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Organization:    Ministry of Education
Division:    French Language and Aboriginal Research Division
City:    Nepean, Thunder Bay
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    7081 - Education Officer
Salary:    $1,677.80 - $2,217.93 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    67596
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Are you an experienced educational administrator who is able to engage key stakeholders to support the ongoing implementation of the Ontario First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework across Ontario's education system?

Then make a difference in tomorrow's leaders and showcase your engagement and team leadership skills with the Ministry of Education, Aboriginal Education Office.

NOTE: When applying, please indicate which of the following two positions you are applying for:

1 - Nepean
1 - Thunder Bay

What can I expect to do in this role?

Working within an assigned region and horizontally with other Education Officers across the province, you will:
• Provide expert knowledge to school boards, schools, and First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities with information and clarification regarding ministry legislation, policies, programs;
• Liaise and maintain relationships with key stakeholders; monitor and report on effectiveness of the school system and identify trends;
• Provide advice and support on issues related to Aboriginal education;
• Facilitate implementation of policy; and,
• Ensure compliance with Ministry policies and programs.

How do I qualify?

• You must be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers.

Related knowledge:
• You have a thorough understanding of the Ontario Education system, Education Act and associated regulations with knowledge of operations of school boards and schools and education governance;
• You have demonstrated knowledge of First Nation, Métis and Inuit cultures and traditions with knowledge of administrative and educational issues in provincially funded and First Nation school systems.

Collaboration and communication skills:
You can build effective partnerships and have demonstrated experience dealing with stakeholders (i.e. schools, school boards and First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities);
• You have superior written and oral communication skills to make presentations, prepare detailed reports, briefing notes and ministerial correspondence.

Analytical and coordination skills:
• You have team leadership, consultation and analytical skills to review legislation program curriculum and standards, evaluate proposals for funding, to provide interpretation and clarification to school boards and identify trends/issues for the ministry;
• You have demonstrated project co-ordination, organizational and planning skills and can shift priorities in order to meet deadlines.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 1580 Merivale Rd, Nepean, East Region
  • 1 Permanent, 615 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Education and Training
Posted on:   Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  • E-EU-67596/14
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 3, 2014 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.

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