The Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board is seeking an exceptional Catholic educator and innovative leader who will continue to build on a strong foundation and vision for the future. We are a progressive and fiscally responsible Board serving the educational needs of approximately 4,400 students in eleven elementary and two secondary schools. The Board has distinguished itself with a true focus on student achievement, well-being, designing innovative learning experiences and has been recognized with various awards at the school, principal and supervisory officer levels.
The successful applicant will be a practising Catholic who has demonstrated commitment to the mission and ministry of Catholic education. He/she will possess the requisite educational and professional qualifications, supervisory officer experience, along with a solid, progressive track record of exemplary leadership emphasizing collaborative servant-leadership skills, a strong vision for excellence in Catholic education, and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Situated two hours north of Toronto, along the eastern shore of Lake Huron and southern Georgian Bay, the scenic counties of Bruce and Grey offer year-round outdoor family and individual activities.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed curriculum vitae with three professional references and a current pastoral reference, along with a personal statement of beliefs on the nature of effective Catholic school system leadership to:
Danielle de Boer, Executive Manager of Human Resources Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board
799 - 16th Avenue
Hanover, Ontario N4N 3A1
Please reference posting number 2019-064.
Application deadline: May 24, 2019
This appointment will be effective August 1, 2019 (or agreed upon date)
About The Learning Partnership
The Learning Partnership (TLP) is a Canadian charity with a 25 year track record leading dynamic collaboration between business and education and government. Our goal is to prepare students in the Canadian public school system to learn and to thrive in a diverse, connected and rapidly changing world.
As the world enters the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it is anticipated that the class of 2030 who are currently in elementary school will graduate into a market where 65 to 80% of jobs do not exist today. Against this backdrop TLP is undergoing an exciting transformation to meet this growing demand for students to learn how to be critical thinkers and collaborative problem solvers, able to communicate across cultures to tackle complex global and local issues with creativity and resiliency. TLP also seeks to support the growing demands and opportunities for educators to employ new approaches to learning and to their own development as educational leaders.
The central focus of TLP’s programming is on entrepreneurial thinking and innovation as well as deepening social-emotional learning across all of our programming. While it is our systematic approach through experiential learning embedded into class curriculum from kindergarten through Grade 12 that differentiates us, it is the students and teachers who motivate us.
Reporting to the President & CEO the National Director, Student Programs will bring an innovative and forward thinking mindset to TLP Student Programs. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with a strong ability to assess and cultivate programs with a strong user focus along with an ability to extrapolate meaningful insights across diverse stakeholders, The National Director, Student Programs will also bring strong financial acumen, ability to lead and build a national team effectively and demonstrated experience in measuring impact.
The National Director, Student Programs will have direct oversight of the National Program Managers and the Programs Business Manager, as well as indirect oversight for additional Programs staff in the Toronto headquarters and well as national staff across Canada. This role will work alongside a leadership team of five peers based in Toronto.
Leadership and Mentoring
Leadership Team and Board
• Cultivate strong relationships with the President & CEO and the senior Management Team to deliver high trust, high innovation, high impact relationships while contributing to harmonized organizational leadership.
• Participate actively and constructively at leadership team and Board meetings.
• Cultivate innovation of systems, processes and structures across TLP and the Program Department, proactively seeking team input and ensuring accountability in both financial and programming results. Provide support and collaboratively resolve challenges as they arise with peers and direct reports.
National Student Programs’ Team
• Lead by example aligned with the TLP values. Inspire the Student Programs Department to work creatively, collaboratively and effectively within and across TLP Departments and shared stakeholders aligned with the TLP’s mission and vision.
• Leadership of all National Program Managers and their national Program Manager teams; pro-actively guide and seek their input. Cultivate relationships with Program Managers across the country.
• Leadership of the Programs support team including the Programs Business Manager and Program Coordinators; pro-actively guide and seek their input.
• Celebrate team wins and lessons learned to ensure the entire national team feels appreciated, clear in their priorities and are active contributors in cultivating the culture and values within TLP. Provide timely feedback and encouragement to ensure a positive and energized team and support people accordingly.
National Students Programs Strategy
• Leadership of the design, development and delivery of multi-year strategic and annual operating plans, related budgets/ forecasts and key performance indicators for a National Student Programs Strategy.
• Work with the Director, Impact and Government Relations to ensure that TLP is delivering impact and evidence to support the continuing growth and evolution of TLP Student Programs.
• Oversight of with the Student Programs Department to monitor regular progress against objectives and priorities.
• Oversight of strategic initiatives (i.e. Social-Emotional Learning Pilot, distance learning programs, etc.) to monitor regular progress against objectives and priorities.
• Leadership on cultivating senior level Educator relationships to ensure that TLP programming is developing in alignment with school boards and school connections across Canada and on a global level. are cultivated/ curriculum connections are established. Create teachers’ guides as needed.
• Leadership on special initiatives to assess new programming ideas with external advisors.
• Oversight of strategic programs committees and advisory boards including review and refreshing of key mandates while ensuring diversity of voices and perspectives.
• Engagement with the President & CEO in the cultivation of strategic partnerships to deepen and grow TLP’s learning and evolution as a thought leader.
Fundraising and Donor Stewardship
• Support the President & CEO, the National Director of Development and the Director, Impact & Government Relations by attending funder meetings to seek funding, seek feedback or deliver impact reports for Student Programs.
• Work with the President & CEO, the National Director of Development and Director Impact & Government Relations to build strong funding proposals and reports including review and recommendations for continuous improvement aligned with best practices.
• Develop a continuous feedback loop with the Student Programs’ Department and/or other departments who work with TLP in order to address funding related issues, highlight wins and lessons learned, discuss new ideas, and/or improve funding effectiveness.
Operations and Budgeting
• Oversight of day to day operations of Student Programs including delivery of programs objectives and all financial budgets, systems and contracts
• Oversight of Students Programs team hires and annual performance management.
• Regular meetings with the National Program Managers and the Business Manager, Programs to ensure that approved budgets, annual targets (i.e. student participation) and key performance indicators are delivered.
• Regular meetings with the leadership team to ensure optimum program delivery and related communications across diverse stakeholders.
Program Design and Development
• Support the National Program Managers with hiring and directing writing teams to update/refresh/ create new programs; oversee all aspects from writing team hiring and direction, to pilot teacher participation to official launch; oversee the creation of teachers’ guides for digital programs as they emerge.
• Ensure that TLP programs continue to evolve, seeking external review and inputs from key stakeholders; plan for and implement refreshing programs in the summer months
• Proactively stay informed regarding trends in education and anticipate changes and necessary strategic responses.
• Cultivate strong Education networks in all provinces and territories, particularly where TLP programming is operational in order to understand the particular needs and realities of provinces and territories.
• Support the promotion of the TLP through participation in social media, media and speaking engagements.
o Direct reports include National Program Managers, Business Manager, Programs and Responsible for providing ongoing coaching, feedback and mentoring; completing performance reviews using a performance management system. Review and approve time off requests and oversee direct reports’ workload to ensure tasks are completed accurately and on time. Indirect reports consist of Program Coordinators in the TLP Office as well as 54 part-time Program Managers across Canada
o Director, Finance
o National Director of Development
o Director Marketing and Communication
o Director, Impact & Government Relations
o Senior Manager, Talent & Culture
o Director, Executive Education
o Boards of Education: Directors, Superintendents and Senior School Board personnel
o Government: Ministries and Departments
o Other strategic partners (TBC)
• An optimistic and positive individual who sees what’s possible and creates plans and actions to realize goals. Contributes to a positive working environment.
• Honest and forthright in a diplomatic way, engendering trust with all key stakeholders. Courageous and respectful in conversations with others.
• Operates as a true team player at all levels of an organization. Sees collaboration as a fundamental component of creating a positive and productive environment.
• Responsible and accountable for goals, both their own and their staff. Disciplined and strategic.
• Is a caring and empathetic person who can also drive performance and best practices.
• A creative and innovative thinker who can identify opportunities grounded in evidence.
• Shares a philosophy of taking oneself lightly while taking work seriously.
• A mature and confidential individual.
• Has a deep passion for children and education. Likes to have fun.
• Minimum level of education required is a Masters of Education or equivalent.
• Minimum 10 years of experience at the senior leadership level in a board of education or executive level.
• Passionate desire to enhance and support public education.
• Sound knowledge of curriculum and needs for the modern learner is an asset
• Excellent interpersonal skills with high emotional intelligence and ability to motivate others and network to extend TLP’s brand presence and reach.
• Exhibits a positive attitude with a demonstrated ability to be adaptable to change by focusing on solutions and identifying opportunities for improvements.
• Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and execution
• Proven track record in financial management and systems
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) required to collaborate across departments and interact with external stakeholders, business partners, students, teachers and volunteers.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
• Bilingual in French and English is an asset
The Learning Partnership values diversity and is committed to being an inclusive organization. We will make reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process for candidates who inform TLP in advance of known disabilities.
How to Apply: We look forward to reviewing your candidacy and invite you to apply online https://thelearningpartnership.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=54 with your cover letter and resume (in Word or PDF format). Good luck!
Posting Open Date: April 25, 2019
Posting Closing Date: May 31, 2019
The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board operates 18 schools in the communities of Blind River, Chapleau, Elliot Lake, Espanola, Hornepayne, Massey, Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa, and White River.
The Superintendent of Education reports to the Director of Education. Responsibilities will include family of schools and any other duties, portfolios, or responsibilities assigned. The Superintendent of Education will provide effective leadership and work proactively with the Board’s senior management in developing and executing the Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan to ensure consistent quality standards throughout the Board.
The ideal candidate will have proven expertise and experience in elementary teaching and leadership, particularly the early years. Candidates are required to have a Supervisory Officer’s Certificate by the time the position commences. Religious Education, Part 1 is required, as is at least two years of experience in a leadership position. Preferred qualifications include Special Education and Religious Education, Specialist.
Candidates are to be actively practicing Catholics with a strong history of dedication to the goals and objectives of Catholic education. The ideal candidate is an energetic, self-motivated, collaborative, safety-conscious, and visionary team leader who is ethical and caring. S/He has:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Proven leadership skills, particularly in the elementary environment;
• A positive attitude and a track record of forming and sustaining strong community partnerships;
• Competency with technology and ability to handle competing demands in an efficient manner;
• Knowledge of, commitment to, and experience with Indigenous education;
• The ability to work with principals, teachers, and support staff in an environment of trust.
In accordance with the Ontario Leadership Framework (2013), the ideal candidate will demonstrate the personal leadership resources of an effective leader, core leadership practices / competencies, and system practices and procedures.
Qualified applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, updated Certificate of Qualification and Registration from the OCT, and complete résumé. The résumé must include four written references, one of which must be a current pastoral reference, and an authorization to contact these references.
The successful candidate is expected to assume the position no later than Thursday, August 1, 2019. Applications marked “Personal & Confidential” will be received at the address below until Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Interviews for selected candidates will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019. For further information, please contact:
KAREN BIOCCHI, EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION HURON-SUPERIOR CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
90 Ontario Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 6G7
Telephone: (705) 945-5600 www.hscdsb.on.ca Fax: (705) 945-5604
THE BOARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
“In accordance with Section 29(2) of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is being collected for the purpose of selecting successful applicants for the above-noted position.” The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
The Ottawa Catholic School Board is seeking an experienced leader to assume the role of Superintendent of Planning and Facilities.
The Ottawa Catholic School Board is an urban, suburban and rural school board located in Eastern Ontario. With a full-time equivalent teaching and non teaching staff of over 5,000 and an operating budget of $548,621,000 we operate 83 schools (67 elementary, 1 intermediate, and 15 high schools) as well as one adult high school and four adult education centres. The board is nationally recognized for its commitment to innovation, collaboration, creativity and fiscal responsibility. We provide a distinctive Catholic education with a special emphasis on student success and spiritual growth to 43,300 full time students.
Reporting to the Director of Education as part of the senior management team, the Superintendent of Planning and Facilities is responsible for Demographic Planning (enrolment projections), Capital Planning (short and long term facility requirements) that includes the development of Multi-Year Plans for Education Development Charges, New Schools and Temporary Accommodation, Facility Renewal and Energy Management, as well as for establishing the Location of New schools, School Attendance Areas, supervising the Design and Contract Administration of Capital Projects, related provincial and municipal approvals, the organization and management of Custodial and Security Services and Building Maintenance, Union-Management Relations, Departmental Health and Safety and Training Plans and Career Development for staff as well as the Community Use of Schools.
The ideal candidate will possess, or be eligible to obtain, a Business Supervisory Officer’s Certificate (pursuant to Regulation 309 of the Education Act) along with a relevant post-secondary degree. The candidate will bring several years of progressive leadership experience, preferably in the education sector or broader public sector. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to educational programs and services that respect and uphold the values of Catholic education in Ottawa and throughout the province of Ontario, along with excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills, and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with trustees, senior staff, the general public, board partners and Ministry of Education officials.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a detailed resume, a cover letter and a list of three references (who will not be contacted without prior consent) to the Director of Education, Denise Andre, at the address noted or by email to email@example.com by May 21, 2019.