Superintendent Report

Published by Marjorie Graham [Marjorie Graham] on 04/26/2016 (90 reads)

APRIL 2016

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School Cancellations

School CancellationsInformation on school cancellations is available by calling 1-888-320-8181.

School Board & Senior Staff

Student & Substitute

Current Postings

Student Summer Employment

Student Summer Employment
Student Summer Employment Posted by Administrator (May 5, 2016 2:40:pm)


The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board calls for applications for STUDENT SUMMER EMPLOYMENT for the following potential openings.  Candidates will be expected to possess the ability to deal effectively with students and co-workers. 


- Duties include grounds care using gas powered equipment including lawn mowers, grass trimmers, as well as other tools such as shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, etc.  Duties on inclement weather days may include heavy lifting and moving materials or other related duties.


- Duties include assisting staff with utility reporting, work processes, document control and other related duties. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a university undergraduate engineering diploma or degree program.


- Duties include assisting staff with software installation, hardware installation, inventory, work processes, and other related duties.  Applicants must be currently enrolled in a recognized Information Technology Program and possess a computer hardware and software repair skill set.

Copies of all certificates, diplomas or degrees must be attached.

We thank all those applicants who apply, however only successful applicants will be contacted.

We invite students who are women, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to specify in their application that they belong to one of these groups targeted by our employment equity policy.


Nicole LeBlanc
Coordinator of Human Resources

Applications or resume & cover letter must be submitted to Nicole LeBlanc, Coordinator of Human Resources, c/o Michelle MacLeod, 275 George Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia, BIP 1J7, on or before four (4) pm Friday, May 20, 2016 - 4:00 pm

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Confidential Positions

Confidential Job Posting
Confidential Job Posting Posted by Leanne Marcil (April 27, 2016 2:50:pm)

TO:                  Principals/Secretaries

 FROM:             Nicole LeBlanc, Coordinator of Human Resource Services

 RE:                   Confidential Job Posting

 DATE:              April 27, 2016


The following Confidential position has been posted online through SuccessFactors at

       Manager Operations (Transportation)

 This posting is being forwarded to you for notification to be posted in your school/building.

 Thank you for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

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SuccessFactors - A New Recruiting System

The Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board is piloting a new recruiting system for Confidential positions and NSTU Administrative positions such as Principal, Vice Principal, Department Head, Consultant, etc..

This new system called Success Factors allows employees to view and apply for these postings with the school board online. 

If you are a current employee of CBVRSB click here to search for available positions:

If you are not currently an employee of the CBVRSB, click here to apply for available positions:

Instructions/help documents are available here:

Please email if you have difficulty with your Success Factors Login or password.


Nova Scotia Aspiring Leaders Program (ALP)

March 22nd, 2016 


To All Administrators: 

Enclosed please find copies of a brochure to share with your staff regarding the Nova Scotia Aspiring Leaders Program (ALP). 

This program is offered by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, in partnership with the Educational Leadership Consortium of Nova Scotia (NSELC) and Nova Scotia's school boards. 

The ALP is a professional learning opportunity developed in response to a priority identified by school boards, and to meet the commitment to teaching and educational leadership outlined in Nova Scotia's Action Plan for Education. 

The program is designed to support teachers, mentors and school board consultants who are interested in becoming effective school principals and/or vice principals. 

The ALP extends over 13 months beginning in August 2016 and includes two summer institutes and seven Friday/Saturday seminars. An eight-day residency program will be integrated throughout the program. A certificate is granted following a culminating assessment and successful completion of all program components. 

An online applications will be available through the board web page until the April 15, 2016 deadline. Candidate selection will be based on identified criteria and an interview by a panel of school board personnel. 

Thank you for sharing information on the ALP with staff members in your school. 




Marlene Urquhart

Coordinator, Human Resources



Nova Scotia Aspiring Leaders Program Application

Teacher Vacancies (Substitutes)

May 6th 2016 7:34:29 pm


Notice of Draft Policies
Notice of Draft Policies Posted by Administrator (May 6, 2016 9:30:am)



The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board encourages
the participation of its education partners and school communities in
 its policy development and review process.  The Board is
currently undertaking a review of the following policies
and invites community input.

  1. Policy PSS 229        Professional Photographers in Schools
  2. Policy PSS 237        School Trips

A copy of the draft policy may be accessed on our web site,
Under Policies (Draft Policies for
Review by Stakeholders) or at Central Office. 
Please provide feedback, in writing by June 3, 2016 to:

Policy Committee c/o Cathy Viva
Acting Director of Programs & Student Services
275 George Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1J7
Electronic Submissions can be emailed
to Policy Committee c/o

Show me your language

Education Update

Education Update
Education Update Posted by Administrator (June 19, 2015 10:30:am)

Education Update English

Education Update French

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Looking Inward Final Report

Looking Inward Final Report
Looking Inward Final Report Posted by Administrator (April 22, 2015 1:40:pm)

Looking Inward Final Report

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

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SASG Final Reports

Student Accommodation Study Group Final Reports
Student Accommodation Study Group Final Reports Posted by Paul Oldford (January 20, 2015 2:00:pm)

Student Accommodation Study Group

Final Reports

Glace Bay Family of Schools

New Waterford Family of Schools

Northside Family of Schools

Riverview Family of Schools

Sydney Family of Schools

Victoria North Family of Schools

Victoria South Family of Schools

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Scenarios Posted by Paul Oldford (December 3, 2013 4:49:pm)

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Looking Inward Presentation

Looking Inward Presentation
Looking Inward Presentation Posted by Michelle MacLeod (May 3, 2013 9:30:am)

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Information Sessions

Looking Inward
Looking Inward Posted by Paul Oldford (October 2, 2013 1:30:pm)



“Looking Inward” is a candid review of the board challenges to guide public consultation.  We invite you to read this document and forward your comments to the CBVRSB at or by writing to us at:

Cape Breton – Victoria Regional School Board
275 George Street,
Sydney ,N.S.

B1P 1J7

Attn: Michele Mac Leod

The Looking Inward document is available at:

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