Christian Elementary School Principal

  • Full Time
  • Newmarket, ON
  • Applications have closed.

King Christian School

Operational Leadership

·       Managing a staff of 25+

·       Actively engaged in day-to-day activities

·       Is willing to create positive change

·       Can develop relationships with other leaders, especially those of the partner schools, churches and support organizations (ie. Edvance)

·       Understands how to market the school using all modern promotional methods to encourage school growth


Administrative Leadership

·       Advises and assists the Board and school committees and attends Board meetings

·       Effectively communicates and is approachable with the Board, staff and families

·       Encourages and facilitates team building

·       Provides positive and constructive feedback

·       Manages staffing within the approved budget and makes recommendations to the Board for areas outside the budget


Educational Leadership

·       Encourages a learning environment that is a warm, considerate and inviting place to be, where students grow in faith, wisdom, knowledge and character

·       Is actively involved in staff meetings, professional development, and chapels

·       Gives continuous attention to curricular development

·       Encourages staff and self in lifelong learning and professional development


Spiritual Leadership

·       Has a dynamic, courageous, authentic love for Christ and a desire to share with others

·       Wisely manages a diverse Christian community


Community Leadership

·       Facilitates school involvement within the community

·       Establishes engaging relationships with the community that builds trust and respect

·       Provides visionary leadership to all the stakeholders of the school and leads the school to fulfill its mission, vision and objectives


Personal Qualities

·       Has strong emotional intelligence to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and diffuse conflict

·       Is outgoing and comfortable meeting and greeting new people

·       Enjoys speaking publicly

·       Is a big picture thinker

·       Has a constant desire to find ways to do things better


Educational Requirements

Professional Growth

·       Pursues personal professional development

·       Remains current on best educational practices

·       Demonstrates the ability to be a lifelong learner


General Qualifications

·       Bachelors degree

·       Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) qualifications or equivalent

·       Masters of Education (M. Ed) or additional coursework in administration preferred

·       5+ years of Principal experience preferred or 10+ years of progressive teaching experience



As a member of Edvance Christian Schools, compensation for the position will align with Edvance recommendations.


Position Application

To express your interest in this position, please email the following documents to

·       Resume and cover letter

·       Statement of Philosophy of Christian Education

·       Statement of Personal Faith

Upon selection, we will require:

·       A pastoral reference letter attesting to your connection to a local church

·       3 references (2 professional & 1 personal)

·       Vulnerable Sector Check