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School District 69 (Qualicum)
The Board of School Trustees of School District No. 69 (Qualicum) invites applications from experienced
educators for anticipated Elementary Principal and Vice Principal vacancies.
The District, which is located on central Vancouver Island and is comprised of the beachside communities
of Parksville and Qualicum Beach and surrounding areas, serves the educational needs of approximately
4,000 students in 7 elementary and 3 secondary schools. These positions will likely start on August 1,
The successful candidates will have the following:
 A valid BC teaching certificate and familiarity with BC curriculum and the BC Education Plan;
 A master’s degree, completed or in progress (preferably in Educational Leadership or a
related field);
 Successful administrative experience at the elementary level is preferred;
 For the Principal position, experience at a dual-track French Immersion School would be an
asset – French language proficiency would also be preferred.
The successful applicants will demonstrate:
 Exemplary and varied teaching abilities;
 Successful educational leadership experience both formal and informal;
 Knowledge and understanding of current educational research, technology, and approaches
for working with students with unique needs;
 Keen understanding of effective assessment and reporting practice;
 Experience in the implementation of innovative programs to improve student learning;
 Experience in the use of technology to support and engage learners;
 Ability to work effectively with students, staff, parents, and the broader community;
 Effective leadership and decision-making abilities;
 Familiarity with the Spirals of Inquiry approach to planning for growth and system change;
 Excellent communication, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills.
Applications should include the following:
 A letter of application stating the position – Elementary Principal or Vice Principal you wish to
be considered for;
 A statement of educational and administrative philosophy (with reference to your leadership
 A current curriculum vitae;
 At least three professional references including your current supervisor;
 A signed authorization for School District 69 (Qualicum) personnel to contact references in
addition to those provided and authorize those contacted to release information to the district.
For further information please contact or submit a complete application package no later than 4:00 pm,
Monday June 15, 2015 to:
JoAnne Shepherd – Director of Human Resources
School District No. 69 (Qualicum)
PO Box 430, 100 Jensen Avenue East
Parksville, BC V9P 2G5
Telephone (250) 954-4678 FAX (250) 954-1259
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Applicants must ensure that their applications are received at the district office by 4:00 pm on Monday, June 15, 2015.

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