Deputy Head of School, Canada

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Mulgrave, The International School of VancouverCanada

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Mulgrave is one of Canada’s leading independent co-educational pre-K – 12 day schools, serving the North Shore of Vancouver. We are an established IB Continuum World School with a reputation for excellence and innovation. We are looking for a well-qualified and experienced Deputy Head of School required for the start of the 2018.19 School Year. This person will be an outstanding learning and student centred leader, who is a visionary, highly skilled and experienced person to work with our exceptional team of young people, teachers, staff  and parents to further inspire excellence in education and life.  

Mulgrave is an outstanding IB continuum school set in beautiful Vancouver on the west coast of Canada. We are looking for someone to join our talented team and to help further shape our vision of an education for students who will lead their lives in the mid-part of the 21st century. There is an attractive compensation package and a commitment to support the Deputy Head as they strive for Headship in the future.

Deputy Head of School - Job Duties:

Including but not limited to the following:

  • Working with the four divisional principals (ELC, Junior, Middle and Senior School), the IB programme coordinators (PYP, MYP and DP) and the curriculum coordinators lead:
  • Learning, teaching and curriculum continnuity and progression from pre-K to 12.
  • Overseeing the appointment and professional review and development of teaching staff
  • Ensuring the meeting of all BC Ministry, CAIS, CIS and IBO requirements including public tests examinations across the school
  • Overseeing internal and external monitoring, review and evaluation exercises

The Deputy Head of School will be required to deputise for the Head of School in his absence and to work with the Board of Directors at a strategic level. She or he will directly support various senior colleagues in their respective roles.


  • Current experience in an IB continuum school and a commitment to the IB philosophy required.
  • Minimum 10 years of teaching experience with a Masters Degree in Education.
  • Leadership and management of a substantial team of people including performance management/appraisal.
  • Leading major inititives in school that improve the quality of teaching and learning, and raise standards.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of teaching and learning.
  • Substantial personal professional development.
  • Leadership of whole school initiatives.
  • All of the requirements and certifications to teach in BC or ability to obtain within a reasonable amount of  time.
  • Ability to communicate effetively, both verbally and in writing, with staff  members, students, parents, and outside community agencies and partners.
  • All colleagues in leadership positions are expected to commit to the school’s values and the guidelines outlining leadership qualities.

The salary for this position will be $140,000 - 160,000 annually plus a generous benefit package.


Please visit our web site for further details about our school and a detailed job description. If you are interested please submit your letter of application and resume to by, February 28, 2018.

We thank all interested parties. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mulgrave, The International School of Vancouver
2330 Cypress Bowl Lane
West Vancouver, BC V7S 3H9

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More about Mulgrave, The International School of Vancouver
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 2330 Cypress Bowl Lane, West Vancouver, British Columbia, V7S 3H9, Canada
Telephone: +1 604 9223223
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