Job Location
315 Front St W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Ministry of Education
Description-Job Posting

Education Officer
Organization: Ministry of Education
Division: Student Achievement Division; Curriculum, Assessment, and Student Success Policy Branch
City: Toronto
Job Term: 1 Permanent
Job Code: 6A007N - PolicyEducationOfficer06
Salary: $74,877.00 - $129,265.00 Per Year
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Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 187834

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Are you an experienced education professional looking for a new challenging opportunity to shape the future of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education in Ontario? Are you passionate about increasing the achievement and well-being of all students? If so, consider this opportunity to join the Curriculum, Assessment, and Student Success Policy branch with the Ministry of Education to develop culturally relevant and responsive STEM curriculum and curriculum-linked resources for diverse learners in Ontario's school system.

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What can I expect to do in this role?
• support the review, development and implementation of STEM-focused curriculum and curriculum-linked resources across all subjects, including in Science, Science and Technology, Computer Studies, and Technological Education
• work to dismantle a range of practices and attitudes that marginalize particular groups of students, such as addressing bias, building cultures of accountability and developing culturally responsive and relevant curriculum and curriculum-linked resources
• conduct analysis and provide advice to support ministry strategic policy development and implementation
• coordinate and provide educational expertise in the development and roll-out of province-wide implementation plans and monitoring strategies.
• provide information to school boards with regards to ministry legislation, policies and programs.
• develop and sustain positive relationships with stakeholders to lead effective consultations
• ensure compliance with ministry policies and programs

How do I qualify?
Specialized Knowledge and Expertise
• You have knowledge and understanding of Ontario's publicly funded education system, curriculum implementation and specialized STEM-related programming (e.g., science curriculum, computer studies curriculum, technological education curriculum, mathematics curriculum) developed through work within the school system as an educator and/or system leader to support the development of student tools, policies and programs that meet the needs of diverse learners.
• You have deep understanding of elementary and secondary school pedagogy in specialized subject areas, including STEM-related subject areas.
• You have experience applying educational theories and knowledge and understanding of current educational research and practices that support equitable, inclusive and culturally responsive STEM education.
• You can build expertise to shape anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and anti-discrimination cultures in schools and fostering culturally responsive and relevant, equitable and inclusive learning environments.
• You have experience working with all facets of the education system, including school boards, teachers, and faculties of education.
• You have experience using standard and emerging digital technologies and programs.
Policy Development and Research Skills
• You have knowledge of policy development principles and techniques to conduct policy development projects and develop policy options.
• You can interpret and apply legislation and government standards, priorities, and policy direction to ensure organizational objectives are considered.
• You have experience applying research techniques to analyse data to determine strengths and weaknesses and make recommendations
• You have experience analyzing provincial, national and international data to determine strengths and weaknesses and make recommendations regarding their applicability and relevance to Ontario's education sector and decision-making regarding improving student achievement.
Communication, Consultation and Relationship Management Skills
• You possess effective oral and written communication and presentation skills to write and edit resource and technical materials, prepare presentations, correspondence, briefing and issue notes.
• You have consultation and negotiation skills to lead consultations with stakeholders.
• You can develop and sustain positive relationships and networks with all major stakeholders and encourage collaboration and cooperation amongst stakeholders on education policies and materials.
Project Management Skills
- You have proven project management skills to lead projects, design and implement work plans and manage all phases of work.
- You can apply adult education principles and methodologies in developing and delivering training workshops for teachers, and instructions/guidelines to support web-based courses.
Additional Information:
Address: • 1 Permanent, 315 Front St W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group: Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule: 6
Category: Policy and Analysis
Posted on: Thursday, January 26, 2023
• The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
• T-EU-187834/22
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, February 16, 2023 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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Job Location
730 Courtneypark Drive West, Mississauga, ON L5W 1L9
Contract Position, Catholic Curriculum Corporation
Description-Job Posting

The Catholic Curriculum Corporation (CCC) is a leading provider of Catholic resources in the Province of Ontario. The CCC is a collaborative venture between 17 Catholic school boards, and its member partners, the Catholic Principals Council of Ontario (CPCO), Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA), St Michael’s College School, serving members and the wider Catholic education community. The CCC invites applications for the position of Executive Director.

Working closely with the Chair of Executive Council and the Board of Representatives, the Executive Director will be responsible for the operations of the organization. These include management of consulting staff, budgeting, financial management, facilitating meetings of the Board of Representatives, coordinating the annual When Faith Meets Pedagogy Conference, the Annual General Meeting and communications. The Executive Director must also liaise with Catholic Community Partners such as Institute for Catholic Education, English Catholic Conference of Ontario Directors of Education, Catholic Association of Religion and Family Life Educators of Ontario, Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers Association, Catholic School Chaplains of Ontario, and the Ministry of Education.

The ideal candidate will have held a Supervisory Officer Position in a Catholic DSB and should have extensive knowledge as well as demonstrated experience with our Catholic Partners at the provincial level. Experience with budgeting and administrative management is required. The role requires a high level of initiative, collaboration, communication skills, and an ability to work independently or as part of a team.

The appointment will commence on September 1, 2023. The Executive Director’s position works out of the CCC office located at St Marcellinus Catholic S.S. Mississauga, Ontario. It is for a two year term with an option for a third year, as determined by the Board of Representatives. Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2023.

Interested candidates should forward a covering letter, a resume, current pastoral reference and three references (one of which must be from a Director of Education from a Catholic school board) to:

Laura Callaghan, Chair, Board of Representatives

Inquiries with respect to this position should be directed to Laura Callaghan, Chair
At 519.355.4592 or laura.callaghan@sccdsb.net

Faith through Learning ~ A Distinctive Catholic Curriculum

730 Courtneypark Drive West, Mississauga, ON L5W 1L9
Tel:  (905) 564-8209    Fax:  (905) 564-8246