Elementary Vice Principals

Full Time

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The Vancouver School Board welcomes applications for the position of:

Elementary Vice Principals

Combine your passion for education and leadership.

Salary: $130,785.00 to $138,188.00

Working Conditions: In accordance with the Elementary Principal/Vice Principal Terms and Conditions of Employment

With deep gratitude and respect, we are honoured to be learning and unlearning on the ancestral and unceded lands of the x?m?θk??y? ?m (Musqueam), S?wxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) & s?lilw?ta? (Tsleil-Waututh Nation).

At the VSB, we are proud to provide exceptional learning experiences for students. As a large, urban school district,

VSB is one of Canada’s most diverse school systems.

We embrace Indigenous ways of knowing and learning and work to expand Indigenous perspectives across the curriculum and within our 107 schools and programs, where more than 50,000 students learn and grow.

Equity and inclusivity are at the forefront of our approach to education. More than 7,700 staff work to create learning environments where every student thrives by prioritizing students’ needs, applying evidence-informed practices and building relationships. VSB’s culture reflects the diversity of our city.

Students enrolled in VSB come from varied backgrounds and lived experiences and are encouraged to explore and share their unique selves and gifts. Our commitment to students goes beyond academics. Students’ overall well-being and sense of belonging are equally important. We strive to build a school system where every student can be their authentic self and succeed throughout their learning journey.

In doing this work, we champion equity and accountability by making evidence-based decisions. As a learning organization, humility is our guidepost as we seek to continually improve student outcomes in service to them, their families, and the broader community. Our work is guided by the VSB Education Plan. For more information about our school district, visit

Position Details:

In this pivotal leadership position, you and your principal will spearhead sustainable initiatives that improve student achievement and enhance a safe and caring school culture through your work to implement the District’s Education Plan.

Some of your non-educational responsibilities will include overseeing procurement, maintaining student records, and managing timetables and schedules. Most importantly, based on research and best practices, you will foster an environment of instructional excellence, where staff thrive in helping students reach their full potential. Elementary Vice Principals will also have a teaching assignment.

Your ability to build relationships will be essential to your success in this position. As a champion of equity and inclusion, you will help manage student conduct, and draw parents/guardians into the school community.

Furthermore, you bring a wide repertoire of skills including a well-developed sense of organization, effective time and task management, and astute problem solving and conflict resolution. Above all, as an active listener you value stakeholder input, garnered through open and transparent communication.

Along with having completed, or working towards, a Master’s degree in a related field, you hold a valid B.C. Professional Teaching Certificate. You have a dynamic portfolio of experiences, which you have gained through working in a variety of schools, communities, and roles.

This has not only contributed to your understanding and appreciation for diversity but is exemplified in your daily practice.

Successful applicants for this position will demonstrate personal experience and understanding of the attached selection criteria (Selection Criteria). Please include in your cover letter a brief description of your lived experiences and beliefs as they relate to the selection criteria and the District’s Education Plan.

Please list your work experience within your portfolio starting with your most recent experience. Please ensure that all relevant sections of your portfolio are complete prior to submitting your final application.

Your application portfolio must include the following documents:

Cover Letter

Comprehensive Resume

A maximum of two (2) pages of supporting documentation (e.g. letters of reference).

3 Professional Supervisory References -email and phone numbers of your current and previous supervisors

We do not accept references from colleagues, friends, personal relationships, or family

The following documentation is not required:




Criminal Record Checks

Applications should be received by 4:00 pm Monday, April 8, 2024 (PST)

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in April/May 2024


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Additional Information for Applicants:

The VSB has been given approval from the Human Rights Tribunal for a Special Program under s. 42(3) of the Human Rights Code. Under this special program, the VSB seeks to preferentially hire Aboriginal persons to a variety of teaching positions.

Therefore, each applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information whether they self-identify as an Aboriginal person.


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