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Director of Education Search
 

The Toronto District School Board is in the process of recruiting its next Director of Education. This process is being led by a Trustee Director Search Committee, in partnership with Mandrake,an executive search firm. 

The Trustee Director Search Committee is made up of 11 elected trustees. This committee was selected to represent the four different Learning Centres; provide oversight, guidance and direction in the selection of the new Director of Education; and represent the TDSB and all of its stakeholders. This committee will also interview and select candidates for final approval for hire.  

Mandrake has been retained as an external executive search firm to run and manage the recruitment process. Their role is to provide advice to and represent the interests of the Trustee Director Search Committee. They will also play a role in interviewing and assessing interested and qualified candidates.

Below you will find more information about the process, including key dates, consultations, how to apply and contact information.
 

Timeline (Please note that dates are subject to change) 
 

September
  • Stakeholder Consultations
  • Recruitment Commences
    • Target: September 24 – Job Posted
October
Candidate Recruitment
 
 
November
Candidate Interviews and Assessment
Candidate Selection   

    

Consultations / Information Sessions
 

Stakeholder Consultations

Various TDSB stakeholders had the opportunity to participate in an electronic survey that will inform the specific job criteria, accomplishments, experience and background that will be used to create the candidate profile for recruitment. Stakeholders included: leadership staff, trustees, union and federated leaders, Chairs of Community Advisory Committees, Chairs of the Special Education Advisory Committee and Chairs of the Parent Involvement Advisory Committee. 


Informational Webinar 

Monday, September 14, 2020

Learn more about the recruitment process for the next Director of Education. This online event included a presentation, as well as a question and answer portion for community participation. Watch the recorded video of the webinar and view the presentation: 

 

Public Delegations 

September 15, 2020 and September 16, 2020.

The evenings of Tuesday, September 15 (7 p.m.) and Wednesday, September 16 (4:30 p.m.) have been reserved to hear from the public on the required Career Experience and Accomplishments and Leadership Attributes and Personal Values for the next Director of Education. 

 

 

How to Apply
 

The Director of Education position is expected to be posted on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. This date is tentative and subject to change. Please check back soon for more information.

 

Contact Information
 

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact:
 

Mandrake

Vice President Charles Lennox
416-922-5600 x 246
cmlennox@mandrake.ca

 

 

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