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BC Public Service

EDUC O 27R - Provincial Coordinator, French Education Projects

Posted 3 days ago

Job Details


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Job Description

Posting Title
EDUC O 27R - Provincial Coordinator, French Education Projects

Position Classification
Education Officer R27


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$85,813.18 - $97,879.22 annually which includes a 3.3% Grid Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Education and Child Care

Ministry Branch / Division
Student Learning Branch/Learning & Education Programs Division

Job Summary

Apply your program development and analytical skills

The focus of the Learning and Education Programs Division is the movement to increasingly personalized learning, which is enabled and supported by quality teaching and learning, flexibility and choice, and high standards. The Division is responsible for providing leadership for the design, development and implementation of key education standards including provincial curriculum, assessments, and related programs.

The French Education Unit is responsible for the negotiation and management of the multiyear Official Languages in Education Protocol (OLEP) and the Canada-British Columbia Agreement for Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction, which provides over $25M per year to support the delivery of French education programs, including those designed for learners of French as a second language, such as French Immersion and Core French, and those mandated for Minority Language Francophone students, based on Section 23 of The Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Unit is also responsible for the French Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy, French translation services for the Ministry, the Official Languages Programs, and a number of other bursary and exchange programs.

The Provincial Coordinator, French Education Projects is primarily responsible for leading all French Second Language projects (i.e. French Immersion), funding and policy initiatives, including the distribution of OLEP funding to school districts. The position is also responsible for French teacher recruitment and retention initiatives and stakeholder relations and engagement. This includes all stages of project planning (initiation and planning, execution, monitoring and control, and reporting). This process includes extensive engagement across the provincial French education sector (within the Ministry of Education and Child Care, other provincial ministries, post-secondary institutions, school districts, minority-language rights-holders under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the federal government). The Provincial Coordinator is also responsible for leading a provincial roundtable for French Second Language programs.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree or higher in Education or related discipline and a minimum of 2 years of recent, related experience in French Second Language programs, including French Immersion.
  • Fully bilingual in Canada's two official languages, both oral and written.
  • Minimum two years of experience working in the field of education.
  • Minimum one year of experience in providing leadership and building effective working relationships with colleagues, staff and/or partners.
  • Minimum one year of experience with planning, development, implementation and evaluation of complex programs and/or projects.
  • Experience in contract and financial management.

Preferences may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:
  • Experience managing and resolving complex staff and/or client issues.
  • Experience overseeing a complex administration program with provincial scope.
  • Experience managing multiparty negotiations.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved telework agreement.
Victoria has two building locations, both with space to accommodate in-office work. The Vancouver office may be accessed for limited drop-in use. Please contact the hiring manager for further details or if you have any questions.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
Please refer to MyHR for more information on Temporary Market Adjustments .

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Education Services

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Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-15

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