September 7, 2022- June 30, 2023

(potential for permanent thereafter)

FTE: 1

CLOSING DATE: Open until a suitable candidate is found.


This position includes athletic directorship of the high school sports program and oversight and leadership of the outdoor education program.

All candidates are required to possess a valid Manitoba teaching certificate (or eligibility) and must clear Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks.

Applicants are required to send resumes along with 3 current references in a single pdf document to recruitment@sdwhiteshell.mb.ca

The School District of Whiteshell is seeking interested candidates for the position of:


The Position

The school principal is an integral part of the District management team and will work closely with the Superintendent, Principal Colleague, Teachers, Counsellor, Resource, and Educational Assistant team. This position is 100% full-time, with duties split between approximately 60% leadership and 40% teaching responsibilities. The school principal oversees the day-to-day operations of the school, delegating responsibilities appropriately; he or she reports directly to the Superintendent. Duties will commence on August 21, 2022.

Required Candidate Qualities and Skills

  • Willingness to embrace, articulate and model our vision, mission, core beliefs

  • A commitment to student learning

  • Previous successful teaching experience

  • Strong communication and listening skills, and ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong support of the school’s extracurricular activities

  • Excellent community building skills that engender trust in leadership

  • A capacity to work cooperatively and effectively with staff, parents, and community members

  • Strong management and organizational skills

  • A dedication to professional growth


Preferred Candidate Qualities

  • Demonstrated instructional leadership success in areas of numeracy and literacy

  • Experience in supervision of curriculum, instruction and faculty professional development

  • Leadership and supervisory skills that promote quality teaching and learning

  • Broad understanding of, and commitment to the development of technology to support learning

  • Possession of Educational Leadership Cert., Master’s Degree in Ed. Administration, or equivalent

  • Outstanding educational administration experience

  • Knowledge of curriculum, including strategies for helping children meet outcomes

  • Understanding and ability to lead staff in 21st century approaches to teaching and learning

  • A commitment to continuous school improvement, planning and data collection


Responsibilities to Learners and Parents

  • To foster a kind, supportive, and orderly school climate

  • To ensure appropriate academic guidance of individual students

  • To maintain accurate academic records for all learners

  • To maintaining and interpret behaviour guidelines for proper student conduct

  • To establish and maintain positive relations with all school stakeholders


Responsibilities to Elementary Staff

  • To be the educational leader of the school

  • To oversee all programming and development

  • To observe, evaluate, and provide timely feedback to teachers

  • To lead teachers in the articulation of the methods and means of meaningful assessment

  • To update, maintain, share and enforce school and District policies

  • To foster a collaborative, cooperative, creative and healthy working environment

  • To host regular meetings with faculty to discuss school matters and ideas on issues of educational and philosophical interest and concern

  • To model consistency in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and procedures


Responsibilities to Administration

  • To maintain and promote the District vision, mission, and beliefs within the school environment

  • To collaborate with Superintendent regarding assignment of teachers and Educational Assistants

  • To work within a collaborative Pre-K to Grade 12 setting


General Responsibilities

  • To be open to collaboration with peers and colleagues for cross level educational planning

  • To maintain a comprehensive calendar of school events to keep community of Pinawa informed

  • To be a visible presence in all areas of the school

  • To perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent

  • To support the schools and its leaders within the District.


Please submit applications directly to ceo@sdwhiteshell.mb.ca or through our website at www.sdwhiteshell.mb.ca as a single PDF document including:

  • A cover letter outlining your interest and fit for the position

  • A resume of professional experiences

  • A list of professional and character referees


We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the School District of Whiteshell team, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If this advertisement is still posted, the position is still open.  Successful candidates must complete a Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry check prior to commencing employment.



TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  September 6, 2019, to June 30, 2022 (potential for permanent thereafter)

FTE: 1.0

CLOSING DATE: June 7, 2022, or once a suitable candidate fit has been identified


The School District of Whiteshell is seeking a teacher comfortable working with students at both the middle and high school levels.  Ideally, this person will have experience and/or a proven track record of success delivering and helping students to meet the ELA curriculum and expected outcomes.
Priority will be given to candidates possessing abilities and aptitudes in outdoor education, active lifestyles, coaching, and extracurricular involvement and to those with other skills and experiences that might otherwise enhance learning opportunities in a small, rural-school setting.

All candidates are required to possess a valid Manitoba teaching certificate (or eligibility) and must clear Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks.

Applicants must be available for in-person interviews. Please send resumes along with 3 current references in a single pdf document to recruitment@sdwhiteshell.mb.ca

All applicants are thanked for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.