JOB POSTINGS


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Superintendent of Human Resources

The Limestone District School Board is seeking a proven visionary leader with a well-defined philosophy of service delivery and education to join a highly collaborative senior team, providing strategic Human Resources direction and leadership across the district to a professional and caring staff who are committed to supporting the success of every student.

A member of Executive Council, reporting to the Director of Education, you will demonstrate your commitment to the Board's vision to embrace and foster engaging and innovative working and learning environments where everyone achieves success and well-being. Leading a dedicated team of human resource professionals, you will oversee all aspects of Human Resources in support of the Board's strategic goals, developing and implementing well-designed and proactive human resources programs and processes aimed at fostering and supporting equitable, diverse and inclusive environments. In this capacity, you will have responsibilities for labour relations, contract negotiations and collective agreement administration, staffing, health and safety, disability management, performance management, freedom of information and protection of privacy, as well as records and information management. In addition, you will have responsibility for using human rights based data to lead recruitment, retention, leadership development, and succession planning. Additional responsibilities may also include supervision and oversight of assigned schools (elementary and secondary) and other central portfolios.

The Limestone District School Board's strategic vision centres on student and staff Wellness, Innovation and Collaboration. Situated in historic Kingston, on the shores of scenic Lake Ontario, the Limestone District School Board serves more than 19,000 students in 55 schools and 5 alternative education centres, covering a geographic area of 7,719 square kilometres across the City of Kingston, the Townships of Central Frontenac, North Frontenac, South Frontenac, Addington Highlands, Loyalist, Stone Mills, the Frontenac Islands and the Town of Greater Napanee.

Qualifications

Current Ontario Supervisory Officer qualifications or the ability to fulfill the Ontario Supervisory Officer Qualification requirements by October 31, 2022. In addition, you demonstrate:

  • Proven leadership, including a commitment to collaborative decision-making with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong evidence of furthering system goals and success
  • Demonstrated work-related expertise in applying human rights law and analyzing issues using the Human Rights Code and relevant policies to prevent and address discrimination and harassment
  • Effective change management/leadership strategies
  • Demonstration of the core leadership capacities and personal leadership resources in the Ontario Leadership Framework
  • Solid understanding of relevant legislation and regulations
  • CHRL or CHRE designation considered an asset

How to Apply

If this exciting and dynamic opportunity aligns with your vision and values, and you can see yourself in Limestone, please forward your resume and cover letter outlining how you see yourself impacting Limestone in this capacity, along with the names of four preliminary references, who will not be contacted without consent. Packages should be addressed to Krishna Burra, Director of Education, and must be submitted no later than 3:00 p.m. on October 29, 2020 to:

moorewy@limestone.on.ca

Further information about this opportunity is available by contacting the Office of the Director of Education at (613) 544-6925, ext. 235 or burrak@limestone.on.ca.

Additional information about the Limestone District School Board can be found at www.limestone.on.ca.

Interviews

Please note that interviews will be scheduled between November 5-12, 2020. Candidates will be advised at time of contact whether interviews will take place in-person or virtually. Shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit written consent to contact four professional referees, including current and prior supervisors. Thank you for your interest in working and leading in Limestone.

Accommodations will be provided to applicants to enable equitable participation in the recruitment process.
Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.

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Education Officer—School Support and Outreach

Are you an experienced, bilingual education professional looking for a new challenging opportunity? If so, consider this opportunity with the Ministry of Education where, as an educator, you will provide information and clarification on legislation, policies and programs to schools, school boards, and other stakeholders.

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) is modernizing Ontario's approach to large-scale assessment. The agency creates and delivers engaging and relevant assessments for students that lead to further insights into their learning. EQAO seeks dynamic individuals interested in cutting-edge approaches to gathering and analysing student achievement data. This transformation is part of an exciting mandate to contribute to the continuous improvement of Ontario's publicly funded education system.

Education Officers in EQAO's School Support and Outreach Unit deliver training programs and advisory services to school and board teams. These programs and services model innovative approaches to leveraging EQAO large-scale assessment data for school-improvement planning. This includes developing and demonstrating new data visualization tools for educators across Ontario.

Education Officers also provide advice and recommendations to EQAO management on school support and outreach initiatives. Current circumstances have impacted the team's operations; however, during a standard school year, Education Officers would be required to travel across the province frequently to support schools and school boards.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

  • provide technical leadership, planning, coordination and education expertise in the development and implementation of consultation, advisory and training outreach programs
  • lead the development of strategies to support improved student achievement in literacy and numeracy in Ontario
  • provide educational expertise in the development and roll-out of province-wide testing to schools and school districts
  • develop and sustain positive relationships and networks with a broad range of education stakeholders and interest groups

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

  • You are proficient in English as well as oral and written French at the Superior level.

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • You have knowledge and experience applying education theory, principles and methods with specialized knowledge of current large-scale education assessment methodology, tools and processes, including processes such as analysing EQAO assessment data, and tools such as Microsoft Power BI data visualizations
  • You have experience developing and delivering training programs for the administration of educational assessments in school boards, including virtual, online training programs
  • You have knowledge of Ontario's educational system and related assessment issues and activities across the province, including EQAO's assessment framework
  • You have knowledge of a broad range of education curriculum subject areas to analyze and evaluate resource materials

 Project Management Skills

  • You have project planning and management skills to plan, lead and conduct school support and outreach projects

Communication, Consultation and Relationship Management Skills

  • You have well-developed verbal and written communication and presentation skills to promote the government and EQAO mandate, objectives and programs related to education excellence, and to prepare project plans, reports, briefings, and correspondence
  • You have consultation and relationship management to develop and manage consultation and advisory relationships with senior school district and other stakeholders

Research, Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

  • You have research, analytical and problem-solving skills to locate, synthesize, analyze and apply information to specific school district and school situations, and make recommendations to government officials

 Salary Range: $73,402.00 - $126,718.00

Additional Information

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 9 months, 2 Carlton St, Toronto, Toronto Region

Note:

  • This ad is also available in French.
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Please apply online, only, by Monday, November 2, 2020, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 154609 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

www.ontario.ca/careers

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Superintendent of Education: Student Achievement

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) is a progressive and dynamic organization that puts student success at the forefront, through a commitment to academic achievement, and the development of citizenship, personal, social, and life skills. KPR offers a world-class education for approximately 33,000 students in 91 schools spread across a diverse jurisdiction spanning over 7,000 square kilometers in the Municipality of Clarington, Northumberland and Peterborough counties, City of Quinte West/Murray Ward.

KPR is currently inviting applications for the position of Superintendent of Education: Student Achievement, with responsibility for the improvement of student achievement in K-12 families of schools, in addition to system-wide responsibilities, as assigned by the Director of Education. KPR's supervisory officers play a critical role in the achievement of the board's mission by demonstrating high expectations for student learning, leadership, strategic decision-making, managerial effectiveness collaboration and professionalism. The successful candidate will ideally assume the position by January 2021.

A valid Ontario Supervisory Officer certificate is required, with applicants completing qualifications also eligible for consideration. KPR is committed to a workforce that is representative of the diversity of the people of Ontario and across the communities it serves. Further, KPR is committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome interest and/or applications from all qualified candidates, with a diversity of backgrounds, without exception.

To confidentially apply, please submit a covering letter and résumé, along with a list of three (3) preliminary professional references (including your current supervisor) to Project #KPRSSA2020 no later than 4 p.m. on November 10, 2020 to: resumes@promeus.ca. Please note that NO references will be contacted without your prior consent. Requests for additional information, and/or confidential suggestions or nominations of suitable candidates may be submitted by contacting Marilyn Gouthro at mgouthro@tbaytel.net / (807) 626-6042. Given the significant impact of COVID-19, the planned recruitment/selection process and timelines for the search may be modified to ensure individual and community safety. All inquiries will be treated as confidential. Promeus Inc. is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. Please advise us of any accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially. We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Superintendent of Education

The Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) invites applications from skilled, dynamic, educational leaders, both elementary and secondary, internal and external, for the position of Superintendent of Education. The AMDSB is committed to maximizing student outcomes and creating positive, inclusive learning environments. We are an innovative, progressive public school board with approximately 16,000 students in 40 schools serving both Huron and Perth counties including the towns of Stratford, St. Marys, Exeter, Wingham, Goderich and Listowel.

Our new Superintendent will be a collaborative member of our senior team and be ready to lead and supervise a region of elementary and secondary schools, as well as assume a system-wide portfolio of responsibilities.

Candidates must be a member of good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers and hold Ontario Supervisory Officer qualifications or be done these qualifications by June 30, 2021.

Qualifications required:

  • Outstanding educational leadership, including a commitment to collaborative decision-making with trustees, peers, employees and union and community partners;
  • Superior communication, organizational and time-management skills;
  • Expertise in instructional leadership, assessment and evaluation and professional learning;
  • Proven skill in change management;
  • Core leadership capacities and personal leadership resources in accordance with the Ontario Leadership Framework; and
  • Knowledge and understanding of characteristics and needs of urban and rural school communities.

Qualified candidates must submit an application package that includes:

  • A covering letter, detailed resume and most recent performance appraisal;
  • A one-page essay: Describe a system strategic initiative focused on student achievement which you led that has given you great professional satisfaction, and include the leadership moves that contributed to a positive outcome;
  • Four professional referees, including current and prior supervisors, and written consent to contact them.

Completed application packages must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2020 to:

Dr. Lisa Walsh, Director of Education lisa.walsh@ed.amdsb.ca

Please address the subject line in your email ‘Superintendent of Education Application.’

If you have not received an email confirmation of receipt, please contact Barb Crawford at (519) 527- 0111 ext. 106.

Avon Maitland District School Board
Education Centre, 62 Chalk Street North, Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0

Engage, Inspire, Innovate...Always Learning

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Help shape Ontario’s teaching profession

Run or nominate a colleague for the supervisory officer's position on the Ontario College of Teachers' Council.

You can seek office if you are an Ontario Certified Teacher and are qualified and employed as a supervisory officer.

Collectively, Council members provide leadership for the teaching profession in Ontario.

Nominations open August 18, 2020 and close at 5 pm EST on November 27, 2020.

Additional information can be found on OCT website.

Learn more at oct.ca, call the College’s election information line at 416.961.8800 (toll-free in Ontario 1.888.534.2222), ext. 558 or
send an email to youdecide2021@oct.ca.

The Ontario Principal's Council, in partnership with Ontario Supervisory Officials Association requires instructors/Mentors for the Supervisory Officer's Qualification Program.

Application Process

Practising Supervisory Officers from all publicly funded school systems are invited to apply for positions as SOQP instructors.

Applicants are asked to submit the following information:

  • A letter of application (cover letter)
  • A curriculum vitae. A letter of reference from a director of education
  • Names and contact numbers for two additional references including a practising SO.

Selection Process

  • Based on established criteria, applications will be reviewed by a selection committee. This process will include calling candidates' references. Following this initial screening, selected candidates will be invited to take part in an interview process.
  • Selection Criteria for SOQP Instructors/ Mentors
    When selecting staff for the Supervisory Officer's Qualification Program, the following criteria will be considered:
    • Is a practising Supervisory Officer with recent and relevant experience
    • Is an exemplary school leader, as recognized by peers and supervisors
    • Has identified expertise in particular areas of school leadership
    • Has a proven record of effective delivery of leadership development programs
    • Is dynamic, resourceful, well-read and informed
    • Understands and applies theory relevant to school leadership
    • Demonstrates a province-wide perspective
    • Is an excellent communicator
    • Represents one of the four publicly-funded systems in Ontario
    • Provides balance among criteria such as, male/female, elementary/secondary, francophone/anglophone, urban/rural, and other appropriate geographic representations

    Training for SOQP Instructors

    Successful applicants will be expected to take part in staff training and planning sessions. Planning for the July program occurs in May and June, dates to be determined.


    For the full job posting and application instructions click HERE.