Calgary Girls Charter School (CGCS) is seeking a Superintendent – a leader able to successfully navigate the challenges and opportunities associated with a small-scale organization while also optimizing resources for sustainability and growth. CGCS, one of Alberta’s unique public charter schools, serves approximately 500 students in grades four to nine on two campuses in Calgary. Our charter goals include high academic achievement, personal empowerment, and success for all students. Through the pedagogical lens of inquiry and our locally developed Go Girls curriculum, the school supports learning to nurture confident, competent, caring young women who have a strong sense of self, appreciation for others, and respect for community.
The Superintendent serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Board and the Chief Education Officer of the organization as defined in the Alberta Education Act. They are responsible for leading learning achievement and the well-being of all students and oversee the management of every aspect of school operations to ensure resources are available for achieving the desired outcomes for student success. The Superintendent supports the Board in providing excellence in governance and is accountable to the Board.
The position will commence on January 8, 2023, and ranges from a 0.6 to 1.0 FTE to be negotiated. Applications should be emailed to the Board Chair, Christine Jackson, at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Superintendent Application” in the subject line. Applications are requested by September 15, 2023.