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School principals plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of teachers and other staff of an elementary or secondary school. They are employed by public and private schools. Administrators of elementary and secondary education plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the academic affairs of a school system. They are employed by school boards.
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- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through department heads or supervisors, the activities of teachers and support staff
- Review programs to ensure conformance to school board or provincial standards and develop programs within limits of authority
- Co-ordinate teaching activities of the institution by making personnel assignments, determining class size and preparing timetables
- Organize and maintain procedures for the keeping of records
- Prepare and administer institution or program budget
- Direct and co-ordinate school maintenance services and the use of school facilities
- May recruit and hire teachers and other staff
- May teach.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through school principals, the academic affairs of a school district
- Evaluate curriculum, teaching methods and community participation in programs for a school district and revise programs as required
- Develop and administer programs for the education and training of students and adults
- Make recommendations concerning the annual operating budget of a school district
- Direct or supervise the recruitment, appointment, training, evaluation and promotion of teaching personnel.
Outlook & Prospects for School Principals and Administrators of Elementary and Secondary Education in Prince Edward Island
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Prince Edward Island.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Prince Edward Island||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-02-23|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- November 2013 | (PDF, 506 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 538 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 429 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 428 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 447 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 258 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 258 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 457 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 256 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 256 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 457 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 325 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 09 - Sep 13, 2013
- The English Language School Board will be short five educational psychologists for the 2013-2014 school year. This represents almost half of the psychologists employed by the Board.
- Construction has begun on the new K-12 school in Souris. The total cost for the constuction is $20M and the construction manager is APM Construction Services.
- The PEI Teachers Federation has negotiated a two-year contract with the province of PEI. The contract covers substitute teachers for the first time and includes a 1% pay increase each year. Under the contract, upcoming cuts will be by attrition only.
- The English Language School Board has announced funding cuts to schools that amount to 43 teaching positions across the 57 English language schools in the province
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