Toronto District School Board
Skip to main content
Toronto District School Board
Icon - Find Your School  Find Your School|New to Canada|Policies|Media
About Us|Staff|Employment|Leadership|Contact Us
Close Window X

Google Translate Limitations Disclaimer

The electronic translation service on the Toronto District School Board website is hosted by Google Translate, a third party service. The TDSB does not guarantee or warrant the reliability, accuracy or completeness of any translated information.

The quality of the translation will vary in some of the languages offered by Google. Google Translate is a free service and currently offers translation in over 100 languages, but does not capture all languages or dialects.

The basic translation goal is to capture the general intention of the original English material. Before you act on translated information, we encourage you to confirm any facts that are important to you or may affect any decisions you make.

The Toronto District School Board is committed to equity and community engagement, and by providing this tool, we are making our information more accessible to families whose first language is not English.

Google Translate Frequently Asked Questions

Director of Education Search Image

Director of Education Search

The Toronto District School Board is in the process of recruiting its next Director of Education. This process is being led by a Trustee Director Search Committee, in partnership with Mandrake,an executive search firm. 

The Trustee Director Search Committee is made up of 11 elected trustees. This committee was selected to represent the four different Learning Centres; provide oversight, guidance and direction in the selection of the new Director of Education; and represent the TDSB and all of its stakeholders. This committee will also interview and select candidates for final approval for hire.  

Mandrake has been retained as an external executive search firm to run and manage the recruitment process. Their role is to provide advice to and represent the interests of the Trustee Director Search Committee. They will also play a role in interviewing and assessing interested and qualified candidates.

Below you will find more information about the process, including key dates, consultations, how to apply and contact information.

Timeline (Please note that dates are subject to change) 

  • Stakeholder Consultations
  • Recruitment Commences
    • Target: September 24 – Job Posted
Candidate Recruitment
Candidate Interviews and Assessment
Candidate Selection   


Consultations / Information Sessions

Stakeholder Consultations

Various TDSB stakeholders had the opportunity to participate in an electronic survey that will inform the specific job criteria, accomplishments, experience and background that will be used to create the candidate profile for recruitment. Stakeholders included: leadership staff, trustees, union and federated leaders, Chairs of Community Advisory Committees, Chairs of the Special Education Advisory Committee and Chairs of the Parent Involvement Advisory Committee. 

Informational Webinar 

Monday, September 14, 2020

Learn more about the recruitment process for the next Director of Education. This online event included a presentation, as well as a question and answer portion for community participation. Watch the recorded video of the webinar and view the presentation: 


Public Delegations 

September 15, 2020 and September 16, 2020.

The evenings of Tuesday, September 15 (7 p.m.) and Wednesday, September 16 (4:30 p.m.) have been reserved to hear from the public on the required Career Experience and Accomplishments and Leadership Attributes and Personal Values for the next Director of Education. 



How to Apply

The Director of Education position is expected to be posted on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. This date is tentative and subject to change. Please check back soon for more information.


Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact:


Vice President Charles Lennox
416-922-5600 x 246




Our Mission
To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and well-being
and to acquire the knowledge, skills
and values they need to become responsible, contributing members of
a democratic and sustainable society.
© 2014 Toronto District School Board  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy   |  CASL