FIVE YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN 2015 – 2020

Updated March 2015

Vision:

A Christian secondary school which encourages self-discipline, creative thinking and strong character development, so that students employ all skills and abilities to the honour of God.

Mission:

To equip students to grow in wisdom and stature and in favour with God and man (Luke 2:52).

Mantra:

Innovative Christian Educators Testing Learning Boundaries

Strategic Objectives:

1: Providing an exemplary, comprehensive Christian secondary school program that is recognized:

  • as a centre of instructional excellence rooted in profound Biblical understanding;
  • as a caring and welcoming environment with emphasis on spiritual depth;
  • for integrating Information Technology into the curriculum and enhancing student learning.

2: Developing in students habits of gratitude, courtesy, self-direction, reflection and foundational Biblical thought in all their endeavours.

3: Attracting, retaining and developing a highly skilled, professional staff who are enthusiastic and dedicated Christians.

4: Maintaining and executing a fiscally responsible financial plan that includes a robust bursary program.

5: Maintaining and providing effective and durable facilities that are clean and safe.

Core Principles

Our core principles are:

  • To remain firm in the King’s vision and core beliefs for a continuously relevant Christian education.
  • To attract strong Biblical leaders to school assemblies.
  • To encourage Bible study, prayer and strategies for listening for the voice of God.
  • To experience and provide shalom through acts of forgiveness, restoration, and respect rooted in the Great Love commandment.
  • To enrich and maintain the Friday morning Research and Development program.
  • To attract renowned educational leaders to the King’s August symposiums.
  • To envision plans for the growth of King’s beyond its current physical location.
  • To maximize rental revenue.
  • To recognize and celebrate staff contributions to the King’s program.

Specific Goals

Our goals are:

  • To employ a recruitment service to attract staff in key areas of growth and development.
  • To employ a Cooperative Education (CO-OP) director to broaden course options and to connect King’s to community experts.
  • To bless elementary schools of origin through partnerships with such King’s programs as student leadership, athletics, robotics and the arts.
  • To support teachers new to the teaching profession and new to King’s through a remarkable mentoring program.
  • To review and rewrite current job descriptions for vision and clarity.
  • To employ a communications expert to manage the website and to develop a relevant social media identity for the school.
  • To review and administer a preferred Pension Plan for qualifying staff.
  • To investigate the development of a King’s online identity.

Our goals are:

  • To re-purpose and re-position, as needed, King’s organizational structure to support students and staff of a school of 700.
  • To promote and maintain an interactive website.
  • To strengthen relationships with alumni and to develop an alumni presence among current students.
  • To develop a clear vision for the academic support system for excellence in sports and in the arts.
  • To complete Phase V of the building plan< ./li>
  • To develop and maintain a highly effective business program.
  • To provide exemplary support for a community service program.
  • To define a two-thirds teaching load as a full-time position for teachers new to the profession hired at King’s.
  • To develop a remarkable CO-OP program for 100 students so that King’s is known as the University of Waterloo of high school co-op programs.
  • To redesign the current library space for increased opportunities for student project researching, planning and designing.
  • To grow the bursary program from $300,000 to $750,000.