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Director of Protective Services

 

Reporting to the Executive Director and working as a Director of the Protective Services Team (PST) at the OPC, the successful candidate will lead the PST using a shared leadership approach. The successful candidate will also provide advice and support to OPC Members (in a PST Consultant capacity), represent Members in workplace investigations and discipline matters, develop relationships with school board leadership teams to enhance Member support and build on and extend the OPC’s reputation for the development and delivery of relevant, responsive professional learning for principals and vice-principals in Ontario.

 

With your broad perspective of education in Ontario acquired through elementary and secondary school administration, you will have the requisite credibility and credentials to offer valuable professional counsel to principals and vice-principals. In addition to providing one-toone support and advice and topical group workshops, you will build on the OPC’s current offerings with ideas for new, innovative services that will help advance public education in Ontario. As a member of the PST, you will support the governance table work and offer insight into the issues affecting principals and vice-principals.

 

The successful candidate will

  • be a vital part of the OPC’s Staff, Member Support and Advocacy Team and Operational Leadership Team, not only in support of our PST, but for the OPC as a whole

  • upport OPC Districts, in addition to province-wide individual Member support, building and fostering positive relationships for matters that affect multiple Members or the entire membership in those OPC Districts with senior management within school boards and local executives

  • be eager to engage with and contribute to our team for a minimum of three years, reflecting our dedication to long-term development and mutual success, allowing for meaningful impact and professional growth within our dynamic environment.

 

Success Criteria

The successful candidate has

  • Postgraduate degree (Master’s or Doctorate)

  • Current Principal Qualifications

  • Good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers

  • 0-15 years experience as a principal or supervisory officer or equivalent

  • Experience in both panels  Other demonstrated leadership in Ontario’s public education system (as an asset)

  • Experience that demonstrates knowledge of different contexts within the province (as an asset)

  • A thorough knowledge of Ontario’s education sector, including legislation, regulations and ministry and school board policies

  • Demonstrated skills and political acumen required for working with local leaders and senior teams in an OPC District support capacity

  • Understanding of growth-centered leadership

  • Demonstrated shared collaborative leadership approach  Conflict resolution certification or equivalent experience

  • Certificate in workplace investigations (as an asset)

  • Strong communication skills, including an ability to listen empathetically and respond clearly with accurate advice, as well as to advocate for Members with school board senior staff

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, creativity, thought leadership and presentation skills that will engage and support OPC Members and help them to achieve even greater standards of excellence in public education

  • Ability to strategize and solve problems efficiently

  • High ethical standards and integrity

  • Strong teamwork and multitasking abilities

  • A demonstrated commitment to principles of anti-oppression

  • Expertise in promoting equity, belonging and cultural competence is considered an asset for this role

  • Strong organizational habits

  • Proficiency in database management and Microsoft 365

 

Salary, Benefits and Working Conditions

The salary range for this position will be commensurate with OPC’s compensation grids and a secondment arrangement may be possible, if applicable.

 

Health and dental benefits are provided by ONE-T and may be amended at the discretion of the Trust.

 

The OPC’s current hybrid work policy states that staff can work from home up to 60% of the time. The candidate may be required to work outside of office hours on occasion, as needed. The candidate may be required to travel throughout Ontario to provide Member support.

 

Other working conditions will be described in the contract and administrative policies.

 

Application Process

Applicants are asked to submit

  • a letter of application (cover letter)

  • a curriculum vitae

  • contact information for two professional references, one of which must be the current or most recent supervisor

  • a 500-word (maximum) description of your leadership style with examples, its impact on teams and how it has evolved.

 

Complete application packages must be received electronically no later than 4:30 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 10, 2024.

 

Applications should be forwarded to

Denis Lanthier

Email: lanthier_d1@sympatico.ca

 

By mail or courier (Please mark as confidential)

c/o Denis Lanthier

Ontario Principals' Council

20 Queen Street West Suite 2700,

P.O. Box 7

Toronto, Ontario M5H 3R3

 

Applicants being considered for interviews must be available during June 6, 7 and 8, 2024 for an in-person interview at the OPC office and June 13, 2024, for possible follow-up virtual interviews.

 

The OPC is committed to accommodating the individual needs of job candidates, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation 191/11, within our recruitment processes and our skills assessment testing practices. Disability-related accommodation during the recruitment and selection process is available upon request.

 

The OPC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion, and values the participation of candidates with different lived experiences. We recognize that the selection of candidates from members of equity-seeking groups is an asset. Self-identification of membership in equity-seeking groups is voluntary.

Director of Instruction, Inclusive Education

 

The Burnaby School District is committed to meaningful actions that further Truth and Reconciliation and we are honoured to be doing this work on the unceded and ancestral lands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and skwx̱wú7mesh speaking people. We acknowledge the stewardship of these lands by the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and sə̓lílwətaʔɬNations.

 

The Burnaby School District is the fourth largest in BC. The district operates 41 elementary and 8 secondary schools, including a range of district and provincial resource programs.  The district supports and provides learning to 25,000 Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) students and to more than 6,000 adult learners through our established Burnaby Community & Continuing Education program. With more than 100 languages spoken in the homes of its students, the district is one of the most culturally diverse in Canada.

 

The District is seeking an experienced educational leader to join its instructional services team as a Director of Instruction- Inclusive Education. The successful candidate will provide the system with expert advice on provincial policies, procedures, and guidelines related to learning supports for diverse learners. The individual will hold an effective track record of leading organizational change and can implement school and district-wide programs. This individual has demonstrated success in conflict resolution and problem-solving. We are looking for a leader who inspires others, understands the strength of diversity, makes a difference in the lives of learners and embraces partnerships.

 

A Director of Instruction- Inclusive Education in Burnaby:

  • Is committed to collaboration, teamwork and problem solving as a member of the district instructional team;

  • Has impeccable communication skills;

  • Demonstrates excellent instructional leadership, management and supervisory skills;

  • Is knowledgeable about current research in meeting the needs of each learner; and

  • Displays skill and talent for community relations including the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in special education and master’s degree in areas such as special education, program and curriculum development, supervision of instruction, educational and administrative leadership or bachelor’s degree in an area other than special education and a master’s degree in special education; and/or relevant work experience will be considered;

  • 7 years’ experience in the K-12 system;

  • Expert knowledge related to evidence-based practices related to the instruction of students with diverse needs;

  • Expertise in areas of provincial policies, procedures, and guidelines related to learning supports;

  • Demonstrated experience in working with educators and education partners to evaluate and recommend strategies related to educational and social outcomes for students;

  • Member in good standing with the BC Teacher Regulation Branch; and

  • Recent successful and relevant administrative K-12 experience as a principal or district administrator.

 

Application Information:

If you have the above qualifications, and are passionate for public education, we welcome your application. Please ensure that your application includes all the required document noted below.  Only those applicants’ that have a full application will be considered.  Please submit your application no later than 4:00pm on April 19, 2024 through Make a Future at https://bit.ly/3J4T1C2

 

Please include the following documents in your application:

 

  • Your cover letter which includes a description of your education, experience, and professional development as they relate to the position.

  • Your statement of education philosophy

  • A comprehensive resume which reflects your education, experience, and professional development 

  • A maximum of three current letters of reference; one of which must be from a current supervisor.  Referees should comment on the applicants’ demonstrated abilities as they relate to the position.  References are to be sent to Ravneet Dosanjh via email at ravneet.dosanjh@burnabyschools.ca directly from the Referee.  

  • Copies of your certificates (i.e., professional credentials)

 

The Burnaby School District values inclusion and embraces diversity as a strength. Our goal is for all individuals to feel a sense of belonging in a safe, supportive, and welcoming community. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Indigenous, Black, people of colour, all genders, LGBTQ2+ and persons with disabilities. 

 

How to apply: 

1.     Register on Make a Future: http://www.makeafuture.ca

2.     Create a profile

3.     Click on Job Postings then click Search

4.     Select the Job you are qualified for

5.     Answer ALL job posting questions then click Apply

6.     Upload ALL supporting documents

7.     You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been submitted

 

 

SUPERINTENDENT OF LEARNING 

 

Note for Internal Candidates: All candidates must meet the requirements outlined in the posting, and have had a conversation with, and received endorsement from their current Supervisor prior to application submission.

 

Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) is centrally located in Ontario and includes the District Municipality of Muskoka, the County of Haliburton and the City of Kawartha Lakes. TLDSB employs approximately 2,000 staff members and supports 16,000 students from JK to grade 12 in forty-one elementary schools, seven secondary schools, six adult and alternate learning centres, and via a virtual learning platform. Our Strategic Plan commits to supporting meaningful learning and success for all, and to creating learning environments and experiences that foster equity, inclusion, and belonging.

 

Position: Trillium Lakelands District School Board is currently seeking an outstanding leader to undertake the role of Superintendent of Learning Responsible for Special Education Services. 

 

The Superintendent of Learning’s key portfolio responsibilities will include: 

  • supporting an Elementary Family of Schools from across the Board, 

  • responsibility for the Special Education Department and all Special Education programs and supports (Elementary and Secondary), and,

  • other portfolio assignments as required. 

 

Start Date: September 1, 2024

Location: Muskoka, ON 

 

Please note that the location is the Muskoka Education Centre in Bracebridge, Ontario.

 

Travel throughout the entire TLDSB area will be required.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Principal, District Principal, or Superintendent experience with significant experience in Special Education;

  • Be a qualified Supervisory Officer or working towards SOQP qualifications.

 

Key competencies:

  • Outstanding leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to support individuals and departments in achieving professional and system goals;

  • Extensive experience in and understanding of special education services;

  • Sound pedagogical knowledge related to supporting students with special needs;

  • Unquestionable ability to support school(s) in moving student achievement through the Student Achievement Plan (SAP) goals via evidence-based and high-yield instructional practices, and the use of data;

  • Commitment to and evidence of Equity and Inclusion lens woven throughout all practices. 

 

Reporting to the Director of Education, the successful candidate must:

  • be a recognized leader in their current position with a a record of outstanding educational leadership and superior interpersonal and communications skills;

  • understand the principles of Learning for All  K – 12;

  • demonstrate evidence in their current role of developing teacher practice and improving student achievement, inclusive of the implementation of strategies and supports for students with special needs;

  • be able to understand and communicate the importance of using data, evidence-based practices, and high-yield strategies to support student success; 

  • demonstrate the ability to develop and promote a shared vision working with a dynamic senior team;

  • understand and communicate the importance of high expectations and accountability; 

  • have the proven ability to foster trusting relationships and collaborative cultures with and among students, staff, families, and school communities;

  • support the enhancement of partnerships with community agencies;

  • have a sound knowledge of the requirements as outlined in Regulation 181/98: Identification and Placement of Exceptional Pupils, Regulation 306: Special Education Programs and Services, Regulation 464/97: Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC); Regulation 298: Operation of Schools- General; Ministry of Education PPMs and TLDSB Policies and Procedures related to special education;

  • have the support of their Superintendent or immediate supervisor in their current role. 

 

Application:

Please submit applications by 4 p.m. on  April 22, 2024  including a recent performance appraisal and permission to contact three professional references, including the current immediate supervisor, quoting posting #SA 2024-03-28-1 to the Director of Education c/o Jennifer Andreasen, Executive Assistant to the Director of Education: jennifer.andreasen@tldsb.on.ca

 

Trillium Lakelands District School Board would like to thank all respondents, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide an original Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector screening, prior to the commencement of employment. Please note that the CRC must be dated within six months of acceptance of employment.

 

Trillium Lakelands District School Board is committed to equitable hiring practices and upholding the values of equity, diversity and inclusion. To assist the Board in reflecting the communities we serve, we encourage and welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds, and/or lived experiences who may be a member of a marginalized group.

 

Trillium Lakelands District School Board complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please advise the Employee Services Department.

Superintendent of Education

 

About Us 

The Department of Education Schools Division is a team committed to delivering high-quality, inclusive and experiential education to students across the territory. We provide collective leadership to 20 Yukon Education elementary and secondary schools and programs in the territory, ensuring each school community is supported in providing the best learning experience to every student. We partner with Yukon First Nations governments and collaborate with various education stakeholders, including school councils, families, non-governmental organizations and others to strengthen our education system. 

 

Yukon First Nations governments are an important partner in the governance of the territory, and their traditional territories cover almost all the land in the Yukon. There are 14 Yukon First Nations and several transboundary Indigenous groups who have traditional territory in the Yukon. Yukon First Nations ways of knowing, doing and being are integral to our school communities and student learning. Yukon Education schools provide experiential learning programs with a Yukon First Nations lens. Our work is guided by implementing actions that embrace diversity, equity and inclusion.
 

About the Role

As Superintendent of Education, you will play a pivotal role in steering educational leadership and strategic direction across Yukon's school system, including focusing on the unique challenges and opportunities presented by rural programming. Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister, Schools Division in the Department of Education, this role is instrumental in the collective governance of schools within the territory. Responsibilities encompass a wide range of activities from the planning and development of educational strategies, policies, and budgets to leading the effective implementation of initiatives within the schools. 

 

Organizational responsibilities for the Superintendent include oversight of staffing in schools, and ensuring the schools' goals and objectives are communicated effectively to education councils, First Nations, principals, and community stakeholders. By fostering a collaborative team environment, the Superintendent ensures the efficient and effective delivery of educational programs and services, thereby enhancing the educational experience for students and communities throughout the Yukon.

 

The Superintendent collaborates with Yukon Education staff on system-wide learning initiatives, curriculum implementation and assessment programs, including participating in evaluations to assess their effectiveness and identify areas for improvement. Through these efforts, the Superintendent of Education ensures that the Yukon's public school system remains responsive to the needs of its communities and that learning communities are created where every student can learn in a good way.


 

About the Candidate

The successful candidate for the Superintendent of Education position will be a visionary leader who is committed to promoting academic excellence, equity, and inclusivity within Yukon Education. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a Master's degree in Education or a closely related field. Applicants must demonstrate significant experience in educational leadership roles, with a preference for experience in diverse educational settings. Strong leadership skills, political acumen, excellent communication skills, and an understanding of curriculum development and managing school budgets are essential. The candidate should be adept at strategic planning, staff development, advancing inclusive learning practices, and fostering partnerships. 

 

To apply for this key role in territorial administration, submit your application to Phelps by clicking: https://bit.ly/3x2oVvX

 

Application deadline: April 20th, 2024

 

This is a Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check are required.

 

 

 

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Chief Executive Officer

 

School Boards' Co-operative Inc. 

 

The School Boards' Co-operative Inc. is a member-owned, not-for-profit co-operative that helps Ontario School Boards improve efficiencies, decrease costs, and mitigate impacts of absenteeism through expert attendance support, health and safety, and workers' compensation consulting services. With this mandate in mind, SBCI is seeking its next Chief Executive Officer to lead a passionate and knowledgeable team of skilled professionals to remain abreast of all relevant learning and development opportunities that will allow for meaningful and valuable consultative services. 

 

Reporting to and working in collaboration with the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer is focused on designing and managing programs to control risk while providing inspirational leadership and direction to over 47 staff members in 8 departments to ensure SBCI can reach its short- and long-term goals. Strategic in both thought and action, the CEO will be responsible for formulating a comprehensive marketing, branding, and development strategy that will ensure consistency and enhance revenue streams from all clients. Moreover, the CEO will strengthen infrastructure, organizational capacity, and overall business operations while ensuring that the delivery of high-quality services and the financial status of SBCI remain a priority. 

 

As an ideal candidate, you are a highly analytical and strategic visionary who is skilled at building strong relationships and communicating with diverse audiences. You are a natural leader with a proven track record in guiding successful teams toward a strategic vision through achievable goals. Given your strategic thinking and focus on continuous improvement, you are seen as a catalyst for growth, aligning strong program development with SBCI's overall success. Your ability to engage partners and elevate organizational branding make you the ideal candidate to lead SBCI. You are a highly accountable and inspiring leader who energizes the teams you work with to foster a culture of inclusivity and excellence in all aspects of your work. SBCI will benefit from your sound judgment, significant leadership experience, and overall outlook on organizational success. 

 

If you are interested in this unique, exciting, and critically important leadership opportunity, please submit your application and related materials here: https://boyden.thriveapp.ly/job/2348.  For more information, please contact Kathy Rahme at krahme@boyden.com and Leslie Feldman lfeldman@boyden.com

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those under consideration for the role will be contacted. SBCI and Boyden strive to provide a barrier-free process and make every effort to accommodate individual applicant needs. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

 

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