New Job Regional Executive Director Of Education In Nova Scotia

Regional Executive Director of Education
Regional Executive Director of Education

Regional Executive Director of Education

Company : Province of Nova Scotia
Salary : $133,594–$173,672 a year
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Department: Education & Early Childhood Development

Location: HALIFAX

Type of Employment: Permanent

Union Status: Exclusion - Non Union - NSPG

Closing Date: 1/10/2023 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Our Opportunity

We are recruiting a dynamic and highly skilled leader for the Regional Executive Director of Education (RED) position in the Halifax Regional Centre for Education. Qualified candidates who have knowledge and/or experience working with a diverse workforce are strongly encouraged to apply for this senior leadership position.

As the RED, you provide educational leadership for the region, focusing on a quality education, enhanced community involvement, and efficient service delivery to ensure resources are directed to services to support student success and wellbeing. You play a pivotal role in the inclusive and student-centred P-12 public education system which promotes student success in achievement and well-being, diversity, professionalism of staff, safe educational environments, excellence, and innovation.

You have overall accountability for the efficient leadership and management of the Regional Centre office and the public schools in the region, including program delivery, support services, financial administration, systems administration, technological innovations, management and supervision of all regional employees and relations with government, partners, the public, and the media.

As RED, you have strong educational leadership, financial, strategic planning, human resource management, and influencing skills. You provide support and guidance to a highly professional team and your collaborative management style and respect for the contribution of all staff inspires a high level of achievement.

You adhere to the Education Act and other applicable provincial and/or regional legislation, regulation, and policies in fulling your duties.

About You

You are an innovative educational leader with a Master of Education Degree plus 6 years of progressive management experience. A minimum of 3 years of experience at a senior level is also required. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may also be considered.

You bring significant experience as an outstanding teacher and administrator. You are an advocate for student learning, equity, well-being and achievement. You demonstrate a depth and breadth of school system leadership experience. Experience in both the elementary and secondary levels is an asset.

You have a proven track record in educational, administrative, and managerial leadership including a high level of personal initiative and a strong results orientation. You have a decisive but approachable managerial leadership style which involves employees in decision making and serves to attract, motivate, and retain high performing staff.

You build and maintain professional and positive relationships, recognizing our communities and partners are vital to the success of our education system.

We also want to know how you:

  • Focus on impact to ensure inclusive and equitable outcomes that raise the bar, close the gap, and increase success for more students
  • Help others be successful
  • Align teams to the organization’s needs
  • Gain employee trust and respect
  • Remain emotionally balanced under stressful circumstances

The above qualifications and competencies will be assessed using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.

Salary Range: $133,594.00 - $173,672.00 Annual

Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

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Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to [email protected].