EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (Professional Relations Services)



The Executive Assistant is a Staff Officer responsible for assisting members and Locals, working with committees, and developing and administering Federation programs, services, and policies.

The successful candidate will meet many of the following criteria. The candidate has:

a commitment to equity and social justice;
extensive experience in providing professional relations support to members;
demonstrated effectiveness in the development and delivery of member education programs in a variety of delivery modes;
a solid knowledge of relevant statutes and regulatory provisions;
proven leadership skills and the ability to communicate effectively using a wide range of methods including written resources, the web, social media and e-newsletters;
a practical knowledge of the operation of a provincial teachers’ federation;
a commitment to maintaining high quality publicly funded education.
Role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, providing information, advice, support, and intervention for members who are experiencing professional difficulties. The development and delivery of programs and resources to educate members on how to avoid professional difficulties will be a component of the role. Candidates shall have a clearly defined philosophy of the role of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario and be prepared to undertake such duties as may be determined by the General Secretary.

Preferred qualifications of candidates may include:

a broad range of Federation involvement;
a Certificate of Qualification to teach in Ontario;
a university degree;

five years of successful employment experience.
Interested applicants are required to submit a letter of application and a resume to etfohr@etfo.org. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, December 3, 2018, quoting posting #20181916 in your subject line.

ETFO is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it encourages groups who have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for positions in the Federation. Individuals are encouraged to self-identify.

ETFO is committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at 416-962-3836 or etfohr@etfo.org.


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