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Become a Principal with Edmonton Public Schools

Competition: 252421

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent


Edmonton Public Schools is looking for experienced principals who share our vision of transforming the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow.

Principals hold a pivotal role in our District by providing leadership, direction and coordination at each of our schools. As educational leaders, they have the opportunity and responsibility to create a safe and welcoming environment in which all students and staff can experience growth and success.

About you:

  • You are passionate in supporting every student’s journey from early learning through high school completion and beyond
  • You foster effective relationships with students, staff, parents and the community
  • You are committed to establishing an inclusive educational environment
  • You support regular, alternative and special education needs programming
  • You lead effective school-based practices to facilitate continuous improvement in literacy and numeracy levels and student learning
  • You have efficiently and effectively managed school operations and resources
  • You are aware of the organizational and operational structure of Edmonton Public Schools


  • Successful instructional leader for a minimum of five years
  • Meet Edmonton Public Schools’ Principal Quality Practice Standard
  • Valid Alberta Teacher certification

Successful candidates will be offered a continuing teacher contract with a two-year term probationary period. Principals are members of the Alberta Teachers’ Association and are included in the teachers’ bargaining unit.

Our District is committed to excellence and hires based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

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