Director of Health Services

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St. Andrew’s College (SAC) is an independent, all-boys preparatory school for Grades 5-12. Founded in 1899 and located 40 minutes north of Toronto in the town of Aurora, our 126-acre campus is home to a mix of 650 boarding and day students from 30 plus countries. SAC offers a rigorous academic curriculum with multiple Advanced Placement (AP) opportunities and a rich, activity-based educational environment. A wireless tablet program adds to the learning experience, incorporating the latest technology into the classroom. We welcome boys from around the world with strong academic backgrounds who also want to become active members of our community. As set out in our mission statement, SAC’s academic program is complemented by a wide range of co-curricular activities designed to develop ‘the complete man, the well-rounded citizen.’ All boys participate in our extensive athletic program (71 teams across 22 sports) and Leadership program. Many of our students also choose to participate in SAC’s internationally acclaimed arts, drama, and music programs and are active in photography, broadcast journalism, robotics, community outreach, and more. A St. Andrew’s education is like no other. Graduates gain entry to top universities in Canada, the U.S., and abroad and are renowned for their strong values, dedication to community, lasting achievements, and lifelong friendships. To find out more, visit our website at www.sac.on.ca

We invite applications for a full-time permanent opportunity at St. Andrew's College in the role of DIRECTOR OF HEALTH SERVICES.

The Health Centre is dedicated to the total well-being of everyone in our school community, to enable students and staff to attain and maintain the highest level of wellness – physically, spiritually, emotionally, and psychologically.  The Director of Health Services provides leadership and oversight to the operation of the Health Centre which includes a team of Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Physicians and Circle of Care Coordinator.  The Health Centre works collaboratively with the Athletic Therapy clinic and the Student Wellness Coordinator.

As a Registered Nurse the Director of Health Services provides health care to the school community, including assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of student health and health care programs, direct nursing care, and counselling services, in accordance with the guidelines and requirements of the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Nursing Practice, and the Health Discipline Act.

The Director of Health Services will act as an advisor to the Leadership Team to identify emerging trends and risks and provide recommendations in relation to serious health crisis and mitigation strategies and as well as the development of School safety plans. 

Employees at St. Andrew’s College bring passion, innovation and expertise to their practice while espousing our core values of accountability, courage, integrity, creativity, respect, empathy, and resilience.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience as a Registered Nurse, with 3-5 years of Nursing experience preferably in a similar setting.  Previous experience in leading a team and working collaboratively in a cross-functional setting is required.  Candidates must illustrate knowledge of health care standards, emerging issues and best practices for the development and delivery of health and safety programs, particularly as related to children and youth, as well as knowledge of all relevant legislation and regulations. 

If you would like to participate in the full life of a school that views health and wellness as paramount, is at the forefront of technology, boasts outstanding facilities, and fosters a culture of collegiality and warmth, we would like to hear from you. The College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes a Pension Plan.

To express interest in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@sac.on.ca by March 26, 2021 referencing the position title Director of Health Services in the subject line of your email.

St. Andrew’s College has long been committed to ensuring our boys learn how to engage appropriately with others in the community so that they can develop healthy, meaningful, and sustained human relationships. Our policies and programs speak to the necessity for schools to be inclusive and to enact proactive approaches to interrelationships. As an employer we model and value equity, diversity, and inclusivity. By extension, we are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation through the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at 905-727-2580.