Position: School Administrative Assistant

Employment Status: 100% Permanent

School/Location: Winkler Elementary School

Start Date: February 7, 2022

Posting #: 05-SAA-21


As a School Administrative Assistant, you are the first line of communication and responsible for providing excellent customer service to all students, staff and parents.

Supervision Received and Given:

This position will be under the direct supervision of the school principal.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 required
  • Business Administration Certificate and or relevant experience an asset
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of office equipment
  • Proven typing skills and an excellent understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills in relating to students, staff and the public
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Ability to relate to the school community and community value base

The above represents general core qualifications for the position and may vary as necessary to the operations of the school/program.

Winkler Elementary School (WES) is a K-8 school in the heart of Winkler with a student population of about 360 students, a teaching staff of about 28 and support staff of about 22. WES offers a full range of academic programs including Middle Years Exploratory courses that include Home Economics and Industrial Arts. Second language instruction begins in grade 4 with French and German as options. In addition, the school has a band program that starts in grade 5. Students in grades 7 and 8 have opportunities for a wide range of extra-curricular sports programs that include soccer, basketball, volleyball, track, badminton and cross country. The school is particularly noted for its vocal and instrumental extra-curricular jazz groups.

Salary and Benefits:

The compensation package for this position is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Garden Valley School Division and the Education, Service and Health Care Union, Local No. 306 Affiliated with the Christian Labour Association of Canada for School Administrative Assistants. Salary Range ($17.35 - $22.34)


Please submit a cover letter, resume and GVSD application to:

The Human Resources Department

Garden Valley School Division

Box 1330, 750 Triple E Boulevard

Winkler, MB R6W 4B3 Tel: (204) 325-8335; Fax: (204) 325-4132;

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Note: Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination or undertake mandatory COVID-19 testing up to three times per week. These requirements are in accordance with current Manitoba Public Health Guidelines.

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