Category:
Job Location:
Aurora, Ontario
Employer:
York Catholic District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

The York Catholic District School Board is seeking an experienced and proven leader to assume the role of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Board.

The York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is one of the top-performing school boards in Ontario and one of the largest Catholic school boards in the province. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in North America, the Regional Municipality of York, in the Greater Toronto Area, the Board serves the Region’s nine municipalities (Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Whitchurch-Stouffville, and King Township).

Recognized as innovative, collaborative and fiscally responsible, the York Catholic District School Board provides a distinctive Catholic education to more than 53,000 students. With an operating budget in excess of $611 million, the Board operates 101 schools (85 elementary and 16 secondary schools) and employs more than 8,000 staff, which translates into a complex and challenging mandate for the new Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Board (CFO).

Guided by the Multi-Year Strategic Plan, the Board provides an innovative curriculum of Catholic Education rooted in Gospel values, inspiring all students to reach their full potential in a safe and caring environment. In accordance with the Board’s mission and vision, the CFO will align the financial resources of the Board with the achievement of the Board’s goals ensuring that the strategic and operational plans of the Board are realized.

Reporting to the Director of Education, and working effectively with the Board of Trustees and Senior Management, the CFO is responsible for all aspects of the Board’s finances. The CFO provides strategic financial leadership and direction to the Board; sets a high standard of supervision and financial oversight; collaboratively develops, delivers and monitors the Board’s annual budget; and ensures compliance with Ministry of Education legislation, regulations and direction.

The ideal candidate will possess, or be eligible to obtain, a Business Supervisory Officer’s Certificate (pursuant to Reg. 309 of the Education Act), along with a relevant post-secondary degree and professional accounting designation (CPA designation or equivalent). Candidates with an MBA and relevant experience will also be considered. The candidate will bring at least seven to ten years of successful experience in business administration including at least five years in a managerial role, preferably in the education sector or a broader public sector organization.

The CFO will have a strong understanding of the K-12 education sector, will support the values of the YCDSB and will be a demonstrated leader who will work effectively in a collaborative decision-making environment. The CFO will possess excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with trustees, the other members of the senior management team, the general public, community partners and Ministry officials.

The York Catholic District School Board has retained the Ontario Education Services Corporation (OESC) to support this recruitment. Referencing the above job title, interested applicants are invited to confidentially submit a detailed resume, a cover letter and three references (who will only be contacted with prior consent) to the following email:

resumeYCDSB@oesc-cseo.org

Requests for additional information on this position may also be sent to the e-mail address above. The deadline for applications is September 24, 2021.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Commitment to Equity
YCDSB is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment of diversity and employment equity and is dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse communities that we serve.
We are proud to have built a culture that thrives on idea-sharing and collaboration, and we're always finding ways to continue to create a warm, welcoming and inclusive work environment. We are committed to being an equitable employer, providing an inclusive environment for a diverse workforce, including but not limited to, women, persons with visible and invisible disabilities, Indigenous persons, and ethnic visible minorities.

Accessibility
The Board is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive workplace. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.

Criminal Record Check
For the safety of students, successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal record check prior to the commencement of any employment duties.

Job Location:
Kemptville Board Office
Employer:
Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario
Description-Job Posting:

Director of Education and Secretary to the Board

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario is seeking a dynamic, visionary, progressive and collaborative leader who has demonstrated commitment to providing quality, Catholic Education to students, parents and staff. The effective date for the appointment is January 3, 2022.

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario serves eight (8) counties in the region including Lanark, Leeds, Grenville, Dundas, Stormont, Glengarry, Prescott and Russell Counties. The Board’s jurisdiction covers an area of 12,165 square kilometres and includes 39 elementary and 10 secondary schools, including adult and alternative education programs. The Board provides Catholic education to more than 13,000 students and employs approximately 1,500 teachers and support staff.

The Director of Education reports to seven (7) Trustees and one (1) Student Trustee. As per the Education Act, the Director of Education serves as the Secretary of the Board.

The Board of Trustees are seeking an individual with a proven track record of results combining Supervisory Officer papers with a Master’s degree and leadership experience working within the public education sector, with demonstrated acumen in financial accountability in a medium to large organization. The individual should have demonstrated outstanding leadership at the local and provincial level. The Director should have excellent communication skills and have demonstrated a commitment to the Gospel values and the teachings of Christ and the Catholic Church.

A highly collaborative, inclusive decision-maker and a confident servant leader, you are clear, open, responsive and empowering, recognized for your high emotional intelligence, integrity and visibility, and your ability to listen to, engage with, and leverage the diverse perspectives of trustees, educators, support staff, students, parents and community leaders. You are equally known for building staff capacity by providing opportunities and strong mentorship, and for gaining the respect of various stakeholders through empathetic, consistent leadership.

The Director of Education will work to create a common understanding of purpose, unifying the Board, as well as implementing the 2020-2025 strategic plan to meet the evolving learning needs of CDSBEO. In this key role, you will lead governance practices by working with, and supporting, the Board of Trustees in an open, transparent and trusted relationship. You will evaluate and optimize the allocation of resources across the Board to maintain financial stability.

Informed by experience and practice, you are an assured manager of change, able to strengthen, inspire and motivate the senior management team, and build capacity through focused instructional intervention and family engagement.

Those wishing to apply for this position are asked to submit an application package addressed to the Board Chair, Todd Lalonde, at Todd.Lalonde@cdsbeo.on.ca.

Applicants are asked to provide the following:
1. Covering letter and Curriculum Vitae
2. Supervisory Officer Qualification Program (SOQP) Certificate
3. Two current professional references and one personal reference
4. Written pastoral letter
5. One page statement of philosophy of Catholic education

Please use one method of application only. Only those granted an interview will be contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to produce a satisfactory criminal background/vulnerable sector check.

The application package must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 24, 2021.

Todd Lalonde, Board Chair
The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario
Box 2222, 2755 Highway 43
Kemptville, Ontario
K0G 1J0

The Board thanks all those who apply for this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CDSBEO IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING AN INCLUSIVE, ACCESSIBLE AND BARRIER-FREE WORKPLACE.
ACCOMMODATONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE AVAIALBLE DURING THE RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCESS.

Category:
Job Location:
Catholic Education Centre
320 Bloomington Road West
Aurora, Ontario L4G 0M1
Employer:
York Catholic District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

Under the direction of the Director of Education, the Human Rights and Equity Advisor will work proactively among various stakeholders to develop, implement and address human rights matters as well as employment and educational equity risks.

The Human Rights and Equity Advisor will make a significant contribution to human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion in our schools and workplaces with a commitment to increasing the Board’s capacity to meet and exceed it’s legal obligations in support of the Mission, Vision, Core Values and Strategic Commitments as outlined in the York Catholic District School Board Multi-Year Strategic Plan.

Major Responsibilities:
- Lead and conduct formal and fair investigations, effectively managing complex issues and mediated resolutions of human rights complaints under the Board’s Human Rights Policy.
- Develop, direct and implement system-wide policies, procedures and guidelines related to human rights, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
- Provide strategic consultation, advice and interpretation to senior management and external legal counsel on all matters related to human rights and equity.
- Provide instruction to Board staff to ensure compliance with the Board’s policies, procedures and guidelines related to human rights, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
- Serve as a resource to the Human Resources Department investigations of workplace harassment complaints.
- Actively build and promote effective system networks to promote an equitable and inclusive culture respecting human rights in our schools and board community.
- Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to develop and implement a comprehensive board wide human rights, equity and inclusion awareness strategy.
- Research, analyze and identify trend data to improve access to human rights and equity program information for all staff as well as develop effective solutions to address and eliminate systemic barriers.
- Develop professional learning and training activities to improve human rights knowledge and awareness that lead to more equitable and inclusive schools and workplaces.
- In collaboration with the Manager, Communications and Marketing, develop and implement information campaigns to promote public awareness and deepen understanding of the Board’s human rights and equity programs, policies and procedures.
- Manage correspondence, media requests, conference presentations/speaking engagements and similar requests on behalf of the Director and/or Board, related to human rights and equity initiatives.

Qualifications and Experience:
- University degree with a focus on Human Rights, Public Administration, Law, Human Resources or related discipline.
- A proven human rights professional with 5 - 7 years investigating and resolving human rights complaints, complex equity issues and promoting equitable and inclusionary practices in a unionized environment.
- In-depth knowledge of Human Rights case law, Policy and Procedures, Workplace Harassment Policy and Procedures, as well as collective agreements in a highly unionized workplace.
- Superior understanding of progressive employment equity, human resources practices, and labour relations issues within Ontario’s school boards and public education sectors.
- Extensive experience applying human rights legislation and related case law and emerging trends/issues in human rights.
- Experience in designing and delivering human rights learning and training programs.

Skills and Competencies:
- Proven ability to establish and maintain effective, professional and respectful working relationships to build consensus and collaboratively solve problems with a variety of stakeholders.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to build human rights related policies and procedures.
- Excellent verbal, written, dispute resolution, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills.
- Skills in judgement, sensitivity and an inclusive approach to building consensus and solving problems.
- Demonstrate a commitment to the preservation and strengthening of publicly-funded Catholic education.
- Strong cultural competence and demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or environment.

Interested applicants may apply by Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at 5:00 pm through the Careers page, Management & Professional https://www.ycdsb.ca/careers/

Thank you for taking the time to apply for this position. We appreciate your interest in the York Catholic District School Board, however, only applicants selected to continue to the interview process will be contacted by Human Resources.

Commitment to Equity
YCDSB is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment of diversity and employment equity and is dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse communities that we serve.

We are proud to have built a culture that thrives on idea-sharing and collaboration, always finding ways to continue to create a warm, welcoming and inclusive work environment. We are committed to being an equitable employer, providing an inclusive environment for a diverse workforce, including but not limited to, women, persons with visible and invisible disabilities, Indigenous persons, and ethnic visible minorities.

Accessibility
The Board is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive workplace. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.

Vulnerable Sector Screening
As a condition of employment with the York Catholic District School Board, successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory "Vulnerable Sector Screening" prior to the commencement of any employment duties.

Catholic Education Centre
320 Bloomington Road West, Aurora, Ontario L4G 0M1 - (905) 713-1211

Dominic Mazzotta
Chair of the Board

Domenic Scuglia
Director of Education

Category:
Job Location:
Aurora, Ontario
Employer:
York Catholic District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

The York Catholic District School Board is seeking an experienced and proven financial leader to assume the role of Manager: Finance & Budget.

The York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is one of the top-performing school boards in Ontario and one of the largest Catholic school boards in the province. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in North America, the Regional Municipality of York, in the Greater Toronto Area, the Board serves the Region’s nine municipalities (Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Whitchurch-Stouffville, and King Township).

Recognized as innovative, collaborative and fiscally responsible, the York Catholic District School Board provides a distinctive Catholic education to more than 53,000 students. With an operating budget in excess of $611 million, the Board operates 101 schools (85 elementary and 16 secondary schools) and employs more than 8,000 staff, which translates into a complex and challenging mandate for the new Manager: Finance & Budget (Manager).

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Board, the Manager provides strategic financial leadership and planning of the Board’s budget activities. The Manager is a key leadership position within the YCDSB and sets a high standard of supervision and oversight, leading a team of professionals responsible for budget and financial reporting.

In collaboration with various departments and Senior Administration, the Manager will;
* provide oversight of the Board’s annual and multi-year operating and capital budgets.
* manage and provide leadership in the development and monitoring of the Board’s budget (preparation, analysis, forecasts, presentations and Ministry reporting).
* facilitate the maintenance of accurate and up to date financial records.
* actively participate in the development and implementation of sound financial management and control parameters mandated by the Ministry of Education and the Board.
* ensure compliance with the Ministry of Education, the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) and other regulatory financial reporting requirements and timelines.

The ideal candidate will possess, a relevant post-secondary degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or equivalent and a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA or equivalent). The candidate will bring at least seven years of successful experience in business administration, preferably in the education sector or a broader public sector organization.

The Manager will support the values of the YCDSB and will be a demonstrated leader who will work effectively in a collaborative decision-making environment. They will possess excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills and demonstrate the ability to build, motivate and inspire a team of professionals. The Manager will possess strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills and will meet tight timelines while balancing multiple demands from various stakeholders.

The York Catholic District School Board has retained the Ontario Education Services Corporation (OESC) to support this recruitment. Referencing the above job title, interested applicants are invited to confidentially submit a detailed resume, a cover letter and three references (who will only be contacted with prior consent) to the following email:

resumeYCDSB@oesc-cseo.org

Requests for additional information on this position may also be sent to the e-mail address above. The deadline for applications is September 24, 2021.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Commitment to Equity
YCDSB is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment of diversity and employment equity and is dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse communities that we serve.
We are proud to have built a culture that thrives on idea-sharing and collaboration, and we're always finding ways to continue to create a warm, welcoming and inclusive work environment. We are committed to being an equitable employer, providing an inclusive environment for a diverse workforce, including but not limited to, women, persons with visible and invisible disabilities, Indigenous persons, and ethnic visible minorities.

Accessibility
The Board is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive workplace. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.

Criminal Record Check
For the safety of students, successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal record check prior to the commencement of any employment duties.

If you are having difficulty with this form, you can contact OCSOA by:
Email: ocsoa@ocsoa.ca    Phone: (905) 564-8206