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Employment Opportunities

Skating Coaches - Hilltop Skating Club

The Hilltop Skating Club located in Newmarket, Ontario is recruiting dynamic and
qualified Skating Coaches for our 2018/2019 fall/winter programs. Reporting to the Skating Program Coordinator, the Skating Coaches will be responsible for coaching CanSkate programs. CanSkate classes run Monday 5-6pm and Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm and Saturday mornings 9-10am.  Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence and to the improvement of young children's skating skills.


Qualifications:


•     Valid First Aid Certificate
•     NCCP certificate and member in good standing with Skate Canada
•     CanSkate training and certificate
•     Current vulnerable sector screening
•     Record of experience in skating and coaching
•     References


Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a resume to humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to 
disability upon request.
 

Assistant Head, Academics and Student Programs

Assistant Head, Academics and Student Programs


Reporting to the Headmaster in this key leadership role, the Assistant Head, Academics and Student Programs will oversee all aspects of the school program and support the implementation of the Strategic Plan to ensure that the Mission and Vision of the school are fulfilled. 

Working closely with the faculty, staff, parents, students and various Board Committees, the Assistant Head, Academics and Student Programs will provide leadership in the areas of Junior, Middle and Senior School Academics including Guidance, Learning Services, Outdoor Education, CHOP FM, the Global Leadership Program, Boarding, Student Life, Co-Curricular programs and Health Services and will serve as a member of our Management Team.

Key Deliverables include:
  • Work collaboratively to deliver and provide leadership to the key over-arching strategic initiatives which include: Build, Fund, Innovate. 
  • Effectively ensure that all program areas of responsibility reflect excellence and innovation and are focused on creativity, leadership and social responsibility. The enriched integrated curriculum is designed to prepare our students for lifelong learning and success in post-secondary education and beyond.
  • Establish and build strong relationships with all students K to 12 that reflect a strong belief in each student’s potential while ensuring that they are held accountable to the high expectations of the school with the understanding that effective and meaningful discipline takes a significant amount of time.
  • Successfully provide inspired leadership by modeling integrity and consistency in the implementation and follow through of all programs, through the demonstration of strong relationship building, and by holding all staff accountable to high expectations.
  • Be recognized as a passionate, strategic, articulate and sincere ambassador for the school to our internal and external constituents.
Leadership Skills:                 
  • Ability to be a visionary leader and long range planner.
  • Ability to lead and manage organizational change collegially, generating passion in others and reflecting it in oneself.
  • Focused strategist, compelling speaker and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to integrate consistently in all decisions and planning, the mission of the school with the overall school goals and objectives.
  • Ability to manage project and/or work through issue from inception to implementation. 
  • Exemplary relationship-building skills and general business acumen and the ability to leverage key influencers to achieve goals. 
  • Act as a role model and organizational spokesperson.
  • Must be able to demonstrate confidence, impeccable integrity, excellent relationship-building skills with all constituents and be a team player.
Skills and Experience:
  • 3-5 years of experience in progressive senior curriculum leadership roles in an independent school setting.
  • Boarding school experience a strong asset.
  • Experience managing continuous school improvement through a systematic approach to research and implementing best practices.
  • Experience with student relationships in all areas of school life including balancing the role of teacher, coach, role model, disciplinarian, advocate and trust-worthy adult.
  • Proven data-driven decision making and change management at the school-wide level. 
  • Previous academic leadership and a keen understanding of values-based learning.
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to manage and motivate staff and students alike to achieve objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities, meet deadlines, and multi-task in a demanding, fast-paced, professional environment.
  • Demonstrated skill as a project manager, with strong organizational, time management and analytical skills.
  • Experience using technology in an educational environment and the ability to stay abreast of current technology trends.
Education:
  • Masters of Education
  • CAIS Leadership Institute Accreditation
  • Ontario Principal’s Qualifications or equivalent
     
HOW TO APPLY:

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in applying for the position, please send your resume to theselectioncommittee@pickeringcollege.on.ca by February 15, 2019. The start date for this position is August 1, 2019. 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

Reporting to the Executive Director, Admission & Marketing, the Communications Coordinator will work with the Marketing team, the Development and Parent & Alumni Relations team, the Admission team, along with members of the Pickering College community to maintain, build and enhance our brand by creating compelling and persuasive materials for internal and external audiences.  This position will participate as a de facto member of the Development and Parent & Alumni Relations team.   

The Communications Coordinator will serve as project manager, editor, and/or principal writer for a wide variety of print and electronic projects, including articles for The Pillars magazine, PC Connects, PC’s social media, funding proposals for individuals, foundations, and other organizations; annual giving related promotional materials; donor letter templates; capital campaign-related promotional materials; annual stewardship reports for select donors; and project summaries to support fundraising goals.

Types of projects include, but are not limited to, articles, advertisements, formal gift proposals, sponsorship proposals, letters of inquiry, brochures and flyers, direct mail pieces, invitations, web site content, speeches, and event scripts.

This position requires excellent writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills.  This must include experience in persuasive writing, proposal development and ability to “ghost write.” The ideal candidate has a post-secondary education, preferably in Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, Corporate Communications or related discipline, along with 3-5 years of communications experience, preferably in an independent school environment and/or a not-for-profit agency.  Demonstrated expert communications, marketing, design, media relations, social media and web site skills including knowledge of the best channel for a variety of audiences.  Candidates must bring a strong work ethic, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities.  Candidates must have strong computer skills with experience using Adobe Creative Suite an asset.  Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume no later than February 8, 2019 to: 

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request. Full job description available by request.

Senior Development Officer

Senior Development Officer

Reporting to the Executive Director, Development, the Senior Development Officer will be a lead solicitor in bringing the Pickering College vision to external constituencies to build long-term relationships to secure philanthropic support, with key responsibilities for donor identification, solicitation and stewardship.  This will be achieved through managing the major gifts program at Pickering College to achieve identified targets during the course of the current capital campaign and beyond.  This will include identifying and cultivating prospects, and managing a portfolio of major gifts prospects with a focus on gifts greater than $50,000.  The Senior Development Officer will identify and research prospects using a variety of resources including the Raiser’s Edge database, and will research and develop material for case statements, proposals, call plans and briefing notes.  Working closely with other members of the Development and Parent & Alumni Relations team, Board members, Communications team, faculty and staff, the Senior Development Officer will successfully secure donations to achieve desired fundraising goals. 

This position requires excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and customer service skills.  The ideal candidate has a University or College degree, a minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience, and preferably a CFRE or other fundraising designation.   This experience will be coupled with proven experience strategizing, researching, planning and executing major gifts of greater than $50,000 in a campaign environment.  Candidates must have extensive experience with use of a donor database, preferably Raiser’s Edge, in order to record, analyze, report and track prospects through “moves management”, along with significant exposure to use of data analytics.  In addition, applicants must bring familiarity with all legislation pertaining to charitable giving.  Experience working in an educational environment is an asset, with independent school experience preferred.

 

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume no later than February 26, 2019 to:

 

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

ESL Summer Camp Teacher

ESL Summer Camp Teacher 
Contract Position: June 17-August 16, 2019


Under the direction of the ESL Summer Camp Director, the ESL Teachers are responsible for planning, developing, delivering and evaluating course curriculum for the ESL Summer Camp for international students ages 12-18.  The ESL Summer Camp is offered in 2 – four week sessions (contract length is 9 weeks to include one week of training and preparation).  The ESL teachers are required to assess and evaluate students using a range of assessment strategies and tools applicable to English Language Learners.  Candidates are required to hold a Bachelor of Education with ESL qualifications and/or TESL Certification from TESL Ontario, in addition to holding an Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualifications.  This position requires excellent organizational, communication and problem solving skills.  Our teachers must possess the following qualities: passion, compassion, expertise in their subject area, instructional expertise and curriculum innovation.

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

c/o Shannon Kelly

 humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

ESL Summer Camp Counsellors

ESL Summer Camp Counsellors

Contract Position: June 16 - August 16, 2019 


Under the direction of the ESL Summer Camp Director and Associate Director, Counsellors are responsible for overseeing the physical, emotional and psychological care and development of international residential campers ages 12-18. This requires supervising campers both onsite and offsite, and ensuring that they have a happy and healthy experience. Counsellors will run after school activities for the campers including a variety of sports, arts & crafts and games, in addition to supervising campers on excursions in the local area, the GTA and cottage country. This position requires strong leadership, excellent organizational, communication and problem solving skills. We are looking for candidates who will bring enthusiasm, creativity and a passion for learning and languages. Ideal candidates will have previous leadership experience (camp experience preferred) and must be pursuing post-secondary education. Preference will be given to candidates with experience with other cultures and languages. Previous experience or training working with English language learners is a definite asset. Counsellors are required to live on campus for the duration of the ESL program and must be available to work evenings and weekends.

How To Apply:

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to:


Human Resources
c/o Shannon Kelly
humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca


As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.