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Ontario College of Teachers is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. To advise us of your accommodation needs, please use this form. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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Posting 16-17
Program Officer, Standards of Practice and Education
Standards of Practice and Accreditation Department

Category 5a - Salary Range $84,837 - $126,859

One year secondment

A member of the Ontario College of Teachers with solid knowledge of teacher education and demonstrated superior teaching, leadership, program development, program review and research experience, your assignment will be to support standards-based research, policy and program development related to initial and continuing teacher education.

Extensive educational leadership experience related to curriculum development, teacher education, project management and policy development. Advanced facilitation skills, superior project management abilities along with excellent written and oral communication abilities are required. Some travel within Ontario is required in this position. Experience related to First Nation, Métis and Inuit education and teacher education and/or French-language writing and oral language proficiency would be an asset.

Your responsibilities will include collaborating with teacher education programs, interpreting College policies and regulations, and conducting research, analysis and development of policies and programs related to initial and ongoing teacher education and teaching practices.

Primary Duties:

  • Facilitate the development and revision of additional qualification course guidelines
  • Accredit additional qualification course guidelines
  • Accredit some pre-service programs.
  • Foster educative and relational processes that support provincial capacity related to continuing teacher education
  • Support collaborative provincial consultations related to teacher education and policy development.
  • Foster relationships with First Nations, Métis, Inuit and French Language communities that support integration of the standards, teacher education, additional qualifications and accreditation
  • Carry out varied primary and secondary source research studies related to pre-service teacher education, in-service teacher education, and teaching practices in Ontario and other jurisdictions, including the identification of innovations and pilot programs in teacher education within Ontario.
  • Support standards-based teacher education through research, analysis and educative sessions.
  • Facilitate the enforcement of the Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession, the Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession and the Professional Learning Framework for the Teaching Profession within teacher education and professional practice.
  • Support the Manager of Standards of Practice and Education, the Department Director and the Standards of Practice and Education Committee with respect to teacher education policy development, including information about pertinent research findings, trends in teacher education policies and practices and indicators of outcomes in other jurisdictions.
  • Prepare presentations, reports, briefing notes, position papers and statistical and other evaluative studies for the Manager of Standards of Practice and Education, the Department Director or and the Standards of Practice and Education Committee with respect to policy alternatives in teacher education.
  • Support province-wide consultation on policy options being considered by the Standards of Practice and Education Committee.
  • Conduct program development and policy development and research activities to support pre-service and in-service teacher education.
  • Prepare responses to College correspondence, inquiries or other requirements in support of the College accountability with respect to the ethical standards, the standards of practice and the professional learning framework.
  • Keep abreast of current issues, trends and research in teacher education and career long teacher professional learning in Ontario and other jurisdictions, and of changes in policy, legislation, technology and innovations that may affect teacher education standards, ethics and practices.
  • Develop resources to support awareness and understanding of the ethical standards and the standards of practice.
  • Perform other duties as required by the College.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume no later than June 30, 2016.     

Ontario College of Teachers is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Posting 16-16
Knowledge Management and Mobilization Assistant
Standards of Practice and Education Unit
Standards of Practice and Accreditation Department

One year Term Appointment

Category 7 - Salary Range $66,656-$88,662

This position provides support to the Standards of Practice and Education Unit through engagement in knowledge management, mobilization and research related to the Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession, the Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession, the Professional Learning Framework for the Teaching Profession, additional qualification (AQ) policy development, accreditation and teacher education.

Primary Duties:

  • Coordinate internal knowledge management systems (e.g Standards Information Management System, Issue and Inquiry Management System, Contact Information Management Systems, Find an AQ)
  • Work with the Information Technology Unit in designing information management systems
  • Manage and track inquiries related to ethical standards, standards of practice, professional learning framework, additional qualifications and accreditation
  • Foster capacity related to knowledge management and mobilization (e.g. professional learning related to inquiry and issue management)
  • Coordinate and maintain AQ SharePoint Sites
  • Coordinate technological processes to support consultations (e.g webinars, ADOBE Connect Sessions, Go to meetings)
  • Work with Communications Unit to support social media presence and communications
  • Develop distribution and implementation plans for policy development and implementation
  • Investigate and compile information on current educational trends
  • Perform administrative, liaison and dissemination activities associated with knowledge management, mobilization and research activities (e.g development of a distribution plan for the revised Professional Learning Framework for the Teaching Profession)
  • Conduct research related to knowledge management, mobilization and teacher education
  • Contribute to knowledge mobilization networking with the educational sector and the public related to standards-based initiatives
  • Contribute to the design and methodological planning for quantitative and qualitative research projects and activities
  • Contribute to the design of survey instruments, interview and focus group questions
  • Undertake assigned document analysis and bibliographic reviews
  • Organize, code and enter data using qualitative and quantitative software
  • Perform preliminary analysis and synthesis of raw data from interviews, focus groups and surveys
  • Contribute to the preparation of research reports
  • Facilitate the development and mobilization of standards education processes and resources
  • Preparation of statistical information as requested
  • Support Additional Qualification policy development and implementation
  • Conduct literature searches, reviews and document analyses related to policy, program and research findings in relation to standards for the teaching profession, ethical practice, accreditation and teacher education.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager and Director
  • Bilingualism is an asset

The College is looking for a strategic thinker with the ability to apply advanced technological, communication and research skills to assignments contributing to work of the Standards of Practice and Education Unit and the Standards of Practice and Accreditation Department. The candidate will possess extensive experience in designing and maintaining various information management and mobilization systems. Several years of research experience related to knowledge management and mobilization in the educational sector is required. Experience working with First Nations, Métis, Inuit and French-Language educational communities is an asset.

The Ontario College of Teachers offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a modern, progressive work environment.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume no later than June 30, 2016. 

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