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Villa Maria is a private mixed French and English secondary school founded more than 150 years ago by the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre-Dame. Guided by an innovative and bold strategic plan that allowed for the arrival of boys in 2016, innovative pedagogy and curriculum revision, the school is actively and determinedly developing a leadership position in the education field in Quebec.
Villa Maria’s mission is to develop the full potential of its students through a high-quality educational program. This program is offered in a modern educational environment where technology is used to surround, stimulate, and reveal the potential of each of its approximately 1,900 students.
The Villa Maria campus includes a large real estate park located in an exceptional quality environment in the heart of Montreal. For more information on Villa Maria College, please visit https://www.villamaria.qc.ca/en
In order to support it in achieving and maintaining its leadership position and reputation for excellence, Villa Maria wishes to fill two positions as Assistant Director.
Reporting to the Director of Educational Services, the Assistant Director is responsible for the supervision of teachers and support staff. He ensures the quality of all activities related to curricula, teaching approaches and the evaluation of learning. He is also responsible for monitoring students’ school and disciplinary files. He manages organizational efficiency and ensures the rigour of the processes in place; he is responsible for establishing and managing his budget.
In accordance with the Education Act and in a concerted effort, he supervises the team towards academic success, in collaboration with teachers, parents and the administration. He collaborates in the development of the strategic plan, objectives and policies of the Collège in accordance with legal, institutional and operational requirements. He directs the strategic planning projects entrusted to him and produces the required deliverables on time to the management committees implicated.
The Assistant Director ensures that the stakeholders of the school under his leadership adopt the measures outlined in the strategic planning and practices announced in the college’s mission statement; he manages specific curricula at Villa Maria and ensures that teachers take ownership of new pedagogical approaches and learning assessment standards and methods.
Building on its long history of excellence in education, Villa Maria aspires to maintain a leadership position among secondary schools in Montreal and Quebec. In a context of organizational transformation, the incumbent of the position will be required to exercise mobilizing leadership to drive and manage change and to bring together the School’s two sectors (French and English) for a strong and united school. In accordance with the strategic orientations, the incumbent will be able to offer an innovative and stimulating educational environment that promotes the development of each student in all its dimensions.