Director of Education

Director of Education

Limestone District School Board
Location: Kingston, Ontario
Posted: May 21st 2020
Deadline Date: May 28th 2020
Description:

Situated in historic Kingston, on the shores of scenic Lake Ontario, the Limestone District School Board serves more than 19,000 students in 55 schools and 5 alternative education centres, covering a geographic area of 7,719 square kilometres across the City of Kingston, the townships of Central Frontenac, North Frontenac, South Frontenac, Addington Highlands, Loyalist, Stone Mills, the Frontenac Islands and the Town of Greater Napanee. The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee.

The Limestone District School Board is seeking a proven visionary leader and outstanding educator to be our Director of Education.

The individual must have a well-defined philosophy of education and service delivery, to provide strategic direction and leadership to a highly collaborative senior team and a professional and caring staff who are committed to the success of every student and every employee.

Reporting to a dedicated board of trustees, you will support them in their drive to achieve the aspirations as set out in the board’s 2017-2022 multi-year strategic plan, with a continued focus on the pillars of putting wellness first; turning innovation into action and being committed to collaboration.

As the Director of Education, you will provide strategic leadership to a highly collaborative senior team and a professional and caring staff who are committed to student achievement and well-being. Focusing on equity and inclusion, you will champion continuous improvement efforts across the system by partnering with community stakeholders to ensure that the highest quality of educational programming is delivered to all students in the district.

Qualifications

Candidates will possess an Ontario Supervisory Officer's certificate or be eligible to become qualified, along with progressive senior leadership experience in several portfolios within a publicly funded school board. The board is seeking a candidate with exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, along with the ability to provide inspiring, collaborative, and innovative leadership to the Limestone District.

Additional Information

If this vital and dynamic opportunity aligns with your vision and values, and you can see yourself in Limestone, please forward your resume and covering letter, along with the names of four preliminary references (who will not be contacted without consent), to the executive search consultants listed below prior to May 28, 2020. Confidentiality is assured and the review of applications will commence immediately.

Recognizing the significant impact that COVID-19 is having on our world and our ways of doing business, the board recognizes that the recruitment and selection process may need to be modified to ensure individual and community safety. A detailed candidate profile will be distributed to interested candidates upon request.

For additional information, or to discuss your interest in the position please contact either Roger Clarke at 613-639-0184 or RClarke@oesc-cseo.org or Wayne Joudrie at 905-320-0142 or wjoudrie@oesc-cseo.org

Contact Information
Roger Clarke
Limestone District School Board
220 Portsmouth Avenue,
Kingston, Ontario
K7M 0G2

Email: RClarke@oesc-cseo.org
Website: www.limestone.on.ca
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