Current Opportunities


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 with “Superintendent Application” in the subject line. Applications are requested by September 15, 2023.


Calgary Girls Charter School (CGCS) is a Calgary area public charter for girls from grades 4-9. The school operates at two sites. Grades 4-5 are located at the Bel Aire campus, and students in grades 6-9 are located at the Lakeview campus. Founded in 2003, Calgary Girls Charter School (CGCS) is empowered by the knowledge that when every aspect of a school is designed for girls, it creates endless opportunities for girls to learn, grow, and develop. Through our unique all-girls learning environment, we’re dedicated to delivering an engaging and meaningful educational experience for all of our students.

Our objective is to help girls develop leadership and problem-solving skills, and support them as they find their voice to speak on issues that impact them personally, in their community and across the globe.

CGCS Superintendent Role Posting August2023

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Uploaded on Sep 12 2023