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Toll Free (Ontario Only): 1-888-534-2222
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College Council Vacancy: Faculty of Education Category

August 04 2020

College members who are employed by a post-secondary institution at a school or faculty of education offering programs accredited by the College, and are in a tenured or tenured-track position are invited to apply to serve in this vacant Council position.

Serving on Council

Council governs the College. It is currently made up of 23 members of the College elected by their peers and 14 members of the public appointed by the provincial government. Council ensures that policies to regulate the teaching profession are established in accordance with the College’s objects as set out in the Ontario College of Teachers Act.

Council members protect the public interest, serve their profession, grow as leaders, and develop skills in board governance.

How to Apply

You may submit an expression of interest for this position if:

  • you are a member in good standing with the College
  • you live in Ontario
  • you are employed by a post-secondary institution at a school or faculty of education offering programs accredited by the College
  • you are employed in a tenured or tenured-track position
  • you are not on a leave of absence for any reason other than illness, compassion, family or parental
  • you are available to participate in Council and committee meetings from the time of your appointment until June 30, 2021.
    (Council has recently completed a full review of its governance structure and made a number of recommendations to the Minister of Education. The effects and timing of any possible changes to the current Council and committee structure are unknown at this time, however, the changes could affect the duration of your term on Council.)

You may apply if you hold a position as an employee or appointed or elected director, official or member of the executive at the provincial level, or as a president at the local level, in your association or the Ontario Ministry of Education. However, you must resign that position and meet the employment requirements of this Council position before taking office.

If you meet the criteria and would like to serve on the Council of your professional governing body, please forward your cover letter and resumé to Kim Bauer, Council and Committees Officer.

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 30, 2020.

The Governance Committee will review all applications, meet with short-listed candidates and recommend a nominee to Council.

If you are selected by Council to serve

Your employer's salary expenses will be reimbursed for temporary replacements for time that you are engaged in College business. You will be directly reimbursed for travel and accommodation costs associated with Council and committee business.

Please contact Kim Bauer toll-free in Ontario at 1-888-534-2222, ext. 614 for further information on the duties associated with Council service.

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