School District No.57 (“the District” or SD57”) resides on the unceded ancestral lands of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nations, McLeod Lake Indian Band and the Simpcw First Nations. Geographically, the District spans from Mackenzie BC, through Prince George to the communities of McBride and Valemount and comprises of 41 schools: 32 Elementary schools, 8 Secondary schools and 1 District Learning Support center for alternative and alternate learning opportunities. Throughout the District, 1,800 staff and educators support approximately 14,800 students, including early learning, after school art and sports programming, trades programs, and dual credit programs with local post-secondary schools.
The district supports Lheidli T’enneh students, McLeod Lake students and Takla students living on reserve through Local Education Agreements. With each Nation, the District co-constructs the educational services provided to the students while attending a school within the school district.
The Superintendent, as the CEO of the District, is responsible to the Board of Education for the overall leadership, educational outcomes, and general management of the affairs of SD57. The Superintendent advises the Board, communicates emerging trends in education, recommends actions on current issues, and ensures the District’s policies and programs result in the attainment of the Board’s strategic goals and objectives. In addition, the Superintendent is responsible for supervising the requirements of the provincial School Act and Regulations while providing leadership in administration and instructional programs to continually cement SD57 as an educational leader and employer of choice.
The ideal candidate is an accomplished and respected educator who is currently in a district level, executive leadership role and brings a track record of success at all levels of the K-12 public education system. Highly relational, innovative, progressive and inclusive the successful candidate is a champion of the public school system and committed to fostering high performing, inclusive, student-centred learning environments. The Superintendent will also be characterized as politically astute, financially judicious, and a collaborative leader.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Superintendent to provide passionate leadership in a district that places a high value on the public education system. To explore this opportunity further, please click Apply
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.