Superintendent of Schools (School District 71)-Filled!!!

SD 71


An Inspirational Leader for an Innovative School District

The Board of Education of District 71 requires a new Superintendent of Schools

The beautiful Comox Valley the community is a vibrant hub for agriculture, technology, tourism and services.  The district is located on the traditional lands of the K’omoks First Nations and extends to 7 different communities from Black Creek in the north through Courtenay/Comox to Hornby and Denman Islands and Fanny Bay in the south.  Comox Valley school district is a “learning community that embraces diversity, honours relationships and prepares all learners for a changing world.”  The school district has approximately 7,000 students and 1,300 employees spread across twenty-three schools and work sites.

You are an inspirational, self-aware and visionary leader able to bring together teams of people to provide 21st Century learning to all students.  Compassionate, respectful and strongly principled, you are an open communicator who is able to work cohesively with a team, build positive labour relations, and work effectively with district partners and the elected Board of Education.

In addition to a graduate degree, you have school and senior leadership experience and are eligible for membership with the B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch.  You are a strategic thinker with a record of making ethical and effective decisions to support student learning and employees alike.  You have a history of sound financial management and are committed to working with others to lead the way in educational change.

You will leverage your strong sense of integrity and superb communication skills to build relationships and provide guidance to the Board of Education and collaborative leadership to the staff of the District.  You will continue to build on the District’s progressive and innovative reputation — attracting the best and brightest people to work in the Comox Valley.   With a belief in, and support of accountability, you will balance the role of education leader with the business side of education.

“In the past 30 years, the Comox Valley’s population has more than doubled.  With its comfortable climate, alpine-to-ocean geography, exceptional recreational opportunities and affordable housing, it’s no wonder.”

This competition is now closed and was managed by GO Futures Human Resources, Inc.  Thank you to everyone for your interest. If you have any questions, please contact our search consultant, Catherine Jagger at

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