Superintendent of Schools/CEO

Superintendent of Schools/CEO

The Board of Education of SD 50 (Haida Gwaii) is inviting applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools/CEO. Duties to commence on July 16, 2019 or as mutually agreed.

The Position

Reporting to the Board the Superintendent is responsible for carrying out the duties as specified in the School Act Sec 22(1) and in Board Policy as amended from time to time.

The Candidate

The Board is seeking an individual with a breadth and depth of knowledge, skills and experience in providing leadership in diverse and remote educational settings. In addition to being a person of integrity and vision, you will possess excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills. You will have extensive experience working with Indigenous communities and specific knowledge of the Haida culture is considered an asset.

As a respected educator and leader you will collaborate with the Haida Nation, community partners as well as the broad education community to improve and enhance student success. While building on the strength of the communities on Haida Gwaii you will articulate a cohesive vision for the future of education. You are an engaged and ethical leader who has the demonstrated ability to create a safe and respectful learning environment for students, staff, parents and other stakeholders.

The Board of Education is committed to consultation and collaboration. You have the ability to build positive relationships and ensure that all voices are heard and valued. A strong working relationship with the Board of Education is vital and you will work effectively with the Board to realize the vision of the District.

You will possess successful broad-based leadership experience, including experience as a teacher, school based administrator and ideally a minimum of five years’ experience in senior education administration roles.

In addition, you hold a Master’s degree and are qualified for British Columbia teaching certification.

Additional information about the Division can be found at:


Although the competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found, applications received by Friday, April 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm will be assured careful consideration. Please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of five professional references, including all applicable contact phone numbers, in a SINGLE pdf document to:

Piet Langstraat
Systemics Consulting Inc.
C: 250.818.7269

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