Casual Administrative Assistant
All Areas of the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board
Required for casual replacement of permanent employees.
Rate of pay: $20.82/hr
Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) is situated in beautiful Northwestern Ontario. KPDSB serves the educational needs of approximately 5,000 students within 17 elementary and 6 secondary schools in the communities of Kenora, Sioux Narrows, Vermilion Bay, Ear Falls, Red Lake, Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Ignace, Pickle Lake, Savant Lake, and Upsala. Additional information regarding the Board is available on the Board’s web site at http://www.kpdsb.ca/.
Under the direction of the Principal or designate, replaces the absent administrative assistant, ensuring the efficient operation of the School Office as well as specific functions required by the school or Board Offices. Involvement with students, staff, parents and stakeholders occurs on a daily basis.
Ontario High School diploma or equivalent required. A valid Driver’s license and the willingness and ability to travel for school board related business required. College diploma in a secretarial/office administration discipline preferred. Equivalent qualifications and/or expertise as determined by the Human Resources Manager may be considered. Demonstrated experience in a Windows environment and proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite required. Willingness and ability to acquire skills in data base, accounting, banking and other related software applications is essential. The following attributes are necessary: excellent office skills; ability to deal with tact and sound judgement in oral and written communications with students, staff and the public; the ability to organize and complete work assignments with minimum supervision; and the ability to work independently in a team environment. Previous secretarial experience an asset and experience in an education environment will be preferred.
Interested candidates should include the names of three professional references in their application package with authorization to be contacted under the terms of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Acts
Madison White, Human Resources Officer
The Board thanks all applicants for indicating their interest in this position, however,
only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted.
Confidential Information provided by applicants will be used for the purposes of this competition only and
will be protected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
This Board is an equal opportunity employer
The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Christy Radbourne, Director of Education
Roger Griffiths, Board Chair