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Director of Programs and Student Services Filled

Truro, NS

Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education (CCRCE) serves the educational needs of almost 20,000 students and 2,700 teachers and staff through 65 schools across the region.

On their behalf, we are seeking a passionate educational leader who believes that the learning needs and well-being of students are the foundation of all programs and services.

As Director of Programs and Student Services, you will report to the Regional Executive Director and serve on the executive leadership team of senior management. In this capacity, you will provide effective leadership and strategic direction in delivering programs and services for students that support the mandate, objectives, and policies of CCRCE and the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. 

You will also manage the Coordinators of Literacy, Mathematics, Programs, Student Services, African Canadian Educational Services, Mi’kmaw Educational Services, Assessment, and supporting staff.

What qualities are needed in this role?

For this role, you must hold a valid Nova Scotia Teaching Certificate and a master’s degree in an educational field. In addition, you must have a demonstrated commitment to professional development and substantial experience in senior educational leadership roles.

Student progress and development, consistent with the Nova Scotia Public School Programs, is very important in this role and, as such, you must be aware of the best practices in program delivery and evaluation.

If this role interests you, please forward your resume and a letter explaining how your background and experience meet the needs of Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1929 in the subject line.

CCRCE is committed to an inclusive education system that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who have historically been excluded and under-represented, including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, African Nova Scotians and racially visible persons, women in non-traditional roles and persons of a minority sexual orientation or gender identity.