Administrator – Vice-Principal – Menno Simons Christian School

  • Full Time
  • calgary

Palliser School Division

Administrator – Menno Simons Christian School – Vice Principal The Palliser School Division invites highly motivated educators, who have demonstrated exceptional leadership to apply for the position of Vice-Principal at Menno Simons Christian School. The position will begin on August 26, 2024, or on a mutually agreed date. The successful candidate will be a pedagogical leader who possesses excellent interpersonal skills, a proven record of excellence in teaching, evidence of success in leading and encouraging professional learning and a willingness to be involved in the extracurricular activities of the school.

Administrative duties will include an active role in instructional leadership and all aspects of school leadership. Menno Simons Christian School Menno is a K-9 Christian school serving approximately 230 students within the Anabaptist/Mennonite faith tradition that offers an alternative program in the public Palliser School division. Menno offers students an education for life, providing opportunities for students to integrate sound academic learning with growth in character, faith and service to God.

The school is located in southwest Calgary and has a community committed to supporting student learning. When you apply to the Palliser School Division, you can feel good about serving our future leaders and contributing to student success. Job Requirements Master’s Degree in Education or a related field (or in the process of obtaining one) Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate Exemplary teaching and administrative experience Strong leadership and management skills Commitment to establishing positive working relationships with staff, parents, and community partners Commitment to establishing partnerships and is knowledgeable about indigenous cultures, traditions and values Experience in multi-grade level classrooms Willingness to explore innovative approaches to learning Student-focused leader, dedicated to excellence in student learning in an inclusive environment Ability to provide effective leadership which fosters innovation, collaboration, respect and trust Ability to work in partnership with parents and other stakeholders to support student growth and development Strong interpersonal skills To support the Faith-Based Vision of the school and the society, the Vice-Principal should also possess: A commitment to Christian education and the ability to challenge staff and students to Christian learning and living; An understanding of the Anabaptist Mennonite belief would be an asset; An ability to lead in the establishment and maintenance of a wholesome, spiritual, emotional and professional atmosphere which characterizes the school as a Christian school; An ability to provide leadership for the advancement of Christian education by articulating an educational vision to the school staff, to the Society, and to the general Christian community; The ability to partner with the Society in upholding its Mission and Vision.

Conditions of Employment In order to maintain a safe and secure working environment, applicants new to The Palliser School Division must provide: Criminal Record Check, including vulnerable sector check from Local Police Service or RCMP detachment; Social Insurance Number (SIN) card or document issued by Service Canada. SIN card/document must be in current legal name. Name on SIN card/document must match your Government Issued ID and Criminal Record Check; Government issued ID – valid driver’s license, valid passport or Nexus card; Completed Alberta Intervention Check.

Benefits Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan (ASEBP) coverage (as per collective agreement). To Apply Apply online at Palliser Career Opportunities. The following attachments should accompany the online submission: Cover letter directed to Audrey Kluin, Associate Superintendent (Human Resources); Resume highlighting professional qualifications and experience; Copy of your valid Alberta Teaching Certificate; Copy of your most recent professional evaluation; Statement of Faith and Pastoral Reference letter; Minimum of three professional references.

Closing Date Those who apply by May 1, 2024, will be given priority and careful consideration, however, this posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted for an interview. For more information regarding this position, please contact: Audrey Kluin Associate Superintendent of Human Resources [email protected] By virtue of the submission of an application, the applicant agrees that the superintendent or designate can contact previous employers for the purpose of conducting confidential reference checks whether or not the applicant has listed a reference for that employer.