Director of Education

Job Title: Director of Education
Job Location: Kingston, ON
Employer: Limestone District School Board
Description-Job Posting:

The Limestone District School Board is seeking a proven visionary leader and outstanding educator with a well-defined philosophy of education and service delivery to provide strategic direction and leadership to a highly collaborative senior team and a professional and caring staff who are committed to the success of every student and every employee.

Reporting to a dedicated Board of Trustees, you will support them in their drive to achieve the aspirations as set out in the Board’s 2017-2022 Multi-Year Strategic Plan, with a continued focus on the Pillars of Wellness, Innovation and Collaboration.

As the Director of Education, you will provide strategic leadership to a highly collaborative senior team and a professional and caring staff who are committed to student achievement and well-being. Focusing on equity and inclusion, you will champion continuous improvement efforts across the system, partnering with community stakeholders to ensure that the highest quality of educational programming is delivered to all students in the district.

Situated in historic Kingston, on the shores of scenic Lake Ontario, the Limestone District School Board serves more than 19,000 students in 55 schools and 5 alternative education centres, covering a geographic area of 7,719 square kilometres across the City of Kingston, the Townships of Central Frontenac, North Frontenac, South Frontenac, Addington Highlands, Loyalist, Stone Mills, the Frontenac Islands and the Town of Greater Napanee.

Candidates will possess an Ontario Supervisory Officers’ Certificate or be eligible to become qualified, along with progressive senior leadership experience in several portfolios within a publicly funded school board. The Board is seeking a candidate with exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, along with the ability to provide inspiring, collaborative, and innovative leadership to the Limestone district.

If this vital and dynamic opportunity aligns with your vision and values, and you can see yourself in Limestone, please forward your resume and covering letter, along with the names of four preliminary references (who will not be contacted without consent), to the executive search consultants listed below prior to May 28, 2020.  Confidentiality is assured and the review of applications will commence immediately.

Recognizing the significant impact that COVID-19 is having on our world and our ways of doing business, the Board recognizes that the recruitment/selection process may need to be modified to ensure individual and community safety.

A detailed Candidate Profile will be distributed to interested candidates upon request. For additional information, or to discuss your interest in the position please contact either:

Roger Clarke at 613-639-0184 or
Wayne Joudrie at 905-320-0142 or

Accommodations will be provided to applicants to enable equitable participation in the recruitment process.