Principal, Manitoba School for the Deaf **EXTENDED**

Principal, Manitoba School for the Deaf **EXTENDED**

PCD Program Coordinator, Education


Department of Education and Early Childhood Learning

Inclusion Support – Manitoba School for the Deaf, Student Achievement and Inclusion

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40009

Salary(s):   PCD $82,537.00 – $110,150.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 6, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

This competition may be used to appoint successful candidates to future regular, term or acting status appointments in similar positions. Where established, an eligibility list will remain in effect for up to 12 months. This competition may also be used to source candidates for other positions at a lower classification, Teacher of the Deaf (TF1-2-3). 

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Learning (EECL) is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Principal at the Manitoba School for the Deaf within the Inclusion Support Branch. The Manitoba School for the Deaf (MSD) is an ASL milieu environment that operates a Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 bilingual/bimodal program.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

The Manitoba government is committed to ensuring that all Manitoba students succeed, no matter where they live, their background or their individual circumstances. The department launched Manitoba’s K to 12 Education Action Plan outlining a vision for student success and describing upcoming and future actions to advance this goal. Working in a highly collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to lead teams in designing policy solutions to address immediate needs, as well as future-oriented system improvements.

The Manitoba government has a comprehensive benefit package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have a valid Manitoba teaching certificate
  • Must have or be eligible for a valid Manitoba Class 5F license
  • Must be able to work overtime including evenings and weekends as required



  • Experience working as a teacher and in school administration (early years, middle years or senior years). 
  • Experience and formal training with instructional teaching techniques specific to the field of Deaf and hard of hearing education and programming. 
  • Experience working with students with special needs and programming for students with special needs. 
  • Experience managing staff demonstrated by effective human resource practices. 
  • Fluent in ASL (American Sign Language). 
  • Strong written communication skills in English. 
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to resolve complex issues. 
  • Strong political acumen with the ability to act with diplomacy and tact. 
  • Knowledge of the Manitoba Curricula. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 


  • CAEDHH (Canadian Association of Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing) Certification. 
  • School Administrator’s Certificate. 
  • Experience managing an annual/operational budget. 

The principal provides leadership to MSD staff on the development of programs and services for Deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students enrolled at the school. They are responsible for developing and implementing programming for early years, middle years, and senior years levels, ensuring that the provincial curriculum is followed and best practices for Deaf and hard of hearing students are utilized. The principal is responsible for all the day to day management of the school which includes admissions, transportation, managing budgets, human resources, building maintenance, and aligning with operational processes set out by the government. This position works in collaboration with parents and the Deaf community and liaises with other government departments and service agencies when needed. The principal must align administrative policies and Code of Conduct with provincial standards.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40009

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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