Career Opportunities
Job Code: 1935706
School District #41 (Burnaby)
Closing Date: May 26, 2017 4:00 PM EDT
  Posted on: May 10, 2017 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
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Job Description & Requirements

One of the largest, most progressive and diverse urban school districts in the province, the Burnaby School District is seeking a highly motivated and proven professional for the position of District Principal – Human Resources. In a district that values inclusion, innovation and empowerment, you will be a member of the management team, developing and implementing best practices in Human Resources supporting a staff of 4,000 in over 50 sites. Candidates must have a strong belief in and commitment to public education.


The district is seeking an experienced educational leader to join its team as District Principal – Human Resources.  The District Principal – Human Resources will be an experienced educational leader working with the Director of Instruction – Human Resources and the Assistant Director of Human Resources to form a cohesive team. They will provide support to all district employees.  Specific responsibilities will include leading the yearly staffing process for both elementary and secondary schools, the recruitment of new staff, support for school based administration, employee relations and liaising with employee groups.  The District Principal – Human Resources will also support school based administration by providing advice on the interpretation of collective agreements and other duties as assigned by the Director of Instruction – Human Resources.


The District Principal – Human resources will be able to demonstrate superior interpersonal, communication and analytical skills. The successful candidate will have extensive conflict resolution experience and a collaborative management style while being committed to the district’s core values of respect, responsiveness and relationships.


If you wish to apply, please provide a detailed resume including professional credentials, statement of philosophy, and a minimum of three current letters of professional reference by 4:00 pm on Friday, May 26, 2017 to:


Human Resources

Burnaby School District

5325 Kincaid Street

Burnaby, BC, V5G 1W2


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