Upper Canada College is one of North America’s foremost boys’ schools, with 1,200 SK through Year 12 students, including boarding students from around the world. UCC has one of the most generous financial assistance programs among independent schools in Canada and is the only all-boys’ IB Continuum World School in North America. The UCC experience is about celebrating differences, cherishing similarities, and giving voice to multiple perspectives. UCC graduates are highly regarded by top post-secondary institutions worldwide, and its global network of alumni includes leaders and innovators in politics, finance, arts, athletics, media, and beyond.
With a commitment to equity and fairness, UCC students learn that what makes us different as individuals makes us stronger as a community. A rigorous academic program is supported by accomplished faculty, exceptional co-curricular programming, and state-of-the-art facilities. The UCC experience is underpinned by five core values: learning, pluralism, service, community, and wellbeing. Among its strategic goals is UCC’s ambition to become more diverse and inclusive. This is supported by a recognition that no learning community is whole without the inclusion and amplification of multiple voices. UCC is committed to fostering belonging, striving for justice and peace among all people, and addressing systemic and structural forms of oppression.
Reporting to the Principal and a key member of the leadership team, the Vice-Principal, People and Culture is a strategic leader, responsible for ensuring that people strategies, investments, and supports align with UCC’s strategic and pedagogical goals. You have developed and implemented visionary People and Culture strategies that support comprehensive and integrated best practices in all areas, including organizational culture and employee engagement, employee relations, wellbeing, mental health, pluralism, talent management, succession planning, total rewards, and organizational development. Your relevant education and credentials, your forward-thinking, collaborative, and adaptable nature, as well as your emotional intelligence, have prepared you to lead UCC’s People and Culture function. Your abilities will contribute to a healthy, positive, and inclusive environment for the school’s students and its 250 faculty and staff.
A relationship-builder, you are practical, with sound judgment, foresight, and strategic acuity. Here, you will build excellence by applying your love of the possible to the people processes that enable student success.
UCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals and welcoming applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. UCC embraces pluralism – celebrating differences, cherishing similarities, and giving voice to multiple perspectives. If you are contacted regarding a UCC opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodations. Additional information on the benefits of working at UCC can be found here. All responses to Caldwell are confidential. Please respond to project 240130 at https://caldwell.thriveapp.ly/job/1126.