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Principal and Vice-Principal - Elementary Schools

by Thames Valley District School Board

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2024

Job Description

The Thames Valley District School Board invites applications from candidates for the position of:

The Thames Valley District School Board is currently seeking experienced external applicants for the position of Elementary Principal and Elementary Vice-Principal.

At the Thames Valley District School Board, We build each student's tomorrow, every day. TVDSB is one of the largest public school boards in Ontario with more than 9,500 dedicated staff members serving approximately 55,000 elementary and 23,000 secondary students in over 160 schools and Learning Centers in urban, suburban and rural communities across an area of more than 7,000 square kilometers. The Thames Valley learning community inspires innovation, embraces diversity, and celebrates achievement - a strong foundation for all students.

The Board is creating a pool of qualified candidates to be eligible for positions when they become available, in accordance with its Independent Procedure “Promotional Practices: Selection Procedures and Appointment of Principals and Vice-Principals”. 

Experienced educators who have demonstrated strong leadership in previous positions, and who meet the qualification requirements below, are invited to apply.


Candidates making application for a position of Principal or Vice-Principal will:

  • have Ontario School Principal's Certificate Parts I and II completed at time of application.
  • presently hold a leadership position such as Principal, Vice-Principal, or other position deemed equivalent by the Readiness for Interview Process Committee; and
  • have been recommended by their immediate supervisor(s).


You must complete the online application form provided on the Thames Valley’s careers website to be considered for the position of Principal or Vice-Principal

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The following information must be included in the application (in the order listed below for the Interview Readiness Committee):

  1. A letter of application, which provides an introduction to the applicant as a professional learner and potential leader by highlighting leadership competencies and suitability for the position of principal or vice-principal. The letter should be addressed to: Paul Sydor, Superintendent of Student Achievement;
  2. Detailed résumé;
  3. Release of Information (attached);
  4. Assessment of Demonstrated Leadership (attached);
  5. Copy of current Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification; and
  6. A separate page with your own name at the top listing at least three (3) references, including your most current or most recent supervisor who can speak to your leadership skills and your current Superintendent (include name, email address and phone). Reference letters are not permitted.

~~Only those applicants selected to move forward in the process will be contacted~~

Candidates will be assessed using the Thames Valley District School Board’s Mission, Vision and Commitment Statements and The Ontario Leadership Framework.

The Thames Valley District School Board is committed to equity in employment. Our objective is to hire qualified staff who reflect the full diversity of our communities.

While this post is active we are accepting applications.

The Thames Valley District School Board values and supports individuals of all abilities. If you require an accommodation to assist you with any aspect of the hiring process, please contact Jen Walker for assistance at or visit


*Please review posting attachments to include in your application to Jen Walker*

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