Head of School

  • Bronte College
  • 88 Bronte College Court, Mississauga, ON, Canada
  • May 03, 2022
Full-Time Principals / Vice-Principals

Job Description

 About Us


We are a private International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering Grades 9 to 12

for day and boarding students. Our academic programming has attracted international students from almost every continent worldwide, and we are proud that students from over 30 countries call us home.


Bronte College aims to develop like internationally minded lifelong learners who have the knowledge and courage to make a positive difference in the world.


For more information, please visit www.brontecollege.ca


About the Role


The Head of School is the proactive leader who will oversee the academic programs and administration of the campus to ensure overall success of the school. The ideal candidate will possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills who likes to engage and mentor people. They will be service focussed, highly adaptable and will enjoy solving problems and working on diverse projects.


Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for the overall Academics of the school including extra-curricular activities.
  • Ensure Ministry of Education standards are exceeded throughout including curriculum, reports etc. Be the Primary contact between the school and the Ministry of Education.
  • Oversee the Campus Life programs and integrating Bronte College’s vision throughout the school day and after school for the campus life students.
  • Lead, supervise and manage the academic team of the school.
  • Assist with international and local marketing efforts – Attend open houses, local fairs, as well as travel to international school and fairs.
  • Participate in the interview and selection process of the Academic & Campus Life Staff.
  • Assist in developing policies and procedures; Interpret, implement, and administer departmental policies.
  • Lead regular staff meetings and Department Head meetings; conduct on time, fair and consistent performance appraisals for the academic staff.
  • Responsible for the Campus Life team exceeding the objectives of the Campus Life department; Ensure student life and safety are looked after school.
  • Ensure the evening study session and activities are executed effectively.
  • Educate academic staff of different school programs (i.e., International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP), tutoring, summer camp) and able to speak about and answer questions about the programs.
  • Oversee the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program.
  • Communicate feedback from parents/students with related teams.
  • Ensuring the health and safety regulations are being met at the school. This includes regular inspection, training all staff on safe working procedures and a management member of the JHSC.
  • Ensure students are always abiding by the Bronte College Code of Behavior.
  • Working closely with partner schools.
  • Available and on call 24/7 for emergencies.
  • To complete any additional duties assigned by the Managing Director.


Working Conditions


  • Hours of work: weekdays 8:00am to 4:00pm; evening and weekend hours may be required for school dances, parent teacher nights, staff meetings, curriculum nights, open houses, fairs.
  • International travel is required.


Minimum Requirements


  • Five years of administration experience. International experience is welcome.
  • Principal’s qualification program or a master’s degree is required.
  • Undergraduate Degree from a university.
  • Ontario College of Teachers certified and in good standing.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • Experience using a computer and computer applications.

Reporting – Managing Director

Bronte College is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to equitable hiring, employment, and promotion practices.

We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance during the application process.

Please note, our school has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement in place. Applicants that receive a conditional offer of employment from Bronte College will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a Health Canada approved vaccine. Bronte College will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical or protected grounds under applicable Human Rights legislation.