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Job Location: Welland
Employer: Niagara CDSB
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The Niagara Catholic District School Board is seeking a Director of Education and Secretary-Treasurer. The successful candidate will be a proven and progressive leader who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the mission and ministry of Catholic education. The effective date of the appointment is September 1, 2020.

The Niagara Catholic District School Board covers an area of 1868 sq. km. and is responsible for providing Catholic education to approximately 22,500 students in the Niagara Region. Through the dedicated efforts of 3200 staff, the Board serves more than 90,000 Catholic ratepayers within the Diocese of St. Catharines. The student population is diverse, originating from 112 countries and speaking 58 languages. The Board office and Catholic Education Centre is located in Welland, Ontario.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Director of Education will work collaboratively with a dedicated administrative team to nurture an enriching Catholic learning community for all to reach their full potential and become living witnesses of Christ. The Niagara Catholic District School Board has been guided by a multi-year strategic plan entitled “Vision 2020”. As one of the priorities for the leader, the Director of Education will help lead the development of a new strategic plan for the future.

Candidates for this role will be in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers and hold Supervisory Officer’s qualifications (as per Ontario Regulation 309). For further information regarding the specific qualifications sought for this position, please refer to the detailed Background Information and Candidate Profile posted on the Board’s website at Requests for further information on the position, or to obtain a copy of the detailed Candidate Profile may also be directed c/o Kevin Kobus at or by phone at (416) 571-1587.

Applicants are asked to submit: a detailed cover letter and résumé; a one-page statement of your personal philosophy of Catholic education; a list of four references (who will not be contacted without prior consent); and a written pastoral reference letter, quoting Project #NCDSB2020 to: by March 2, 2020. All applications and inquiries will be treated as confidential.