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Council vacancy

As a result of the resignation of the French Language Public School Board representative (acclaimed), the College Council is inviting expressions of interest from members who meet the following criteria:

  • You are a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers and reside in Ontario.
  • You are employed as an elementary or secondary school teacher by a French-language public district school board, a public school authority or the Provincial Schools Authority at Centre-Jules Léger and work in a French-language instructional unit.
  • You are not currently employed as a principal, vice-principal or supervisory officer, or by a faculty of education as tenured or tenure-track staff, or by a private school.
  • You are available to participate in both Council and committee meetings for the balance of the term of the third council, which expires in April 2006.

The employer of the member selected to fill this position will be reimbursed for temporary salary expenses incurred for time that the member is on College business. Travel and accommodation costs associated with Council and committee business are reimbursed to the member.

If you meet the above criteria and would like to serve on the governing council of your professional body, please forward your resumé by e-mail to or by fax to the attention of the Nomination Committee at 416-961-8822.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday, October 14, 2004 at 5:00 p.m.

Following the deadline, the Nomination Committee will review the applications, meet with short-listed candidates and make a recommendation to Council.

The newly appointed member will assume Council responsibilities at the December 9-10 Council meeting.

For additional information on the duties associated with Council service, please contact Josie Peretti toll-free in Ontario at 1-888-534-2222, ext. 612.