Career Opportunity - Associate Superintendent
New Westminster Schools seeks a collaborative
leader to serve as Associate Superintendent.
Working with and reporting to the Superintendent, the Associate
Superintendent will join a leadership team that is committed to the principle
of continuous improvement and excellence in creating and maintaining a robust learning
About New Westminster Schools
New Westminster is located in the centre of Metro
Vancouver between the larger communities of Burnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey and
Richmond. Despite its location, the city is relatively small and has retained a
strong sense of history and community. The total population is approximately
70,000 and is expected to grow to 84,000 by 2021. District schools are, in general, fully
subscribed, and a modest increase in student enrolment is expected over the
next few years.
The student population is reflective of the city’s
population, with a full range of social and cultural backgrounds forming a
diverse presence in our schools.
6,385 students in the K-12 system, made up of:
English Language Learner (ELL) students;
French Immersion students; and,
students with identified Special Needs.
schools; 8 elementary, 3 middle and 1 secondary
New Westminster School District has a rich tapestry
of cultures, backgrounds and needs. Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and
committed learning community dedicated to supporting each of our unique
programs and service
student success guided by our Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement
alternate programs; Sigma, Power, RCAP
of choice that include; early and late French Immersion, Montessori, International
Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, ACE IT apprenticeship program
About the candidate
a proven record of outstanding educational leadership
visionary and action-oriented leader who will build a shared vision of the
of child and adolescent development and of pre K-12 curriculum development,
implementation and evaluation
the expertise in the school improvement process including data analysis, goal
setting, action-plan development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
committed to the welfare and development of all individuals of the learning
a caring and motivational team builder who possesses effective communication,
collaboration and facilitation skills
the ability and desire to work with civic and business leaders in strengthening
support for and relations with the district
high ethics, flexibility, and accountability
the ability to supervise people and manage multiple initiatives
innovative educational practices and presents to stakeholders
degree in education with emphasis in teaching and learning or related field
or is eligible for teaching certification in the Province of British Columbia
successful experience in K-12 leadership roles, including that of principal or
district level leadership positions.
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a
list of five recent professional references in one single PDF document to:
Weston, Director of Human Resources
This position will remain open until a suitable
candidate is found, however applications received prior to March 15, 2017 will
be assured of careful consideration.
Duties will commence August 1, 2017.
Candidates who have questions are invited to
contact Superintendent Pat Duncan at 604.517.6328