School principals organize and direct the activities of teachers/other staff at elementary/high schools.
Duties May Include
School principals review programs to ensure provincial/territorial or school board standards are met, make teaching assignments, determine class size, prepare timetables, direct the maintenance/use of school facilities, organize/maintain record-taking procedures as well as prepare/administer the budget.
Examples of Titles
High School Principal
Private School Headmaster
Private School Principal
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.