Vice Principal, Junior School

1 Full Time Vice Principal, Junior School

 

This is a full time position reporting to the Principal. As part of the Academic Leadership Team, the Vice Principal (VP) Junior School works to support and implement the academic strategic direction within the Junior School while managing the operational aspects of daily school life.

 

The Junior School VP will also be responsible for overseeing the classroom support of students who have an IEP.

 

Start Date: July 1, 2021

 

Contract: Full-Time

 

Specific Responsibilities:

 

  • A contributing member of the Academic Leadership Team working to support and implement the school’s strategic directions and the Junior School’s goals and operation

  • Creates a safe, nurturing and encouraging environment for all students that promotes Highest Level of Achievement, Individual support and responsibility, Leadership development and Legacy

  • Implementing and leads policies for student accountability and safety. When necessary leads a fair investigation and discipline process including the development of restorative practices and alternative dispute resolution systems

  • Manages faculty absences and the creation of a supervision schedule

  • Collaborates with the Academic team to build a timetable

  • Liaises with the Director of Athletics or General Managers to problem solve scheduling issues

  • Supports the Principal with faculty growth and development

  • Responds to and manages parent inquiries and/or concerns

  • Participates in the admissions process as required by the Principal

  • Values and engages in professional learning

  • Collaborates with the VP Senior School around operational issues

  • Supports students who have an IEP

  • Supports teaching staff with supporting students who have an IEP

  • Other related responsibilities as assigned by the Principal

 

Skills, Experience and Attributes:

 

  • A degree in Education and/or Principal’s Qualifications

  • An experienced educator with minimum three years’ experience including a proven record of outstanding achievement as a classroom teacher.

  • Experience as department head, coordinator and/or consultant is an asset

  • An Ontario College of Teachers Certificate is an asset

  • Experience in student services with additional qualifications in Special Education would be considered an asset

  • Evidence of successful leadership experiences including success in team building and the development of positive working relationships

  • A deep understanding of the processes of teaching and learning within the framework of the co-curricular program of a school

  • Student disciplinary/misconduct management experience, including parent engagement and support

  • A highly engaging and visible style in dealing with students and parents to ensure outstanding rapport with the community

  • An equity mindset and a commitment to inclusive and anti-racist practices

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to encourage others to develop their own capabilities in these areas

  • Uses a collaborative leadership approach with coaching and mentoring practices

  • Able to respond with care and concern, make wise decisions in complex situations, and partner with other members of the academic leadership team.

  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment

  • Energy and a sense of humour

To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to forward by email a letter of application and a résumé to;

 

Rick Kunc, Director of Academics by Monday, May 3, 2021 to: careers@thehillacademy.com

 

The Hill is an equal opportunity employer, while we appreciate all applications, we can only contact those individuals selected for interviews. As a condition of employment, a vulnerable sector screening will be required.