Types of Jobs

Business Services

Business Services provides support and guidance to all students, school communities and employees of the SCDSB.  With multiple areas including budgeting and reporting, finance, purchasing, risk management, school business support and Education Centre services (reception, mailroom, courier services), our team ensures the SCDSB is meeting public sector standards of accountability and transparency. Our team strives for excellence in customer service to both internal and external stakeholders, while at the same time ensuring, enhancing, fostering and promoting the strategic priorities of the board. We have a variety of supporting and leadership roles in the department for candidates who demonstrate a commitment to teamwork and learning.

Types of roles within the department:

  • Controller
  • Assistant Manager of Business Services - Budget & Financial Reporting
  • Financial Analyst
  • Budget Coordinator
  • Assistant Manager of Business Services - Accounting & Purchasing
  • Purchasing Supervisor
  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Risk Management Officer
  • Coordinator of Accounting - School Funds
  • Various Clerk level positions

Typical requirements for the positions/departments:

  • Clerk level positions require a Grade 12 diploma
  • Other positions require post-secondary education and related experience to the specific position
  • Any additional requirements would be included in postings
If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

Communications

The SCDSB Communications team supports the exchange of clear, accurate information about board and school issues and activities among all education stakeholders, including school communities, staff, students, trustees, school councils, parents, volunteers, the media, government representatives and other community members. Our services include: 

  • writing, editing and disseminating news releases
  • responding and coordinating responses to media inquiries
  • providing media advice and consultation
  • providing media training
  • generating publicity for system and school events and programs
  • developing promotional and instructional videos to support board programs and initiatives
  • editing and reviewing SCDSB brochures and publications
  • facilitating corporate communications
  • consulting regarding issues management
  • planning, implementing and evaluating communications initiatives
  • posting information and updating content on the public website 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

Custodian

The custodial department is responsible for maintaining clean, safe and healthy learning and working environments for students, staff, and community users. Custodians are scheduled to work shifts as required, which may include day or evening shifts. All custodian positions report directly to a regional operations supervisor and are members of CUPE Local 1310. 

Types of roles within the department:

  • Custodian
  • Chief Custodian (elementary school team leader)
  • Lead Hand Custodian (secondary school team leader, mainly afternoon shift)
  • Group Leader (secondary school team leader, mainly day shift)
  • Project Team Custodian

Typical requirements for the positions/departments:

Qualifications and skills required include knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment, ability to perform heavy physical tasks, ability to operate building and custodial equipment and ability to follow oral and written instructions. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

Design and Construction

The Design and Construction Department ensures that schools meet the needs of our students and staff, and provide an environment that promotes effective learning. The Design and Construction Department oversees major renovations, additions and construction of new buildings.The department also ensures that facility drawings are maintained and up to date. 


Types of roles within the department:
  • Manager, Design and Construction
  • Project Coordinators
  • Draftsperson
  • Administrative Assistant

Typical requirements for the position/department:
Most positions require post-secondary education and experience related to the specific position. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

 

Designated Early Childhood Educator (DECE)

Reporting to the principal, DECEs partner with the Kindergarten teacher to plan and implement a full-day early learning program. DECEs collaborate in the design of programs and environments that enhance children's cognitive, physical, social and emotional development. 

 

Typical requirements for the position/department:
DECEs require a two-year diploma in early childhood education from a community college, proof of current membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators and a minimum of six months recent experience working in an early learning centre or day care.

They also require knowledge of the Ministry of Education’s full-day kindergarten program, the ability to communicate in a sensitive, courteous manner with children, parents, staff and the general public, proven ability to follow directions, policies and procedures in an appropriate and timely manner, understanding of and commitment to confidentiality, proven ability to deal with difficult situations and to take appropriate action in stressful or emergency situations according to policies and procedures, experience planning and implementing age-appropriate programs and basic computer skills, strong organization and time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. 

Current CPR and first aid certification is an asset. 

 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

Educational Assistant (EA)

Educational assistants (EA) provide support to 11,000 special education students to achieve success in behaviour, social and life skills situations. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, educational assistants contribute to the learning development and integration of assigned students by creating a safe and supportive environment that facilitates achievement of individual student goals.  

These positions can be physically demanding. Position requirements may include assisting students with toileting, diapering, feeding, lifting, transferring, positioning and mobility as required. 


Types of roles within the position:
  • EA in Autism Spectrum Disorder county class
  • EA with sign language skills (e.g. American Sign Language)
  • EA with Braille skills
  • EA in social skills county class
  • EA in developmental/life skills class

Typical requirements for the position/department:
Educational assistant positions require a relevant university degree, or a two-year college diploma in the human services field, such as behavioural sciences - related to ABA, child and youth worker, child care worker, developmental service worker, early childhood education, educational assistant – special needs support, human services administration, registered nurse, sign language communicator, sign language interpreter, social service worker or an Ontario Teaching Certificate. 

Educational assistants require excellent communication, interpersonal skills, organizational skills and the ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Behaviour Management Systems (BMS) training or Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification would be an asset. Sign language skills are preferred.  Previous experience supporting children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), especially in areas of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) including behavioural strategies, data collection and implementing programs to modify, improve and teach new behaviours will be preferred. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education.

 

Elementary Teacher

As an elementary teacher you can inspire and empower learning for life within our school board and community. We strive for excellence in teaching and learning. This includes innovative and engaging teaching practices and learning environments. 


Types of roles within the position:
  • Primary - Kindergarten to Grade 3
  • Junior - Grade 4, 5 and 6
  • Intermediate - Grade 7 and 8
  • French as a second language
  • Special Education Resource Teacher

Typical requirements for the position:
Elementary teaching roles require an active registration in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT). Our board encourages obtaining at least the following elementary qualifications: all basic divisions (Primary, Junior and Intermediate) and special education.  

At this time, qualifications are in demand in French as a second language, math, music and native studies. 

If you are a teacher from another country/province, or a teacher who has received teacher training in another country/province, visit www.oct.ca for more information on how to become eligible to teach in Ontario. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

Human Resources

The Human Resource Department provides support, advice and leadership to the organization regarding personnel and labour relations. The department has three branches: Payroll, Health and Wellness and Human Resource Services. These branches work together to support employees throughout their career with the SCDSB. Human resources provides the following services: employee recruitment, record keeping, labour law compliance, payroll/compensation, benefits administration, internal relations, compliance and safety. 

Types of roles within the department:

  • Payroll
    • Manager of Compensation and Benefits
    • Payroll Coordinator
    • Human Resource Services Assistant
  • Health and Wellness
    • Human Resource Services Coordinator
    • Human Resource Services Assistant
  • Human Resource Services
    • Associate Director/Superintendent of Human Resource Services
    • Senior Manager of Human Resource Services
    • Manager of Human Resource Services
    • Human Resource Services Officer
    • Human Resource Services Assistant
    • Human Resource Services Secretary

     

Typical requirements for the positions/department:
Most positions require post-secondary education and related experience to the specific position. HRPA Designations are preferred and CPA levels may be required for payroll positions. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

Information Technology Services (ITS)

The Information Technology Services (ITS) team supports all aspects of information technology for staff at the SCDSB Education Centre and at all SCDSB sites across the county. Services include application development and support, technology infrastructure (e.g. network, phone, server, storage, security), end-user technical support (computers, iPads, projectors, printers) and helpdesk and software support services. The team includes about 50 individuals who work to ensure reliable and effective IT services for our students and staff. 

Types of roles within the position/department:

  • Chief Information Officer 
  • Manager of Technology 
  • Manager of Helpdesk Services 
  • Systems Engineer 
  • ITS Supervisor 
  • Database Administrator 
  • Software Development Coordinator 
  • Programmer/Analyst 
  • Certified Network Technician 
  • Computer Software Technician 
  • Helpdesk Technician 

Typical requirements for the position/department:
Depending on the position, most roles require either a technical college or university degree.  For some roles, various technology certifications, such as A+ or Microsoft are required. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

Maintenance and Environmental Services

The Maintenance and Environmental Services Department is responsible for the planning and implementation of maintenance and repair programs for building systems and components at all SCDSB schools and buildings, waste and energy management and conservation and environmental programs and initiatives. Staff strive to deliver responsive, efficient, cost effective and regulatory compliant support services to provide safe and supportive learning and working environments for students and staff at over 110 sites. 

Types of roles within the position/department:

  • Manager of Maintenance and Environmental Services
  • Maintenance Supervisor Building Fabric
  • Maintenance Supervisor Mechanical Systems
  • Maintenance Supervisor Building Automation Systems 
  • Maintenance Supervisor Electrical Systems
  • Environmental Supervisor
  • Environmental Coordinator
  • Senior Clerk
  • Maintenance Dispatch
  • Locksmiths
  • Carpenters
  • Plumbers
  • Heating Technicians
  • BAS Technicians
  • Electricians
  • Water/Wastewater Technicians
  • Energy Analyst
  • Preventative Maintenance Persons
  • Maintenance Helpers 

 

Typical requirements for the position/department:

  • Maintenance Supervisors require a certificate of qualification and/or an engineering technologist designation in the trade of their respective area of responsibility
  • Environmental supervisors/coordinators require a university degree in an environmental or energy related discipline
  • Maintenance trades staff require a certificate of qualification in the appropriate trade
  • Preventative Maintenance Persons and Maintenance Helpers require an appropriate amount of relevant experience in building system maintenance
  • Administrative support positions (dispatch and clerk) require relevant education/experience in office administration, and preferably some experience with building maintenance systems 

 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education

Mental Health and Well-Being

The Mental Health and Well-being Team supports students and staff across the SCDSB, from kindergarten to retirement. They are committed to creating opportunities for well-being and achievement by promoting healthy, active living, community connections and by providing a variety of mental health resources and services that support staff and students. They value collaboration and shared responsibility with students, parents, staff and community partners to create a culture of inclusivity, empathy and respect such that everyone can be resilient and thrive. 

Types of roles within the position/department:

  • Manager of Social Work Services
  • Mental Health Lead
  • Principal of Well-being
  • Social Workers
  • Child and Youth Workers
  • Attendance Counsellors
  • Outdoor Environmental Education and Healthy Active Living Coordinator 

Typical requirements for the position/department:

  • Manager of Social Work Services require a Masters of Social Work and registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers 
  • Mental Health Leads require a Masters or PhD in Social Work, Psychology or Psychiatry, and registration with the college governing mental health professionals
  • Principal of Well-being must be a principal in the SCDSB to be considered for this position
  • Social Workers require Bachelor of Social Work and registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Child and Youth Workers require a three-year college diploma in child and youth worker or child and youth care, or an equivalent three-year college diploma/university degree with a focus on child and youth studies 
  • Attendance Counsellors require a university degree in psychology, sociology or a related field, and being a member of the Ontario Association for Counselling and Attendance Services (OACAS) would be considered an asset 


If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education



Office and Clerical

If you are energetic, personable and love interacting with people, a school office environment is the place to be! Working in a school office provides the opportunity to work effectively as a team member with all members of the staff and engage with students in a positive and supportive manner.  

 


Types of roles within the position/department:


  • Office Assistant
  • Clerk/Stenographer
  • Senior Administrative Support
  • Operations Assistant 

Typical requirements for the position/department:
The following are required for all office and clerical staff: 

  • Secondary school diploma
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization, prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced skills in various software applications such as MS Office
  • Excellent word processing skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations in the workplace
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

The following are preferred: 

  • Knowledge of SCDSB policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of board-approved software such as Apply to Education, SchoolCash.net, JD Edwards and PowerSchool
  • Knowledge of basic office and accounting procedures
  • First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Previous experience working in a school environment


If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education



Operations, Facility Services

The Operations Department provides cleaning and general maintenance services at all board facilities to ensure safe and healthy learning and working environments for students, staff and community users.  The services provided by the operations team include custodial services, general maintenance and repairs, winter maintenance, sites/grounds maintenance, alarm response/security, pest control, coordination of portable moves and fleet management.  The operations team is typically the first to respond to facility emergency situations as they strive to ensure the safe operations of SCDSB schools. 



Types of roles within the position/department:
  • Manager of Operations 
  • Assistant Manager of Operations
  • Central Operations Supervisor
  • Regional Operations Supervisors
  • Secretary of Operations
  • Operations Clerk
  • Group Leader Custodians  
  • Lead Hand Custodians 
  • Chief Custodians
  • Maintenance Persons
  • Custodians and Project Team Custodians  
  • Casual Custodians

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education


Planning, Enrolment and Community Use

The department has three divisions which are integrated yet unique.   

The planning team provides support, advice and recommendations to the organization for all property and accommodation-related decisions, such as timing and approvals of new schools, attendance area changes, use of school space, leases, land acquisition and facility partnerships. They also coordinates the boards childcare and before and after school program initiatives.  

Admissions and enrolment coordinates the administration of the student information management system (PowerSchool) and supports board PowerSchool users in the areas of recording and reporting student information for over 52,000 students. This can include attendance, enrolment registers, report cards, EQAO data and Ministry of Education reporting. 

Community Use of Schools provides support to the organization, schools, municipalities and community through the coordination and administration of permit contracts and joint use/reciprocal agreements for the after-hours use of board facilities.  We serve and support 11 municipalities, more than 700 community groups and over 350 internal clients, and process approximately 3,000 rental contracts annually. 

Typical roles within the department:

  • Planning:
    • Manager of Planning, Enrolment and Community Use
    • Assistant Manager of Accommodation Planning
    • Assistant Manager of Property and Planning
    • Early Years and Childcare Planner
    • Planner
  • Admissions and enrolment:
    • Assistant Manager of Admissions & Enrolment
    • Software Support Coordinator
    • Compliance Assistant
    • Computer Software Technician
  • Community use:
    • Community and Facility Use Coordinator
    • Permit Clerk 

Typical requirements for the position/department:
Planning: A degree in urban planning or related field and eligibility for membership in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute is required. Related experience also preferred. Child care-related position require a minimum of a degree or diploma in early childhood education, and previous administrative or supervisory experience. 

Admissions and Enrolment: Most positions require post-secondary education. Related experience and educational background in the areas of information technology, computer studies or business is preferred. 

Community Use: The Community and Facility Use Coordinator position requires post-secondary education in business or a related field, and related experience. Permit Clerk positions require a Grade 12 diploma. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education


Psychological Services

Psychological services provides psychoeducational assessments and consultation services to students, parents and schools.

Types of roles within the position/department:

  • Senior Psychologist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychological Associate
  • Psychometrist 

Typical requirements for the position/department:
Psychologists and Psychological Associates must be registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario or be eligible to register under the School Psychology classification. 

Psychometrists require a Masters Degree in Psychology, and experience conducting psychoeducational assessments in a school board setting. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education


 




Secondary Teacher

As a secondary teacher, you can inspire and empower learning for life within our school board and community. We strive for excellence in teaching and learning. This includes innovative and engaging teaching practices and learning environments. 


Types of roles within the position/department:

Intermediate (Grade 9-10) and/or Senior (Grade 11-12) positions in a variety of subjects, including: 

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Careers
  • Civics
  • Co-Op Education
  • English
  • Family Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Native Studies
  • Science
  • Social Science/Humanities
  • Special Education
  • Student Success
  • Technology  

Typical requirements for the position/department:
Secondary teaching roles require an active registration in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT). Our board encourages obtaining a minimum of two teachable subjects and special education.  

At this time, qualifications technological education, French as a second language, math, music and native studies are in demand. 

If you are a teacher from another country/province, or a teacher who has received teacher training in another country/province, visit www.oct.ca for more information on how to become eligible to teach in Ontario. 

If you are interested in employment with the Simcoe County District School Board, all available roles are posted on our careers page or on Apply to Education