both a primary and secondary school setting, including (5) five years teaching experience;

A permanent teaching licence as issued by the Ministère de l’Éducation et Enseignement Supérieur. Candidates who hold a valid teaching license in another province will be considered;

Bilingualism solid competence in oral and written communications

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

Proactivity, autonomy and ability to work in a team.

Knowledgeable of learning disabilities and behavioural difficulties with the ability to respond particularly to the special needs

Use attached-based developmental approach with at risk students

Be sensitive and responsive to the particular cultural and socio-economic needs of the community

Cultivate, promote, and maintain a positive, nurturing, supportive, and inclusive school culture.

Be sensitive to the individual and collective needs of students and the school community

Seek personal professional development and growth

Evaluate, supervise and promote professional growth of all staff members

Commit fully to school improvement

SALARY AND ADVANTAGES:

The salary is in accordance with the rate established for school administrators/principals; between $73,515 and $98,017.The school board offers competitive benefits.

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