Surrey Schools reside on the traditional, unceded, and shared territories of Coast Salish peoples: The q̓íc̓əy̓ - Katzie, the q̓ʷa:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ - Kwantlen and the SEMYOME - Semiahmoo First Nations: the stewards of this land since time immemorial. They highlight this history knowing that relationships and partnerships based on respect with the Indigenous peoples of this land is important for truth and reconciliation.
The Surrey School District (“Surrey Schools”) fulfills its vision for learning on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Katzie, Kwantlen, Semiahmoo, and other Coast Salish Peoples. Surrey Schools’ role as a school district on unceded territory means that in all their actions they must foreground their commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. The Surrey School District is the largest in British Columbia with over 78,000 students, 13,000 employees, including more than 6,500 teachers, and an annual operating and capital budget of over $960 million. Typically growing by approximately 1,000 students per year, Surrey Schools is dedicated to its vision for learning: Learning by Design, which believes that teachers are the designers of engaging and inclusive learning environments that serve all children.
Reporting to the Superintendent/CEO, the new Assistant Superintendent will bring their expertise to the school district and to focus on efforts that support its position as central to the future of the community. The Assistant Superintendent will provide inspirational and strategic leadership to students, staff, parents, and the community as the Board continues to follow a vision and strategy based on a commitment to continuous growth and development.
The ideal candidate has a broad range of educational leadership experience that encompasses teaching and administrative roles in a school district and are currently a District Principal, Director or Assistant Superintendent with a track record of leadership success and a solid knowledge of pedagogy.
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