We are seeking highly qualified practising supervisory officers to facilitate our Supervisory Officer’s Qualification Program (SOQP). Our program is facilitated both online and on-site (hybrid) in Toronto.


  • deliver the  SOQP content based on the schedule established  through the Canvas Learning Management System  

  • communicate program requirements and expectations to candidates 

  • monitor candidate participation and engagement in the program and provide candidates with meaningful and relevant feedback to enhance learning 

  • collaborate with the program lead and OPC team to plan and deliver approved course content 

  • deliver the program as requested and in accordance with the Ontario of Teachers (OCT) Guidelines 

  • complete Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) training to support our efforts to continuously improve the delivery of our programs through an anti-oppressive and anti-colonial lens 

  • understand and uphold OPC’s Guiding Goals and Principles that drive all planning, development and delivery 

  • uphold and model the OCT’s Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession and the Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession 

  • be punctual for synchronous sessions and communicate changes directly with candidates, program lead and/or facilitator regarding any changes to scheduled sessions 

  • support development and review of content as requested and

  • meet with the OPC team and other mentors as needed.

Selection Criteria

A successful applicant will possess the following:

  • membership with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) in good standing

  • a deep operational understanding of public education in Ontario 

  • exemplary experience as a practising supervisory officer with recent, relevant and varied school experiences and employed with one of the four publicly-funded systems in Ontario

  • understanding and commitment to continuous growth in in-depth knowledge of foundational principles that support human rights, equity, diversity, inclusion anti-oppression and anti-colonialism 

  • expertise in all areas of school leadership and varied system-level leadership portfolios

  • an understanding and demonstrated application of theories and perspectives relevant to school and system leadership

  • comfort using a Learning Management System (LMS) and a variety of digital tools to facilitate and enhance learning 

  • proficiency in using various office programs including PowerPoint, Excel, Word and G-suite

  • strong communication abilities in facilitating, speaking and writing

  • a dynamic and resourceful approach with a commitment to continuous self-learning and knowledge of current trends and research in education 

  • an understanding and application of adult learning principles 

  • a “lead learner” stance as an educator

  • experience mentoring and coaching to build leadership capacity and

  • strong collaboration and teamwork skills with peers 

The following will be considered an asset:

  • a minimum of three years experience in a practising supervisory officer role

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 (with video) and must be available for May 8 or May 9. This process also includes contacting references and ensuring the mentor team continues to be diverse and representative of the broader community. 

Application Process

Applicants are asked to submit the following documents in one file

  • cover letter 

  • curriculum vitae and

  • two references including a current supervisor (director or associate director) and a colleague (practising supervisory officer).

The successful independent contractor will be expected to take part in training and planning sessions prior to a mutually agreed upon start date based on program needs.

The independent contractor position starts June 3, 2024.

Please submit by April 23, 2024 at 11:55 p.m. EDT.

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 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.