Vice Principal - British Columbia Canadian International School - Cairo
Preamble and position overview:
The Vice Principal assists the Principal in administering and supervising the school with respect to the implementation of education programs, student placement and programming, timetabling of teachers, student evaluation and assessment, reporting to parents, maintaining school records, general conduct of students. The position requires someone who can work as a member of a team that involves mutual trust, collaboration and shared responsibility. The Vice Principal is required to be highly visible around the school.
Required Abilities, Qualifications and Experience:
• A B.C. teacher with current Certificate of Qualification including a criminal record check
• A Masters’ degree in Education Leadership or a related field
• Fluent in English
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• A minimum of three years teaching, preferably in a BC school
• A history of strong education leadership and organizational ability
Roles and responsibilities
Specifically, The School Vice Principal will:
• develop a professional learning community based on interpersonal trust, collaboration, and interdependence.
• ensure the smooth operation of the school, including the implementation of the BCCIS Mission statement
• develop a positive school climate and social responsibility through direct and intentional involvement with all BCCIS students
• effectively deal with behaviour issues in a fair, consistent and timely manner in accordance with the BCCIS Code of Conduct
• identify and resolve conflicts between students, teachers or combination of various people in a professional manner and ensuring respect in the workplace
• identify and effectively resolving parent issues and following an appeal process which involves the Principal when necessary and appropriate
• support staff and parents to ensure a positive and safe learning and social environment for all BCCIS students
• work with the Principal to create professional development opportunities and provide guidance and professional insight/expertise in program development, instruction and assessment practices
• develop rapport with teaching staff at multiple levels through such things as mentoring, developing curricular scope and sequences, promoting team building, and providing community/social/cultural support
• supervise all school-based staff in a respectful and professional manner to ensure excellent performance and professional growth.
• conduct teacher and teacher assistant evaluations
• assist in the editing and printing of report cards
• conduct weekly staff meetings
• be familiar with timetable development and the administration of Maplewood
• develop supervision and teacher assistant schedules
• work with teachers/support staff to coordinate and organize extracurricular field trips
• work with the Operations Manager to ensure appropriate transportation arrangements are made for students and that student behaviour on the bus meets expectations
• be familiar with the content of the BC Global Education Program Operating Manual
*The Vice Principal reports to the Principal, Superintendent and the BCCIS Board.