Ministry: Education, Ontario Public Service
Division: Indigenous Education and Well-Being Division
Branch: Inclusive Education, Priorities and Engagement Branch
Position Title: Education Officer
Duration: 1-year temporary secondment with possible extension to a
maximum of 3 years
Location: 315 Front Street West, Toronto Ontario, M7A 0B8
Compensation Group: Association of Management Administrative and Professional
Crown Employees of Ontario (AMAPCEO)
Salary: $76,382 - $131,864 per year
Position Status: Open Targeted
Posting Date: November 27, 2023
Closing Date: December 15, 2023
The Ministry of Education’s Inclusive Education, Priorities and Engagement Branch offers an opportunity that will appeal to educational professionals in leadership positions in schools and/or boards with sound knowledge of and demonstrated experience in promoting student well-being. You will inform the development and implementation of well-being and equity as one of interconnected goals for our publicly funded education system as identified in legislation.
Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of the Ontario education system acquired through direct employment in an Ontario school board. Experience in developing, reviewing, and implementing school and school board policies and programs related to student wellbeing, inclusive education, and equity. Knowledge of, and experience working with, policies, programs and initiatives that promote a holistic approach to the physical, emotional, cognitive, social, and self/spirit development of the learner.
Experience working with families and communities to help inform systemic services and programs to underserved student populations and address systemic education barriers and support students to stay in school, graduate and succeed.
Current experience working in schools and boards with system-wide leadership responsibilities including leadership development and capacity building. Expert knowledge of strategies for working educators, support staff, principal, supervisory officer, and directors of education stakeholder groups with an equitable, and inclusive lens.
Strong interpersonal and relationship-management skills and demonstrated experience in building and maintaining partnerships. Excellent communication skills in the areas of presenting, consulting, and facilitating. Strong written, analytical, evaluation, and project-management skills.
Note: This position may only be held by a current, full-time, employee of an Ontario school board. The successful candidate will be required to negotiate an approved leave of absence from their board. While on contract with the Ministry the successful candidate will continue to be covered by the benefit plans and pension plan of their home board, with the Ministry covering the employer costs of maintaining such coverage. Moving and relocation costs will not be covered by the Ministry.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your cover letter and resume to Marlene McRae at Marlene.McRae@ontario.ca, Manager, Policy, Priorities and Well-Being Unit by the closing date.
If you required an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code, please contact Sandra Marusic at Sandra.Marusic@ontario.ca.
Remember: The deadline to apply is December 15, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Late applications will not be accepted.
We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer.
Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code