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Job Location: Whitby, ON
Employer: Durham District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

Are you ready to be part of a dynamic senior team that believes in service to others? An innovator who understands the importance of business strategy to support equity in education? A skilled collaborator who invites discussion with diverse stakeholders?

If this sounds like you, you may be interested in a senior leadership opportunity at one of the largest, growing school boards in Ontario and Durham Region’s second largest employer!

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is responsible for public education in the rural settings of Uxbridge, Brock and Scugog Townships and the urban settings of Ajax, Whitby, Pickering and Oshawa. The DDSB operates with a budget of $910 million, including capital which serves a school population of more than 72,000 regular day students, through 132 elementary and secondary schools and learning centres, and thousands more who take advantage of a wide variety of continuing education and adult credit courses. Our mission is to create an equitable, dynamic and innovative school system and our vision is that our schools are places where everyone will succeed in a culture of high expectations.

The demographic landscape of Durham Region has changed and is continuing to change. Part of the DDSB’s Equity and Strategic Plan is to cultivate climates where staff, students and families from many communities and social realities feel valued and optimistic about their involvement in the organization.

We are currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director of Corporate Services and Treasurer of the Board. In this supervisory role, you will be a member of the senior management team that provides leadership to support the Board’s mission and vision through the strategic plan. Reporting to the Director of Education, you will provide leadership to a team of direct reports in the areas of finance, facilities services, transportation and IT. Success leading teams and managing system-level change initiatives is a key priority.

As part of the senior administrative team, you will serve as a member of the Director’s Executive Council and attend Board and Committee meetings. You will also provide direction, and monitor, guide and ensure the efficient and effective use of fiscal resources that will enable the Board to meet its goals as outlined in ‘Ignite Learning’, the multi-year strategic plan.

Qualifications:
• In accordance with Regulation 309 (Supervisory Officers) Section 2.1 (1) Business Supervisory Officer qualifications, you will hold a Chartered Professional Accountant designation [CPA (CA, CMA, CGA)], accompanied by an acceptable post-secondary degree.
• Completion of the Ontario Business Supervisory Qualifications Program (SOQP) or eligibility to successfully complete the program within 2 years.

In addition, you will demonstrate the following competencies:
• Superior interpersonal, communication, team-building and management skills.
• Systems thinking.
• Knowledge, skills and personal and professional attributes as identified in the Ontario Leadership Framework.
• A minimum of 7 to 10 years of demonstrated successful leadership.

The above criteria will be used by the selection team to develop a shortlist of candidates to be interviewed. In accordance with Board Policy 4112.1, the Hiring Committee will be comprised of Trustees and Superintendents.

To apply for this senior mandate in the Durham District School Board, please submit your application for Posting #2886828, including your curriculum vitae, by 4:30 p.m., August 21, 2020, to:
Kristen Lloyd
Administrative Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer
e-mail: kristen.lloyd@ddsb.ca

The DDSB is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment and hiring of qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our region. We encourage submissions from candidates who represent the various dimensions of diversity. 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 accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Location: Simcoe Muskoka, Ontario
Employer: Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB)
Description-Job Posting:

With 50 schools, over 22,000 students and more than 3,000 employees, the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) is an education community bound together by our beliefs. Our facilities are located in some of the most beautiful natural settings in the province. Our Board encompasses a large and dynamic mixture of urban centers, small towns and rural areas throughout Central Ontario. From Tottenham and Bradford West Gwillimbury to Parry Sound and Huntsville, from Collingwood and Midland to Barrie and Orillia, we are focused on enhancing the educational and spiritual development of our students. We offer excellent programs, resources and supports so that students are provided with every opportunity to reach their future goals and aspirations.

Director of Education & Secretary – Treasurer of the Board

A Builder, an Innovator, an Evolutionary Change Agent and a Passionate Advocate of SMCDSB Values.
Based in our Catholic Education Centre in Barrie, Ontario and reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the successful candidate will be a visible and visionary Catholic leader with proven experience in leading Catholic education programs and school communities. The position is responsible for providing faith-filled leadership at a system-wide level with responsibilities for establishing and achieving strategic and operational priorities, while acting as a champion for the Board’s vision, mission and values. Within a collaborative leadership model, in partnership with the Board of Trustees and the Educational Leadership Council, the successful candidate will lead a learning agenda focused on student achievement & well-being, inclusion and student engagement.

Poised to navigate effectively through a post COVID-19 reality requires leadership agility, emotional intelligence, business acumen, political acuity, change management expertise, and demonstrated leadership experience in all aspects of K-12 educational administration including executive-level exposure to budgetary, legal compliance, risk mitigation and organizational governance issues. The successful candidate will, in an open, collaborative and professional relationship with Trustees, represent the Board throughout local church and school communities and maintain positive working relationships with a large network of colleagues within the Ontario Ministry of Education and throughout the education sector. The role will proactively and positively respond to and resolve highly sensitive issues on behalf of the Board using constructive conflict resolution skills.

The successful candidate will foster positive employee and labour relations across SMCDSB, while developing the capabilities and God-given talents of each person. The position role-models effective team behaviours, demonstrates personal excellence and meets or exceeds commitments to internal and external customers. The role will champion training plans and career development opportunities for staff, while fostering their commitment to the mission, vision and values of the Board by creating an innovative learning environment through coaching, development, motivation and monitoring of employee performance.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
All applicants must possess Ontario Supervisory Officer Qualifications in addition to a valid Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Registration and Certificate of Qualifications, supplemented by certification as a Specialist in Religious Education and a current exemplary pastoral letter of reference from a Catholic priest.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience as a Catholic Director or Supervisory Officer in a K-12 educational environment (with combined experience with elementary and secondary levels). The position requires expertise in working constructively with Trustees, parents, child advocates, parish representatives, government officials and fellow leaders throughout the Ontario education sector. The role requires a high-level of sensitivity and respect for the history, strengths and diversity within the Board.

The successful candidate will have:
① proven experience in leading large teams through evolutionary change, providing ongoing supervision and support to staff using participatory and collaborative principles;
② superior interpersonal skills exhibiting confidentiality, diplomacy, negotiation, conflict resolution and issue-based problem solving techniques;
③ strong budgetary and financial accountability skills;
④ excellent communication, presentation and computer skills; and
⑤ a valid driver’s license, with access to vehicle and the ability to travel across the school district and the province to represent SMCDSB at multiple functions within schools and throughout the Ontario education sector.

Interested candidates must forward in confidence, a cover letter and resume to Phelps at careers@phelpsgroup.ca, specifying the job title in the subject line of your e-mail. Application deadline: August 7, 2020.

Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process upon request. Accommodation queries should be directed to Antonella.Knorr@phelpsgroup.ca

As a condition of employment, new employees to SMCDSB are required, by legislation, to submit a satisfactory Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.

THE BOARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Location: Toronto
Employer: Toronto Catholic District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

Transforming the world through witness, faith, innovation and action: The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), Canada’s largest publicly funded Catholic school board, is an inclusive learning community rooted in the love of Christ. We serve students from diverse cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds and are proud to be a significant part of the fabric of publicly-funded Catholic education in the Province of Ontario.

Working in partnership with parents, teachers, unions, associations, the Archdiocese of Toronto, and the wider community, the TCDSB educates students to their full academic, social, physical and spiritual potential in an inclusive learning community imbued with Catholic faith. With a long and distinguished history of providing excellence in Catholic education for the Toronto community, the TCDSB serves more than 91,000 students in 196 schools, employs nearly 14,000 staff and represents close to 550,000 Catholic school supporters in this city.

With the upcoming retirement of the current Director of Education, the TCDSB seeks a visionary leader to support the growth and success of its students, staff and communities, and effectively meet the challenges of education today and into the future.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Director of Education is a practicing Catholic who serves as TCDSB’s chief education officer, chief executive officer and secretary of the board. The Director is accountable for ensuring compliance with provincial law and curriculum and is deeply knowledgeable about legislation that pertains to the administration of a school board. As the chief education officer of the TCDSB, the Director is dedicated to the success of all students and actualizes multi-year strategic plans that ensure the equitable treatment of students and continual improvement of student success system-wide.

Poised to navigate effectively through a post-COVID-19 reality, the ideal candidate will bring an acute business mindset to operations, finance, infrastructure, communications, human resources and governance. With high emotional intelligence and a track record of success in implementation and leading through change, the preferred candidate is a champion of educational innovation, with a passion for TCDSB’s mission and vision.

Key attributes and skills include: able to collaborate and build strong relationships and partnerships with stakeholders; strong political acumen; adept at navigating complex governance matters; communicates respectfully and effectively; is at ease working with groups of varying size and sophistication; brings experience as a spokesperson, including dealing with the media; and fosters an environment of accountability and excellence.

Education
The ideal candidate holds Supervisory Officer qualifications and is a member in good standing of the Ontario College of Teachers.

Executive Search Partner
Four Corners Group www.fourcornersgroup.com

For more information on this opportunity, or to submit your application, please contact Sup Das, Principal at sdas@fourcornersgroup.com or 416-593-0900 ext. 2285

The TCDSB is an equal opportunity employer committed to accommodating the individual needs of candidates with disabilities. Please let us know if you require accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process and we will work with you to address your needs.

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Job Location: Halton Region (Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton)
Employer: Halton Catholic District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

The Halton Catholic District School Board is actively recruiting several Superintendent of Education positions.

OVERVIEW:

A provincial leader in student achievement, the Halton Catholic District School Board offers a strong tradition of academic excellence to over 36,000 students of all ages across 45 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools, and 3 continuing education facilities, serving the communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville.

The successful candidate will assume supervision responsibilities for a Family of Schools K-12, and lead assigned portfolios including the supervision of staff and corresponding budgets. Superintendent portfolios are reviewed annually by the Director of Education and changed based on needs of the Board.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate must possess:
• Ontario Supervisory Officer’s Certification.
• A minimum of seven (7) years of successful teaching/administrative experience.
• A minimum of two (2) years experience in one of the following areas:
A. Principal with successful experience as a school administrator.
B. As an Education Officer employed by the Ministry of Education.

DESIRED ASSETS:

• Demonstrated progressive and significant Catholic School leadership experience.
• A strong commitment to Catholic Schools and communities and enhancing the partnership between home, school and Parish.
• Positive interpersonal relationships with staff, students, parents and other members of the school community.
• Experience on Board and/or Ministry of Education Committees is a definite asset.
• Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in a broad spectrum of educational areas such as: Special Education programs, Equity and Inclusion, curriculum development and implementation, student success, instructional strategies, assessment and evaluation, and safe schools’ legislation.
• Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills.
• Knowledge and understanding of strategies for improving student achievement.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan
• Demonstrated knowledge of the academic, corporate and operational functions of the work of a Catholic School Board.

Candidates meeting the requirements are invited to submit a current résumé, outlining qualifications, experience and their personal philosophy of education. A current pastoral letter of reference (dated within the last twelve months), a minimum of two professional letters of reference, one of which must be from your current Superintendent, with written authorization to contact the referees must be included.

Applications marked “Confidential” will be received by the undersigned until Friday, August 7, 2020

J. O’Hara, Executive Officer, Human Resources Services
Halton Catholic District School Board
802 Drury Lane
Burlington, ON L7R 4L3
Web Site: http://www.hcdsb.org

Patrick Daly
Director of Education

Vincent Iantomasi
Chair of the Board

Competition #: SO-1-2020
Date of Release: Friday, July 17, 2020

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Job Location: Peterborough
Employer: Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) is a progressive and dynamic organization that puts student success at the forefront, through a commitment to academic achievement, and the development of citizenship, personal, social, and life skills. KPR offers a world-class education for approximately 33,000 students in 91 schools spread across a diverse jurisdiction spanning over 7,000 square kilometers in the Municipality of Clarington, Northumberland and Peterborough counties, City of Quinte West/Murray Ward.

As a key strategic priority and value of the Board, KPR is currently inviting applications for the position of Superintendent of Education: First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education. This position will have responsibility for working with First Nations, as well as Métis and Inuit communities, organizations, students and families to support student achievement, advance truth and reconciliation within the board; as well as create and implement curriculum and programs to build knowledge and awareness of all students about Indigenous history, culture, perspectives and contributions. In addition to these system responsibilities, the role will also have responsibility for overseeing a Family of Schools, as well as other responsibilities as designated by the Director of Education to achieve the board’s mission and vision. The successful candidate will ideally assume the position as soon as possible at a mutually negotiated date as soon as possible.

A valid Ontario Supervisory Officer certificate is required, with applicants completing qualifications also eligible for consideration. KPRDSB is committed to a workforce that is representative of the diversity of the people of Ontario and across the communities we serve. KPRDSB encourages applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.

To confidentially apply, please submit (in a single PDF file) a covering letter and résumé, along with a list of three (3) preliminary professional references (including your current supervisor) to Project #KPRSO22020 no later than 12 noon on August 24, 2020 to: resumes@promeus.ca. Please note that NO references will be contacted without your prior consent. Requests for additional information, and/or confidential suggestions or nominations of suitable candidates may be submitted by contacting Marilyn Gouthro at mgouthro@tbaytel.net / (807) 626-6042. Given the significant impact of COVID-19, the planned recruitment/selection process and timelines for the search may be modified to ensure individual and community safety. All inquiries and applications will be treated as confidential.

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Job Location: 46 Alliance Blvd., Barrie ON
Employer: Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

With 50 schools, over 22,000 students and more than 3,000 employees, the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) is an education community bound together by our beliefs. Our facilities are located in some of the most beautiful natural settings in the province. Our Board encompasses a large and dynamic mixture of urban centers, small towns and rural areas throughout Central Ontario. From Tottenham and Bradford West Gwillimbury to Parry Sound and Huntsville, from Collingwood and Midland to Barrie and Orillia, we are focused on enhancing the educational and spiritual development of our students. We offer excellent programs, resources and supports so that students are provided with every opportunity to reach their future goals and aspirations.

Superintendent of Education or Human Resources
Superintendent of Education – Early Years Lead
(two positions)

Based in our Academic Services headquarters in Barrie, Ontario, each position is responsible for providing Catholic faith-filled leadership in both local and system-wide initiatives. Working as one of the members of the senior leadership team, the successful candidate will assist in setting strategic and operational directions for the Board within a portfolio of responsibilities, including academic, program, curriculum and support services; providing ongoing supervision, support and direction to assigned staff, demonstrated commitment, knowledge and skills related to equity and inclusive education implementation and inclusive leadership, and setting service directions for schools.

The positions will require the successful candidates to work in a collaborative leadership model with other members of the Educational Leadership Council to develop and implement on-going Catholic academic curriculum and programming needs. The successful candidates will work in a constructive and active leadership role as a member of the Board’s senior leadership team, managing all aspects of the assigned community of schools and central portfolios and overseeing system budgets, ensuring due diligence and fiscal accountability.

The successful candidates will participate as a member of the leadership team in labour and employee relations matters, such as contract negotiations and Labour-Management Committees and represent the Board with community agencies/partners with full autonomy and responsibility for the role, as well as serving as a resource to appropriate Board committees. The roles will proactively and positively respond to and resolve highly sensitive issues on behalf of the Board using constructive conflict resolution skills.

The positions have responsibility for the development and implementation of portfolio-specific policies and procedures to ensure continuous improvement of services and efficient program delivery, while managing organizational risk and ensuring compliance with legislative requirements. The roles also require program analysis using effective and efficient research and planning principles and the successful candidates will be responsible for preparing and presenting reports to the Board of Trustees, as required by the Director of Education.

The successful candidates will develop and build the capabilities of the Academic Services Team by role-modeling effective team behaviours, demonstrating personal excellence and technical competence, while meeting or exceeding commitments to internal/external customers. The successful candidates will champion training plans and career development opportunities for staff, while gaining commitment to the mission, vision and values of the Board by creating an innovative learning environment through coaching, development, motivation and monitoring of employee performance.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
All applicants must possess Ontario Supervisory Officer Qualifications (or be able to provide evidence that they are in the process of completing the SOQP Program or are eligible for the Program), in addition to a valid Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Registration and Certificate of Qualifications, supplemented by certification as a Specialist in Religious Education and a current exemplary pastoral letter of reference (teaching credentials and pastoral reference are waived for any applicants for Superintendent of Human Resources).

The successful candidates will have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of leadership experience in an educational environment; with experience in elementary panels or Human Resources, including proven experience in dealing constructively with a variety of leadership, supervisory, employee and labour relations matters. The roles require expertise in working constructively with parents, child advocates, and government officials and the ability to recommend and co-ordinate system priorities to align with government initiatives and legislative requirements.

The successful candidates will have:
① proven experience in leading large teams, providing ongoing supervision and support to staff using participatory and collaborative principles;
② superior interpersonal skills exhibiting confidentiality, diplomacy, negotiation, conflict resolution and issue-based problem solving techniques;
③ strong budgetary and financial accountability skills;
④ excellent communication, presentation and computer skills; and
⑤ a valid driver’s license, with access to vehicle and the ability to travel across the school district and the province to represent SMCDSB at multiple functions within schools and throughout the Ontario Education Sector.

Interested candidates must forward in confidence, a cover letter (including preferred position), resume and supporting documentation to hr@smcdsb.on.ca by Friday, August 7, 2020 at 4:00pm. Please quote job posting number 170/19-20 in the subject line.

Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process upon request. Accommodation queries should be directed to the Human Resources Department at edrobot@smcdsb.on.ca or (705) 722-3555 ext. 233.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As a condition of employment, new employees to SMCDSB are required, by legislation, to submit a satisfactory Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.

THE BOARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Brian Beal
Director of Education & Secretary

Joe Zerdin
Treasurer Chair, Board of Trustees

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Job Location: Welland
Employer: Niagara Catholic District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

Niagara Catholic District School Board is a progressive and dynamic Board that offers exemplary Catholic education to 22,000 elementary, secondary, and continuing education students throughout the twelve municipalities that encompass the Niagara Region.

Niagara Catholic Superintendents are system leaders, who demonstrate a strong commitment to the vocation of Catholic education through involvement, support and leadership in schools, the system and within the Catholic community. Personal faith commitment is a fundamental criterion for leadership in Catholic education as a Supervisory Officer and will be evident through visible involvement within the community and/or parish.

A a members of Senior Administrative Council, Niagara Catholic Supervisory Officers provide active, Catholic, faith-filled leadership from Early Years through to Graduation within a system and/or a Family of Schools portfolio. Within the collaborative leadership team of Niagara Catholic, Supervisory Officers assist the Director of Education in setting and implementing annual system priorities and operational directions for the Board, including programs, supports and services, system supervision and direction to assigned staff at the system or school level.

Superintendent of Education Pool

To meet upcoming and future secession needs of the Board, the Director of Education is establishing a Superintendent of Education Pool. Assignment to the Superintendent Pool will be for a two year, renewable two year term, at the discretion of the Director of Education.

Superintendent of Education
Reporting to the Director of Education, the Superintendent of Education will be responsible for, but not limited to:
• faith-based leadership through dedicated commitment to Catholic education, student well-being and achievement;
• implementation of the Board’s multi-year Strategic Plan and annual System Priorities;
• system leadership portfolio(s) and/or a Family of Schools leadership and supervision of school administrative staff;
• direct supervision of designated staff at schools, system programs, the Catholic Education Centre or other Board sites;
• represent the Board on system, community and provincial committees; and
• provide all additional leadership responsibilities as determined by the Director of Education.

Qualifications Required
The following are the qualifications required at the time of application to the Niagara Catholic Supervisory Officer Pool 2020:
• Completion of the Ontario Supervisory Officer's Qualifications or currently enrolled in the Catholic Supervisory Officer Qualification Program (Superintendent of Education);
• Ontario College of Teachers Certification of Registration and Certificate of Qualifications;
• Minimum five (5) years leadership experience as a Catholic elementary or secondary Principal;
• Specialist in Religious Education and Special Education or currently enrolled in the specialist part for completion by appointment;
• Demonstrated participation in a Catholic Parish, as attested through a current Pastoral Letter of Reference;
• Demonstrated experience as an authentic, open, transparent, and accountable leader;
• Demonstrated experience implementing Government of Ontario Legislation, the Education Statutes and Regulations of Ontario, Ministry of Education Guideline, Catholic District School Board Policies, and the Board's Mission Statement, Vision and Values;
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a collaborative leadership team;
• Demonstrated ability to lead staff, collaborate with partners in Catholic education, and community members; and
• Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Candidates interested in applying for the Superintendent of Education Pool 2020 are required to provide;
• A complete Curriculum Vitae providing evidence of the qualifications required;
• A one-page statement of philosophy of Catholic Education which outlines past experiences and examples of personal commitment to Catholicism;
• A current written professional reference from the applicant's immediate supervisor*;
• A current written Pastoral Letter of Reference dated within the last year*;
• A current written professional reference from an applicant's colleague*;
• The names addresses and telephone numbers of two (2) additional references from the applicant's current or previous work environment*;
• A current copy of the candidate's Ontario Certificate of Qualification (OCT);
• A copy of the most recent Performance Appraisal in one's current position;
• A copy of a recent Criminal Background Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening) which is required for the role; and,
• A valid driver's license, access to a vehicle and be able to travel as required to discharge one's duty as a Superintendent of Education.

* Include written permission to contact references. Applicants who meet the qualifications will be considered.
Applications (marked Personal and Confidential) will be received until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7th, 2020, by:
John Crocco, Director of Education/Secretary-Treasurer
Niagara Catholic District School Board, 427 Rice Road, Welland, ON, L3C 7C1 or by email to john.crocco@ncdsb.com

Personal information about applicants is collected under the authority of Section 171 (10 (3) of the Education Act RSO 1990 and will be used to assess the suitability of applicants for employment with Niagara Catholic District School Board. Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act, if any candidate requires accommodations at any time throughout the process, please contact Jennifer Pellegrini at jennifer.pellegrini@ncdsb.com.