Job Postings

BILINGUAL ANALYST, TEACHER CERTIFICATION INITIATIVES

Full-time, 30-month contract
Current annual salary range:
$62,011–$86,697, depending on experience and qualifications
Start date: End of May 2019

Position summary

The bilingual Analyst, Teacher Certification Initiatives supports the Manager, Teacher Certification Initiatives, with the work on the Pan-Canadian Assessment Centre and Integration of Internationally Educated Teachers project, in coordination with the CMEC Registrars for Teacher Certification Canada (RTCC) and its two working groups.

Preference may be given to candidates with knowledge of the following:

  • teacher-education programs;
  • the qualifications issued to teachers in Canada; and
  • the assessment and recognition of qualifications in general.

Please send an electronic version of your cover letter and résumé to the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), to the attention of Human Resources at hr@cmec.ca, by 4:00 p.m. EST, April 29, 2019.

REQUEST FOR LOCAL SCORERS - TIMSS / PCAP 2019

Ottawa, Ontario
TIMSS: July 8–19, 2019
PCAP: July 15–26, 2019

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is an international assessment conducted under the auspices of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), and it targets mathematics and science knowledge of students in Grades 4 and Grade 8/Secondary II.

The Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) is a cyclical program of assessments of student achievement in mathematics, science, and reading, conducted by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC).

The TIMSS 2019 and the PCAP 2019 Main Studies will be scored in Ottawa, Ontario, from July 8 to July 26, 2019. Approximately 200 scorers (English, French, or bilingual) will be involved in the session, with some participants coming from ministries and departments of education across the country. Therefore, openings will be available for local scorers from the Ottawa-Gatineau region.

Individuals wishing to participate are invited to outline their qualifications and experience, using the electronic form available at https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/localscorers2019. All applications will be considered.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • have a background in teaching language arts, mathematics, or science (as applicable)
  • be a regular teacher, substitute teacher, retired teacher, or future teacher
  • have knowledge of the provincial programs of study for the target populations (TIMSS – Grade 4 and/or Grade 8/Secondary II, PCAP – Grade 8/Secondary II) in their respective subjects
  • be available for the entire duration of scoring session(s) in their respective subjects
  • reside in the immediate vicinity of Ottawa-Gatineau; and
  • have the knowledge and ability to use computers efficiently (i.e., be computer literate).

Bilingualism is considered an asset. Applicants are encouraged to apply for both TIMSS and PCAP scoring sessions.

REQUEST FOR LOCAL TABLE LEADERS - TIMSS / PCAP 2019

Ottawa, Ontario
TIMSS: July 2–19, 2019
PCAP: July 11–26, 2019

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is an international assessment conducted under the auspices of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), and it targets mathematics and science knowledge of students in Grades 4 and Grade 8/Secondary II.

The Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) is a cyclical program of assessments of student achievement in mathematics, science, and reading, conducted by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC).

The TIMSS 2019 and the PCAP 2019 Main Studies will be scored in Ottawa, Ontario, from July 8 to July 26, 2019. Scorer leaders and table leaders will meet in advance of the scoring dates in their respective subjects. Table leaders will be responsible for training scorers and for assisting scorers at their tables throughout the scoring session. Table leaders also work closely with scorer leaders and other table leaders.

Approximately 30 table leaders (English, French, or bilingual) will be involved in the session, with some participants coming from ministries and departments of education across the country. Therefore, openings will be available for local table leaders from the Ottawa-Gatineau region.

Individuals wishing to participate are invited to outline their qualifications and experience, using the electronic form available at https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/localscorers2019. All applications will be considered.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • have experience scoring past cycles of TIMSS or PCAP in their respective subjects
  • have a background in teaching language arts, mathematics, or science (as applicable)
  • be a regular teacher, substitute teacher, retired teacher, or future teacher
  • have knowledge of the provincial programs of study for the target populations (TIMSS – Grade 4 and/or Grade 8/Secondary II, PCAP – Grade 8/Secondary II) in their respective subjects
  • be available for the entire duration of scoring session(s) in their respective subjects, including the table leaders’ training
  • reside in the immediate vicinity of Ottawa-Gatineau; and
  • have the knowledge and ability to use computers efficiently (i.e., be computer literate).

Bilingualism is considered an asset.