Job Posting 60201

Elementary School Principal
James Cameron School
Fraser Valley, Maple Ridge
closes in 19 days (Fri, 13 Mar)
full time  •  A competitive salary

Career Opportunity

Principal Position – James Cameron Elementary

We are looking for a caring, passionate and progressive leader who

aspires to inspire our educators and students.

 

                Commencement Date: Sept. 2020 or if possible the last month of June 2020 for transitioning.

 

James Cameron School is operated by the Fraser Valley Society for Children with Learning Disabilities, a registered charitable organization established in 1980. It is a small school of about 50 students and 20 staff members, specializing in educating elementary school-aged children with learning disorders, primarily dyslexia.  James Cameron School has provided an approach with a focus on success-oriented learning and re-integration of all students into the regular school system when they have acquired the necessary skills. Our school celebrates diversity and addresses the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of children who have Dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities. While we are located on the borders of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, we draw students from the entire Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.

 

DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Superior leadership skills and experience with elementary school programs and curriculum;
  • Superior organizational, interpersonal, communication, and team building skills;
  • Knowledge and experience in the area of Special Education, Educational Technology Application and Administration;
  • A commitment to students with diverse learning needs;
  • Deep understanding of and leadership with current trends in curriculum implementation, instruction, assessment practices and reporting, and improving student learning;
  • Recent success in leading students, classes, staff and schools in achieving performance goals;
  • Detailed knowledge of current teaching methodologies, including Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction;
  • Recent diverse teaching experience, including the development of Individual Educational Plans and a high professional standard of teaching competence;
  • Clear evidence of on-going professional growth and involvement in professional activities;
  • Supporting and maintaining a safe and caring school, good community relations, and marketing practices;
  • Success in fostering intellectual, emotional and social growth in students.

 

DOCUMENTED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BC Professional Teaching Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Educational Administration, Curriculum or Special Education (or in progress) or appropriate post-graduate study

BENEFITS

  • A competitive salary with extended health benefits.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested educators are invited to submit an application package which should include the following:

  • A letter of introduction (no more than 2 pages) demonstrating your suitability for this opportunity
  • Resume (Include recent professional development activities and professional leadership accomplishments)
  • Supporting documents: Latest Evaluation Performance Report

                                            Master’s Degree

                                            BC Teaching Certificate

                                            Three Professional References (who will not be contacted without

                                            consent of the applicant)  

                                            

Completed application packages should be submitted electronically to: attention Board of Director’s Fraser Valley Society for Children with Learning Disabilities. No phone calls, please.          

The Search Committee will begin to consider potential candidates immediately and will continue until the position is successfully filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Completion of a Criminal Record Search and Driver’s Abstract will be required if hired.

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