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Ontaro Ministry of Education / Ministère de l'Education d'Ontaro

Education Officer



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Education Officer

Are you an experienced, bilingual education administrator who is able to engage key Indigenous and education partners to support the ongoing implementation of the Ontario First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework across Ontario's education system?

If so, consider this exciting opportunity with the Indigenous Education Office at the Ministry of Education, where you will meaningfully contribute to Indigenous education across Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Working with Ontario's French Language School Boards 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 the effectiveness of the school system and identify trends

• provide advice and support on issues related to Indigenous education

• facilitate implementation of policy

• ensure compliance with ministry policies and programs

Location: Sudbury

How do I qualify?


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

• You have proficiency in English and in oral and written French at the superior level.

Education sector 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 in French and English 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 coordination, organizational and planning skills and can shift priorities in order to meet deadlines.

Salary Range: $88,771 - $117,349 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Bilingual Permanent, 199 Larch St, Sudbury, North Region


Please apply online, only, by Tuesday, June 13, 2017, by visiting and entering Job ID 107884 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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Ontaro Ministry of Education / Ministère de l'Education d'Ontaro
Posting Date: 30-May-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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