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District Principal – Curriculum Transformation

Sooke School District, SD62

Adjacent to Victoria on southern Vancouver Island, School District No. 62 (Sooke) is the fastest growing school district on Vancouver Island and one of the fastest growing districts in British Columbia. The District operates in five municipalities: Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, Sooke and the Highlands and employs approximately 1,700 educators and support staff. The operating budget for the District is in excess of $115 million with a student population of over 11,000. The District has a Strategic Plan that looks ahead to the future and focuses on three main goals of learning, engagement and growth. The District is currently seeking to fill the position of:

District Principal – Curriculum Transformation

The is District Principal, Curriculum Transformation is a key leadership position working under the direction of the Associate Superintendent as part of the District Leadership Team. The District Principal has primary responsibility for the ongoing implementation of the district’s curriculum transformation work. Providing services that enhance instructional capacity for teachers, administrators and support staff in understanding and implementing curriculum changes. We are looking for candidates that:


• Model Leadership
• Demonstrate Instructional Excellence
• Foster Innovation
• Provide a Strategic Focus
• Create a Safe Learning Environment
• Proactively Solve Problems
• Effectively Make Decisions
• Build Relationships through Collaboration
• Develop Others
• Lead Change
• Embrace Diversity and Inclusion
• Continuously Learn

If you posses the above qualities, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your education and experience in the following areas:

• A Masters’ degree in educational leadership or related field.
• A valid BC teaching certificate or eligibility for certification with the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.
• A minimum of five years of successful experience as a school-based principal/vice-principal.
• A minimum of two years of providing professional development and in-service opportunities to teachers and administrators locally and regionally.
• In-depth experience in curriculum and instruction.
• Experience in researching, interpreting data and writing reports and developing curriculum and programs using various information and best practices approaches.

In addition to clearly demonstrating the above, you must also include the names of three references whom we can contact upon receipt of your application package. References must include your immediate supervisor as well as two other supervisory references who can speak to your leadership skills. Other references may be contacted with your prior permission.

To review the full job description and apply online, please go to Sooke 62 at: https://bit.ly/2tZeEAI

Applications must be submitted on-line by Friday, February 28, 2020, 12:00 noon.