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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. 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 22-06
Bilingual Complaint Resolution Officer, Professional Conduct Unit

Investigations and Hearings Department

Limited term contract appointment – 12 months with potential for extension
Category 5A – Hiring Range $100,106 - $119,003

An experienced bilingual (Anglophone and Francophone) lawyer is sought to coordinate Complaint Resolution (“CR”) and prosecution activities for the Professional Conduct Unit of the Investigations and Hearings Department. The successful candidate will identify and take carriage of appropriate CR cases before the Investigation Committee and act as College Counsel before the Discipline Committee and Fitness to Practise Committee in professional misconduct, incompetence and/or incapacity proceedings. Further, the successful candidate will negotiate with members and counsel in the public interest, refine policies and procedures, review and redact sensitive materials and prepare reports for management.

Complaint Resolution Officers also assist the Manager, Professional Conduct, with process development, case management, file monitoring, quality assurance and reporting on the timely flow and disposition of CR and hearing files. Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario is required for this position. The ability to conduct legal proceedings in French and English is also required for this position.

Language proficiency testing may be administered as part of the recruitment process for this position.

Responsibilities

CR and Prosecution Activities

  • Review and identify matters that may be suitable for CR or prosecution.
  • Negotiate outcomes within the appropriate range that protects the public interest.
  • Attend Investigation Committee panel meetings to present Memoranda of Agreement reached through CR.
  • Attend meetings of the Investigation Committee to provide updates and procedural advice on the CR program.
  • Ensure that any necessary follow-up is completed in relation to decisions of Investigation Committee panels on CR matters.
  • Review, draft and edit legal documents including agreements with members, joint submissions on penalty, pre-hearing conference memoranda, affidavits, Disclosure Briefs, and Notices of Hearing.
  • Attend hearings as counsel representing the College to present agreements or conduct contested proceedings.
  • Develop and maintain procedures that maximize available resources to efficiently manage individual and unit case volumes.
  • Use legal knowledge and skills as a representative of the College to dispose of hearing matters in the public interest.
  • Develop best practices to reduce timelines for completion of hearing matters.
  • Ability to work on cases of a sensitive and sometimes-disturbing nature related to the abuse of children and/or criminal conduct.

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Keep the Manager and Director informed about the flow and disposition of CR matters and hearings, including timelines and outcomes of assigned matters.
  • Monitor and draw attention to unusual aspects and significant developments in CR and prosecution files.
  • Review redacted discipline decisions, Notices of Hearing and other documents for posting on the Public Register.
  • Review summaries of discipline decisions for the College’s official publication.

Unit Administration

  • Assist the Manager, Professional Conduct with establishing and maintaining efficient and effective policies and procedures for disposition of CR and hearing matters.
  • Prepare reports and data for the manager and director as requested.
  • Participate in department planning, program and priority setting exercises.
  • Where required, provide presentations to teachers, parents and other groups on complaint, investigation, CR and prosecution processes.
  • Provide information to employers, member representatives and other interested parties regarding CR and prosecution activities.
  • Provide legal advice on intake, investigations and hearings matters, as required.
  • Serve as Acting Manager, Professional Conduct, as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, Professional Conduct.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter no later than January 26, 2022.


Posting 22-05
Law Clerk, Professional Conduct Unit

Investigations and Hearings Department

Limited-term contract appointment – 12 months
Category 11 – Hiring Range $63,687 - $68,894

The Ontario College of Teachers is seeking an experienced legal professional with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy to provide legal and administrative support to a team of lawyers at one of Canada’s largest professional regulators. Reporting to the Manager, Professional Conduct, the successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating complaint resolution proceedings and providing litigation support to College Counsel in proceedings before the College’s Discipline Committee and Fitness to Practise Committee.

The successful candidate will track case outcomes and maintain organizational systems to ensure deadlines are met, communicate with legal counsel and Investigation Committee members, coordinate hearing and panel dates with the Tribunals Office and the Investigations Unit, collect and organize supporting documents, and liaise with school boards, witnesses and provincial/federal institutions. They will also assist with the preparation and filing of legal documents and hearing materials. Bilingualism is an asset for this position. Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario is required for this position.

Responsibilities

Organizational Assistance

  • Draft pleadings and other legal documents, such as Notices of Hearings, Memoranda of Agreement, Agreed Statements of Facts, Joint Submissions on Penalty, Affidavits, Disclosure Briefs, and Books of Authority.
  • Assist College Counsel in preparing for examinations, pre-hearing conferences and hearings, including communication with the Tribunals Office, witnesses, counsel and others, as necessary.
  • Conduct legal research as required.
  • Monitor file progress and ensure deadlines are being met.
  • Coordinate service, filing, and posting of hearing documents.
  • Gather, assess and catalogue evidence (files, records, court documents, school board documents) obtained during College investigations or for production/disclosure in legal proceedings.
  • Update hearings and Complaint Resolution tracking data on electronic tracking systems.
  • Provide monthly reports, prepare statistics and trend summaries.
  • Coordinate Investigation Committee (“IC”) complaint resolution panel meetings, including scheduling, and preparing meeting agendas and materials.
  • Attend IC complaint resolution panel meetings to provide support to staff and IC panel.
  • Complete pre- and post-IC panel tasks, circulate case outcomes, update management system, prepare and send out letters/decisions.

File Management and Witness Assistance

  • Coordinate reviews of Discipline or Fitness to Practise referrals for assignment to College Counsel.
  • Assist with witness preparation, finalize affidavits, and assist with witness attendance at hearings, including coordinating expense claims.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, Professional Conduct and/or the Director, Investigations and Hearings.

Skills/Knowledge

  • Proven written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of legal procedures and format, relevant legislation, court and tribunal administration practices.
  • Experience in the preparation of legal documents.
  • Proven organization skills.
  • Proven/demonstrated research skills to locate and analyze relevant case law, citations, and applicable statutes for inclusion in legal documents.
  • Proven good judgment and ability to determine appropriate legal outcomes.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and handle competing tasks and deadlines.

Qualifications

  • Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario is required for this position.
  • College diploma or university degree, or equivalent, with progress toward, or completion of Law Clerk or Paralegal diploma program(s).
  • Bilingualism (English-French) is an asset.
  • Results-oriented: the ability to work with others and demonstrate flexibility in balancing multiple projects.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work on cases of a sensitive and sometimes-disturbing nature related to the abuse of children and/or criminal conduct.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; familiarity with web-based applications and online video meeting software an asset.
  • Ability to work in a remote or hybrid environment.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter no later than January 26, 2022.


Posting 22-03
Business Analyst, Information Technology Unit

Corporate and Council Services Department

Permanent Position
Category 6 – Hiring Range $81,300 - $93,161

As a member of our fast-paced, customer-centered Information Technology team, you help to drive decisions and practice into meaningful results. You’re a forward-looking, analytical and driven, experienced business analyst able to develop, implement and automate business processes and services in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central environment. You understand business objectives and requirements and can convert them to well-defined user stories. You provide top-line customer service to all internal and external clients to ensure solid bottom-line outcomes. Only when the organization succeeds do you consider your work a success.

Responsibilities

  • work with business subject matter experts and support the product owner to elicit high-level and detailed requirements to capture business needs.
  • work closely with the Dynamics 365 Architect to come up with solutions focused on out-of-the-box functionality and process improvements.
  • clearly articulate and document business requirements by means of user stories, user journey maps, process flows, flow charts, etc.
  • lead sprint reviews and presentations to communicate and validate proposed solutions.
  • assist in configuring applications to meet client requirements using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.
  • manage ongoing relationships with business partners to drive satisfaction with the IT unit.
  • proactively resolve customer satisfaction issues.
  • assess the risks of various solutions and prioritize competing business demands.
  • research current and emerging technologies to improve business systems.
  • be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Manager of Information Technology or the Lead Business Analyst.

Qualifications

  • minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business, IT or computer science.
  • CCBA/CBAP certification preferred.
  • excellent analytical, technology, organization, communication, presentation, interviewing, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • minimum three years of experience working with financial systems, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central experience preferred.
  • knowledge of and proficiency with the native configuration and customization tools exposed from Microsoft Dynamics 365.
  • high proficiency with SQL language and relational database.
  • experience with data mapping and migration.
  • experience working on Agile projects preferably Scrum.
  • experience working with JetReports and/or Power BI.
  • working knowledge of one or more business analysis tools such as Visio, Balsamiq, BPMN 2.0, etc.
  • experience leading presentations to internal clients.
  • strong customer focus with the goal to produce high-quality deliverables.
  • ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • ability to work independently with little or no oversight.

Enjoy a collegial, fun-spirited work environment that promotes a strong work-life balance, employee wellness and continued professional development and offers a stellar benefits package.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter no later than January 21, 2022.


Posting 21-02
Bilingual External Relations Officer

Corporate and Council Services Department

Limited term appointment- up to 12 months
Category 5 - Hiring range $89,758 - $107,018

Relying on your demonstrated successes in corporate outreach and stakeholder relations, you will support the College with respect to a variety of projects involving external relations and promotion, stakeholder liaison, event planning and management, and support to senior management external presentations. An experienced professional, you bring to the role an understanding of and commitment to professional regulatory and education matters in Ontario.

Language proficiency testing will be administered.

Responsibilities

  • Support public, member and stakeholder consultations regarding legislative and regulatory amendments, professional advisories, policies, additional qualification course guidelines and other areas.
  • Contribute to strategic planning associated with key College outreach activities including the determination of objectives, the identification of priority audiences and message development.
  • Work with College communications staff and others on targeted distributions of College promotional materials including direct mail, literature and marketing materials.
  • Represent the College at regulatory and education sector conferences, trade shows, career fairs and faculty tours and identify issues and trends to address in College policy, programs and activities.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the College’s attendance at these events including the identification of strategic opportunities, booking of display space, incorporation of college speakers into the official program, installation of displays, the distribution of literature and scheduling of College staff participation.
  • Liaise with international delegations, trustee, parent, student, business, labour, political and multicultural organizations and other community-based groups wishing to interact with the College.
  • Organize and provide presentation materials for speaking engagements and tours involving College spokespersons.
  • Support outreach initiatives relating to First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities.
  • Participate in staff committees, working groups and consultations that have an impact on external liaison and outreach.
  • Coordinate College market research efforts including focus group organization, facilitation script and survey instrument development, programming and execution.
  • Prepare slide presentations, correspondence, reports and briefing notes on various policy matters.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter no later than January 20, 2022.


Posting 22-01
Bilingual Evaluator

Evaluation Services Unit, Membership Services Department

Permanent position Category 9 – Hiring Range $71,544 – $75,166

Successful in managing high volumes of credential assessments, with advanced knowledge of teacher certification and qualification requirements in Ontario, you will provide a range of evaluation services for individuals applying for teacher certification and qualifications. You will evaluate international academic and professional credentials, interpret regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to applicants and College members. You bring to this position post-secondary education with excellent written and oral communication skills and a strong analytic ability. Consistent and attentive to timelines in your work, you are an independent self-starter who is also able to contribute positively and work co-operatively with a fast-paced team in a modern database environment.

Language proficiency testing will be administered as part of the recruitment process for this position.

Responsibilities

Credential Assessment

  • Apply regulations and policies in evaluating international teacher education programs and compile a breakdown of the content and hours of theory and practice to determine comparability to Ontario programs and standards.
  • Perform calculations of programs that contain both academic and teacher education coursework, following the unit’s processes and procedures.
  • Apply regulations and policies in determining if international credentials satisfy Ontario requirements for teacher certification and qualifications.
  • Analyze all documents submitted as part of a credential assessment for authenticity.
  • Analyze official documentation and associated translations to verify accuracy, completeness and appropriateness of information.
  • Determine if additional information/documentation is required, and request same from appropriate sources, e.g. educational institutions, employers, applicants, members.
  • Conduct assessments for requests to add Additional Qualifications and academic credentials to member records.
  • Process requests for reassessment of qualifications and changes to credentials listed on the public register.
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends and issues in international credential assessment to ensure currency of practice.
  • Participate in training new credential assessors in the unit and other staff within the Membership Services Department.

Applicant Meetings

  • Provide general information to applicants in monthly information sessions for individuals who have been denied initial certification.
  • When requested by the Manager, meet with applicants in person or by telephone to address questions about the College’s credential assessment process, recording pertinent information in their file processing notes.

Decisions

  • Using excellent writing skills, craft decisions and reasons for each credential assessment.
  • Prepare and issue correspondence to communicate decisions to applicants and members.
  • Determine any limitations or conditions to impose on certificates.

Registration Appeals Committee

  • Using excellent writing skills, prepare College submissions providing relevant background and policy information that led to the original decision to deny or impose conditions on a certificate.
  • Assist the Membership Analyst/Manager of Evaluation Services/Director of Membership Services at Registration Appeals Committee meetings, as necessary, to answer questions about credential assessments.

Administration

  • Research international education systems on an ongoing basis.
  • Draft responses to requests for information for external stakeholders regarding the College’s credential assessment process as directed by the Manager of Evaluation Services or Director of Membership Services.
  • Compile information on an ongoing basis for the unit Resource Centre regarding international education systems for use in evaluating academic and teacher education credentials.
  • Recommend to the Manager of Evaluation Services changes to evaluation procedures and processes as a result of changes to the College’s teaching standards of practice, changes in teacher education systems in other jurisdictions or global changes in credential assessment standards of practice.
  • Produce and analyze reports on results of evaluations; e.g., number of applicants by jurisdiction, number denied, and so forth.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Evaluation Services.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter no later than January 20, 2022.


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