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.