Peigan Board of Education

Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: Principal

Peigan Board of Education

Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: Principal

Position: Full Time

Position Summary

Peigan Board of Education is keen in hiring a Principal who will plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. As a school system leader, the main responsibilities will include developing and implementing of policies, programs, curriculum activities and budgets.

Duties and Responsibilities

As Principal, you will be responsible for research, development, and implementation of instructional programming, discipline, extra-curricular activities, PBOE strategic planning, school evaluation initiatives, and community collaboration all designed to promote social, physical, intellectual, and cultural growth for our Piikani Nation children. Additional responsibilities of the Principal include:

  • Reports to Superintendent
  • Supervises all school personnel, directly and/or indirectly
  • Observing, supervising, mentoring, and evaluating staff performance
  • Developing school initiatives which enhance and promote student success
  • Developing and monitoring all budgets as they pertain to school operations
  • Monitoring First Nations Student Success Program including planning and budgets (requisitions, budgets, approval process, monitoring, and collaboration/accounting with PBOE Financial Administrator)
  • Monitoring Special Education Program including planning and budgets (requisitions, budgets, approval process, monitoring, and collaboration/accounting with PBOE Financial Administrator)
  • Ensuring the Alberta Education Program of Studies are being implemented in classrooms
  • Ensuring the ATA Teacher Quality Standards Knowledge, Skills, & Attributes are being attained by teaching staff
  • Chairing meetings (staff, divisional, specialist, etc.)
  • Inter-curricular and extra-curricular supervision
  • Infusion of Piikani First Nations ways of knowing including culture and language programming
  • Strive to develop an energetic, positive, creative school atmosphere
  • Strive to develop teacher mentorship in school
  • Promote Piikanissini in every aspect of a student’s school environment; promoting enriching academic and personal activities for students.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education required, Masters of Education Degree preferred
  • Certified Teacher and Administrator
  • Minimum of five (5) years teaching experience combined with five (5) years of Administration and/or Management experience
  • Experience in Land-based learning and curriculum development
  • Experience working in a First Nations community including knowledge First Nations culture, traditions and values
  • Ability to speak, read and write Blackfoot considered an asset
  • Clean Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector required
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract required

Deadline Thursday, December 29, 2022

Submit cover letter, resume, copies of education requirements and security checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, AB T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca