Career Opportunities
Assistant Superintendent
Job Code: 2681839
School District #75 (Mission)
Closing Date: Jun 10, 2019 4:00 PM PDT
  Posted on: May 07, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Start Date:  Aug 15, 2019
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Assistant Superintendent


We acknowledge that our community is on the unceded, ancestral territory of the Stó:lo people and we benefit from local knowledge keepers and thriving Indigenous communities.


Mission Public Schools is dedicated to providing our students with an educational environment that nurtures the development of an Educated Citizen.  Located in the beautiful Fraser Valley north of Abbotsford, Mission is a vibrant community of over 6200 students and 850 employees. We are committed to providing a safe, equitable, and inclusive educational system for all students in our 12 rural and urban elementary schools, two middle schools, one secondary school, a distributed learning centre, an alternative learning centre, and a vocational and technical college.  



Due to the retirement of the incumbent, the District is seeking an innovative and progressive Assistant Superintendent with a great sense of humour. The Assistant Superintendent reports to the Superintendent of Schools and will work alongside other positive, enthusiastic, and compassionate members of the District Leadership Team to achieve the District’s strategic goals. Among a range of district duties, the Assistant Superintendent will be responsible for the elementary, middle, and secondary schools. The primary responsibilities of the position include: building organizational leadership, assisting with the transition to the redesigned curriculum, guiding assessment and reporting practices, and supporting Indigenous education priorities and initiatives. As the ideal candidate you are an engaged, visionary thinker with a strong student-centered approach.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Proven courageous leadership with respect to student learning across diverse cultural and economic environments
  • Ability to facilitate collaboration across the district and demonstrate extensive knowledge and understanding of instructional pedagogy pertaining to the BC curriculum, assessment, and reporting practices in diverse and inclusive classroom environments
  • Ability, experience, and understanding to provide support and supervision of school administrators to enhance their growth as professionals and educational leaders
  • Evidence of superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts effectively
  • Culturally aware, sensitive and astute, you are cognizant of the issues affecting a diverse student population, including those specific to Indigenous communities in BC
  • Ability and skills to serve as a productive member of a collaborative district team
  • Excellent skills to support and participate in the collaborative and mutually respectful relationships which characterize the school district
  • Willingness and ability to represent the interests of the school district in a variety of public forums
  • Capacity to prepare concise, accurate and informative reports for the Board of Education on a variety of topics
  • Ability to engage in effective dialogue with district staff, parents and other community organizations about educational issues and public schools in general



    Education and Certification:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant educational field
  • Valid BC Teaching Certificate, in good standing with the Teacher Regulation Branch
  • Valid BC driver’s license



  • Significant and effective school and/or district leadership in a variety of K to 12 program areas


This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. All interested applicants are invited to submit their application, at least three supervisory references, copies of post-secondary degrees and TRB certification to Tina Phelps, Director of Human Resources to by 4pm on Monday, June 10, 2019.


The interest of all applicants is appreciated, however, acknowledgement may be made only to those selected for an interview.

 This position will commence August 15, 2019.

 Note: A clear criminal record, updated and reviewed every 5 years, is a district requirement for all MPSD employees.

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