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  • Post Date: September 20, 2021
Job Description


To be determined – Across the 9 communities of the Board


The school Principal is a pedagogical leader, under the supervision of the Director of School Operations, who is responsible for ensuring that student learning is maximized in a safe environment through the implementation of: ministry programs of study, approved curricula, and policies at the school level. As an instructional leader, the school Principal must have the ability to foster positive working relations with and among staff and the community, while maintaining a focus on continuous school improvement and effective operational functions.


  • Maintains a high level of academic and social expectations for students.
  • Implements and monitors new and existing curricula, such as the Cree School Board Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum (GVC).
  • Ensures adequate and approved pedagogical resources are available to teachers.
  • Implements required student evaluation and assessment policies and measures.
  • Maintains a safe school environment for students and staff.
  • Leads school improvement efforts established by the board.
  • Develops implements and monitors the Local School Improvement Plan (LSIP) regularly.
  • Prepares an annual professional development plan for staff aligned with the LSIP. • Supervises instruction in the classroom through regular weekly walkthroughs.
  • Effectively hires, manages and evaluates personnel as required.
  • Provides strong leadership and internal administration of the school following the School Board’s standards. Communicates regularly with parents and stakeholders.
  • Provides an annual School Report Card as required.
  • Participates in training and meetings required at the school and board level.
  • Carries out any other task or function assigned by the Director of School Operations.


  • A bachelor’s degree or training requiring at least sixteen (16) years of schooling in a relevant field of specialization.
  • A permanent teaching permit issued by the Minister of Education (Brevet).
  • A graduate university diploma in school administration is a definite asset.
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience in teaching or as a professional or as a senior staff trainee position with at least three (3) years as a teacher is usually required.
  • English and French language is required.
  • Knowledge of the Cree language is an asset.
  • Administrative or teaching experience in First Nations Education is a determining asset.


  • Depending on the location, the positions available and the employment conditions described in this section may vary.
  • Type of position: Either replacement full-time position for an undetermined period or full-time permanent positions depending on vacancies.

Starting Date:

To be determined.

Annual Salary:

Minimum: $89,034.00 Maximum: $132,836.00

Northern Allowance: $8,484.00 to $17,652.00

Retention Premium: $3,500.00 to $7,000.00

*Given the current salary regulations and guidelines at the Cree School Board, candidates from another Quebec School Board will be able to obtain a salary as per the scale above-mentioned. However, candidates that are not from the education sector are not eligible to a salary above the midpoint of the position’s salary scale.

Please complete the Application Form found here:

Candidates are required to attend an in-person assessment as part of the selection process.

The upcoming assessment date is scheduled for October 22, 2021.