Principle - Eden Valley
Stoney Education Authority
Longview, AB


Chief Jacob Bearspaw School is a small Kindergarten to Grade 12 school located west of Longview, Alberta (1 hour southwest of Calgary). This is a Nakoda First Nations community therefore the classrooms all have multi-grades in them.

This is a small school of 150 students and we are a progressive, creative and literacy focused First Nations School dedicated to preparing students for the future. We are seeking a visionary leader who can become part of an innovative, creative and successful team of educators.

Qualifications necessary:

  • Proven school administration experience
  • An affinity to First Nations education
  • Proven data driven decision making
  • Extensive data organization and management (preferably Google based)
  • Experience in the use of Powerschool is an asset
  • Elementary literacy and numeracy training
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative administration team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Alberta Certification
  • MEd or working towards one
  • A dynamic and enthusiastic leader
  • A strong focus on students and their achievement and welfare
  • Strong conflict resolution and collaboration skills
  • Effective leader in assessment and evaluation approaches
  • Have developed positive working relationships with students, parents, staff and community

Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with First Nations cultural values, beliefs, customs and literacy. A BEd is the minimum with a MEd seen as an asset.

To apply for the position, please do the following:

  • If you are a serious candidate, you will have an up to date criminal records / vulnerable sector check ready. You may include this if it is less than 6 months old.
  • We will need 3 current references including the last place you have worked.
  • As we receive a large number of applications, only those that are shortlisted will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time