Job Posting 68454

Director of Team and Operations
Teach For Canada
Toronto Metro area, Toronto
closes in 4 days (Sun, 7 Mar)
full time - term / contract  •  68,000-77,000

The Basics

Job term:                               Full-time, contract (parental leave coverage)

Hiring salary range:               $68,000 - $77,000 per year, prorated to contract duration

Contract duration:                 April 26, 2021 - July 12, 2022

Location:                                Currently a remote working position. Will eventually require occasional travel to Toronto

                                                office dependent on public health guidelines due to COVID-19

Application method:             Cover letter and resume sent to

Closing date:                          March 7, 2021

ZOOM Interview process:     Intro interview

                                                2-part interview: March 8-12, 2021

                                                 Pre-interview task

Desired experience:               4+ years of work experience in HR, management, operations, or related fields,

                                                 preferably in the not-for-profit/charitable sector

Our Approach

Education in Canada is a success story. Study after study shows that our public schools are among the best in the world. But high overall quality masks deep inequality. Only 48 percent of First Nations youth living on reserve have a high school diploma. In the North, those numbers are even lower. And, too often, teachers arrive in northern First Nations without the preparation and support they need to succeed—and stay—in the classroom. The twin challenges of teacher supply and turnover compound historical injustice and systemic inequities to produce a statistical education gap between First Nations and non-First Nations communities.

 

Teach For Canada is a non-profit organization that works with northern First Nations to recruit, prepare, and support committed teachers who will increase student outcomes in the North. This model has been defined by First Nations community partners, our Circle of Advisors, our Board of Directors, and experienced northern educators.

 

Our Culture

Teach For Canada has a supportive work culture and offers a variety of benefits to its team members including access to physical and mental wellness supports, flexible hours, and professional development opportunities.   

On our team we are fortunate to have a committed, experienced, talented, and humble group of leaders. Together, this team works hard to create meaningful impact. If you’re looking for a multi-faceted, energizing, and rewarding work environment, then we want to hear from you!

 

Your Responsibilities

The Director of Team and Operations will report to the Vice President of Strategy and Operations and will lead finance, operations, HR, and other internal systems. This position has two direct reports: Team and Operations Manager and Finance Manager. Responsibilities include:

 

Team:

  • Develop and maintain organizational policies and administrate group benefits
  • Lead community-building and internal conflict resolution
  • Forecast the organization’s immediate and long-term hiring needs
  • Support with application screening, interviews, office experiences, and reference checks for internal hires

 

Finance:

  • Oversee financial management, including payroll, petty cash, accounts payable, expense management, accurate financial record-keeping, up-to-date financial forms, and cheque signing
  • Ensure compliance with requirements to maintain our charitable status, including the annual audit, statutory fillings (T3010, T4s, property tax rebate, GST/HST rebate, Form 4022)
  • Collaborate with other TFC departments on financial management needs, including preparing donor reports and ensuring accurate and timely record-keeping

 

Operations:

  • Support with annual planning, quarterly review meetings, board meetings, and weekly planning meetings
  • Update insurance policies and external service agreements
  • Manage relationship with our pro-bono legal counsel
  • Oversee sustainable practices for managing the office

 

Management:

  • Serve as an effective people manager to the Team and Operations Manager and Finance Manager, including performance reviews
  • Manage departmental budget
  • Promote healthy work-life balance among department’s staff
  • Perform other job-related duties as needed

 

Your Fit

  • You are respectful of Indigenous cultures and histories: You have a deep respect for the histories, cultures, and goals of Indigenous communities in Canada.
  • You are a builder. You are a multi-talented go-getter who has an unbridled ambition to build things: workplace community, financial systems, team best practices, and more.
  • You are an internal workplace ambassador. You know how to build and maintain a happy, healthy workplace community based in integrity, collaboration, and impact.
  • It’s rare to see you flustered. You excel in the face of ambiguity. Experience supporting change management is an asset.
  • You are tech savvy. You have experience with Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Salesforce, Quickbooks, Concur and others.
  • You communicate clearly: You write well and speak eloquently. You appreciate nuanced language that is inspirational and honest.

 

Application Process

Please send one PDF file containing a resume and cover letter to by 11:59pm February 26, 2021.

 

Teach For Canada is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an organization that works with First Nations, we value Indigenous perspectives in the workplace and strongly encourage Indigenous candidates to apply.

 

Teach For Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process. 

This position involves overseeing the organization’s finances, and as such, the successful candidate will be required to apply for and obtain a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Police Check.

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