PRINCIPAL Secondment Opportunity

  • Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
  • 1515 Cheapside Street, London, ON, Canada
  • Mar 02, 2023
Full-Time Principal & Vice-Principal Jobs

Job Description


Secondment Opportunity

 Position available for 2023/2024 School year


A dynamic career opportunity is available with Ministry of Education, Amethyst Demonstration School in London, Ontario.  Amethyst Demonstration School is a specialized school with a student lodging program for students with severe learning disabilities and provides highly individualized instruction, social skills and self-advocacy training as well as parent education to enable our students to function effectively upon their return to their home school boards. Additionally, consultative services and teacher training is provided to school boards to assist in the development of local programs for students with learning disabilities. Interested applicants who have the approval of their Director or Director designate are invited to apply.

 You will:

 Ø  Be a caring, innovative and experienced educator and leader with special education and learning disability expertise, who can: effectively manage financial, human and material resources;

Ø  Support and lead change initiatives;

Ø  Develop, oversee, and deliver workshops and presentations;

Ø  Influence others to adopt a desired course of action;

Ø  Build relationships between various staff groups and lead data-driven decision making and progress monitoring;

Ø  Work co-operatively and collaboratively with stakeholders to meet mutual goals;

Ø  Demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning.

 This secondment opportunity is available for a one year term from September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024 with the possibility of renewal.


  •  Member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Principal Qualifications Part 1 & 2
  • Experience as a Principal/Vice Principal
  • Specialist in Special Education or ability to obtain
  • Experience working with students with Learning Disabilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of language development and acquisition and an understanding of intervention programming
  • Excellent knowledge of: Ontario’s education system; the Education Act/associated regulations; the curriculum review/implementation process; the education of students with learning disabilities
  • Excellent knowledge of the Ontario elementary curriculum and ability to provide instructional leadership to elementary programs
  • Well developed communication/interpersonal/supervisory/management skills
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Flexibility in thinking

 LOCATION:  1515 Cheapside Street, London, Ontario


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a current copy of your Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Registration and Qualifications quoting competition file #PDSB23-055 no later than 11:59 pm on    March 31, 2023 to:


Please submit your application to the following email address:


NOTE: The successful candidate will be required to provide an original, satisfactory Criminal Reference Check, including Vulnerable Sector Screening (dated within the last six months) as deemed suitable by the Employer, prior to the commencement of employment.


Posting Date:  March 2, 2023

Closing Date:  March 31, 2023