• Superintendent of Schools / CEO

    Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools
    Job Description
    The Board of Trustees invites applications for the position of
    Superintendent of Schools / CEO
    Wetaskiwin Regional School Division

    The successful candidate, a proven leader in public education, will work with the Board to develop policies and programs addressing emerging educational, administrative and social issues. These issues impact diversity, inclusiveness, and academic achievement, preparing students for the ever increasing cultural and technological complexity in our global community. The Superintendent will foster an educational model in which teacher excellence and professional development result in student achievement. Expertise and experience in community and government relations are essential. Integral components of division operation for which the Superintendent is ultimately responsible include: recruitment and retention of the best and brightest, corporate wellness, transparent, future-focused fiscal administration, state-of-the-art technology, and effective, efficient operation of infrastructure and student transportation.

    We are seeking an experienced leader in as many of the above-mentioned areas of responsibility as possible; one who thrives in a collaborative corporate environment and delegates accountability yet takes responsibility and makes difficult decisions. A life-long learner, the CEO must have a minimum academic qualification of Master’s in Education, must hold or qualify for Alberta teaching certification and must hold or qualify for the Alberta Superintendent Leadership Quality Standard certificate.

    Wetaskiwin Regional School Division is a rural-urban division approximately one hour south of Edmonton. It has 21 schools, including Outreach and Colony schools, 239 fte teachers, 246 fte support and administrative staff and an annual operating budget of approximately $59 M.
    For further information and to apply please contact:
    David Johnson, Search Consultant
    On Behalf of the Board of Trustees
    Wetaskiwin Regional School Division
    5515 47a Ave, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 3S3

    This search will continue until an excellent candidate is found and has accepted this position, however applications received on or before Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 4:30pm will receive primary consideration. Short-listed candidates must come to Wetaskiwin, AB, for interview in mid-February. By applying for this position candidates are agreeing to provide professional references who may be called in the short-listing process. Only candidates who are short-listed can expect to be contacted by the Selection Committee or its representative. The successful candidate must provide a current Criminal Record Information Disclosure and a current Child Welfare Record Check prior to appointment. Position to commence, August 1, 2020.
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