Head of School Search

Head of School Search

St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School has a proud history of educational excellence for girls and young women, and the tradition of inspiring and empowering women continues to be the cornerstone of all that we do. 

We are currently looking for our next inspirational school leader to help us continue pioneering women's education and delivering a well-rounded curriculum of rigorous academic studies, global citizenship, competitive sport, healthy active living and community service. 

About the Position

  Inspired Girls. Empowered Women.

Learn more about SMLS and the opportunity to lead our vision for empowered women who are challenging and transforming the world by reading the Head of School Position Profile.

How to Apply

The Board of Governors is partnering with executive search firm, The Bedford Group in its search for a Head of School. Candidates should express their interest in confidence via email to sgalati@bedfordgroup.com. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in its policies, practices, and teaching, learning and work environments. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, accommodation will be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request.

Community Consultations

Community consultation was an important feature of SMLS's Head of School search process.

Thank you to everyone who completed our online survey and/or attended one of our in-person consultations. 

Search Committee

The Search Committee is chaired by the Vice Chair of the SMLS Board of Governors and comprised of the Board's Governance Committee.

Click here to learn more about our Board of Governors.

For more information about the work of the Search Committee, please contact Samantha Galati at sgalati@bedfordgroup.com.

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School

1080 Linbrook Road, Oakville, ON L6J 2L1

T: 905-845-2386 | F: 905-845-4799

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