Ontario Public Service Careers - Job Preview
Apply By: Friday, August 30, 2013 11:59 pm EDT Print this pagePRINT

Competition Status: Posting Cancelled

Approximately 350 individuals applied for this opportunity.

Due to operational reasons the recruitment for this position has been cancelled.

To look for other job opportunities that match your skills and experience go to Job Search. You may also subscribe to our Job Alert service to receive emails when new jobs open up that match your determined search criteria.

Thank you for your interest in the Ontario Public Service.

Organization:    Ministry of Education
Division:    Education Statistics and Analysis Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent, 1 Temporary
Job Code:    6A007N - PolicyEducationOfficer06
Salary:    $69,680.00 - $116,683.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    56119
 View Job DescriptionView Job Description

The Education Statistics and Analysis Branch of the Ministry of Education offers these unique opportunities to play a key role in the design, development and implementation of policies, programs, standards and initiatives related to education in Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• provide strategic leadership, planning, coordination and educational expertise and analysis in the development of a range of highly complex and politically sensitive policies, programs, standards and initiatives related to the government's education mandate
• provide information to school boards with regards to ministry legislation, policies and programs
• develop and sustain positive relationships with stakeholders
• provide strategic and expert educational advice to ministry senior management
• coordinate and provide educational expertise in the development and roll-out of province-wide implementation plans and monitoring strategies

How do I qualify?

Education knowledge and experience:
You have:
• knowledge of pedagogy normally acquired by being a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
• experience teaching at the elementary and secondary school level and in school board settings
• thorough knowledge of Ontario educational systems and the Education Act, associated regulations, Ontario Human Rights Code and education programs
• expert knowledge of and sensitivity to provincial education and social trends related to public policy directions, the educational environment and decision-making structures

Knowledge of policy development and service-delivery program development:
• you have sound knowledge of policy development and service-delivery program development and monitoring

Conceptual, research, analytical, evaluation and interpretative skills:
You have:
• superior conceptual, research, analytical, evaluation and interpretative skills including the ability to analyze policies and data for reports and studies
• ability to think strategically, anticipate and absorb complex and large-scale issues and develop effective and practical long and short-term policy positions

Work-planning, organizational, coordination and project management skills:
You have:
• strong work-planning, organizing and coordination skills
• project management, team leadership and administration abilities with consistent capacity to produce high quality results on time

Communication skills:
You have:
• excellent writing and oral communication skills, including listening, conducting consultations, reporting, presenting and persuasion
• strong relationship and stakeholder management, interpersonal and senior-level representation skills

Computer proficiency:
• you have computer proficiency in word-processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database software

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 777 Bay Street, Suite 422, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 24 months, 777 Bay Street, Suite 422, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Education and Training
Posted on:   Friday, August 9, 2013
  • T-EU-56119/13(2)

    As a result of the recently agreed to AMAPCEO collective agreement, a new job evaluation system will be implemented on October 1, 2013. In the new job evaluation system, the classification level of this position is Level 6 with a salary range of $69,680.00 - $99,600.00; the parties have agreed to a salary note and this position shall be paid in the salary range set out for the term of this collective agreement at the Education Officer 6 level with a salary range of $69,680.00 - $116,683.00 per annum.
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 Friday, August 30, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca

Canada's Top 100 Employers Greater Toronto's Top Employers Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers Canada's Best Diversity Employers Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 Canada's Greenest Employers Canada's Top Employers for Young People