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Halton Catholic District School Board

Elementary Principal Pool

  • To be discussed
  • Full time , Part time

  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible

About Us

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB), in partnership with home and Church, is an inclusive and equitable learning community dedicated to providing excellence in Catholic education by developing Christ-centred individuals enabled to transform society. A provincial leader in student achievement, Halton Catholic District School Board provides exceptional educational experiences and services to over 37,000 students of all ages across our 46 elementary schools, 10 secondary schools, and 3 continuing education facilities, serving the wider Catholic communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville.

We encourage all applicants to view our Careers website for more information about our Board.

Position Details

Competition #: PVP20-2023-24 Elementary Principal

Posting Date: June 3, 2024

Closing Date: July 1, 2024

Basic Qualifications

Seven (7) years successful teaching/administrative experience

Teaching experience of two divisions and/or specialized areas within the school system

Certificate of Qualification and Registration in good standing from the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)

Master of Education (preferred)

Special Education, Part 1 (preferred)

Addressing Anti-Black Racism to Change Pedagogy and Practice, Part 1 or equivalent (preferred)

Completed Principals qualifications according to Regulation 298: Section 9 (Principals Certificate Part I and Part II or equivalent) prior to beginning assignment

Completed Religious Education Specialist or equivalency (i.e., Master of Religious Education)

Completed Modules I & II of the Boards current Catholic Leadership Program or equivalent

Committed to, or completion of, Equity and Inclusion Training Part I, with a commitment to complete Part II within the first year of appointment

Pastoral Reference for a Leadership Position in Catholic Education (dated within the last twelve months)

Recommendation from your current supervising Superintendent of Education

Other Qualifying Experience

Acting Principal, Vice-Principal, Consultant

Strong commitment to concept of Catholic School Community

Demonstrated experience in identifying and addressing systemic barriers to equitable educational outcomes for all students

Demonstrated experience in creating safe, inclusive, equitable, learning environments that are free from discrimination

Academic and professional qualifications beyond the basic requirements

Demonstrated servant leadership management style

Involvement in Special Education programs and curriculum development, implementation, assessment, and evaluation

On-going participation in their own professional learning program

Positive interpersonal relationships with staff, students, parents, and other members of the school community

Documentation Required

An updated résumé and cover letter

A copy of the OCT Certificate of Qualification

Proof of completion of Catholic Leadership Program (i.e., Program Certificate or equivalent)

Proof of completion of Equity and Inclusion Training (i.e., Program Certificate or equivalent)

Completed Leadership Candidate Profile for Principals and Vice-Principals including signatures from the current Supervisor and current supervising Superintendent.

Pastoral Reference for a Leadership Position in Catholic Education (dated within the last twelve months)

Two letters of professional reference

A complete application package along with your resume and other supporting documents must be submitted through Apply to Education by July 1, 2024 at 4:30 PM

Equity and Inclusion

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is committed to supporting the development of a strong and equitable workforce, that will foster the success and well-being of our students, staff, and wider-Catholic school communities. We strive to uphold the values of equity and inclusion in the recruitment and hiring of qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our region. Although qualifications and experience will be determining factors in the hiring process, the HCDSB shall promote the hiring of qualified candidates from under-represented groups. To that end, we actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equitable outcomes including, but not limited to: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples; members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, or place of origin; persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities.

Special Considerations

Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Halton Catholic District School Board will provide accommodations to applicants who are selected to participate in our recruitment process. Such requests, outlining the nature of any accommodation(s) required, are to be submitted to Human Resources Services by phone at 905-632-6300 or 1-800-741-8382. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.


If you require assistance with ApplyToEducation, please contact 1-877-900-5627 or email

If you require additional information regarding this position, do not hesitate to contact our support recruitment staff (Christine Milanczak or Nawal Syed) at905-632-6300or1-800-741-8382.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview process will be contacted.


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