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Ministry of Education
Early Years
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
07081 - Education Officer
$87,245.32 - $115,332.25 Per Year*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
Are you an experienced education professional in French language in Ontario and looking for a new challenging opportunity? If so, consider this opportunity with the Ministry of Education where, as an educator, you will provide information and clarification on legislation, policies and programs to schools, school boards, child care, family support programs and other stakeholders. facilitate the implementation of new policies and inform the ministry about issues and activities in the elementary education system.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• provide information and clarification on the laws, policies and programs to French language elementary school boards, family support programs, child care partners and other early years stakeholders;
• facilitate the implementation of new policies;
• monitor and report on the effectiveness of the school system;
• ensure compliance with ministry policies and programs;
• help provide a strong and vibrant education system.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:

• You are a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers.
• You are proficient in English; your oral and written French are at the superior level.

Specialized knowledge and skills:

• You have extensive knowledge and understanding in the application of education theory, principles and practices at the elementary school level.
• You have the ability to interpret and apply legislation (e.g. Education Act, Child Care and Early Years Act), ministry business plan and strategic directions, objectives, policy and priorities to monitor and ensure compliance at the local level to school board administration.

Leadership and analytical skills:

• You have leadership, facilitation and organizational skills to provide a liaison role and to demonstrate authority and credibility when dealing with boards, family support programs and child care partners.
• You have analytical skills to interpret ministry policies and guidelines, and assess compliance with ministry legislation and requirements.
• You have research skills to prepare advisory reports and briefings, and make evidence-based recommendations.

Communication skills:

• You have written communication skills to prepare detailed reports, briefing notes and ministerial correspondence.
• You have oral communication and interpersonal skills to make presentations, advise and consult with school boards, early years partners, educational facilities, community representatives and other stakeholders and to make committee presentations.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 1580 Merivale Rd, Nepean, East Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Education and Training
Posted on:
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 27, 2016 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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