HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUITY ADVISOR
Salary Range: $171,000 per year
The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is committed to equitable hiring practices that provide equal opportunities for all applicants to be successful. We are committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. In support of our Strategic Priorities, we are seeking members who reflect diverse identities, lived experiences and perspectives to assist the SCDSB in reflecting the community we serve. Our equitable hiring initiative is consistent with the Ontario Human Rights Code to ensure that our hiring practices remain equitable to candidates from groups protected by the prohibited grounds under the Code.
Reporting to the Director of Education, the successful candidate will collaborate with the SCDSB senior administration team in transformational work to expand cultures of respect for human rights and equity, and champion the identification and elimination of systemic barriers. Through leadership, education and training, relationship building, and participating in system level decision making, the Human Rights and Equity Advisor (HREA) supports the SCDSB to identify and address systemically based human rights and equity issues and build the SCDSB’s capacity to ensure compliance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. The HREA will lead the implementation of Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan in support of the SCDSB’s Strategic Priorities in the areas of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Community and Well-being, while working to build and enhance a culture of respect for the principles of human rights and equity throughout SCDSB.