The Ontario College of Teachers is Canada’s only self-regulatory body for teachers. The College licenses, governs and regulates teachers in Ontario.
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Manager of Finance/Controller
Office of the Registrar
Regular position - Appointment will be effective May 4, 2015
The College seeks a senior financial manager, with superior communication and strategic planning skills, and accomplished in broader public sector financial planning, budget and accounting leadership. You will assume responsibility for the financial functions of one of the province’s largest professional self-regulatory organizations. The College regulates the Ontario teaching profession of about 250,000 members in the public interest.
Reporting within the Office of the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer through the College’s Deputy Registrar, responsibilities include capital and operating budgets, financial planning, Secretary to the College Council’s Finance Committee, as well as financial reporting, accountability and control functions for $40 million annual budget. CPA designation is a requirement for this position. French-language oral and written language proficiency is an asset.
- Provide hands-on, enabling leadership to a small collaborative team of Finance staff
- Maintain and ensure timely implementation of unit objectives
- Oversee financial and operational responsibilities of unit including financial reporting, accounts payables and revenue accounting, as well as payroll including benefits and pension plan administration
- Maintain direct involvement in budget process and financial planning
- Establish and maintain efficient and effective Unit procedures, train and orient new staff, communicate performance standards for Unit and regularly evaluate performance of staff.
- Professional support role to the College Council’s Finance/Audit Committee.
- Liaise with departmental directors and managers in the development of departmental operating budgets and on financial reporting.
- Present operating and capital budgets to the College Council’s Finance Committee.
- Prepare regular management reports and data for the Deputy Registrar and Registrar/CEO, Finance Committee and Council.
- Maintain relationship with insurance brokers and investment advisors and with external auditors with respect to annual audits.
- As a Unit manager, participate in Office of the Registrar and College-wide planning, program and priority setting.
- Maintain information on financial policies and procedures and provide instruction and training for staff.
- Communicate with the Deputy Registrar with respect to any significant changes from financial and service plans.
- Interpret and communicate Council, administration and human resources policies to unit staff.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
The Ontario College of Teachers offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a modern, progressive work environment. To apply, please forward your resume no later than March 13, 2015: E-mail applications preferred: email@example.com. Indicate Posting Number 15-08 in subject heading.
Director of Standards and Accreditation
Regular, bilingual (French and English), full-time position,
category 3 - $137,768 - $183,691
You are an accomplished bilingual educator whose record of success as a leader in the profession has prepared you to be a member of the senior leadership team for one of Canada’s largest self-regulatory bodies.
You bring to this position a broad knowledge of teaching standards, teacher professionalism and teacher education. Your knowledge of research, program development and program review in teacher education enables you to effectively lead a team of accomplished educators in the Standards of Practice and Accreditation department. You will bring to the role a solid understanding of self-regulation, as well as proven communication and consensus-building skills.
You will provide direction to managers and staff in the ongoing education of members with respect to the ethical standards and standards of practice for the teaching profession, as well as for accreditation of Ontario teacher education pre-service and in-service programs.
You will ensure professional support of the work of the Standards of Practice and Education and Accreditation committees of Council through the supervision of unit staff who conduct research, prepare reports and implement committee decisions.
Membership or eligibility for membership in the Ontario College of Teachers is required. Excellent French- and English-language writing and oral language proficiency are also required for this position.
The Ontario College of Teachers offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a modern, progressive work environment.
Your application should include an up-to-date resumé, a covering letter and supporting documentation that you wish to have considered by the Selection Committee.
Please e-mail your confidential application no later than March 20, 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate posting number 15-07 in the subject heading of your e-mail.
Program Officer, Accreditation Unit
Standards of Practice and Education Department
Category 5a — Salary Range $83,329 to $124,604
One year secondment (renewable)
We are looking for a member of the Ontario College of Teachers with solid knowledge of initial and continuing teacher education to join the Accreditation Unit. Our Program Officers are passionate and caring educators with strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills.
This position requires an enthusiastic teacher-leader with strong interpersonal and consultation skills, an eye for detail and the ability to manage several large projects independently. Successful applicants will have a minimum of seven years of educational leadership experience that includes teaching, mentoring, program review or curriculum development, facilitation of professional learning and reflective inquiry. Bilingualism is an asset for this position, as well as experience teaching additional qualification programs or pre-service candidates. Excellent written and oral language proficiency is required. Some travel within Ontario is also required.
- Support the Manager of Accreditation and the Accreditation Committee
- Facilitate reviews of programs that lead to teaching qualifications in Ontario in accordance with regulatory requirements.
- Review applications for accreditation of additional qualification courses and provide descriptive feedback.
- Facilitate accreditation panels to review pre-service teacher education programs and develop an evidence-based report of findings and recommendations.
- Support teacher education providers throughout the accreditation process by interpreting regulations and College policies, developing resources, and guiding application development.
- Prepare presentations, reports, briefing notes, issue papers, literature reviews and research summaries to inform program enhancements and policy alternatives in accreditation and teacher education.
- Prepare correspondence, responses to inquiries, make presentations and liaise with our network to inform the public and education stakeholders about the College, its core responsibilities and our accreditation activities.
- Keep informed about current issues, trends and research in teacher education and professional accreditation in Ontario and other jurisdictions and carry out related primary and secondary source research studies.
- Perform other duties as required by the College.
To apply, please forward your resume and covering letter no later than April 11, 2015. Email applications to email@example.com and indicate posting number 15-06 in subject heading.