Principal – L’nu Sipuk Kina’Muokuom

Employment Opportunity

L’nu Sipuk Kina’Muokuom
Deadline: August 10, 2018


Elementary/Secondary School
General Description:
This position is accountable for the provision of Primary to Grade 12 programs and services, at L’nu Sipuk Kina’Muokuom (LSK School), with approximately 300 Mi’kmaq students. This professional, educational leader will assist with the development and implementation of a strategic cultural curriculum, staffing plan, operating budget, and school committees.
Specific Accountabilities:
 Ensuring the successful implementation of Primary to Grade 12 programs and services and the ongoing management of these programs and services
 Keep attendance records respecting enrolled students and staff at the LSK School and take all reasonable steps to secure full and regular attendance of these students
 Take reasonable steps to create and maintain a safe, orderly, positive and effective learning environment
 Develop and implement a strategic cultural curriculum (Mi’kmaq & English)
 Construct a School staffing plan and assist with the selection of LSK School staff
 Supervise and evaluate the performance of LSK School staff
 Communicate regularly with parents of students
 Provide Council with recommendations as to renewals of Teacher and Teacher Assistant contracts
 Manage LSK School’s operating budget
 Organize and contribute to LSK School committees

 Attend Chief & Council meetings as requested:
o with updates on daily operations at the School
o to report on student enrollment
o Present recommendations, for Council approval, of School improvement plans
o Other items, as required

 Other related duties, as requested and required.
Core Competencies:
 Masters Degree in Education (administration) with several years teaching experience
 Background in cultural education (Mi’kmaq and English education)
 Strong knowledge of the Mi’kmaq culture, history, and language
 Ability to work with all stakeholders including grandparents, parents, students, Council members and staff
 Excellent communication and strong education leadership skills
 Supervisory and staff evaluation experience
Other Assets:
 Expertise with the development and implementation of a strategic cultural curriculum
 Knowledge of the process for creating school staffing plans
 Demonstrated experience with creating and managing a school’s operating budget
 Strong leadership skills and problem-solving techniques
 Familiarity with developing and contributing to school committees

Please apply with resume, cover letter, Child Abuse Registry check, Police Vulnerability Check, with three references (include phone & email with each reference) respond all documents by email to:

Dawn McDonald, Human Resource Manager


DEADLINE: August 10, 2018, at noon

Late applicants will not be accepted