We are seeking OPC Members who are highly qualified practising elementary and secondary principals to primarily facilitate our online and blended 

Special Education for Administrators Qualification Program (SEAQP) and other related professional learning offerings from Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB.

Selection Criteria

A successful applicant will possess the following:

  • member of the Ontario College of Teachers

  • understands both the English Public and English Catholic Sectors 
  • practising principal with recent, relevant and varied school experiences
  • exemplary school leader, as acknowledged by peers and supervisors
  • identified expertise in all areas of school leadership, special education and facilitation
  • has identified expertise in areas of school leadership, special education and facilitation
  • demonstrates a province-wide perspective
  • comfort using a Learning Management System (LMS) to facilitate learning 
  • high level of comfort using a variety of digital tools to enhance learning
  • proficient in using various office programs including PowerPoint, Excel, Word and G-suite
  • demonstrates strong communication abilities in facilitating, speaking and writing
  • is dynamic, resourceful, well-read and informed
  • understands and demonstrates adult learning principles when engaging adult learners
  • demonstrates a “lead learner” stance as an educator
  • in-depth knowledge and involvement in specific leadership initiatives related to equity, diversity and inclusion
  • identified expertise in areas of school leadership, mentoring/coaching and facilitation
  • successfully completed the SEAQP 
  • familiarity with the Ontario Leadership Framework

The following will be considered an asset:

  • Experience in both elementary and secondary panels or in a special education system position.

Selection Process 

Our selection team will review and assess all applications based on the identified success criteria. Selected candidates will be invited to take part in an online interview via Zoom meeting (with video) and will need to be available on Wednesday, October 11. This process also includes contacting references.

Applicants are asked to submit:

  • a cover letter 

  • a curriculum vitae and

  • contact information for two references (one for a supervisory officer and one for a practising principal).

The successful independent contractor will need to be available for our SEAQP offering in November.

Please apply by Thursday,  September 21, 2023 @ 12:00 p.m.

Submit an application 

If you have any questions, please email  smarshall@principals.ca

The Ontario Principals’ Council® (OPC) is committed to accommodating the individual needs of independent contractors, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation 191/11, within our recruitment processes and our skills assessment testing practices. Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment and selection process are available upon request.

The OPC is an equal opportunity organization committed to diversity and inclusion and values the participation of candidates with different lived experiences. We recognize that the selection of candidates from members of equity-seeking and rights-seeking groups is an asset. Self-identification of membership in equity-seeking and rights-seeking groups is voluntary.