Upper School Principal

  • Hudson College
  • 21 Ascot Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jun 09, 2022
Full-Time Principals / Vice-Principals

Job Description

Hudson College is a co-ed, JK-12 private school in midtown Toronto. We are proud to be a community where students love coming to school and benefit from a balanced academic program with excellent teaching and resources – and most of all, where they feel at home and can be themselves.

We are currently looking for a Principal for our Upper School, commencing September 2022. If you would like to lead a truly vibrant, innovative school with passionate, dedicated educators and support staff and strive to make the school a better place, Hudson College encourages you to apply for this full-time, permanent position.

As a member of the Hudson College leadership team, the Principal serves as our Upper School day-to-day leader and manages all aspects of its pedagogical, educational, and administrative areas according to the guidelines of the Ontario Ministry of Education and the Board of education of the school. The Principal leads in the advancement of better teaching, learning and student experience. The Principal sees the big picture and embodies the school's vision, mission, and values.

The Principal understands to lead is to serve. They are empathetic, approachable, highly diplomatic, skilled in identifying problems and brainstorming solutions with teachers, good at planning and organizing and excellent at communication and presentation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Upper School and ensure school policies, regulations, and procedures are implemented, observed and further developed and that all students are supervised in a safe, welcoming, and caring learning environment
  • Ensure all programs comply with Ministry standards and that all Ministry requirements are met
  • Perform all duties associated with the school inspection
  • Develop exemplary relationships with students, staff, parents and the community
  • Develop curriculum, and promote a skills-based, interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Evaluate, support and improve teaching methods and instruction, provide professional guidance for teachers and ongoing professional development workshops for teachers
  • Manage student behaviour, social, emotional and academic concerns
  • Monitor student achievement, meet the unique needs of all learners, including students with a variety of complex special needs, and promote clear, consistently high expectations and standards that focus on successful educational outcomes for all students
  • Manage all extracurricular activities and programs
  • Provide supervision, evaluation of teachers and support staff
  • Maintain and direct the maintenance of records and files, ensure proper registration and transfer of students to and from the school, and maintain up-to-date student records (OSRs)

The successful candidate should also have:

  • Principal’s Qualification
  • Minimum three years of successful experience working in a leadership role in a private school in Ontario

Hudson College's educational setting:

  • Small, co-ed classes
  • Diverse student population
  • A stimulating teaching environment that encourages creativity and self-direction
  • A balanced and enriched curriculum with a skills-based approach to curriculum planning
  • Extensive professional development opportunities and excellent resources
  • A positive and supportive work environment

Compensation: commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Please send your application to info@hudsoncollege.ca with your cover letter and resume attached.

Hudson College thanks, in advance, all applicants for their interest and will contact candidates who are selected for interviews.