Career Opportunities
Superintendent of Schools
Job Code: 2787438
School District #6 (Rocky Mountain)
Closing Date: Jan 30, 2020 4:00 PM MST
  Posted on: Nov 29, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Aug 01, 2020
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements
School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) is now accepting applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools, with duties commencing effective August 1, 2020.

School District No. 6 is located in the beautiful Columbia Valley in the East Kootenay region of BC and serves 3450 students in 18 schools with an annual budget of $49.7 million. The District is spread over 270 kilometers along the Rocky Mountains from Golden, through Invermere to Kimberley (with the Superintendent's office located in Invermere). The District's motto is "Quest for Quality" and is committed to an operating model that fosters collaboration and innovative practice.

The Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles of our School District place the highest value on helping each learner develop their potential, ensuring that they have what they need to be successful, and supporting and sustaining the relationships that are necessary for this to happen. Our achievement vision is that “every student will graduate with dignity, purpose and options” and this continues to guide us as we strive to continuously improve.

A Master’s degree in a relevant field and successful senior educational leadership experience are required along with a current BC Teaching Certificate issued by the Teacher Regulation Branch. The successful leader will have:

• A proven ability to work effectively with an elected Board and across partner groups;
• A proven record and commitment to meaningful consultation, collaboration, and team building throughout the school system and community;
• An in-depth understanding, and demonstrated leadership of current trends in instructional practices and curriculum;
• Specific skills in supporting evidence-based practice, and improved achievement across the system with a focus on every learner;
• Knowledge and an understanding of Indigenous Education;
• An ability to promote, support, and lead innovation and change that will result in improved success for students and staff;
• Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills; and
• Fiscal responsibility and overall accountability.

We invite candidates to submit their application by Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Please include full supporting documentation including a statement of educational philosophy and three professional references.

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