School Principal

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Closing date: Jun 1, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: Commission Scolaire

Job Code: 15552

Wage: See "Salary Information" below.

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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Job Information

The Commission scolaire francophone des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CSFTNO) has an opening for a school principal at École Allain St-Cyr in Yellowknife for the 2018–2021 school year. École Allain St-Cyr provides instruction in French from junior kindergarten to Grade 12. It is expected that there will be approximately 125 students and 17 staff members at the school in 2018–2019.

Under the supervision of the superintendent, the school principal provides education leadership and is responsible for ensuring optimum learning outcomes in a safe environment by implementing Department of Education programs of study, approved curricula and school policies. As an education leader, the school principal must be able to promote positive relations with and between students, staff and members of the community while striving for the continuous improvement of the school and effective management functions.

- Maintains high student academic and social standards.
- Implements and monitors new and existing curricula.
- Makes sure that appropriate and approved education resources are available for teachers.
- Implements required student evaluation policies and measures.
- Maintains a safe environment at the school for students and staff.
- Directs school improvement efforts established by the school board.
- Manages and evaluates staff as required and does so efficiently.
- Provides strong administrative direction throughout the school to meet school board standards.
- Maintains regular communication with parents and stakeholders.
- Provides an annual report card on the school if needed.
- Takes part in school and school board training sessions and meetings as required.
- Performs all other duties and tasks that are assigned by the superintendent.

- Completion of master’s degree in education leadership, or in the process of obtaining such a degree.
- Bachelor of Education.
- Minimum of two years’ experience in school administration.
- Five years’ teaching experience in Canada.
- Proficiency in English and French.
- Extensive knowledge of Francophone minority community culture and demonstrated support for a vision of education that is consistent with the objectives of French-language education in minority settings.
- Dedication to the school and the French-speaking community.
- Strong education leadership abilities.
- Ability to build on teacher competencies.
- Ability to model inclusive schooling as a core expectation.



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Salary Information

In accordance with the NWT Teachers’ Association collective agreement


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information


Contract start date: August 21, 2018

Job Opening ID 15552   

Closing Date: June 1 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


Term Position

This job opening is for a 3 year term.