Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2813438
School District #78 (Fraser-Cascade)
Closing Date: Feb 27, 2020 12:00 PM PST
  Posted on: Jan 31, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Open To:
Management & Professionals
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Reference Letter(s)
Criminal Background Check (VSS)
Additional Documents
Start Date:  Aug 01, 2020
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Fraser-Cascade School District No. 78

Leadership Opportunity

Superintendent of Schools/Chief Executive Officer


The School District

As a result of the retirement of the incumbent, the Board of Education is seeking an exceptional educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools/CEO effective August 1, 2020.

School District No. 78 (Fraser-Cascade) encompasses the communities of Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Boston Bar. The District is honoured to work and learn on the traditional ancestral and unceded shared territories of the Stó:lō and Nlaka’pamux people.

We are a results-oriented learning community that is focused on student learning and achievement. Teamwork, outstanding working relationships among all employee groups and partners are hallmarks of the district. The dedication of staff and the support of the Board is evident in all we do.

In cooperation with the community, we promote an educational environment that fosters a love of learning, personal integrity, a strong self-concept and respect for the dignity of others, encouraging each student to reach their potential.

The District has nine schools and works cooperatively with many local agencies to provide a broad range of services and opportunities for our 1700 students.

The Board works collaboratively with an outstanding Aboriginal Education Council, striving to enhance the achievement of its 640 Indigenous students. This work is supported by 12 Local Education Agreements.

The district has an operating budget for 2019/20 of $28,000,000 and employs approximately 400 staff.

The Board office is located in the beautiful town of Hope.

The Communities

The area boasts amazing opportunities for outdoor adventures. For further information about the communities see Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs, Boston Bar, and Hope.

The Candidate

The Board is seeking an educational leader who will ensure that students come first. Capitalizing on the significant areas of strength within the district, utmost being the long record of positive relationships among all employee groups and partners, the superintendent will support the work of the Board.

Candidates with a record of being accessible, approachable, highly visible and engaged with schools, students, staff and parents will move the district forward in attaining its student achievement goals.

In a district where every voice counts, maintaining productive relationships with educational partners and community organizations, and a willingness to understand and engage in Indigenous and Métis culture, is a requirement.

The successful candidate will have a record of success as a leader, treating others with respect, compassion and kindness. A strong work ethic and organizational skills necessary for responding to complex responsibilities in a small district office setting, are essential.


For more information on this outstanding opportunity, qualities and skills desired, and application package requirements please visit:

Completed applications are to be emailed by 12:00 noon, February 27, 2020 to:

or mailed/delivered to:

Superintendent Search

School District 78 (Fraser-Cascade)

650 Kawkawa Lake Road

Hope BC V0X 1L4

Questions regarding the position can be directed to our search consultant:

Anne Cooper at or 250-814-4807




School District #78 (Fraser-Cascade) does not accept online applications through for Management applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.