Superintendent of Facility Services
The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is a diverse district school board consisting of 122 schools - as well as alternative and continuing education sites - that work to build the confidence and encourage the success of approximately 65,000 students as they face the future. The WRDSB is seeking an exceptional leader for the position of Superintendent Facility Services - someone who embraces accountability, human rights and equity in a highly visible role.
Facility Services is responsible for capital construction and renovation projects, custodial services, school building and grounds maintenance, facility management services, energy and environmental management, and community use of schools. With more than 500 professional and dedicated team members that strive to provide excellent customer service, WRDSB’s Facility Services team is proud to provide a safe, clean and positive educational environment for the students and staff who use the buildings and grounds each school day.
The Superintendent of Facility Services (Superintendent) will lead the way in the management and development of facilities at the WRDSB and provide innovative oversight into design, construction, maintenance, operations, planning, and environmental and sustainability initiatives across the WRDSB’s operations. Leading the Facilities and Capital Projects teams, the Superintendent is responsible for maintaining relationships and managing the work of a number of contract service providers including engineers, architects & custodial staff. This role liaises with the Ministry of Education and the Ontario Association of School Board Officials to ensure that the WRDSB is represented on provincial interest items.
The WRDSB is seeking an exceptional leader who embraces accountability, human rights and equity in a highly visible role. You bring progressive leadership experience managing facilities, maintenance, and construction within a large and complex organization, ideally unionized. A diploma in facilities management, a professional engineer, and/or OAA certification is an asset, as is knowledge of effective and efficient building operations and relevant codes and standards. You are a relationship builder with experience in multi-stakeholder environments, and an effective communicator with strong analytical and decision-making skills. A hands-on leader, you understand the complexity of supporting a large institutional ecosystem and have a proven track record managing multiple projects and responsibilities at any given time. You understand the direct impact support services has on the learning environment. A collaborative and innovative leader, you can drive sustainability initiatives while overseeing buildings and assets in accordance with the WRDSB’s mission:
“WRDSB prepares, challenges and inspires learners to be engaged, connected and contributing global citizens.”.
To fill this position, WRDSB has partnered with leadership advisory firm Odgers Berndtson. Applications are encouraged immediately and should be submitted online at https://careers.odgersberndtson.com/en-ca/29185 For more information, please contact Camille Petitti of Odgers Berndtson. We thank all those who express an interest, however only those chosen for further development will be contacted.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
WRDSB is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and Waterloo District School Board throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.
Odgers Berndtson is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all the work that we do. As part of our efforts to better understand our ability to reach as broad a pool of candidates as possible for our searches, our DEI team would like to encourage you to take a moment and access our Self-Declaration Form.
Superintendent of Student Achievement, K-12
Family of Schools, Promotion Pool
About the Board
The Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is committed to learning, equity, engagement and innovation, guided by its mission to empower students to learn and grow to their full potential in a diverse world. Proudly serving a community of approximately 50,000 students in the City of Hamilton and surrounding area, HWDSB operates across 84 elementary schools, 13 secondary schools and 1 Adult Learning Centre, in addition to providing support and service to approximately 8,800 staff members. As the Board’s new Superintendent of Student Achievement, K-12 Family of Schools, Promotion Pool, you will play a vital role in advancing the Board’s mission by acting as a trusted advisor and facilitator of change with the Board Trustees, Executive Council, school principals and vice-principals, managers, supervisors, union leaders and association chairs.
At HWDSB, staff wellness is a priority. We are committed to co-creating and fostering an environment where staff feel safe, valued, and supported. We are continuously striving to support the needs of our diverse community and actively work to foster and maintain a culture of human rights.
Our holistic Staff Wellness program has been designed to support employee’s well-being in all dimensions of health. As one part of this comprehensive program, all staff as well as their dependents have access to free and confidential supports through our Employee and Family Assistance Provider (EFAP), in addition to many other program components.
About the Role
We are creating a pool of qualified candidates for future Family of Schools - Superintendent of Student Achievement, K-12 (SOSA) positions. Successful candidates to this pool will be placed on a ready list for a two-year period. You would be a part of the senior leadership team.
Reporting to the Associate Director of School Improvement (Learning Services), you will demonstrate your professional and personal commitment to the Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan. You will manage all aspects of your assigned Family of Schools and identified central portfolios, ensuring due diligence and fiscal accountability. You will build and sustain open, transparent and trusting relationships with the HWDSB community to serve the overarching priorities to improve achievement and well-being outcomes for our students. You will always center equity and human rights in all aspects of your leadership as a duty bearer upholding our Human Rights and Anti-Black racism policies.
Within this role you will have the opportunity to work in partnership with the HWDSB Board of Trustees in alignment with the Multi-Year Strategic Plan.
We are seeking leaders who are firmly committed as treaty partners to furthering reconciliation and Indigenous Cultural Safety and lead alongside the Indigenous Education Team to implement the Indigenous Education Circle Strategic Action Plan (IECSAP) 2021-2025.
Imagine what you could do at HWDSB.
HWDSB is seeking system leaders who will be committed to using their positionality, power and privilege to engage in the active dismantling of all forms of discrimination and oppression and in particular ableism, anti-Indigenous racism, anti-Black racism, anti-South Asian racism, anti-Asian racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, homophobia, transphobia and biphobia, which historically and currently have detrimental impacts on the learning and working environments in education. If you have been proven to be effective in your current role and you are a critically reflective practitioner who has led staff to create innovative instructional programs that are culturally responsive, anti-colonial and student-centered, this position in HWDSB will be of interest to you.
Your experience and expertise gained as an educational leader is complemented by the Ministry of Education Supervisor Officer’s Certificate. Applicants currently enrolled in SOQP are welcome to apply.
Should you require any assistance with the application process please call the Apply to Education call centre support for assistance.
Application Package Requirements: You will be able to upload these documents in the Apply to Education application process.
A cover letter and curriculum vitae
Prepare a personal reflection: (up to a maximum of two pages)
What excites you about the HWDSB SOSA role?
- How you will make an impact in meeting the Board’s Annual Plan priorities?
Four (4) professional references (one being your current immediate supervisor) with authorization to contact under the terms of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted no later than 12:00 pm on December 12, 2023. If you have any questions in regards to this posting, please contact Lety Goddard, Senior Manager, Human Resource Services and Staff Well-Being at email@example.com.
Interview Timelines: We are looking to facilitate interviews in-person the week of December 18, 2023.
HWDSB is located on ancestral Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Confederacy land as determined by the Dish with One Spoon treaty. The Dish with One Spoon wampum belt represents the treaty relationship between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and Anishinaabe with respect to sharing the land and resources thereon. The intent of this agreement is for all nations sharing this territory to do so responsibly, respectfully and sustainably in perpetuity. We respect the longstanding relationships with the local Indigenous communities, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and the Six Nations of the Grand River.
Employment Equity Statement
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is committed to building inclusive learning and working environments where students see themselves reflected in the curriculum, staff population, physical surroundings and the broader community. HWDSB’s mission is to empower students to learn and grow to their full potential in a diverse world. Guided by this mission, HWDSB strives to build a workforce that embodies the values of human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion, while reflecting and welcoming the diverse and distinct identities, experiences and needs of our students and our communities.
HWDSB seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, and who will contribute to the vision of creating inclusive and equitable outcomes. HWDSB especially invites and welcomes applications from:
Indigenous Peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples);
Members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin; (e.g., Black and racialized communities, immigrant communities, etc.)
Persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
Persons who identify as women; and
Persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. (i.e., Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+)
As part of HWDSB’s commitment to employment equity and removing barriers to groups that have faced and continue to face barriers in employment, we invite all applicants to complete a voluntary question(s) that collects identity-based information. The voluntary question(s) is on the Apply to Education application page for this position.
HWDSB is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, based on any human rights protected grounds. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.
Applicant Self-Identification Form
The information collected on this form is used to monitor HWDSB’s progress toward our equity goals including our commitment to diversity in HWDSB recruitment and hiring practices. We are committed to the security and confidentiality of information under our control, and to the protection of privacy with respect to personal and confidential information that is collected, used, disclosed and retained in the system (Policy 1.6 - Privacy). Information on this form is collected pursuant to Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan (Ministry of Education) and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Access to this form is restricted to specific individuals in Human Resources. The Research and Analytics Department will use aggregate data from all the forms (not individual data) for internal reporting. Their access and use of the data is governed by MFIPPA and ethical research practices. Applicant Self-Identification Forms will be maintained in the Human Resources job competition file and securely destroyed 6 years after the job posting in accordance with general records retention principles. If you prefer not to answer any of the questions, you can select “prefer not to answer”. This in no way affects your application or the applicant selection process. If you have questions or concerns about this form please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bluewater District School Board is a learning organization committed to providing a quality educational experience for every student in a safe, accepting, and caring environment.
Superintendent of Business Services and Treasurer
As one of the area’s largest employers, Bluewater District School Board has approximately 3,000 permanent and casual employees who serve 18,500 students and families across 8,673 square kilometres within Bruce and Grey Counties on the traditional lands of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation.
Come to Bluewater to experience the trails, sandy beaches, meandering rivers, and welcoming communities. Stay to experience a progressive career path with an employer that is dedicated in providing a positive working environment, along with competitive compensation and benefits!
Bluewater District School Board invites applications for the position of Superintendent of Business Services and Treasurer. We are seeking a creative, dynamic, and skilled leader to join our executive team. This is a full-time position, located at the Bluewater District School Board Education Centre in Chesley, Ontario. This position is available due to retirement.
The Superintendent of Business Services and Treasurer will demonstrate their commitment to the priorities of the board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan by ensuring and promoting the well-being of students and staff, quality instruction and learning experiences, community engagement, and responsible stewardship of resources. The candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership, and management skills. The ability to work effectively with trustees, staff, the general public, partners, and ministry officials is essential.
Reporting to the Director of Education, the successful candidate will be responsible for a broad range of business services which include finance, audit functions, planning and enrolment functions, purchasing, transportation services, plant operations, and information technology.
The ideal candidate will bring several years of successful business experience from either the broader public or private sectors, along with superior interpersonal and communication skills. They will have a relevant post-secondary degree, and will possess (or will be eligible to obtain) a Business Supervisory Officer’s Qualification Program Certificate (SOQP) (pursuant to Regulation 309 of the Education Act).
To be considered for this key leadership role, candidates are required to submit a letter of application together with a current resume. Please provide the names of three professional references with authorization to contact under the terms of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Interested candidates should direct their questions to:
Lori Wilder, Director of Education - 519-363-2014
Interested and qualified applicants should submit a letter of application and resume to Bev Sims by email at Bev_Sims@bwdsb.on.ca no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2023. Interviews for this position will be held at the Bluewater District School Board Education Centre on Monday, January 8, 2024.
Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest; however, only those who have been short-listed for an interview will be contacted.
Bluewater District School Board is committed to fostering a safe and supportive learning environment for all students and staff.
Bluewater District school board is committed to providing accommodations in the workplace and for candidates who have temporary or permanent disability, or who otherwise require accommodations based on the protected grounds highlighted in the Ontario Human Rights Code in respect to the recruitment and selection process.
Bluewater District School Board is committed to providing a respectful and healthy work environment.
|Ministry:||Education, Ontario Public Service|
|Division:||Indigenous Education and Well-Being Division|
|Branch:||Inclusive Education, Priorities and Engagement Branch|
|Position Title:||Education Officer|
|Duration:||1-year temporary secondment with possible extension to a maximum of 3 years|
|Location:||315 Front Street West, Toronto Ontario, M7A 0B8|
|Compensation Group:||Association of Management Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario (AMAPCEO)|
|Salary:||$76,382 - $131,864 per year|
|Position Status:||Open Targeted|
|Posting Date:||November 27, 2023|
The Ministry of Education’s Inclusive Education, Priorities and Engagement Branch offers an opportunity that will appeal to educational professionals in leadership positions in schools and/or boards with sound knowledge of and demonstrated experience in promoting student well-being. You will inform the development and implementation of well-being and equity as one of interconnected goals for our publicly funded education system as identified in legislation.
Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of the Ontario education system acquired through direct employment in an Ontario school board. Experience in developing, reviewing, and implementing school and school board policies and programs related to student well-being, inclusive education, and equity. Knowledge of, and experience working with, policies, programs and initiatives that promote a holistic approach to the physical, emotional, cognitive, social, and self/spirit development of the learner.
Experience working with families and communities to help inform systemic services and programs to underserved student populations and address systemic education barriers and support students to stay in school, graduate and succeed.
Current experience working in schools and boards with system-wide leadership responsibilities including leadership development and capacity building. Expert knowledge of strategies for working educators, support staff, principal, supervisory officer, and directors of education stakeholder groups with an equitable, and inclusive lens.
Strong interpersonal and relationship-management skills and demonstrated experience in building and maintaining partnerships. Excellent communication skills in the areas of presenting, consulting, and facilitating. Strong written, analytical, evaluation, and project-management skills.
Note: This position may only be held by a current, full-time, employee of an Ontario school board. The successful candidate will be required to negotiate an approved leave of absence from their board. While on contract with the Ministry the successful candidate will continue to be covered by the benefit plans and pension plan of their home board, with the Ministry covering the employer costs of maintaining such coverage. Moving and relocation costs will not be covered by the Ministry.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your cover letter and resume to Marlene McRae at Marlene.McRae@ontario.ca, Manager, Policy, Priorities and Well-Being Unit by the closing date.
If you required an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code, please contact Sandra Marusic at Sandra.Marusic@ontario.ca.
The deadline to apply is December 15, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Late applications will not be accepted.
We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer.
Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 57 (Prince George)
Prince George, BC
School District No.57 (“the District” or SD57”) resides on the unceded ancestral lands of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nations, McLeod Lake Indian Band and the Simpcw First Nations. Geographically, the District spans from Mackenzie BC, through Prince George to the communities of McBride and Valemount and comprises of 41 schools: 32 Elementary schools, 8 Secondary schools and 1 District Learning Support center for alternative and alternate learning opportunities. Throughout the District, 1,800 staff and educators support approximately 14,800 students, including early learning, after school art and sports programming, trades programs, and dual credit programs with local post-secondary schools.
The district supports Lheidli T’enneh students, McLeod Lake students and Takla students living on reserve through Local Education Agreements. With each Nation, the District co-constructs the educational services provided to the students while attending a school within the school district.
The Superintendent, as the CEO of the District, is responsible to the Board of Education for the overall leadership, educational outcomes, and general management of the affairs of SD57. The Superintendent advises the Board, communicates emerging trends in education, recommends actions on current issues, and ensures the District’s policies and programs result in the attainment of the Board’s strategic goals and objectives. In addition, the Superintendent is responsible for supervising the requirements of the provincial School Act and Regulations while providing leadership in administration and instructional programs to continually cement SD57 as an educational leader and employer of choice.
The ideal candidate is an accomplished and respected educator who is currently in a district level, executive leadership role and brings a track record of success at all levels of the K-12 public education system. Highly relational, innovative, progressive and inclusive the successful candidate is a champion of the public school system and committed to fostering high performing, inclusive, student-centred learning environments. The Superintendent will also be characterized as politically astute, financially judicious, and a collaborative leader.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Superintendent to provide passionate leadership in a district that places a high value on the public education system.
To explore this opportunity further, please click Apply.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.