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395-3 Spectacle Lake Dr., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1W8
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Educational Leadership Consortium of Nova Scotia (NSELC) Executive Director (part-time)

Effective 01 January, 2019 (negotiable)

The Educational Leadership Consortium of Nova Scotia (NSELC) is a unique organization comprised of the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union, local reginal centres for education, Mi’kmaq Kina’matnewey, the Black Educators Association, and university faculties of education. The partners work collegially to develop and enhance leadership in the Nova Scotia school system.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for administering the day to day operation and financial affairs of the organization. Under the direction of the Board of Directors and with the assistance of the Program Committee, the Executive Director assumes responsibility for designing, implementing and evaluating a range of professional learning opportunities that address identified partner needs...

Executive Director Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the chief executive office for the consortium, administering all operations and finances of the organization
  • Foster the vision of collaboration and shared purpose that is at the heart of the consortium model for educational leadership
  • Chair the Program Committee
  •  Liaise with the Program Committee, the Executive and the Board
  • Assume responsibilities related to program development, planning, delivery and evaluation
  • Plan programs that address NSELC identified needs
  • Gather information from the field regarding professional learning gaps that NSELC can address
  • Maintain knowledge of current issues, evolving practice, respected researchers and excellent facilitators in the field.
  • Ensure the work of the organization is rooted in current research in leadership, education, and professional learning
  • Oversee financial matters including partnership fees, grants, financial statements, investments, audits and insurance matters
  • Promote the NSELC and the mandate of the organization through regular communication with the partners and the public
  • Remain current in the use of technology in the educational environment, through the development of distance learning and the maintenance of the NSELC website

Suggested Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters degree in education or equivalent
  • Has or is eligible to hold a Nova Scotia teacher’s certificate
  • Knowledge of the Nova Scotia  school system
  • Knowledge of current issues in educational leadership
  • Minimum of five years experience in an educational leadership role preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership, management, team-building, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Technological literacy in an educational environment

Terms and conditions:

  • 0.5 FTE position (based on NSTU Coordinator scale, ATC3,11+ years of teaching,30 teachers supervised)
  • Two-year contract with the possibility of renewal
  • Office may be located anywhere in Nova Scotia
  • Start date January 1, 2019 or as agreed

Closing Date: November 14, 2018

Please submit: A concise letter of application and curriculum vitae outlining your education, work experience, and names of three work-related references with telephone numbers.

Submit application to: Lori Ferraina, EA to the Regional Executive Director of Education, SSRCE  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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