Head of School, Canada

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St Margaret's SchoolCanada
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Start date: summer of 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

St. Margaret’s School invites applications and nominations for the position of Head of School.

Located in the heart of beautiful Victoria, B.C., St. Margaret’s provides a world class education for approximately 350 girls, 100 of whom are boarders, from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.  With bold and challenging academic, athletic, arts, and service learning programs, St. Margaret’s is distinguished by its unwavering focus on the well-rounded student.  The School is also well-known for its strength in, and focus on, STEM education, leadership development for girls of all ages, and its tight-knit and warm community.

For more information about St. Margaret’s School, please visit www.stmarg.ca

The current Head is retiring after nine years of outstanding service. While proud of its many accomplishments and its excellent reputation, the St. Margaret’s community is deeply committed to ensuring that the School continues to stay out in front in a rapidly changing educational environment. St. Margaret’s seeks a new Head of School to continue the focus on excellence and innovation, driving the School forward without losing its sense of family and its focus on each girl as an individual.

The Head of School is accountable to the Board of Governors, and has overall responsibility for the leadership of the School – both academic and administrative.  The new Head of School will be a strong and respected educational leader, with a track record of mentoring and developing faculty, encouraging students, engaging parents, and fostering a dynamic and healthy school community.   They will have significant administrative experience, a respect for the culture and traditions of independent schools, and a commitment to all girls’ education.  Most importantly, the Head of St. Margaret’s School will be an excellent communicator with superb interpersonal skills, and will be a person of unassailable integrity and character.

To explore further, please smshead@odgersberndtson.com. Consideration of candidates will commence in summer 2018, with the new Head of School to take office in the summer of 2019. 



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Address: 1080 Lucas Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, V8X 3P7, Canada