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Organization:    Ministry of Education
Division:    Early Learning Division
City:    Ottawa
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    7081 - Education Officer
Salary:    $1,677.80 - $2,217.93 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51617
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Consider this exciting opportunity to join a team that is part of implementing full-day kindergarten program at the Ministry of Education. You will work closely with colleagues to develop and implement the long-term vision for early learning and child care in Ontario and support the government's commitment to provide full-day kindergarten for four and five year olds.

Bring your Education background, knowledge of full-day kindergarten and consultation skills to the Ministry of Education, Early Learning and Child Care Implementation Branch.

What can I expect to do in this role?

• provide school boards and other stakeholders with information and clarification regarding legislation, policies and programs;
• ensure programs are implemented and consistent with ministry's philosophy;
• work with senior board officials to develop effective working partnerships in support of the ministry's changing business directions;
• monitor and report on effectiveness of the program implementation;
• facilitate implementation of new policies;
• identify and analyze current and emerging issues; and
• assist in the formulation of strategies, options and recommendations.

How do I qualify?

• proficiency in English and superior level written and oral French
• member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers

Technical Knowledge
• You have thorough knowledge of Ontario educational system, relevant legislation, school board operations, educational theories and practices.

Communication and Leadership Skills
• You have proven leadership, facilitation, coordination and organizational skills to provide liaison role with senior school board officials and other stakeholders.
• You have effective oral and written communication and consultation skills.

Analytical Skills
• You have analytical skills to review legislation/program curriculum and standards to provide interpretation and clarification to school boards.

Additional information:

  • 1 Bilingual Permanent, 1580 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Education and Training
Posted on:   Tuesday, February 26, 2013
  • This ad is also available in French.
  • E-EU-51617/13
    The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 19, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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